The Tale of Halcyon Crane2010 (Holt)
When a mysterious letter lands in Hallie James's mailbox, her life is upended. Hallie was raised by her loving father, having been told her mother died in a fire decades earlier. But the letter tells Hallie that her mother Madlyn had been alive all of these years and died, very recently. Why would Hallie's father have taken her away from Madlyn? What really happened to her family thirty years ago?