By Meg Cabot
New from no 1 big apple instances bestselling writer Meg Cabot, a depressing, fantastical tale approximately this global . . . and the underworld.
Though she attempts returning to the existence she knew ahead of the twist of fate, Pierce can't support yet think straight away part of this global, and except it. but she's by no means on my own . . . simply because an individual is usually observing her. get away from the world of the useless is very unlikely while a person there wishes you again.
But now she's moved to a brand new city. probably at her new institution, she will be able to commence clean. might be she will be able to cease feeling so afraid.
Only she can't. simply because even right here, he unearths her. That's how desperately he desires her again. She understands he's no dad or mum angel, and his darkish international isn't precisely heaven, but she can't remain away . . . particularly on the grounds that he constantly seems to be whilst she least expects it, yet precisely while she wishes him so much. but when she we could herself fall any longer, she may locate herself again within the one position she such a lot fears: the Underworld.
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