Falls the Shadow

Falls the Shadow Cover

Falls the Shadow

By Stefanie Gaither

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781442497535, 341pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2014

Description
Cate's sister may be a clone, but that doesn t make her a killer. Does it? Murder, morality, and a slow-burning romance fill the pages of this futuristic thriller.
When Cate Benson was a kid, her sister, Violet, died. Two hours after the funeral, Cate's family picked up Violet's replacement like nothing had happened. Because Cate's parents are among those who decided to give their children a sort of immortality by cloning them at birth which means this new Violet has the same face. The same perfect smile. She even has all of the same memories as the girl she replaced.
She also might have murdered the most popular girl in school.
At least, that's what the paparazzi and the anti-cloning protestors want everyone to think: that clones are violent, unpredictable monsters. Cate is used to hearing all that. She's used to defending her sister, too. But Violet has vanished, and when Cate sets out to find her, she ends up in the line of fire instead. Because Cate is getting dangerously close to secrets that will rock the foundation of everything she thought was true.


About the Author
Stefanie Gaither is the author of "Falls the Shadow. "After owning and co-managing a coffee shop for several years while simultaneously earning her BA in English, she left the small-business world behind to focus on her author career instead. Now, in addition to penning YA novels, she also works part-time as a copywriter for an advertising agency. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and an incredibly spoiled Shih Tzu. Visit her at StefanieGaither.com.