By Claudia Gray
(HarperTeen, Hardcover, 9780062006202, 336pp.)
Publication Date: September 2011
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Eighteen-year-old maid Tess Davies is determined to escape the wealthy, troubled family she serves. Its 1912, and Tess has been trapped in the employ of the Lisles for years, amid painful memories and twisted secrets. But now the Lisle family is headed to America, with Tess in tow. Once the ship theyre sailing onthe RMS Titanicreaches its destination, Tess plans to strike out and create a new life for herself.
Her single-minded focus shatters when she meets Alec, a handsome first-class passenger who captivates her instantly. But Alec has secrets of his own. Hes in a hurry to leave Europe, and whispers aboard the ship say its because of the tragic end of his last affair with the French actress who died so gruesomely and so mysteriously. . . .
Soon Tess will learn just how dark Alecs past truly is. The danger they face is no ordinary enemy: werewolves exist and are stalking himand now her, too. Her growing love for Alec will put Tess in mortal peril, and fate will do the same before their journey on the Titanic is over.
In Fateful, New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray delivers paranormal adventure, dark suspense, and alluring romance set against the opulent backdrop of the Titanics firstand lastvoyage.
Claudia Gray is the pseudonym of New Orleans-based writer Amy Vincent, the author of the New York Times bestselling Evernight series. She has worked as a lawyer, a journalist, a disc jockey, and an extremely poor waitress. Her grandparents' copy of Mysteries of the Unexplained is probably the genesis of her fascination with most things mysterious and/or inexplicable, such as the Titanic and werewolves.
Praise for Claudia Gray:“If you like Twilight, this book has even more drama.”
-Praise for STARGAZER, Seventeen Magazine
Once I picked EVERNIGHT up, I couldn’t put it down! I can’t wait for Claudia Gray’s next book!”
-L.J. Smith, New York Times bestselling author of the Vampire Diaries
“Stephenie Meyer fans will find similar rewards in the flashes of humor; the terrifying battle between ancient, supernatural societies; and the steamy romance in which love bites aren’t just a euphemism.”
-Praise for the Evernight series, Booklist