The Bone Season: A Novelby Samantha Shannon
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Enter the world of Paige Mahoney, a gifted clairvoyant, a "dreamwalker,?? in the year 2059. Her natural talents are considered treasonous under the current regime. Snatched away to a secret prison, she encounters another race, the Rephaim, creatures who wish to control the powers of Paige and those like her. One in particular will be assigned as her keeper, her trainer. But his motives are mysterious. To regain her freedom, Paige must learn to trust, in the prison where she is meant to die.
The e-book of the New York Times bestseller now includes an exclusive sneak peek at the second book in the series, The Mime Order.
“Invokes both the political tyranny of George Orwell and the . . . mythmaking of J.R.R. Tolkien.” —USA Today
“Action-filled . . . Shannon is likely on the brink of literary stardom.” —New York
“[A] dazzlingly brainy, witty, and bewitching tale of outrageous courage, heroic compassion, transcendent love, and the quest for freedom . . . the first in a thoughtful fantasy series by a brilliant young writer.” —Booklist (starred review)
"This book is for those who like their dystopian science fiction multilayered, philosophical and complex." —Kirkus Reviews
Meet the Author
Samantha Shannon was born in west London in 1991. She started writing at the age of fifteen and studied English Language and Literature at St Anne's College, Oxford. The Bone Season, her first novel in a seven-book series, was a New York Times bestseller, the first selection of NBC's TODAY Book Club, and named one of Amazon's 2013 Best Books of the Year in Science Fiction and Fantasy. It has been translated into twenty-seven languages.
Follow Samantha Shannon on Twitter @say_shannon, tumblr: www.sshannonauthor.tumblr.com, and on her blog: www.samanthashannon.co.uk
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