5th November 2013 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Keri Arthur
Darkness Splintered (Dark Angel, Book 6)
Penguin Signet (US & CA: 5th November 2013); Hachette Little, Brown Piatkus (UK: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Risa Jones has angered several powerful people, and now she’s feeling the pressure from all sides. In particular, she’s come under the eagle-eyed scrutiny of the vampire council – some of whom consider her a monster who should be destroyed. But then they decide to offer her a secret, bloody bargain: to save her own life she must help them defeat Hunter, the lethal head of the council… As the search for the keys to hell heats up, Risa realises that she has no choice. For the sake of the people she loves, she must find the keys – and get rid of Hunter – before the next gate is opened and brings the world closer to all hell breaking loose…

Jennifer Lynn Barnes
The Naturals
Hyperion Teens (US: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Seventeen-year-old Cassie Hobbes is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But, it’s not a skill that she’s ever taken seriously. That is, until the FBI come knocking: they’ve begun a classified program that uses exceptional teenagers to crack infamous cold cases, and they need Cassie. What Cassie doesn’t realise is that there’s more at risk than a few unsolved homicides – especially when she’s sent to live with a group of teens whose gifts are as unusual as her own. Soon, it becomes clear that no one in the Naturals program is what they seem. And when a new killer strikes, danger looms close. Caught in a lethal game of cat and mouse with a killer, the Naturals are going to have to use all of their gifts just to survive.

Rachel Caine
Daylighters (Morganville Vampires, Book 15)
Penguin (US & CA: 5th November 2013); Allison & Busby (UK: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Something drastic has happened in Morganville, Texas, while Claire Danvers and her friends were away. The town looks cleaner and happier than they’ve ever seen it before, but when their incoming group is arrested and separated – vampires from humans – they realise that the changes definitely aren’t for the better. It seems that an organisation called the Daylight Foundation has offered the population of Morganville something they’ve never had: hope of a vampire-free future. And while it sounds like salvation – even for the vampires themselves – the truth is far more sinister and deadly. Now, Claire, Shane and Eve need to find a way to break their friends out of Daylighter custody, before the vampires of Morganville meet their untimely end…

Marie Lu
Champion (Legend, Book 3)
Penguin (US, UK & CA: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic – and each other – and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government’s elite circles as Princeps Elect while Day has been assigned a high level military position. But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them once again. Just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic’s border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country’s defence. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything he has.

Jackson Pearce
Cold Spell
Hachette Little, Brown (US: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Kai and Ginny grew up together – best friends since they could toddle around their building’s rooftop rose garden. Now they’re seventeen, and their relationship has developed into something sweeter, complete with stolen kisses and plans to someday run away together. But one night, Kai disappears with a mysterious stranger named Mora – a beautiful girl with a dark past and a heart of ice. Refusing to be cast aside, Ginny goes after them and is thrust into a world she never imagined, one filled with monsters and thieves and the idea that love is not enough. If Ginny and Kai survive the journey, will she still be the girl he loved – and moreover, will she still be the girl who loved him?

Angie Smibert
Memento Nora (Memento Nora, Book 1)
Amazon Skyscape (US: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

In Nora’s world you don’t have to put up with nightmares. Nora goes with her mother to TFC – a Therapeutic Forgetting Clinic. There, she can describe her horrible memory and take the pill that will erase it. But at TFC, a chance encounter with a mysterious guy changes Nora’s life. She doesn’t take the pill. And when Nora learns the memory her mother has chosen to forget, she realises that someone needs to remember. With newfound friends Micah and Winter, Nora makes a comic book of their memories called Memento. It’s an instant hit, but it sets off a dangerous chain of events. Will Nora, Micah, and Winter be forced to take the Big Pill that will erase their memories forever?

J. A. Souders
Revelations (Elysium Chronicles, Book 2)
Macmillan Tor (US: 5th November 2013)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Six weeks after her arrival on the Surface, Evelyn Winters is no closer to unlocking the memories lost in her subconscious than she was when she first came. Isolated in a strange new society, Evie has only Gavin Hunter to remind her of who she once was. But even with a clean slate, it’s easy to see that Evie doesn’t fit in on the Surface. And as her differences make her feel more and more alone, she can’t help but yearn for that place she doesn’t remember: the isolated city hidden in the depths of the ocean. Elysium. Home. But she can’t exactly tell Gavin what she’s feeling. Not when he’s the one who helped her escape Elysium in the first place, and has the scars to prove it. Though the doctors say otherwise, Gavin believes that Evie just needs time. And if her memories don’t come back, well, maybe she’s better off not remembering her past. But the decision may be out of their hands when Evie’s ever-elusive memories begin to collide with reality. People and images from her past appear in the most unlikely places, haunting her, provoking her…and making her seem not only strange but dangerous. Evie and Gavin can’t wait around for her memories to return. They’ll have to journey across the Outlands of the Surface to find help, and in the end, their search may just lead them back to the place it all started…

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