Fans of Flowers in the Attic will relish this first book in V.C. Andrews' haunting Landry Series. Moving from the shadowy Louisiana bayous to the sun washed opulence of New Orleans, this series spins a mesmerizing tale of passion and secrecy. Lovely, red-haired Ruby Landry's early years have been shrouded in mystery. She trusts only her loving grandmother and her simple bayou life. But her past, darker than she could ever imagine, is waiting to overshadow her as she grows into a beautiful, accomplished young artist and moves into a sophisticated world. Best-selling author V.C. Andrews' talent for creating breathtaking tales of obsession is fully evident in Ruby. Narrator Barbara Rosenblat adds just the right touches of emotion, capturing Ruby's dreams, joys and horrors.