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8th Jan '17 5:17:10 AM talltalltree
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* CainAndAbel: Haylee and Kaylee Fitzgerald in the Mirror series, respectively.
11th Dec '16 3:14:13 PM talltalltree
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* CampGay: Uncle Perry in the Heavenstone series. The entire [[spoiler:ChildByRape plot]] happens because Perry is evidently not going to have biological children.



** In ''The Mirror Sisters'', [[spoiler:Haylee deliberately begins an online relationship with a creepy, obsessive guy and tells him she's Kaylee, planning for him to kidnap Kaylee (which he does) so Haylee can be the only child in the family. While this is an obviously evil thing to do, Kaylee and their mother seem to both be terrified at the idea of Haylee internet dating or meeting people online; and basically would prefer her not to use the internet at all.]]

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** In ''The Mirror Sisters'', [[spoiler:Haylee deliberately begins an online relationship with a creepy, obsessive guy and tells him she's Kaylee, planning for him to kidnap Kaylee (which he does) so Haylee can be the only child in the family. While this is an obviously evil thing to do, Kaylee and their mother seem to both be terrified at the mere idea of Haylee internet dating or meeting people online; and basically would prefer her not to use the internet at all.]]


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** In the Mirror series, Haylee and Kaylee receive a lot of expensive gifts from both parents; who use their children to one-up each other, ''and'' they have to buy everything twice since the girls' mother insists they receive exactly the same things. Haylee delights in this and deliberately plays up to it so she can get more stuff.
11th Dec '16 2:58:42 PM talltalltree
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* CreepyTwins: The ghostwriter has announced plans for a series in which the mother of a pair of twins is obsessed with trying to make them identical in every way, to the point of invoking this trope.

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* CreepyTwins: The ghostwriter has announced plans for a series in which the In ''The Mirror Sisters'', Kaylee and Haylee's mother of a pair of twins is obsessed with trying to make them identical in every way, to the point of invoking this trope.


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* EvilTwin: Haylee in ''The Mirror Sisters''.


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* NewMediaAreEvil:
** In the ''Wildflowers'' series, Jade gets lured by an internet predator who kidnaps her (though she escapes.)
** In ''The Mirror Sisters'', [[spoiler:Haylee deliberately begins an online relationship with a creepy, obsessive guy and tells him she's Kaylee, planning for him to kidnap Kaylee (which he does) so Haylee can be the only child in the family. While this is an obviously evil thing to do, Kaylee and their mother seem to both be terrified at the idea of Haylee internet dating or meeting people online; and basically would prefer her not to use the internet at all.]]


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** Haylee and Kaylee Blossom Fitzgerald in ''The Mirror Series''. Justified in that their mother deliberately chose the names with a view to treating them as one person and trying to make the twins as identical as possible.
26th Jul '16 3:11:57 PM talltalltree
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* OldMaid: In the De Beers series, Willow's cousin Margaret worries about being too old for marriage and is envious of Willow marrying young.

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* OldMaid: In Referenced in the De Beers series, series when Willow's cousin Margaret worries gets married and chides Willlow about being getting too old for marriage and is envious of (although Willow marrying young.does marry shortly after this.)



%%* RagsToRiches

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%%* RagsToRiches* RagsToRiches: Delia in the ''Delia'' series (taken in by wealthy relatives) and Sasha in ''Family Storms'' (adopted by a rich woman), among others.
25th Jul '16 8:05:35 AM talltalltree
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** [[spoiler:Elle]] in ''The Unwelcomed Child'', whose mother turns out to have been date raped at a party.



* MeaningfulName: ''The Forbidden Sister'' features a character named Roxanne that became a prostitute.

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* MeaningfulName: ''The Forbidden Sister'' features a character named Roxanne that became a prostitute. Sage in ''Sage's Eyes'' has clairvoyant powers and inherited knowledge of witchcraft.


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* RaisedByGrandparents: Elle in ''The Unwelcomed Child''.


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* ReligiousStereotype: The Prescotts in ''The Unwelcomed Child''.
25th Jul '16 8:01:59 AM talltalltree
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%%* ButICantBePregnant

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%%* ButICantBePregnant* ButICantBePregnant: In the ''Heavenstone'' series, Semantha's very obvious symptoms of pregnancy are passed off by her sister and a corrupt doctor as a "phantom" pregnancy caused by grief over her father's death. When her pregnancy becomes so advanced that the truth can't be denied any longer this is her reaction.



** The Heavenstone series features a plot involving a main character being drugged and raped so she can conceive a family heir. It's unsuccessful.

