Promised (Birthmarked Trilogy Series #3)

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After defying the ruthless Enclave, surviving the wasteland, and upending the rigid matriarchy of Sylum, Gaia Stone now faces her biggest challenge ever.  She must lead the people of Sylum back to the Enclave and persuade the Protectorat to grant them refuge from the wasteland.  In Gaia's absence, the Enclave has grown more cruel, more desperate to experiment on mothers from outside the wall, and now the stakes of cooperating or rebelling have never been higher.  Is Gaia ready, as a leader, to ...

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Overview

After defying the ruthless Enclave, surviving the wasteland, and upending the rigid matriarchy of Sylum, Gaia Stone now faces her biggest challenge ever.  She must lead the people of Sylum back to the Enclave and persuade the Protectorat to grant them refuge from the wasteland.  In Gaia's absence, the Enclave has grown more cruel, more desperate to experiment on mothers from outside the wall, and now the stakes of cooperating or rebelling have never been higher.  Is Gaia ready, as a leader, to sacrifice what—or whom—she loves most? Promised is the thrilling conclusion to Caragh O'Brien's Birthmarked Trilogy.

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Editorial Reviews

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“An interesting mixture of fantasy and science fiction.”—VOYA, December 2012

 

 

“…a satisfying finish to a strong series that deftly mixed romance and, of all things, genetics.”—Booklist, October 1, 2012

 

 

“Readers […] will want to see Gaia succeed against the odds once again.”—Kirkus, September 15, 2012

 

“Readers who relish romance, lots of action and drama that includes overthrowing an evil regime, and strong female characters will love this book.” —School Library Journal, January 2013  

From the Publisher

 

“An interesting mixture of fantasy and science fiction.”—VOYA, December 2012

 

 

“…a satisfying finish to a strong series that deftly mixed romance and, of all things, genetics.”—Booklist, October 1, 2012

 

 

“Readers […] will want to see Gaia succeed against the odds once again.”—Kirkus, September 15, 2012

 

“Readers who relish romance, lots of action and drama that includes overthrowing an evil regime, and strong female characters will love this book.” —School Library Journal, January 2013  

VOYA - Jonathan Ryder
Several years ago, Gaia Stone was a teenaged midwife in the Enclave, a ruthless regime run by the tyrannical Protectorat. Since then, she has fled from that regime, crossed a wasteland into the community of Sylum, become the Matrarc (matriarch) of that community, and must now lead her people back to the Enclave in order to escape an ecological disaster. In the face of great odds, Gaia has to ensure her people’s survival by every means at her disposal, even if it means risking her life to go directly into the heart of the Enclave and confront the machinations of the Protectorat. Along the way, Gaia will encounter a ragged desert urchin; a pair of long-lost brothers; an old friend whose attitudes towards her have strangely shifted; and a strange program called the “Vessel Institute.” This book is the third installment in the Birthmarked trilogy. It assumes that the reader is familiar with the previous books, and makes little effort to explain terminology with which new readers will be unfamiliar. As such, this book does not stand well by itself, and should only be read by those who have read the first two installments. The setting is an interesting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, mixing (among other things) medieval technology with modern medicine. The writing style is generally engaging, and the story is well paced. The book deals with issues of family, returning to a familiar location, surrogate motherhood, and coming to terms with one’s own place within a society. This book will appeal to readers looking for stories based on a strong female character. Ages 15 to 18.
School Library Journal
Gr 7–10—The final book of this trilogy finds 17-year-old Gaia Stone leading the people of Sylum back to the Enclave from which she once escaped. They have nowhere else to go. But once they are there, troubles abound. As Gaia enters the Enclave for negotiations, she discovers that young girls are being coerced into service and used as surrogate mothers for the rich couples unable to produce healthy babies. When she attempts to negotiate a peaceful settlement for her people, she is taken hostage, and because of her blood type, her ovaries are the price for a peaceful settlement to the conflict. Gaia's fiancé, the son of the leader of the Enclave, risks his life to save her. Readers who relish romance, lots of action and drama that includes overthrowing an evil regime, and strong female characters will love this book. Because of its place in the series, it is not really a stand-alone title; readers must start from the beginning to fully appreciate the characters and events.—Kathy Kirchoefer, Henderson County Public Library, NC
Kirkus Reviews
Gaia's back at the walls of the Enclave, and this time she means business. Teen midwife and revolutionary Gaia has led her people from the false security of Sylum to the gates of the Enclave, determined to build a new city (and strangely confident that the baddies inside the Enclave walls will give her people water, despite her past history with them). But wait! The rich, powerful Enclave doesn't want to share their (seemingly infinite) resources with anyone else, and so Gaia and love interest Leon, disowned son of the Proctectorat, decide to take the Enclave down. The faint feminism of the previous volumes here takes a conservative twist, with Gaia's self-worth startlingly tied into her ability to reproduce; the emphasis on birth family as opposed to adoptive family as "real" may also distress some readers. Meanwhile, the plot hurtles forward with coincidence and convenience at the fore, and characters happily hang about at Peg's Tavern even in the wake of a bloody revolution. At least the love triangle is resolved, and the ending promises a happy future for all. Less polished and more potentially troubling for close readers, but those who have read the first two will want to see Gaia succeed against the odds once again. (Dystopian romance. 12-16)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781250034281
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Series: Birthmarked Trilogy Series , #3
  • Edition description: Yes, full copies only
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 135,997
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Meet the Author

