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The Book of Blood and Shadow

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It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up.  When the night began, Nora had two best friends and an embarrassingly storybook one true love.  When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands and an echoing scream that stopped only when the tranquilizers pierced her veins and left her in the merciful dark.

But the next morning, it was all still true: Chris was dead.  His girlfriend Adriane, Nora's best friend, was catatonic. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also—according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone—a murderer.

Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora follows the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. It ultimately brings her to the ancient streets of Prague, where she is drawn into a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. For buried in a centuries-old manuscript is the secret to ultimate knowledge and communion with the divine; it is said that he who controls the Lumen Dei controls the world. Unbeknownst to her, Nora now holds the crucial key to unlocking its secrets. Her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.

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Synopsis:

One night. One body, broken in a pool of blood.

One killer, lost in the shadows.

One girl, left behind.

Left alone, to face the consequences.

To find the truth.

To avenge the dead.

One night is all it takes to change Nora Kane's life forever. Her best friend is dead; her boyfriend has vanished. And the trail of blood leads straight back to her: The person who might be responsible. The person who might be next.  

Desperate to save the people she loves and determined to find justice for the ones she's lost, Nora unearths a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. Something to which Nora herself might hold the key. It turns out her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries—and solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.

About the Author

ROBIN WASSERMAN is the author of the Seven Deadly Sins series, Hacking Harvard, and the Skinnedtrilogy, which bestselling author Scott Westerfeld called "spellbinding." She has a master's degree in the history of science, and is fascinated by Renaissance philosophy, religion, magic, science, and the interplay among them. She lives in Brooklyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375872778
Author:
Wasserman, Robin
Publisher:
Ember
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
mystery;prague;young adult;fiction;suspense;murder;ya;secret societies;alchemy;fantasy;latin;adventure;teen;religion
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.22 x 5.64 x 1.01 in 0.835 lb
Age Level:
from 12

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Historical Fiction » Europe
Children's » Middle Readers » General
Young Adult » General

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Product details 464 pages Ember - English 9780375872778 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One night. One body, broken in a pool of blood.

One killer, lost in the shadows.

One girl, left behind.

Left alone, to face the consequences.

To find the truth.

To avenge the dead.

One night is all it takes to change Nora Kane's life forever. Her best friend is dead; her boyfriend has vanished. And the trail of blood leads straight back to her: The person who might be responsible. The person who might be next.  

Desperate to save the people she loves and determined to find justice for the ones she's lost, Nora unearths a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. Something to which Nora herself might hold the key. It turns out her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries—and solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.

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