When everything that defines you is stripped away, who do you become? War has come to Atalanta, infecting its quiet villages and lush woodlands, igniting whispered worries in its glittering capital. All across the dominion, young men are being Selected for Military and sent to the front lines...and eighteen-year-old Aris Haan's childhood sweetheart is one of them. Pyralis Nekkos, Atalanta's leader, has kept the truth from his people, that their dominion will fall...and much sooner than anyone could guess. Galena Vadim, his reluctant ally, wishes she could forget their shared past...until her future seems to depend on it. For the boy she loves, Aris, a talented wingjet pilot, will give up everything - her home, her name, even her face... ...only to become the key to her dominion's survival.
- Paperback | 372 pages
- 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
- 24 Feb 2014
- Tracy E. Banghart
- Illustrations, black and white
Our customer reviews
4.5 stars Did I enjoy this book: Yes, yes, yes! It’s great! There’s tech. There’s intrigue. There’s a heroine who, despite my initial fear that she was a Cornflake Girl, turns out to be all the right kind of Raisin. Aris deserves a place right up there with Vin and Door: she’s stronger than she thinks, braver than she lets on, and more beautiful with scars. I can’t wait to see what she’ll do next. Would I recommend it: Yes. If you’re a fan of The Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson or Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Shattered Veil is right up your alley. I’d also recommend you play a little Tori Amos while you read. Will I read it again: I’m seriously bummed that this is a new release… I’m going to have to wait a LOOOONG time for the next book. I guess I’ll just have to re-read this one while I’m waiting. As reviewed by Melissa at Every Free Chance Book Reviews. (I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.)show moreby Chrissy