Since earning an MA in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, Caragh M. O’Brien has been a high school teacher, an author of romance novels, and now a novelist for teens. Her novels Birthmarked and Prized were named YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults.  Birthmarked was also a Junior Library Guild Selection and chosen for the ALA 2011 Amelia Bloomer List.  She lives with her family and writes from her home in Connecticut.

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Promised


By Caragh M. O'Brien

Square Fish

Copyright © 2013 Caragh M. O'Brien
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9781250034281

CHAPTER 1
 
 
exodus
GAIA NOTCHED HER ARROW and drew back the taut string of her bow.
“Don’t move,” she said. “At this range, I can’t miss, and I’m aiming for your right kidney.”
The spying nomad lay belly-down, with goggles pushed up and binoculars pointed down the cliff toward Gaia’s clans. An old rifle was propped within easy reach. At Gaia’s voice, the spy lowered the binoculars a centimeter.
“That’s right. Now slowly move away from the rifle,” Gaia said.
Instead, the nomad rolled over, threw the binoculars at her, and grabbed for the rifle. Gaia released her arrow and dodged sideways. She reached to notch a second arrow even as the first one pierced the nomad’s hand, knocking the rifle wide to bounce over the cliff into silence. Before the spy could recover, Gaia stepped down hard on the arrow to pin the skewered hand to the ground.
“I said don’t move,” Gaia said.
She aimed her arrow point-blank at the nomad’s face, and saw for the first time that below the goggles, the features belonged to a young girl.
Startled, Gaia eased up and lifted her foot off the girl’s hand. She wrenched a dagger from the girl’s belt and shoved back away from her. A quick look over her shoulder showed Gaia they were alone on the ridge, which annoyed her to no end. Where were her scouts? Overhead, the sky was an effulgent canopy of pinks and oranges, but the wasteland was washed in the ashy shadows of dusk, making visibility sketchy at best. Gaia notched her arrow again, ready.
“You can’t be out here alone,” Gaia said. “Where’s your tribe?”
The nomad girl curled over her wounded hand. Blood dripped red onto the rocks, and the feathers of the arrow blossomed like a pernicious flower out of the back of her hand.
“Speak up, girl,” Gaia said.
The nomad girl hunched up her shoulders instead, and cradled her pierced hand to her chest. Ringed with dirt from the circles of her goggles, her dark eyes glistened with pain. If Gaia didn’t know the girl had just been armed, she’d have thought she was the most vulnerable, helpless-looking thing she’d ever seen.
“Are you understanding me?” Gaia asked.
The girl still didn’t reply, but from her alertness and the way she’d initially responded, Gaia was convinced she did understand.
Gaia had a bad feeling about this. She scanned the ridge top again, peering around boulders through the brush and shadows. Sending a girl this young to spy implied that the girl’s tribe was a bare-bones operation, but that didn’t mean it wasn’t dangerous. Down below, within easy range of a rifle shot, the nineteen clans of the caravan were setting up fires and cook pots, digging out their carefully rationed supplies of food. They had nothing extra to spare to raiders.
The girl couldn’t be alone. Gaia noted critically that she was wrapped in layers of dusty cloth rather than sewn garments. Her worn boots looked like they’d crossed long kilometers, and a red fringe around the ankles, evidence of loving craftsmanship, was now dark with dust. The girl turned startled eyes toward the brush, and in the same instant Gaia heard rustling. She crouched low, lifting her arrow again and pointing it at the girl.
