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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 09/05/2013
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The first book in a breathtaking new series from Beautiful Creatures co-author Margaret Stohl

Your heart beats only with their permission.

Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting.

Since then, Dol has lived a simple life in the countryside - safe from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can't avoid.

She's different. She survived. Why?

When Dol and her best friend, Ro, are captured and taken to the Embassy, off the coast of the sprawling metropolis once known as the City of Angels, they find only more questions. While Ro and fellow hostage Tima rage against their captors, Dol finds herself drawn to Lucas, the Ambassador's privileged son. But the four teens are more alike than they might think, and the timing of their meeting isn't a coincidence. It's a conspiracy.

Within the Icon's reach, Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas discover that their uncontrollable emotions - which they've always thought to be their greatest weaknesses - may actually be their greatest strengths.

Bestselling author Margaret Stohl delivers the first book in a heart-pounding series set in a haunting new world where four teens must piece together the mysteries of their pasts - in order to save the future.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007520831
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`Epic in scale and exquisite in detail - a haunting, futuristic fable of loss and love' Ally Condie, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Matched Trilogy

`Fans of Stohl's Beautiful Creatures series will find many of the same elements here - paranormal romance, a fast pace, and intriguing characters - but within a distinctly science-fiction setting. The strong messages of questioning authority, daring to resist injustice, and loyalty to one's group will resonate with teens who loved The Hunger Games' Booklist

`I love this book. It's raw and riveting, a scorched-Earth future vision that feels frighteningly real. It's full of passion and deep truths and the kind of power that people only find when they're driven far, far past their limits' Lev Grossman, New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians

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“great”

Impressive start to a new series. A mixture of hunger games, with a twist of independence day gone wrong.
When the icons landed everything changed. They called it the Day, the Day the power stopped and people dropped... More

Paperback edition
26th June 2013
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“Hunger games goes alien!”

Imagine if war of the worlds was written by the mind that's bringing you "I am number four" and you're probably close to the feel of this book.

Alongside "the 5th wave", another sci-fi... More

Paperback edition
29th April 2013
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“Brilliantly fascinating!”

After waiting for a long time for this book it wholly lived up to my expectations from Beautiful Creatures. The world Margaret Stohl has created is truly astonishing creatively and I would recommend this book to fans... More

Paperback edition
17th May 2013
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