Die for Me

By Amy Plum
(HarperTeen, Hardcover, 9780062004017, 352pp.)

Publication Date: May 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Summer 2011 Kids' Next List
“Devasted after the death of her parents, Katie Mercier moves to her grandparents' home in Paris. Sitting at a cafe, she is drawn to the handsome Vincent. As their relationship grows, Katie's heart starts to mend. But the secret of Vincent's terrifying destiny could leave Katie more heartbroken than before. Is true love worth it? Die For Me is a brilliant debut novel that is rich with romance, mystery and paranormal mythology.”
-- Karin Beyer, Saturn Booksellers, Gaylord, MI


Description

My life had always been blissfully, wonderfully normal. But it only took one moment to change everything.

Suddenly, my sister, Georgia, and I were orphans. We put our lives into storage and moved to Paris to live with my grandparents. And I knew my shattered heart, my shattered life, would never feel normal again. Then I met Vincent.

Mysterious, sexy, and unnervingly charming, Vincent Delacroix appeared out of nowhere and swept me off my feet. Just like that, I was in danger of losing my heart all over again. But I was ready to let it happen.

Of course, nothing is ever that easy. Because Vincent is no normal human. He has a terrifying destiny, one that puts his life at risk every day. He also has enemies . . . immortal, murderous enemies who are determined to destroy him and all of his kind.

While I'm fighting to piece together the remnants of my life, can I risk putting my heart—as well as my life and my family's—in jeopardy for a chance at love?




About the Author

Amy Plum spent her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, her twenties in Chicago and Paris, and several more years in London and New York. Fed up with moving, she has settled down in the Loire Valley with her handsome French husband, two young children, and big red dog, Ella. Die for Me and Until I Die are the first two novels in a trilogy about revenants.




Praise For Die for Me

“I devoured this lush, mysterious romance, which delivers a refreshingly human heroine alongside a hero truly deserving of the title.”
-Aprilynne Pike, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Wings series

“Action and drama abound. Plum has done an excellent job of setting up the rules for her creations and following them closely. Fans of this genre will have their appetites reignited by this new addition.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“Move over, Bella and Edward. Plum introduces a world and a story that are sure to intrigue teen readers and will easily attract fans of the Twilight series.”
-Booklist

“The lush Parisian setting and gorgeous characters make this an immersing, franchise-ready story.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Plum’s debut is the perfect combo of romance and thrills, with heart-pumping action that will make you jump and love that will make you cry out for joy. You’ll hang on every word, reading late into the night, waiting to find out what’s next.”
-Romantic Times

“Intense romance, action-packed adventure, filled with danger and uncertainty.”
-New York Journal of Books

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