“Don’t move,” Gaia said, her voice low. “You’ll be the first one I shoot if someone gives me trouble.”
“Mlass Gaia?” came a low, familiar voice.
Relieved, Gaia straightened again and lowered her bow. Chardo Peter and five of her other scouts closed in on them, the women and men moving lightly over the rocks.
“We’ve been looking for you,” Peter said to Gaia. “Are you all right?”
“Of course,” Gaia said. “I expected forty scouts along this ridge. Where are they all?”
“Out further,” Peter said. “They’re moving inward now. Look.”
Gaia glanced across to the next promontory and saw a hint of movement. Two scouts were highlighted briefly against the skyline before they shifted out of sight. Gaia slung her bow over her shoulder and put the arrow back in her quiver.
“Warn them we’re not alone. I want another full search of the perimeter, starting now,” Gaia said, and a pair of scouts slipped into the shadows. Gaia stepped nearer to the girl, “Who else is out there?”
The girl, alarmed, shook her head.
“Can’t you talk?” Gaia asked.
“Need help,” the girl said in a barely audible, guttural voice. She pointed to the west.
“Who’s out there?” Gaia pressed. “Your family?”
The girl shook her head again and conspicuously swallowed, working her throat. “My friend is hurt,” she said. “Please.”
Gaia stooped beside her. “Let me see your hand,” she said. “Peter, look around for some binoculars. She threw them at me. And there’s a rifle over the cliff. I want that retrieved.”
Gaia reached for the girl’s small hand, examining where the arrow shaft pierced her palm. The wound was ragged, and she couldn’t staunch the bleeding until the shaft was removed. Gaia’s stomach went light and queasy, but she focused, positioning the girl’s hand on a wide, flat stone. She took a bandana out of her pocket and folded it in a square to be ready. Then she pulled out her knife.
“Hold still,” she said.
The girl watched her solemnly.
Gaia braced the arrow against the stone, cut sharply to sever off the tip end, and then leaned close to examine it for slivers. It was a clean, blunt cut.
“I need your bandana, Peter,” she said without looking at him. “Fold it long on the diagonal, please.” She met the girl’s gaze. “I’m pulling the arrow back through now. You ready?”
The girl nodded, shutting her eyes tightly. Gaia pulled the arrow out with a slick sound, then held the girl’s hand up high and packed her bandana into her palm.
“Peter.”
Peter passed her the makeshift bandage, and she secured his black bandana carefully around the girl’s bloody hand. “Keep it up here, by your neck, and apply pressure to both sides. See?” she said, guiding the girl’s other hand into place.
The girl opened her eyes and tentatively examined the arrangement.
“How’s that feel?” Gaia asked.
The girl nodded. She cleared her throat, but instead of speaking, she pointed west again and started getting to her feet.
“It needs to be properly cleaned,” Gaia said. “I’ll take you down to camp.”
The girl shook her head and pulled at Gaia’s sleeve, clearly indicating she wanted her to go with her away from camp.
“Is your friend far?” Gaia asked.
The girl raised five fingers.
“Five minutes?” Gaia asked, and the girl nodded.
“Mlass Gaia, you can’t go,” Peter said. “It could be an ambush.”
Gaia knew he was right, but something about the girl’s stoic demeanor with her wound had tempered Gaia’s suspicions of her. She put a hand on the girl’s shoulder and studied her eyes, seeing hunger there, and wary desperation.
“Will I regret trusting you?” Gaia asked.
The girl shook her head once, and her voice was little more than a croak. “Please. It’s safe.”
“I’ll go with her,” Peter said. “You belong back in camp. There must be fifty people down there with questions for you right now.”
Gaia’s duties were precisely what she’d wanted to evade for five minutes when she’d set out for a walk on the ridge, and here was the perfect excuse to do it.
