Author(s): Kami Garcia
The first book in a lush gothic fantasy series for younger readers of Charlaine Harris and fans of Cassandra Clare.This edition features exclusive movie cover art and a foldout poster!Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever. Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them. In a town with no surprises, one secret could change everything.
Praise for Beautiful Creatures "This book has it all: a creepy setting, a deadly curse, reincarnation, spells, witchcraft and voodoo, plus characters that simply will not let the reader put the book down until finished...Who could ask for more? A sequel? Please!" - "VOYA""In the Gothic tradition of Anne Rice...Give this to fans of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" or HBO's "True Blood" series." - "School Library Journal" "[Readers] will be swept up by the haunting and detailed atmosphere, the conventions and strictures of Southern life, and a compelling and dimensional mythology." - "Publishers Weekly""Smart, textured and romantic." - "Kirkus""Reviews"
Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl live in Los Angeles, California, with their families. They are the authors of Beautiful Creatures, Beautiful Darkness, Beautiful Chaos, and Beautiful Redemption.