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Review: The Trust (Secret Society) by Tom Dolby


It’s a new semester at the Chadwick School, and even with the ankh tattoos that brand them, Phoebe, Nick, Lauren, and Patch are hoping for a fresh start. Each day, however, they are reminded of their obligations as new Conscripts in the Society. The secret group that promised they would achieve their every dream has instead turned their lives into a nightmare. The teens try boycotting, skipping the gatherings, and avoiding other members and plan to go to the police with details of Alejandro's and Jared’s deaths, but the Society finds sinister ways to keep them in line. While they search for the elusive truth about the Society, they will have to work against it from within.

The Trust is an alluring glimpse behind the facade of a life of entitlement, where secrets aren’t merely fun—they’re deadl

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (February 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061721646
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061721649

About the Author

 Tom Dolby is the author of the novels The Sixth Form and The Trouble Boy. He was born in London, raised in San Francisco, and now divides his time between Manhattan's West Village and Wainscott, New York. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his BA in the history of art. 

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I enjoyed this one much more that the first in this series.  There is a lot more suspense and action with a few twists and turns that really kept my attention and I finished this in a little over 5 hours.  Does that tell you something?  Of course, this one ended with a bit of an open end so I am sure there is another one in the works which I would love to read. I am sorry that this review is vague, but I can't discuss it without giving up details of the plot, so I am just going to say that this is developing into a wonderful series. 

The Trust: A Secret Society Novel 


  1. I haven't read the first of this series but you've caught my interest so I'm going to add it to my ever increasing wishlist.

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  2. I'm glad you liked it better than the first. I will have to look it up!


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