Precious Blood (The Blessed) (Paperback)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781442429529, 432pp.
Publication Date: June 25, 2013
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (9/24/2012)
What if martyrs and saints lived among us? And what if you were told you were one of them?
Meet Agnes, Cecilia, and Lucy. Three lost girls, each searching for something. But what they find is Beyond Belief.
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Praise For Precious Blood (The Blessed)…
— The Book Passage
“Brooklyn is the perfect setting for this dark, gritty thriller...Readers can rest assured that while these young women may be saints, they are definitely not angels."
“Our new favorite dark, sexy rock-n-roll thriller.”
“Intriguing premise, fiery dialogue, and digs about celebrity-obsessed culture that moves at the speed of Twitter…”
— Publishers Weekly
"Hurley has given me the story I’ve wanted for years—one with strong females accepting their lot and living to their full potential.
I will be sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the second installment. For readers looking for a new story and for new characters to love and cheer for, then Agnes, CeCe, and Lucy are your next favorites."
— A Midsummer Night's Read
"...Hurley brings her deadpan wit and blackest humor to the first tale in this trilogy about spirituality, sacrifice and supernatural romance."
— MTV Hollywood Crush
"...A masterpiece. I wholeheartedly recommend The Blessed to you if you are interested in good writing, expert story telling, quirk and circumstance, or rock and roll.
— Bookalcious Pam
"The Blessed is raw and gritty. It's keep you on the edge of your seat, trying to remember that you actually need to breathe."
— Beyond Books
"The Blessed is creepy-cool."
— Bust Magazine
"I loved the unexpected twists in the plot and suspense. I felt really invested in the characters and I felt like it’s one of those books you could read over and over and never tire of. Once I started reading it, I couldn’t put it down!"
— Kara Hayward, star of Moonrise Kingdom