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** The Heavenstone series features a plot involving a main character being drugged and raped so she can conceive a family heir. It's unsuccessful.[[spoiler:It's unsuccessful - she does get pregnant, but has a girl instead of the planned male heir.]]


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* HeirClubForMen: When Cassie Heavenstone's father dies, she comes up with a plan for [[spoiler:her sister Semantha's love interest to rape Semantha so she will have a child to inherit the family business; believing that Semantha will have a boy.]] Because of this trope, the plan fails when [[spoiler:Semantha's baby is a girl.]]
13th Jul '16 2:50:12 AM PaulA
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* NotHimself: In ''April Shadows'', April's father starts to act like a {{jerkass}} to his family for seemingly no reason. [[spoiler:The reason turns out to be that he found out he had terminal cancer and he didn't want his family to feel sad for him when he died. So, he decides to make them hate him. Once his wife and daughters find out, though, they feel sorry for him anyway.]]


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* OldMaid: In the De Beers series, Willow's cousin Margaret worries about being too old for marriage and is envious of Willow marrying young.


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* ThemeTwinNaming:
** Cade and Adrian in the De Beers series.
** Justin and Austin in the "Secrets" series.
13th Jul '16 2:05:10 AM PaulA
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* BrotherSisterIncest: ''Broken Flower''.



* DeadGuyJunior: In the De Beers series, Willow names her daughter Hannah, meaning "grace", which was the name of Willow's mother.



%%* LoveMakesYouEvil



* ThemeNaming: In the De Beers series, Willow purposely names her daughter Hannah, meaning "grace", which was the name of Willow's mother.
11th Jul '16 11:53:42 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/{{Celeste}}'' series (2004-2005)



** Elliot Fletcher in the Gemini series though he's less boyfriend and more bastard.



* BedlamHouse: Celeste (the first Celeste) in the Gemini series, Karen Stoker in the Secrets series, and Ian March in the Family Storms series all end up in these.

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* BedlamHouse: Celeste (the first Celeste) in the Gemini series, Karen Stoker in the Secrets series, series and Ian March in the Family Storms series all each end up in these.



** The Gemini and Heavenstone series both feature a plot involving a main character being drugged and raped so she can conceive a family heir. [[spoiler:It's unsuccessful in the former case and successful in the latter.]]
* CreepyChild: In the Gemini series, Celeste and Noble appear to have been Creepy Children, but since the story is narrated from Celeste's perspective, she [[InnocentInaccurate doesn't know that this is how she was perceived.]]

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** The Gemini and Heavenstone series both feature features a plot involving a main character being drugged and raped so she can conceive a family heir. [[spoiler:It's unsuccessful in the former case and successful in the latter.]]
* CreepyChild: In the Gemini series, Celeste and Noble appear to have been Creepy Children, but since the story is narrated from Celeste's perspective, she [[InnocentInaccurate doesn't know that this is how she was perceived.]]
It's unsuccessful.



* HalfIdenticalTwins: Played with in ''Celeste'' where the efforts of the heroine's mother to force her to be more like her twin brother culminate in [[spoiler:Celeste being forced to dress and behave as her brother and take his place after he dies.]]



* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: In ''Celeste'', it is mentioned that the events of the Literature/CutlerSeries were made into an ''actual'' Lifetime movie.
** Lifetime adapted the Dollanganger series (except ''Garden of Shadows'') and ''My Sweet Audrina'' for TV.

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* LifetimeMovieOfTheWeek: In ''Celeste'', it is mentioned that the events of the Literature/CutlerSeries were made into an ''actual'' Lifetime movie.
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Lifetime adapted the Dollanganger series (except ''Garden of Shadows'') and ''My Sweet Audrina'' for TV.



* MeaningfulName:
** In the Gemini series, Celeste (a name meaning "heavenly") replaces her dead twin brother and believes that she can speak to ghosts and spirits.
** ''The Forbidden Sister'' features a character named Roxanne that became a prostitute.

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* MeaningfulName:
** In the Gemini series, Celeste (a name meaning "heavenly") replaces her dead twin brother and believes that she can speak to ghosts and spirits.
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MeaningfulName: ''The Forbidden Sister'' features a character named Roxanne that became a prostitute.



* RaisedAsTheOppositeGender: Celeste in the Gemini series.



* ReplacementGoldfish: In the Gemini series, [[spoiler:the heroine is forced from early childhood to dress as a male and "become" her twin brother, who died suddenly]].



