Fifty Shades Darker

Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy

By E L James
(Doubleday, Hardcover, 9780385537681, 544pp.)

Publication Date: January 29, 2013

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Description

Now in hardcover, with a silk ribbon marker and printed endpapers, the second volume of the New York Times #1 bestselling trilogy.

Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. 
 
But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades.
 
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.

This book is intended for mature audiences. 




About the Author

E L James is a former TV executive, wife, and mother of two based in the leafy suburbs of West London. Beginning in January 2012 her life took an extraordinary turn with the runaway success of her novels, the Fifty Shades Trilogy. Since early childhood she dreamed of writing stories that readers would fall in love with, and now, thanks to millions of readers around the world, that dream has come true. She is currently at work on her next novel, another adult, provocative romance.




NPR
Sunday, Dec 23, 2012

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin explores the literary and linguistic phenomenon given life by the romantic novel Fifty Shades of Grey with book critic Ron Charles of The Washington Post. Hardly a day goes by without some reporter or commentator describing very different circumstances through the lens of "fifty shades" of something, and Charles explains why. More at NPR.org

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

What happens when two books with similar names are out at the same time? Well, when one is historical fiction set in Lithuania and the other an S&M novel that's ripping up the best-sellers list, some interesting teachable moments. More at NPR.org

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Praise For Fifty Shades Darker

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FIFTY SHADES Trilogy
 
"In a class by itself." 
Entertainment Weekly

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