Serafina and the Splintered Heart, the third book in the New York Times best-selling Serafina series, was released on July 3, 2017 and can now be found on our shelves at the Tuscaloosa Public Library.

This mystery series follows a young girl named Serafina who lives at the Biltmore Estate, in Asheville, North Carolina. In this story, Serafina wakes up unaware of what has just happened to her. With scars covering her body and darkness surrounding her, she realizes that the Biltmore Estate has completely changed…and that something more is on its way.


“The storms are coming… Something has happened to Serafina. She has awoken into a darkness she does not understand, scarred from a terrible battle, only to find that life at Biltmore Estate has changed in unimaginable ways. Old friends do unthinkable things and enemies seem all around.
A mysterious threat moves towards Biltmore, a force without a name, bringing with it violent storms and flooding that stands to uproot everything in its path. Serafina must uncover the truth about what has happened to her and find a way to harness her strange new powers before it’s too late.

With only days to achieve the impossible, Serafina fights to reclaim herself as the Guardian of Biltmore, friend of Braeden, daughter of her Pa, and heroine of the Blue Ridge Mountains and all the folk and creatures that call it home.

In the epic third installment of Robert Beatty’s #1 bestselling series, Serafina takes her rightful place among literary champions as she battles fiercely to defend all she loves and become everything that she is meant to be.” –

This historical fiction introduces readers to the elegant 1899 lifestyle of the Biltmore mansion, the local history of the Cherokee people, and the Blue Ridge Mountains located in North Carolina. This exciting tale will keep middle school readers intrigued and shock adult readers, too!


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