A YA debut about a girl caught in a web of betrayal and revenge.
Phoenix and mom Nina have spent years on the road, using their charm and wits to swindle and steal to get by. Now they’ve made it to their ultimate destination, Mom’s hometown of Jasper Hollow. The plan: bring down Ellis Bowman, the man who ruined Nina’s life.
After Phoenix gets caught spying, she spins a convincing story that inadvertently gives her full access to the Bowman family. As she digs deeper into their secrets, she finds herself entrenched in the tale of a death and a disappearance that doesn’t entirely line up with what Mom has told her. Who, if anyone, is telling the whole truth?
I really did liked The Hollow Inside. It was a very good revenge plot story with some crazy twists. Also another cover I did liked since it fits the book perfectly. The main character goes through so much in this book and conflicted with what is right and wrong.
Phoenix is confused throughout the book. She gets caught up with her mom’s revenge scam. Phoenix gets taken in by the enemy and start discovering shocking secrets about her mother’s past. When she starts feeling bad for the family, she must chose to seek out her mom’s plan or find her own path in life.
This book is a very good read from beginning to the end. I felt bad Phoenix always being on the run and never had a real home. She always conflicted on what to do. The only thing that seems to matter to her is make her mother happy, despite her own happiness. I enjoy the little mystery and the shocking reveals at the end.
This book is prefect for those mystery readers with a little bit of revenge in it.