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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.)



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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.



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* 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.
**
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.
11th Jul '16 9:42:10 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/{{Orphans}}'' (1998)



* AffectionateNickname:
** "Butterfly" for Janet in the Orphans series.
** "Cat" for Cathy in the Wildflowers series.

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* AffectionateNickname:
** "Butterfly" for Janet in the Orphans series.
**
AffectionateNickname: "Cat" for Cathy in the Wildflowers series.



* DiabolusExMachina: In the Orphans series, this happens to Crystal when [[spoiler:her adoptive parents are killed in a car crash and she has to return to an orphanage]]; she even [[LampshadeHanging says]] that it's too much like one of the soap operas her adoptive mother used to watch to be real.



* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Brooke's ImportantHaircut in the Orphans series.



** The Orphans series has Butterfly (phlegmatic), Crystal (melancholic), Brooke (sanguine), and Raven (choleric/melancholic).



** In the Orphans series, Crystal probably would have been reasonably happy with her adoptive family if the DiabolusExMachina hadn't come crashing down on her, and Butterfly does eventually get adopted by a family who genuinely loves and cherishes her.



* ImportantHaircut: Brooke from the Orphans series cuts her hair when she realizes that she can't live with an adoptive mother who tries to mold her into something she's not (she wants to be an athlete, her mother wants her to be a model).



* OrphanageOfFear: The place where Butterfly, Crystal, Brooke and Raven all meet in the Orphans series. It ''looks'' like a good place to live, [[CrapsaccharineWorld but...]]
* OrphansOrdeal: The main plot of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Orphans series]].



** Raven in the Orphans series.
11th Jul '16 9:23:42 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/LoganSeries'' (1996-1999)



** Adam Jackson in the Logan series as an outright JerkAss.



* BedlamHouse: Belinda Logan in the Logan series, 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: Belinda Logan in the Logan series, 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.



* ChristmasCake:
** Olivia Gordon of the Logan series marries Samuel Logan mainly to show that she can land a wealthy man like her sister, but also because she is almost too old for marriage. (She mentions that it had been commented on and that all her old schoolfriends are now married.)



* EvilMatriarch: In the Logan and Early Spring series.

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* EvilMatriarch: In the Logan and Early Spring series.



* FreudianExcuse:
** Olivia Logan in the Logan series is given one in the prequel to explain why she was so cruel and domineering towards the series protagonist.
** Geraldine from the Wildflowers series is also given one through letters that Cat finds in the attic.
* TheFundamentalist: Jacob Logan in the Logan series.

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* FreudianExcuse:
** Olivia Logan in the Logan series is given one in the prequel to explain why she was so cruel and domineering towards the series protagonist.
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FreudianExcuse: Geraldine from the Wildflowers series is also given one through letters that Cat finds in the attic.
* TheFundamentalist: Jacob Logan in the Logan series.
attic.



* HalfIdenticalTwins:
** In ''Music in the Night'', Cary and Laura were once this way until Laura began trying to develop her own identity.
** 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.]]

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* HalfIdenticalTwins:
** In ''Music in the Night'', Cary and Laura were once this way until Laura began trying to develop her own identity.
**
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.]]



* KissingCousins: Melody and Cary in the Logan family series are cousins, but [[spoiler:they fall in love anyway. Then they find out they're second cousins.]]



* LittlestCancerPatient: May Logan in the Logan series and Echo in the Shadows series are a variation of this (both are deaf, rather than cancer sufferers).

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* LittlestCancerPatient: May Logan in the Logan series and Echo in the Shadows series are is a variation of this (both are deaf, (deaf, rather than a cancer sufferers).sufferer).



** In the Logan series, Melody can play the fiddle extremely well.



* PillowPregnancy: Takes place in ''Olivia''.
* PosthumousNarration: ''Music in the Night'' concludes with the protagonist narrating as she dies.



* 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]].
** In the Logan series, Aunt Sarah at first tries to turn Melody into a replacement for Laura, giving her Laura's clothes to wear and saying things like "That's just what Laura would have done," "Laura didn't wear her hair like this." May also be the case with Cary, who is heavily implied to have been in love with Laura (his own twin sister.)

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* ReplacementGoldfish:
**
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]].
** In the Logan series, Aunt Sarah at first tries to turn Melody into a replacement for Laura, giving her Laura's clothes to wear and saying things like "That's just what Laura would have done," "Laura didn't wear her hair like this." May also be the case with Cary, who is heavily implied to have been in love with Laura (his own twin sister.)
suddenly]].



