By Cynthia Hand
(HarperTeen, Paperback, 9780061996177, 464pp.)
Publication Date: January 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
When Clara Gardner learns shes part angel, her entire life changes. She now has a purpose, a specific task she was put on this earth to accomplish, except she doesnt know what it is. Her visions of a raging forest fire and a mysterious boy lead her to a new high school in a new town but provide no clear instruction. As Clara tries to find her way in a world she no longer understands, she encounters unseen dangers and choices she never thought shed have to makebetween the boy in her vision and the boy in her life, between honesty and deceit, love and duty, good and evil. . . . When the fire from her vision finally ignites, will Clara be ready to face her destiny?
Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of the Unearthly trilogy. A native of southeastern Idaho, she has graduate degrees in creative writing from Boise State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She currently lives with her husband and two small children in Southern California, where she teaches writing at Pepperdine University.
Utterly captivating. One of the most addictive books I’ve read in a while.
-Richelle Mead, bestselling author of Vampire Academy
“A divine supernatural romance.”
“Hand debuts with an engrossing take on the angel mythos... an engaging and romantic tale with solid backstory.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Hand has crafted a story of angels among us that is intriguing and believable while appealing to those interested in the paranormal.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)