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The Beautiful

The Beautiful (Hardback)

By Ahdieh, Renee

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'Incredibly ornate [and] lush . . . nail-biting and swoony and satisfying and tense all at the same time' Sabaa Tahir In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau it's a refuge after she's forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in P...aris. Taken in by a convent along with six other girls, Celine quickly becomes enamoured with the vibrant city, from the music to the food to the soirees and - especially - to the danger. After catching the eye of the enigmatic Sebastien Saint Germain, the leader of the notorious group Le Cour des Lions, she soon becomes she soon becomes embroiled in the city's glitzy underworld. But when the body of one of the girls from the convent is found in their lair, Celine battles her suspicions and attraction, along with the shame of her own horrible secret. As more bodies are discovered, each crime more gruesome than the last, Celine and New Orleans become gripped by the terror of a serial killer - one Celine is sure has set her in his sights . . . and who may even be the young man who has stolen her heart. As the murders continue to go unsolved, Celine takes matters into her own hands and soon uncovers something even more shocking: an age-old feud from the darkest creatures of the underworld, which reveals a truth about Celine she always suspected simmered just beneath the surface.
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ISBN 9781529368130
Released NZ 17 Oct 2019
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback
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Series The Beautiful
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ISBN-13 9781529368130
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton
Released 17 Oct 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ahdieh, Renee
Series The Beautiful
Category Historical Fiction
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 164mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 40mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 660g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress New Orleans La - Fiction - History - 19th century
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult;Children/juvenile