* StarCrossedLovers: In the Logan series, Laura and Robert.



* TogetherInDeath: Laura and Robert in the Logan series.



* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth:
** Laura Logan.
** Robert Royce in the Logan series.
** Adan Bovio in the Delia series.

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* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth:
** Laura Logan.
** Robert Royce in the Logan series.
**
TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: Adan Bovio in the Delia series.



* {{Twincest}}: In the Logan series, Cary Logan is all but explicitly stated to have been in love with his twin sister Laura.
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* ''Literature/LandrySeries'' (1994-1996)



* AlphaBitch: Gisselle in the Landry series.
* AttendingYourOwnFuneral: Ruby does this in ''All That Glitters''.



** Beau Andreas isn't much better than the others considering how he can easily switch back and forth from Giselle to Ruby to Giselle and back to Ruby. He also was the one who more or less orchestrated the plan to switch the twins in ''All That Glitters'' with Ruby following along so that her daughter can be with her father despite being married to Paul.



* BettyAndVeronica: In the Landry series Paul is Betty and Beau is Veronica to Ruby's Archie.



** In the Landry series, Paul was born when Octavius Tate raped Gabrielle Landry.



* CoolLoser: Ruby in the Landry series.



* CoversAlwaysLie: Ruby in the ''Landry'' series has red hair, but the covers for the first two books gave her and twin sister Gisselle dark brown hair.



* DeathByChildbirth:
** [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Gabrielle/Gabriel]], Ruby and Giselle's mother in the Landry series.
** Becomes a plot point in ''Daughter of Darkness'', where Lorelei discovers that [[spoiler:she, and her "adoptive" sisters, are really her father's biological children. He impregnates his daughters, and leaves them to die in childbirth, so that the resulting offspring will grow up to lure new victims to him as Lorelei and her sisters have done.]]

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* DeathByChildbirth:
** [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Gabrielle/Gabriel]], Ruby and Giselle's mother in the Landry series.
**
DeathByChildbirth: Becomes a plot point in ''Daughter of Darkness'', where Lorelei discovers that [[spoiler:she, and her "adoptive" sisters, are really her father's biological children. He impregnates his daughters, and leaves them to die in childbirth, so that the resulting offspring will grow up to lure new victims to him as Lorelei and her sisters have done.]]



* EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench: The reason for the setting of the Landry series (where the heroine's family is French Creole) and Forbidden series (where the heroine and her sister are half-French.)

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* EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench: The reason for the setting of the Landry series (where the heroine's family is French Creole) and Forbidden series (where the heroine and her sister are half-French.)



* EvilRedhead: Giselle Dumas in contrast with [[RedheadedHero Ruby and Gabriel(le)]] in the Landry seris.
* EvilTwin: In the Landry series, heroine Ruby meets her SeparatedAtBirth twin sister, Giselle. [[spoiler: In ''All That Glitters,'' Ruby very well could be more the evil twin than Giselle. She falls back in love with Beau despite him leaving her and their daughter, plots to switch lives with Giselle when the latter contracts encephalitis, abandons her half-brother/husband Paul and driving him to despair, and eventually gets away with it all save for a trial to determine Pearl's custody.]]



* GenderBlenderName:
** Semantha Heavenstone's family calls her "Sam" (except Cassie)
** In the last two books of the Landry series, Ruby's mother is named as Gabriel, a masculine name (the first three called her Gabrielle, the feminine variant.)
* GratuitousFrench: Frequently used in the Landry series and ''Forbidden Sister''.

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* GenderBlenderName:
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GenderBlenderName: Semantha Heavenstone's family calls her "Sam" (except Cassie)
** In the last two books of the Landry series, Ruby's mother is named as Gabriel, a masculine name (the first three called her Gabrielle, the feminine variant.)
Cassie).
* GratuitousFrench: Frequently used in the Landry series and ''Forbidden Sister''.



* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Paul agrees in ''All That Glitters'' to go along with Ruby and Beau's plan to have Ruby take the comatose Giselle's place so that she and Beau can be together, even though he's deeply in love with her and everyone else believes that he and Ruby are married.



* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: Literal example in ''Ruby''; when the protagonist goes to find her father in New Orleans, she just happens to arrive on the day of Mardi Gras.
* KarmaHoudini: Landry series. Save for a custody battle against the Tates to keep Pearl (which ended up being solved easily), Ruby and Beau get away scot-free with a majority of their plan to have Ruby and Giselle switch lives when the latter contracts encephalitis so that they could be together.



