The Girl at Midnight (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT series.


Description


In this dazzling opener to a new fantasy series that Danielle Page, author of Dorothy Must Die, calls “inventive, gorgeous, and epic,” a girl caught between two ancient peoples must struggle to find the legendary magic that will end the conflict between them.
 
    Beneath the streets of New York City live the Avicen, an ancient race of people with feathers for hair and magic running through their veins. Age-old enchantments keep them hidden from all but one human: Echo, a runaway pickpocket who survives by selling stolen treasures on the black market.
    The Avicen are the only family Echo has ever known, so when a centuries-old war crests on the borders of her home, she decides it’s time to act. Legend has it that to end the conflict once and for all, Echo must find the firebird, a mythical entity believed to possess power the likes of which the world has never seen. It will be no easy task, though if life as a thief has taught Echo anything, it’s how to hunt down what she wants . . . and how to take it.
 
[STAR] Sparks fly. . . . Will please fans of Cassandra Clare and Game of Thrones watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters; and themes of family, power, loyalty, and romance. . . . [Book 2] cannot come soon enough!” —Booklist, Starred

[STAR] “[The] perfect blend of action and amour.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“A feisty heroine, fun supporting characters, a mission to save the world, and some seriously spicy romance.” —SLJ

“Catnip for fans of Cassandra Clare.” —BookPage.com
 
Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of laughs.” —Nerdist.com

“Enthralling and pure magic
, Greys debut is delightful!” —Romantic Times

A page-turner—I was hooked from start to finish.” —Latina Magazine

“Sharp drama that leads to a conclusion begging for a sequel.” —The Bulletin

"A must-read." —Paste magazine

A stunning debut. Equal parts atmosphere and adventure, Melissa Grey’s The Girl at Midnight is positively divine.” —Victoria Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic

About the Author


Melissa Grey was born and raised in New York City. She wrote her first short story at the age of twelve and hasn’t stopped writing since. After earning a degree in fine arts at Yale University, she embarked on an adventure of global proportions and discovered a secret talent for navigating subway systems in just about any language. She works as a freelance writer in New York City. She is the author of the Girl at Midnight series: The Girl at Midnight, The Shadow Hour, and The Savage Dawn. To learn more about Melissa, visit melissa-grey.com, follow @meligrey on Twitter, and look for melissagrey_ on Instagram.

Praise For…


Praise for the Girl at Midnight series:
Inventive, gorgeous and epic.” —Danielle Paige, New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die
 
“A stunning debut. . . . Equal parts atmosphere and adventure, Melissa Grey’s The Girl at Midnight is positively divine.” —Victoria Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic
 
Catnip for fans of Cassandra Clare.” —BookPage.com
 
An action- and angst-packed installment reminiscent of Buffy and Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Sparks fly. . . . Will please fans of Cassandra Clare and Game of Thrones watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters; and themes of family, power, loyalty, and romance.” —Booklist, Starred
 
 “A must-read.” —Paste magazine
 
You are going to love Echo.” —Bustle.com
 
A feisty heroine, fun supporting characters, a mission to save the world, and some seriously spicy romance.” —SLJ

“Catnip for fans of Cassandra Clare.” —BookPage.com
 
Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of laughs.” —Nerdist.com

Enthralling and pure magic, Grey’s debut is delightful!” —Romantic Times

A page-turner—I was hooked from start to finish.” —Latina Magazine


Product Details
ISBN: 9780385744669
ISBN-10: 0385744668
Publisher: Ember
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2016
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT