By Patrick Carman
(Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780062085764, 384pp.)
Publication Date: February 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Fans of action-packed sci-fi thrillers such as I Am Number Four and The Maze Runner will love bestselling author Patrick Carman's Pulse, with its epic action scenes and memorable love story.
In the year 2051, Faith Daniels discovers that she can move objects with her mind. This telekinetic ability is called a "pulse," and her mysterious classmate, Dylan Gilmore, has the talent, too.
In riveting action scenes, Faith demonstrates her ability to use her pulse against a group of telekinesis masters who are so powerful they can flatten their enemies by uprooting streetlights and throwing boulders. But even with her unusual talent, the mind--and the heart - can be difficult to control. If Faith wants to join forces with Dylan and save the world, she'll have to harness the power of both.
Patrick Carman is the New York Times bestselling author of such acclaimed series as the Land of Elyon and Atherton, the teen superhero novel Thirteen Days to Midnight, and the first Dark Eden book. A multimedia pioneer, Patrick authored The Black Circle, the fifth title in the 39 Clues series, and the groundbreaking Skeleton Creek and Trackers books. An enthusiastic reading advocate, Patrick has visited more than one thousand schools, developed village library projects in Central America, and created author outreach programs for communities.
“Compelling and original, with pulse-pounding action and a poignant love story.”
-Pittacus Lore, #1 NY Times bestselling author of I Am Number Four
“Impressive! Fascinating and thought-provoking.”
-James Dashner, NY Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner trilogy
“The successful mix of suspense and romance combines with unexpected twists to keep readers engrossed from the start and begging for more.”
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