** In the Landry series, Ruby is a RedheadedHero.



* MommasBoy: Paul Tate in the Landry series.
* MoralDissonance: Ruby and Beau's plan in ''All That Glitters'' received lots of disapproval from fans.



* 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.
** In the Landry series, Giselle probably wins the prize for rude awakenings: she only learns that she is adopted when her twin sister Ruby shows up on the family doorstep.

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* ObliviousAdoption:
**
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.
** In the Landry series, Giselle probably wins the prize for rude awakenings: she only learns that she is adopted when her twin sister Ruby shows up on the family doorstep.
secret.



* PillowPregnancy: Takes place in ''Tarnished Gold'' and ''Olivia''.
* PosthumousNarration: ''Tarnished Gold'' and ''Music in the Night'' conclude with the protagonist narrating as they die.

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* PillowPregnancy: Takes place in ''Tarnished Gold'' and ''Olivia''.
* PosthumousNarration: ''Tarnished Gold'' and ''Music in the Night'' conclude concludes with the protagonist narrating as they die.she dies.



* {{Retcon}}:
** In the Landry series Grandmere Catherine's account of Gabrielle's death differs from Gabrielle's own account in ''Tarnished Gold''. Again can possibly explained by Catherine altering her version of events to comfort herself, since she stated that Gabrielle's last words were to thank her.
*** A major minor point of discontinuity in ''Tarnished Gold'' is that Gabrielle's name is changed to Gabriel--noteworthy because the story is narrated by Gabrielle herself (one would think that the spelling she herself used would be the correct one).
** The ''Christopher's Diary'' series (in which a modern-day girl finds the diary that Christopher kept while in the attic) hugely retcons the events of the Dollanganger series so that [[spoiler: Cory is still alive - Olivia and Corrine did not take him to the hospital themselves, but paid a servant to do it, and Cory was adopted by a wealthy gentleman who had recently lost his grandson.]]
* SatelliteLoveInterest: Paul Tate and Beau Andreas in the Landry series.

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* {{Retcon}}:
** In the Landry series Grandmere Catherine's account of Gabrielle's death differs from Gabrielle's own account in ''Tarnished Gold''. Again can possibly explained by Catherine altering her version of events to comfort herself, since she stated that Gabrielle's last words were to thank her.
*** A major minor point of discontinuity in ''Tarnished Gold'' is that Gabrielle's name is changed to Gabriel--noteworthy because the story is narrated by Gabrielle herself (one would think that the spelling she herself used would be the correct one).
**
{{Retcon}}: The ''Christopher's Diary'' series (in which a modern-day girl finds the diary that Christopher kept while in the attic) hugely retcons the events of the Dollanganger series so that [[spoiler: Cory is still alive - Olivia and Corrine did not take him to the hospital themselves, but paid a servant to do it, and Cory was adopted by a wealthy gentleman who had recently lost his grandson.]]
* SatelliteLoveInterest: Paul Tate and Beau Andreas in the Landry series.
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* SettleForSibling:
** Beau settles for Giselle when he can't have Ruby in the Landry series.
* SexlessMarriage: In the Landry series, Ruby and Paul's "marriage" was also arranged to be like this, although it also didn't remain sexless forever.



** Ruby and Giselle in the Landry series.



** In the Landry series, Ruby's mother is named as Gabrielle for the first four books but becomes "Gabriel" in ''Tarnished Gold''.



* StigmaticPregnancyEuphemism: When Ruby gets pregnant in ''Pearl in the Mist'', Daphne instantly pulls her out of school and tells everyone that Ruby was too grief-stricken after her father's recent death to continue studying.
* SurpriseIncest: In the Landry series, Ruby and Paul.



* TheVamp: Giselle Dumas in the Landry series.



** Gabriel(le) Landry.



* WickedStepmother:
** Daphne from the Landry series.
** Julie Cummings of ''Bittersweet Dreams'' is a pampered, adult SpoiledBrat with utter contempt for her stepdaughter and takes delight in going out of her way to make her look bad in front of her father. She does have redeeming qualities in that she loves her daughter and tries to make an effort with Mayfair but the efforts get shot down fast.

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* WickedStepmother:
** Daphne from the Landry series.
**
WickedStepmother: Julie Cummings of ''Bittersweet Dreams'' is a pampered, adult SpoiledBrat with utter contempt for her stepdaughter and takes delight in going out of her way to make her look bad in front of her father. She does have redeeming qualities in that she loves her daughter and tries to make an effort with Mayfair but the efforts get shot down fast.
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