The New York Times bestselling sequel to Wither reveals a world as captivating--and as treacherous--as the one Rhine left behind. Rhine and Gabriel have escaped the mansion, but they're still in danger. Outside, they find a world even more disquieting than the one they ran away from. Determined to get to Manhattan and find Rhine's twin brother, Rowan, the two press forward, amid threats of being captured again...or worse. The road they are on is long and perilous--and in a world where young women only live to age twenty and men die at age twenty-five, time is precious. In this sequel to Lauren DeStefano's harrowing Wither, Rhine must decide if freedom is worth the price--now that she has more to lose than ever.
- Paperback | 349 pages
- 139.7 x 208.28 x 27.94mm | 294.83g
- 12 Feb 2013
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
DeStefano's rich use of language helps set this dystopian tale apart. --"Booklist"