The Diviners

The Diviners

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Description

A young woman discovers her mysterious powers could help catch a killer in the first book of The Diviners series--a stunning supernatural historical mystery set in 1920s New York City, from Printz Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Libba Bray.

Evangeline O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and sent off to the bustling streets of New York City--and she is ecstatic. It's 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession with the occult. Evie worries he'll discover her darkest secret: a supernatural power that has only brought her trouble so far.

When the police find a murdered girl branded with a cryptic symbol and Will is called to the scene, Evie realizes her gift could help catch a serial killer. As Evie jumps headlong into a dance with a murderer, other stories unfurl in the city that never sleeps. And unknown to all, something dark and evil has awakened....
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 33mm | 408g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0316126101
  • 9780316126106
  • 88,169

Review quote

*Everyday moments and a romance or two help lighten the mood of this creepy, dark, twisted tale of things that go bump in the night.--VOYA (starred review)
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About Libba Bray

Libba Bray is the #1 bestselling author of The Diviners, Lair of Dreams, the Los Angeles Times Book prize finalist Beauty Queens, the 2010 Printz Award-winning Going Bovine, and the acclaimed Gemma Doyle trilogy. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Rating details

99,673 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 34% (33,587)
4 38% (38,056)
3 18% (18,073)
2 6% (6,183)
1 4% (3,774)
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