By the sheer luck of being Ev’s college roommate, Mabel gains entree into the Wislow’s blue-blooded world. The Winslows are society folk of Kennedy – nay, Vanderbilt – proportions. Mabel does not just want to spend time with them, she wants to be one of them. When Ev invites her to Winloch, the Vermont camp/estate where generations of Winslows have summered, Mabel begins to think she could truly be one of them. But when a kooky aunt asks her to research the family’s history, Mabel discovers the Winslows harbor many secrets. When she learns they have done unspeakable things to preserve their power, she wonders if she is meant to be part of their family.
4.5 out of 5 stars.