* TeenPregnancy: In the Gemini series, Celeste is around fifteen when she gives birth to her daughter.



* TheUnfavorite: Celeste from the Gemini series.



* TraumaticHaircut:
** In ''Celeste'', Celeste's mother cuts her hair while she is asleep in order to force her to dress as a boy and "become" Noble.



* WholesomeCrossdresser: Celeste in the Gemini series.



* WifeHusbandry: ''Child of Darkness'', where [[spoiler:the Emersons adopt Celeste because Ami's father-in-law had fallen for her, and wanted to marry her when she was older or at least convince her to have a child, who could become the family's heir. They drug and rape Celeste when it becomes apparent this plan isn't going to work.]]
11th Jul '16 10:01:05 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/{{Orphans}}'' (1998)

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* ''Literature/{{Orphans}}'' (1998)series (1998)
* ''Literature/HudsonSeries'' (2000-2007)



* BedlamHouse: Celeste (the first Celeste) in the Gemini series, Karen Stoker in the Secrets series, and Ian March in the Family Storms series all end up in these. In the Hudson series, Megan goes to one temporarily after [[spoiler: Brody dies]] but is released at the end.

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* BedlamHouse: Celeste (the first Celeste) in the Gemini series, Karen Stoker in the Secrets series, and Ian March in the Family Storms series all end up in these. In the Hudson series, Megan goes to one temporarily after [[spoiler: Brody dies]] but is released at the end.



* ButNotTooBlack: Rain in the Hudson series is considerably lighter-skinned than her siblings, which turns out to be because [[spoiler:she's adopted - she is actually biracial with a white mother.]]



* CoolOldLady: In the Hudson series, Grandmother Hudson, who blissfully averts the EvilMatriarch trope that many of the grandmothers seem to have. She hides her BrokenBird past by becoming a DeadpanSnarker and ends up befriending Rain with SnarkToSnarkCombat that evolves into playful banter. They both end up becoming the closest people to each other until [[spoiler: Grandmother Hudson dies at the end of ''Lightning Strikes'' and leaves Rain the majority of her fortune over her daughters Megan and Victoria.]]



* TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Rain''.



* HandicappedBadass: [[spoiler:Rain]] has her moments of this in ''End of the Rainbow''.



* HappilyAdopted:
** In the Hudson series, Rain's adoptive mother gave her more love and attention than her actual mother did, although her home and school life wasn't exactly rosy.
** In the Family Storms series, Sasha's adoption does ''not'' start well, but becomes this trope by the end as she chooses to stay quite happily with her adoptive mom.

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* HappilyAdopted:
** In the Hudson series, Rain's adoptive mother gave her more love and attention than her actual mother did, although her home and school life wasn't exactly rosy.
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HappilyAdopted: In the Family Storms series, Sasha's adoption does ''not'' start well, but becomes this trope by the end as she chooses to stay quite happily with her adoptive mom.



* InspirationallyDisabled:
** In the Hudson series, Rain becomes this after being paralyzed in an accident.



* MaskOfSanity: In the Hudson series, Victoria Hudson seems to be a competent albeit stern businesswoman on the outside but [[spoiler: she's really a spiteful woman angry that her father (who wasn't really her father) favored her sister and seeks out revenge against her sister and mother by terrorizing her paraplegic niece (who her mother favored over her daughters) and having an affair with her brother-in-law when her sister is grieving over her son's death in a mental hospital]].



* NotBloodSiblings: Rain and Roy in the Hudson series. The Hudson series is possibly a subversion, since [[spoiler:Rain marries Austin later on.]]
* ObliviousAdoption: In the Hudson series, Rain goes for many years without knowing that she's actually biracial and her real mother sold her to a poor black family to keep her existence secret.



** Austin for Rain in the Hudson series.



* SiblingYinYang:
** Rain and Beni (and later Allison) in the Hudson series.
** April and Brenda in the April series.

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* SiblingYinYang:
** Rain and Beni (and later Allison) in the Hudson series.
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SiblingYinYang: April and Brenda in the April series.



** In the Hudson series, Allison Randolph isn't as favored as Brody but she's still a rather minor example with how much she looks down on her half-sister. She's not as antagonistic to Rain as most other examples are and she eventually mellows out after [[spoiler:almost drowning at Summer's birthday and marrying a proper businessman.]]



* TheUnfavorite:
** Victoria from the Hudson series.
** Celeste from the Gemini series.

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* TheUnfavorite:
** Victoria from the Hudson series.
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TheUnfavorite: Celeste from the Gemini series.
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