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Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey together. If he fails, bloodshed and brutality will follow.

Seventeen-year-old Leslie knows nothing of faeries or their intrigues. When she is attracted to an eerily beautiful tattoo of eyes and wings, all she knows is that she has to have it, convinced it is a tangible symbol of changes she desperately craves for her own life.

The tattoo does bring changes—not the kind Leslie has dreamed of, but sinister, compelling changes that are more than symbolic. Those changes will bind Leslie and Irial together, drawing Leslie deeper and deeper into the faery world, unable to resist its allures, and helpless to withstand its perils. . . .

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To escape an abusive home, Leslie, a "bundle of terror and fury," yearns for a tattoo to mark her body as her own. But the eerie design she unsuspectingly chooses links her to Irial, ruler of the violent Dark Court fairies.

As the sequel to last year's popular "Wicked Lovely," "Ink Exchange" is even more compelling, thanks to Melissa Marr's more nuanced characterizations. Leslie is... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

About the Author

Melissa Marr is the author of the New York Timesbestseller Wicked Lovelyand Ink Exchange. She has a collection of weaknesses that includes tide pools, folklore, deserts, tattoos, and new experiences.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061214684
Author:
Marr, Melissa
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Melissa Marr
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fairies
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Kings and rulers
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Wicked Lovely
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20080429
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5 x 1.09 in 14.64 oz
Age Level:
12-17

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