Dreamless

By Josephine Angelini
(HarperTeen, Hardcover, 9780062012012, 496pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

Can true love be forgotten?

As the only scion who can descend into the Underworld, Helen Hamilton has been given a nearly impossible task. By night she wanders through Hades, trying to stop the endless cycle of revenge that has cursed her family. By day she struggles to overcome the fatigue that is rapidly eroding her sanity. Without Lucas by her side, Helen is not sure she has the strength to go on.

Just as Helen is pushed to her breaking point, a mysterious new Scion comes to her rescue. Funny and brave, Orion shields her from the dangers of the Underworld. But time is running out—a ruthless foe plots against them, and the Furies' cry for blood is growing louder.

As the ancient Greek world collides with the mortal one, Helen's sheltered life on Nantucket descends into chaos. But the hardest task of all will be forgetting Lucas Delos.

Josephine Angelini's compelling saga becomes ever more intricate and spellbinding as an unforgettable love triangle emerges and the eternal cycle of revenge intensifies. Eagerly awaited, this sequel to the internationally bestselling Starcrossed delivers a gritty, action-packed love story that exceeds all expectations.




About the Author

Josephine Angelini is a Massachusetts native and the youngest of eight siblings. A real-live farmer's daughter, Josie graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in theater, with a focus on the classics. She now lives in Los Angeles with her screenwriter husband.




Praise For Dreamless

“A gorgeous, haunting saga that completely swept me away.”
-Lauren Kate, New York Times bestselilng author of Fallen

“A supreme mix of mythology, brutal action and heart rending romance. The perfect summer read.”
-Chicklish (blog)

“One of the most cinematic books I’ve ever read. Dramatic and intense! I can’t tell you how many times I gasped while reading this book. Starcrossed plays out like a movie in your head.”
-Sophie Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of FIRELIGHT

Romance alternates with fast-paced action from above and below. There is a healthy dose of classical deus ex machine and tantalizing hints of a third book in which all-out war erupts. Dreamless and its sequel will be well-liked by fans of contemporary renderings of classical mythology.
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

This fantastical dual-world page-turner introduces more abhorrent mythological creatures while reuniting readers with Helen’s supportive high-school friends, as well as the crazy Delos family, who anchor her between the real and mythological worlds.
-Booklist

“Compelling…Brutal…This romantic, action-packed tale will appeal to ‘Percy Jackson’ fans who are ready for more mature fare.”
-School Library Journal

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