A House of Night Novel
St. Martin's Press, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781250046956, 320pp.
Publication Date: July 19, 2013
Bloodlust and dark forces are at work at the House of Night. Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird's adventures at the school are about to take a mysterious turn. Those who appear to be friends are turning out to be enemies. And oddly enough, sworn enemies are also turning into friends. So begins the gripping third installment of this "highly addictive series" ("Romantic Times"), in which Zoey's mettle will be tested like never before. Her best friend, Stevie Rae, is undead and struggling to maintain a grip on her humanity. Zoey doesn't have a clue how to help her, but she does know that anything she and Stevie Rae discover must be kept secret from everyone else at the House of Night, where trust has become a rare commodity.
Speaking of rare: Zoey finds herself in the very unexpected and rare position of having "three "boyfriends. Mix a little bloodlust into the equation and the situation has the potential to spell social disaster. Just when it seems things couldn't get any tougher, vampyres start turning up dead. Really dead. It looks like the People of Faith, and Zoey's horrid step-father in particular, are tired of living side-by-side with vampyres. But, as Zoey and her friends so often find out, how things appear rarely reflects the truth
Kristin Cast is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who teams with her mother to write the House of Night YA series. She has stand-alone stories in several anthologies as well as editorial credits. Currently Kristin attends college in Oklahoma, where she is focusing on attaining her dream of opening a no-kill dog rescue shelter in midtown Tulsa.
Praise for The House of Night:
“Teenage issues can seem like life or death, but in this haunting series...that’s really the case. Through Zoey’s eyes readers are led into a world that’s getting more complicated by the minute, where friends and enemies can switch positions in a heartbeat. The remarkable Cast duo continues to build a world that you won’t soon forget!”–RT Book Reviews (4.5 stars) on Chosen
“These books will have the reader laughing hysterically and sobbing unreservedly—sometimes all at once.”–VOYA (on both Marked and Betrayed)
“Cast reeled me in from paragraph one. I…devoured it in one sitting.”–MaryJanice Davidson, New York Times bestselling author of the Undead series, on Marked
“Marked is one of the best coming of age stories to come out of Oklahoma since S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. It teaches about the beauty of being a social outcast, friendship, and finding your own inner spirituality.”–The Beltane Papers