The Sweetest Dark
by Shana Abé takes you on the rich journey
of Lora Jones’ childhood.
with inspiring romance, exhilarating magic and some fascinating history of
England during the early 1900s,
Lora is no ordinary girl. As a young
child, she was found wandering the busy streets of London and taken to an
orphanage, where she quickly discovered she’s not like the other children. Lora
hears songs that others can’t hear. She has life-like dreams filled with smoke
and a strange voice inside her head that’s causing her to make decisions that
can change her for good.
Lora’s left the orphanage and is attending Iverson, one of England’s top
boarding schools. There, she meets two boys who are endlessly trying to seek
her attention: Armand, a member of the highest social class, and Jesse the
school’s groundskeeper. Like Lora, the
boys have deeply hidden secrets of their own.
danger suddenly approaches the spooky, continuous corridors of the school, Lora
is forced to figure out how to use her magical powers to save everything she
she unleash the secrets from Armand and Jesse, becoming the hero while reaching
her destiny? Plunge into The Sweetest Dark (in stores now), filled
with enriching details, to find out.
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BY ELIZABETH KUNTZ ON 4/30/2013 8:00:00 AM
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