Silence

Silence

Format
Ebook
Price
$7.99
 
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101642450
  • 304 Pages
  • DAW
  • 18 and up

Overview

It began in the graveyard…

Ever since her boyfriend Nathan had died in a tragic accident, Emma had been coming to the graveyard at night. During the day she went through the motions at her prep school, in class, with her friends, but that’s all it was. For Emma, life had stopped with Nathan’s death. But tonight was different. Tonight Emma and her dog were not alone in the cemetery. There were two others there—Eric, who had just started at her school, and an ancient woman who looked as though she were made of rags. And when they saw Emma there, the old woman reached out to her with a grip as chilling as death….

Emma was not quite like other girls. It was true that other girls had experienced grief. Other girls had also lost their fathers, or had their boyfriends die in senseless accidents. But though she hadn’t known it till that night in the graveyard, unlike those other girls, she could see, touch, and speak with the dead….


From the Paperback edition.

Praise

“Brilliant storyteller Sagara heads in a new direction with her Queen of the Dead series. She does an excellent job of breathing life into not only her reluctant heroine, but also the supporting players in this dramatic and spellbinding series starter. There is a haunting beauty to this story of love, loss and a teenager’s determination to do the right thing. Do not miss out!”
—RT Book Reviews (Top Pick)

“It’s rare to find a book as smart and sweet as this one.”
—Sarah Rees Brennan, author of The Demon’s Lexicon

“The strength of Silence lies not only in the way Sagara seamlessly integrates the paranormal into the lives of her characters, but in how very real those lives are. Sagara captures the way teenagers feel everything more intensely—love, hate, fear, wonder—and uses that to capture the hearts of her readers.”
—Tanya Huff, author of The Wild Ways

“I’ve been a fan of Michelle Sagara West’s writing for years, so I was thrilled when I heard she was writing YA. An evocative and thoroughly compelling story.”
—Janni Lee Simner, author of Bones of Faerie


From the Paperback edition.
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