“No. I’ll take you with us,” Gaia said, and turned to her other scouts. “The rest of you be careful. If this girl had been hostile, she could have picked off any number of us from here, but I suppose you all realize that.” She put her knife away. “If we’re not back in thirty minutes, tell Chardo Will he’s in charge.”
Without waiting to see her orders followed, Gaia headed off into the wasteland with the little nomad. The girl led her through the brush, moving quickly and silently in the fading light. Her outfit was exactly the brown-gray color of the land, so watching her was like seeing a piece of the landscape itself shifting through the shadows. Gaia could hear Peter following behind her.
They’d gone only a short distance before Gaia felt her queasiness again, only worse. She kept on, hoping it would pass, but in a matter of seconds, she was shaking and clammy. “Wait,” she called.
Grimly, Gaia put her hand out against a boulder, waiting while nausea hit her full force. She buckled over with her guts clenched and grit her teeth, hoping she wouldn’t actually throw up. For an instant longer, she thought she could control her stomach, but then she heaved into the shadow of the boulder.
Lovely, she thought. At least she avoided drooling on her trousers.
“You shouldn’t still be nauseous,” Peter said. “Everyone else was finished two weeks ago. Have you been sick all along?”
She closed her eyes, waiting for her stomach to settle.
“Mlass Gaia?” he said more gently, nearer.
She didn’t want Peter’s gentleness. She waved him back and spat. “I’m good.”
The girl was staring at Gaia, her eyes wide with concern. She tilted her face and made a gesture for a big round belly in front of herself before pointing to Gaia.
“No, I’m not pregnant,” Gaia said, acutely aware that Peter was listening. “The problem is, I can’t shoot things. Living things, that is. I get sick afterward, every time.” No amount of training had ground that out of her.
The girl looked surprised, and then she waved her wounded hand and laughed with a husky, musical sound.
“I know. Real funny,” Gaia said.
Peter was not amused. “Who else knows?”
“Leon, obviously, and a few of the other archers,” Gaia said. “It’s not a big deal. I’m not usually the one shooting things. That’s what my scouts are for.”
“If you’d take them with you.”
Being around Peter compelled her, annoyingly, to be truthful. That much hadn’t changed. “All I wanted was five minutes to myself. Just five minutes,” she said. “I didn’t ask you to worry about me.”
“It’s my job to worry about your safety.”
“Then you should have had the scouts on the ridge like you were supposed to.”
The instant she spoke, she regretted her sharpness. In silence, she wiped her lips with her sleeve.
“You still can’t even look at me, can you?” Peter asked.
Gaia turned slowly, bracing a hand on her hip. Peter hitched at the strap of the arrow quiver that cut vertically across his chest, and gave his bow an impatient jerk. He’d let his light brown hair grow out, and the ends had turned lighter, almost blond with his endless days in the wasteland, planning the route of the exodus. It was true. She was uncomfortable around him still, even though it had been more than a year since their decisive exchange on the porch of the lodge.
“Is there something you want to say?” she asked.
He watched her quietly. “Are you ever sorry for what you did to me?”
Their broken relationship had ripped her up longer than she cared to consider and had caused her no shortage of unspoken friction with Leon over the past year. “Of course I am.”
His eyebrows lifted in surprise. “Then why didn’t you say so?”
“What good would it do either of us?”
She regarded him across the distance and felt an invisible boulder materialize between them to ensure they stayed apart. The nomad girl was watching curiously.
