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The Shattered Dark

The Shattered Dark

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McKenzie Lewis has a gift. It allows her access to a world few have seen, and even fewer can comprehend. It’s her secret. And it exists in the shadows…

McKenzie was a normal college student, save for one little twist: she’s a shadow reader, someone who can both see the fae and track their movements between our world and the Realm.

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McKenzie Lewis has a gift. It allows her access to a world few have seen, and even fewer can comprehend. It’s her secret. And it exists in the shadows…

McKenzie was a normal college student, save for one little twist: she’s a shadow reader, someone who can both see the fae and track their movements between our world and the Realm. It’s a gift for which she has been called insane, one for which she has risked family and friends—and one that has now plunged her into a brutal civil war between the fae.

With the reign of the king and his vicious general at an end, McKenzie hoped to live a more normal life while exploring her new relationship with Aren, the rebel fae who has captured her heart. But when her best friend, Paige, disappears McKenzie knows her wish is, for now, just a dream. McKenzie is the only one who can rescue her friend, but if she’s not careful, her decisions could cost the lives of everyone she’s tried so hard to save.

Editorial Reviews

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Praise for The Shadow Reader novels

“A fresh take on the fae, packed with suspense, surprises, and real moral dilemmas. Sexy and fun, this is a must for anyone who likes their fae modern, their stakes high, and their property damage extensive.”—Seanan McGuire, national bestselling author of the October Daye novels

“Combines top-notch writing and world-building with characters you’ll adore...and the star-crossed lovers may just break your heart. If you enjoy fae urban fantasy, then don't miss this splendid debut. Loved it. Can’t wait for the next book.”—Ann Aguirre, national bestselling author of Endgame

“Fantastically fun urban fantasy. One of the best debuts of the year…[it] checked off all my urban fantasy wish-list boxes and I can’t wait to read the sequel.”—All Things Urban Fantasy

“A gutsy heroine and plenty of fae lore.”—Library Journal

“Fun and fast paced.”—Fantasy Café

“Fantastic…filled with action and suspense. I was constantly on the edge of my seat.”—Urban Fantasy Investigations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937007812
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/30/2012
Series:
A Shadow Reader Novel Series, #2
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
594,879
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
Praise for The Shadow Reader novels

“A fresh take on the fae, packed with suspense, surprises, and real moral dilemmas. Sexy and fun, this is a must for anyone who likes their fae modern, their stakes high, and their property damage extensive.”—Seanan McGuire, national bestselling author of the October Daye novels

“Combines top-notch writing and world-building with characters you’ll adore...and the star-crossed lovers may just break your heart. If you enjoy fae urban fantasy, then don't miss this splendid debut. Loved it. Can’t wait for the next book.”—Ann Aguirre, national bestselling author of Endgame

“Fantastically fun urban fantasy. One of the best debuts of the year…[it] checked off all my urban fantasy wish-list boxes and I can’t wait to read the sequel.”—All Things Urban Fantasy

“A gutsy heroine and plenty of fae lore.”—Library Journal

“Fun and fast paced.”—Fantasy Café

“Fantastic…filled with action and suspense. I was constantly on the edge of my seat.”—Urban Fantasy Investigations

Meet the Author

Sandy Williams graduated from Texas A&M University with degrees in political science and history. She worked as a librarian until her husband whisked her off to London on an extended business trip. Now she’s back in Texas, writing full-time, raising twin boys, and squeezing in time to play geeky board and card games like Settlers of Catan, Dominion, and Runebound.

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