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Publisher Description

“Have we really come so far, when a tour of the Continent is so desirable a thing? We’ve traded our swords for treaties, our daggers for promises—but our thirst for violence has never been quelled. And that’s the crux of it—it can’t be quelled. It’s human nature.”

For her sixteenth birthday, Vaela Sun receives the most coveted gift in all the Spire—a trip to the Continent. It seems an unlikely destination for a holiday: a cold, desolate land where two nations remain perpetually locked in combat. Most citizens lucky enough to tour the Continent do so to observe the spectacle and violence of battle, a thing long vanished in the peaceful realm of the Spire. For Vaela, the war holds little interest. As a talented apprentice cartographer and a descendant of the Continent herself, she sees the journey as a dream come true: a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to improve upon the maps she’s drawn of this vast, frozen land.

But Vaela’s dream all too quickly turns to nightmare as the journey brings her face-to-face with the brutal reality of a war she’s only read about. Observing from the safety of a heli-plane, Vaela is forever changed by the sight of the bloody battle being waged far beneath her. And when a tragic accident leaves her stranded on the Continent, Vaela finds herself much closer to danger than she’d ever imagined—and with an entirely new perspective as to what war truly means. Starving, alone and lost in the middle of a war zone, Vaela must try to find a way home—but first, she must survive.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2018
March 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Harlequin
SELLER
Harlequin Digital Sales Corporation
SIZE
2.7
MB
AUDIENCE
Eighth Grade

Customer Reviews

Rmjfmkrf ,

Good enough

Personally, not the Best novel, but it mostly kept my attention, and that was good enough. Quite lengthy, but really tells the story well.

appreviewer0212 ,

Really Underrated!

Never heard of this book before, but when I read the first two pages at my library I couldn’t put it down. Had to buy it on my iPad (don’t trust myself in hardcover — I always loose books).