A Beautiful Dark

A Beautiful Dark

By Jocelyn Davies

Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780061990656, 400pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2011

Description

On the night of Skyes seventeenth birthday, she meets two enigmatic strangers. Complete oppositeslike fire and iceAsher is dark and wild, while Devin is fair and aloof. Their sudden appearance sends Skyes life into a tailspin. She has no idea what they want, or why they seem to follow her every moveonly that their presence coincides with a flurry of strange events. Soon she begins to doubt not just the identity of the two boys, but also the truth about her own past.

In the dead of a bitingly cold Colorado winter, Skye finds herself coming to terms with the impossible secret that threatens to shatter her world. Torn between Asher, who she cant help falling for, and Devin, who she cant stay away from, the consequences of Skyes choice will reach further than the three of them could ever imagine.

A Beautiful Dark is the first book in a captivating trilogy by debut author Jocelyn Davies.



About the Author
Jocelyn Davies is the author of A Beautiful Dark and A Fractured Light, the first two books in this captivating trilogy. She edits young adult fiction at a publishing house in New York, a job that has allowed her to cultivate a keen interest in all things angsty, hilarious, and/or unrequited. She is a graduate of Bates College, and lives in an apartment overflowing with books.


Praise For A Beautiful Dark

“Davies layers on the suspense...Skye has enough spunk to please her audience.”
-Kirkus

“The final chapter adds a few heart-pounding twists to the story, which leaves readers panting for a sequel.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)