Special Sub-Topic: The Hudson Series
|What is the correct order of The Hudson Series?|
"Rain", "Lightning Strikes", 'Eye of the Storm", "The End of the Rainbow", "Gathering Clouds". Most of the series by V.C. Andrews have five books.
|In what city did Rain grow up?|
Washington, DC. Rain was raised in Washington, DC with her adopted parents, and her adopted siblings, Roy and Beni. She ended up moving to rural Virginia with her biological grandmother and finding she had just as many problems living in a huge mansion as she did living in the projects.
|How much did Beni's "friends" want for the negatives?|
$250. Poor Beni got into trouble when she was photographed naked at a party. Carlton and Jared demanded $250 to keep the negatives from making more pictures and circulating. After Rain pawned her expensive bracelet to help Beni, they found they had been tricked, and poor Beni ended up being murdered.
|What was the name of the mansion Rain stayed at in England?|
Endfield Place. Rain was sent to live with her great-aunt Lenora and great-uncle Richard in London to attend acting school. She found out all kinds of strange things about her family history, as well as about the staff of Endfield Place.
|What kind of car did Grandmother Hudson have?|
Rolls Royce. Grandmother Hudson's driver Jake drove the Rolls Royce for many years, even after her death. We later find out that Jake is actually Victoria's biological father.
|What was the name of the horse that threw Rain?|
Rain. Jake named his horse after Rain just before she left for England. When she returned to the States after Grandmother Hudson died and it looked as though things would be okay, she was thrown by her horse and became paralyzed. She had to spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair.
|Does Brody ever find out that Rain is his half sister?|
n. Rain keeps pressing Megan,her birth mother, to tell Brody and Alison that she is their half sister, but she keeps it a secret. When Brody makes advances on Rain, she turns him down of course. But since Brody doesn't know why, he runs out of the mansion in anger. He is also drunk, which causes him to be killed in a terrible car accident.
|What is the occupation of Rain's husband Austin?|
Physical therapist. When Rain becomes paralyzed, Austin comes to help her recover. They end up falling in love, getting married, and having a daughter named Summer.
|What happens to Summer when she attends music school at Pelham?|
She is raped. Summer sneaks out after curfew with Duncan, who rapes her. The school board expells him but tries to pay Summer's family off to keep them from pressing charges and bringing scandal to the school.
|Who is Summer's "true love"?|
Harley. Harley was Summer's Uncle Roy's stepson who she had grown up with. After they embark on an adventure to find Harley's birth father with near tragic results, they end up falling in love. They eventually go their separate ways, but meet up again later when Harley presents Summer with an engagement ring that had belonged to his mother.
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