“It would make a difference,” he said. “Even now.”
Gaia briefly pressed a hand between her eyes. “In that case, I’m sorry for what I did,” she said. She hadn’t deliberately misled him when they’d kissed so long ago, but that was what had happened, and she’d made it worse by getting in the stocks with him. “I thought you must know I was sorry. I feel terrible about how I treated you, but I’ll never regret that I chose Leon. You and I can’t be friends. It isn’t possible.”
Peter’s aloof posture melted slightly. “I’m not asking to be your friend.”
“What do you want, then?” she said.
“Just don’t ignore me,” Peter said. “Just look at me like you look at other people, like I exist. I deserve that much.” He took a step nearer, into the invisible boulder, which cracked and began to disintegrate into painful shards.
With an effort, Gaia met his gaze. His blue eyes were as discerning and vivid as ever, but the generous humor that used to brighten his visage was gone, replaced by stark, wary reserve. As their gaze held, she could feel herself knowing him, understanding him, and it hurt because deep down she knew his transformation was her fault.
He took a half step nearer, waiting her out.
It wasn’t friendship he wanted, she realized, or even the closure of forgiveness. He wanted something harder: honesty without intimacy.
“I can try,” she said.
In the stillness, he nodded. The girl made a snapping noise with her fingers and pointed impatiently ahead, but Gaia kept her focus on Peter.
“Enough said?” she asked.
“Yes,” he said. His voice dropped, and he was the first to turn away. “Enough.”
Gaia turned then to the girl. “Lead the way, Mlass.”
The girl took off into the shadows again.
A ping of conscience mixed with Gaia’s relief, and she wondered what Leon would think of her new truce with Peter. Shoving it back, she strode rapidly after the girl.
Already the heat of the wasteland day was switching over to the coolness of evening, and in another hour it would be lightless and cold. Gaia could smell dry sage and the ubiquitous dust of the wasteland, layers of it, like the opposite of water. The terrain dipped into a ravine of deeper shadows, and the girl slowed as they reached the bottom. The next moment, she vanished.
“Where’d she go?” Gaia asked. There had to be a hidden passage or cave, but for the life of her, Gaia could see no way through the rock wall of the ravine.
Then the girl’s head peeked up about knee-high, several yards away, and she reached toward Gaia. Gaia moved cautiously forward, peering into the shadows, and it was only when she was right on top of the girl that she saw a crevice in the rock, dim with dusty shadow. It looked too small to conceal anything, but Gaia could hear breathing. She squinted as the girl drew her in, and then slipped the strap of her quiver off over her head to duck down farther.
A slumped, prone man lay in the back of the crevice. The smell of blood was a metallic, sweet taste in the air. The girl drew close to him, snuggling against his heart, and the man put a limp arm around her.
“Silly Angie,” the man mumbled. “What did I tell you? You have to go join the caravan. I’ll catch up with you.”
There was a flicking noise behind Gaia, and Peter leaned in as far as he could with a lit match. The injured man frowned, wincing. His eyes were feverishly bright in the sepulchral space, and his expression turned to wonder. Gaia took in his gaunt cheeks, his pale hair and darker beard, the strangely youthful angle of his eyebrows even as he suffered, and recognition hit her gut before it reached her consciousness.
“Jack?” she asked, disbelieving.
Gaia’s brother quirked his mouth in a half smile. “Wouldn’t you know,” he said, his speech slurred. “Now, if only I were pregnant, you’d be a big help.”



