Ethan Wate used to think of Gatlin, the small Southern town he had always called home, as a place where nothing ever changed. Then he met mysterious newcomer Lena Duchannes, who revealed a secret world that had been hidden in plain sight all along. A Gatlin that harbored ancient secrets beneath its moss-covered oaks and cracked sidewalks. A Gatlin where a curse has marked Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals for generations. A Gatlin where impossible, magical, life-altering events happen.
Together they can face anything Gatlin throws at them, but after suffering a tragic loss, Lena starts to pull away, keeping secrets that test their relationship. And now that Ethan's eyes have been opened to the darker side of Gatlin, there's no going back. Haunted by strange visions only he can see, Ethan is pulled deeper into his town's tangled history and finds himself caught up in the dangerous network of underground passageways endlessly crisscrossing the South, where nothing is as it seems.
Praise for Beautiful Creatures An Instant "New York Times "BestsellerA Borders Original Voices SelectionAn Indie Next List SelectionA William Morris YA Debut Award Finalist "Gorgeously crafted, atmospheric, and original. I devoured it." - Melissa Marr, "NYT "bestselling author of "Wicked Lovely" "A lush Southern gothic." - Holly Black, "NYT "bestselling author of "Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale" "A hauntingly delicious dark fantasy." - Cassandra Clare, "NYT "bestselling author of "City of Bones" "Like a thick, hot Carolina summer, this story seeps into you until it's all you can think about." - Carrie Ryan, author of "The Forest of Hands and Teeth" "Exquisitely told and impossible to forget." - Michelle Zink, author of "Prophecy of the Sisters"
Series: Beautiful Creatures
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 12 - 17 years old
For Grades: 7 - 12
Format: MP3 CD
Published: 12th October 2010
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.9 x 13.4 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.11