The Naturals (The Naturals, Book 1) (Paperback)

By Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Disney-Hyperion, 9781423168317, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (11/12/2013)
Hardcover (11/5/2013)

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Description


Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But, it's not a skill that she's ever taken seriously. That is, until the FBI come knocking: they've begun a classified program that uses exceptional teenagers to crack infamous cold cases, and they need Cassie.

What Cassie doesn't realize is that there's more at risk than a few unsolved homicides-especially when she's sent to live with a group of teens whose gifts are as unusual as her own. Soon, it becomes clear that no one in the Naturals program is what they seem. And when a new killer strikes, danger looms close. Caught in a lethal game of cat and mouse with a killer, the Naturals are going to have to use all of their gifts just to survive.

Think The Mentalist meets Pretty Little Liars-Jennifer Lynn Barnes's The Naturals is a gripping psychological thriller with killer appeal, a to-die-for romance, and the bones of a gritty and compelling new series.

Praise for The Naturals

"The Naturals is Criminal Minds for the YA world, and I loved every page." -New York Times best-selling author Ally Carter

* "[A] tightly paced suspense novel that will keep readers up until the wee hours to finish." -VOYA (starred review)

"This savvy thriller grabs readers right away." -Kirkus Reviews

"It's a stay-up-late-to-finish kind of book, and it doesn't disappoint." -Publishers Weekly

"In this high-adrenaline series opener...even a psychic won't anticipate all the twists and turns." -Booklist


About the Author

Jennifer Lynn Barnes has written several acclaimed young adult novels. She has advanced degrees in psychology, psychiatry, and cognitive science. She received her PhD from Yale University this year and is now a professor in psychology. You can find her online at www.jenniferlynnbarnes.com or follow her on Twitter @jenlynnbarnes.


Praise For The Naturals (The Naturals, Book 1)

Accolades
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2014
YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers, 2014

"In this high-adrenaline series opener . . . even a psychic won't anticipate all the twists and turns."—Booklist

"It's a stay-up-late-to-finish kind of book, and it doesn't disappoint."—Publishers Weekly

"This savvy thriller grabs readers right away."—Kirkus Reviews

* "[A] tightly paced suspense novel that will keep readers up until the wee hours to finish."—VOYA (starred review)

"The Naturals is Criminal Minds for the YA world, and I loved every page."—New York Times best-selling author Ally Carter