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The second novel in the addictive and worldwide bestselling FALLEN series . . . where love never dies.

#1 New York Times bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
More than 3 million series copies in print! Hell on earth. That's what it's like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts--immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students: Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans. At Shoreline, Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn't told her everything. He's hiding something--something dangerous. What if Daniel's version of the past isn't actually true? What if Luce is really meant to be with someone else? "Sexy and fascinating and scary . . . I loved loved loved it!"
--P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author on Fallen
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 143 x 208 x 27mm | 408g
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 038573915X
  • 9780385739153
  • 71,031

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Hell on earth.
That's what it's like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend,...
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PRAISE FOR FALLEN, THE BESTSELLING SERIES BY LAUREN KATE "Bloodsuckers are about to have some competition for the hearts of YA readers."
--The Daily Beast "This emotional roller coaster will have you turning the pages nonstop!" "This series has delivered glorious settings, fast-paced action and a love that transcends death."
--Justine magazine "Readers will pine right alongside Luce."
--Publishers Weekly "This epic romance is a perfect blend of mystery, intrigue, and celestial imagery with a beautiful, bittersweet ending."

"Twilight-style success could be in the cards for the fallen-angel saga."
--The Bookseller

"Compellingly readable . . . readers will be hooked on Luce's story."
--VOYA "The Southern Gothic atmosphere . . . is so well crafted that readers can easily picture Luce walking among the marshes and crumbling buildings."
--Kirkus Reviews "A tantalizing, atmospheric Gothic romance, Fallen is well worth picking up."
--New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr
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About Lauren Kate

LAUREN KATE is the internationally bestselling author of the FALLEN series: Fallen, Torment, Passion, Rapture, Fallen in Love, and Unforgiven. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages. She lives in Los Angeles. Visit Lauren online at
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Rating details

197,518 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 37% (72,098)
4 29% (57,503)
3 23% (46,015)
2 8% (15,895)
1 3% (6,007)

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Also reviewed on my blog, The Vintage Bookworm. ( I'm so happy I was finally able to read this! I read Fallen in 2011, but never moved on to read Torment. So this year I re-read Fallen and FINALLY dove into Torment. Though Torment wasn't as good as Fallen, it was still amazing and gave you a lot more history on things and Luce was able to find out a lot more about her past lives than she knew in the first book. Daniel, unfortunately, wasn't in it as much as I was hoping. Boo! BUT after starting the book and learning about the truce, he was in it more than I expected after all that. Which I was happy for. I love Daniel! I'm starting to like Cam again after all the crap at the end of Fallen, but I'm still team Daniel! I know a lot of people think that this series is a "Been there, done that." series. But I don't think so. Yes, some parts have been done before, but a lot of it is unique and extremely addicting. EXTREMELY. So much that I went ahead and ordered Passion and Rapture. You meet a lot of new characters in this book as well. Miles and Shelby, whom I absolutely ADORE! At times I was getting mad at Miles, since I'm team Daniel, but at other times I was all "Awww..." and falling under his spell. He's a great guy. =) Shelby is a great friend, at first I was a little annoyed by her, but as soon as she started opening up and being nice to Luce, I started really liking her. Overall, this is a great series. The writing and plot is addicting and the characters are well developed and you find yourself flipping through pages faster than you think you can even read. You go through so many emotions as well, at least I do. I'll be happy and then I'll be heart broken and it's just so emotional with Luce and Daniel and heart-wrenching at times and sometimes I really need a box of tissues sitting beside me when it involves more
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