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International bestselling author Andrea Cremer's sequel to Rift, a Nightshade novel. Everything Conatus stands for is at risk. Hoping to gather enough resistance to save their order, Ember and Barrow attempt a desperate escape. But fate offers little mercy. When their mission is exposed, the couple faces relentless pursuit by the supernatural horrors that act on the commands of Eira's ally: the mysterious Bosque Mar. A shocking revelation forces Ember out of hiding, sending her back into the heart of dark magic at Tearmunn keep, where she must convince her old friend Alistair of her love or face dire consequences.
Ember's deception offers the only change for the resistance to succeed, but what she discovers in the shadows beneath the keep will shatter her world and bring about the Witches' War. "Popular paranormal motifs abound: the medieval setting, the looming demonic threat, the portal to the netherworld, battles and dark, secret catacombs, not to mention the beginnings of the werewolves. Interesting characters populate the pages, all designed to keep fans glued to the book."--Kirkus Reviews
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 385 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 33mm | 386g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0142424943
  • 9780142424940
  • 745,289

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Praise for Andrea Cremer's Nightshade Series "A book for well-read hopeless romantics who like their heroines conflicted, their love interest smoldering and their passions triangulated and torrid, yet unfulfilled."--The Los Angeles Times "Will keep you reading intently." --EntertainmentWeekly.com "A clever young adult saga that leaves readers on the edge of their seats."--The Associated Press "Sexy and intoxicating, filled with action, suspense, and definitely romance . . .you will be dying for more!"--The Romantic Times "An imaginative...paranormal-suspense story. The book's underlying themes of individualism and freedom...lift it to a higher level.--Kirkus Reviews "Sexy and thrilling."--Becca Fitzpatrick, New York Times bestselling author of Hush, Hush "Nightshade is a glittering, dark gem."--Cynthia Leitich Smith, New York Times bestselling author of Eternal "Cremer's trademark quick pace, romantic sensuality, and strong female characters will have fans clamoring for the next title." -Booklist "A richly layered, supernatural romance both appealing and unique." - School Library Journal
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About Andrea Cremer

Andrea Cremer is the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series, which includes Nightshade, Wolfsbane, Bloodrose, Snakeroot, Rift, and Rise. She is also the author of Invisibility, which she co-wrote with David Levithan, and most recently, The Inventor's Secret and its sequel The Conjurer's Riddle. When she's not writing novels, Andrea puts her PhD to work teaching classes in writing and history at Macalaster College. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visit Andrea online at www.andreacremer.com and follow her on Twitter @andreacremer
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4,133 ratings
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4 33% (1,369)
3 16% (680)
2 3% (138)
1 1% (41)
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