 
Copyright © 2012 by Caragh M. O’Brien


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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2012

    A must read

    I have so enjoyed this series and each book was a treat. Such a perfect blend of great storytelling, perfect pacing, and believable and endearing characters. The book was clean which is a huge plus for me and the romance was perfect-woven seamlessly into the story. I cant wait to read more from this author.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2014

    It was great

    I loved this book but i think how mabrother Iris stole gaias ovaries where a bit much but if you like twists and turns you must read the birth marked trilogy!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    What. The. Fuck.

    This book was horrible. I just, no. I can't believe I spent money buying these books, so aweful. If you have problems with the idea of a women being abducted and abused and tortured then don't read this book.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    I have never review a book before, but someone has to say someth

    I have never review a book before, but someone has to say something. Parts of it were enjoyable, but frankly, those of us who invested time and emotion into this series deserve better. **Spoilers ahead** First of all, Gaia just moves an entire nation of people to another nation without consulting that nation's leader? And expects him to help her? Really? I'm with the Protectorat on this one, that is ridiculous? How about some diplomacy/negociating beforehand? Who does that? Then we have Emily, who's story is quite interesting, but is never developed. And then the Enclave's huge solution to the entire inbreeding issue? The master plan that we've been waiting for through 3 books now? To create an entire generation from Gaia's eggs, so that they will all be siblings! What?!?! Then we have the part where they remove Gaia's ovaries. Did the author interview even one person who has had this procedure done? I have, and I could not believe that she didn't even touch on the side effects or other ramifications beyond the obvious one of not being able to have children.
    I loved the first book. Everyone loves the first book in a dystopian series because that's where a whole new world is created and explained. So I loved that the author found a way to do that again in the second book. She created yet another whole new world. But this one? It was just a skeleton of a story. At only 225 pages, she could have done so much more. And don't even get me started on the torture scene. Unnecessary and disappointing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2013

    Did not like

    I liked the first book of the trilogy, but the second and third felt like completely different characters. It didnt feel like "growth" it felt like switching to a new personality

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2013

    Loved this whole book series!

    This was a great trilogy. Different perspective of the future then the other young adult books. This is a must read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2013

    On the fence...

    I really enjoyed books 1 & 2. Book 3 - not so much...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2013

    LOVED IT!!! READ IT NOW

    I loved this book so much i think i might explode! Gaia and Leon are the CUTEST BOOK COULPE EVER!!!!! All fan-girling aside, this book was amazing. It had tons of twists that i did not expect and moments when it got my heart racing and breaking at the same time. The plot was superb and the characters are down right unbelievably awesome. The end was kinda sad but still happy, if that makes any sense at all. I was so sad when i finished, but only because this is the last book. Loved it, loved it, loved it!!!

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  • Posted February 23, 2013

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    Following this book from the beginning, I'm super excited to





    Following this book from the beginning, I'm super excited to how its all going to end. Was I happy? Yes, but I thought it would end a bit more happier...




    Alright, so the book dives right back into Gaia shoes and she's done running. Being chased for a while now, Gaia must come face to face with her past. And let me tell you it's not pretty. Much has changed and people have gotten harder. Friends aren't who they seems they are and well Gaia has a huge fight to win. The plot is face-paced, filled with non-stop secrets, friends betrayals as well as Gaia leading her people.




    The love interest never waverd from where it was and I love that. Being that this is the last book, I like that Gaia love is strong. She always turned to him and didn't let some other guy come and comfort her. She only had eyes for her man and that I love.




    There are some really cruel things done to Gaia and I can't seem to get them out of my head. How Gaia can stay at the enclave in the end with all that was done to her is just WOW! I would not be able to do that. Instead, I'd be one pissed off women.




    Promised unfolds to a nice ending. The true love that Gaia has, holds her down to what needs to be done. Action-packed and ending well, Promised is good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2013

    Great ending to a compelling series!

    My only complaint is I now feel lost not having any more story line to read with Gaia and Leon!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 14, 2012

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    Awesome series be sure you don't miss the novellas as well, if

    Awesome series be sure you don't miss the novellas as well, if you liked hunger games you'll like this author!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2012

    TRULY AMAZING

    This was such an AMAZING trilogy! This journey grips your heart. Im so sad it's all over, but that was a fantastic read. Caragh M. O'brien is a genius author!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2012

    If you read the other two this is a must.

    I really enjoyed this book and recommend it as a great read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2012

    Loved it!

    I enjoyed this trilogy very much!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Yesss must read

    I want her to make a 3rd book about how she gets married and gets pregnent somehow! I fell in love with all of the books since page one :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2012

    Great Ending

    Very Sweet end to a wonderful series, Loved it !

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2012

    Must read!

    One of the best dystopian stories out today! The author brings great characters, fast and believable plots along with well-researched and interesting original topics and delimmas! I highly recommend.

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