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The Young Elites

The Young Elites

Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it's Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all. En... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141361826
Barcode 9780141361826
Published 24 June 2015 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Lu, Marie
Series The Young Elites (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780141361826
ISBN-10 0141361824
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date 24 June 2015
International Publication Date 5 February 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lu, Marie
Series The Young Elites (part: 1)
Category Adventure Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 255g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 542485

Description of this Book

I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina's black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family's good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever's survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars - ey are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites. Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it's Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all. Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they've never seen. Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn't belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her. It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A Game of Thrones meets X-Men in this 14th-century fantasy from Marie Lu (the Legend trilogy), in a world where 'fear is power.' ... The overriding epic fantasy will keep readers hooked for book two, which teases to be a game-changer. Bring it on. Shelf Awarness A must for fans of...totally immersive fantasies. Kirkus Reviews
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Marie Lu is the author of the New York Times bestselling Legend series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin's Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California (see above: traffic), with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis. @Marie_Lu www.marielu.org www.legendtheseries.com www.facebook/legendtheseries

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