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The Official List of Harper’s Fall 2019 YA Cover Reveals

We know we’re still in the throes of (an unseasonably warm?) winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting HYPED about fall! PSLs, bonfires, and cozy sweaters are all reasons we love autumn. Another (arguably more important) reason?

A WHOLE NEW CROP OF BOOKS TO READ AND READ AGAIN!

As you all know, every season we bring you the latest and greatest cover reveals, and maybe we’re biased, but HarperCollins has truly outdone itself for Fall 2019. This list includes new stories from your fantasy faves, heart-wrenching contemporary loveliness, and more, and we are so thrilled to be bringing you the first glimpses of the books we love so much. Of course, more covers are still to come (because you can’t rush perfection, and guys… they are PERFECTION), but we hope you enjoy this gorgeous roundup. Prep your TBRs, everyone. You’re about to fall in bookish love.

 

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

About Serpent & Dove

For her sixteenth birthday, Louise le Blanc’s mother vowed to sacrifice her in a ritual that would have ended an ancient war between the Church and witches. Instead, Lou fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal.

As a huntsman of the Church, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. But when Lou tricks Reid into a public scandal, the two are forced into an impossible situation—marriage.

Their animosity quickly softens to what could be love, but Reid is still a huntsman and believes the only fate for a witch is the stake. Lou, unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, must make a choice. And love makes fools of us all.

 

Five Dark Fates by Kendare Blake

About Five Dark Fates

Mirabella, Arsinoe, and Jules had Queen Katharine right where they wanted her. But when she unexpectedly killed Jules’s mother, she broke the spell that kept Jules’s Legion Curse in check. Now Jules, ravaged by uncontrollable fits of rage and violence, has to be locked away, and Arsinoe and Mirabella are tasked with figuring out their next move in the plan to overthrow their sister’s throne.

Then Mirabella goes missing, and though Arsinoe doesn’t want to admit it, all signs point toward a betrayal she can’t fathom—that Mirabella has decided to ally with Katharine. Arsinoe fears that Mirabella will play their last card: that Jules, their one chance at overthrowing the throne, is barely able to speak without being heavily sedated. That the Legion Queen’s loyal following of ragtag warriors is dwindling. That Arsinoe can’t see a way out of this mess.

But there’s more to the picture than Arsinoe realizes. A Blue Queen shrouded in mist waiting to strike. A thousand dead queens beneath Katherine’s skin with their own aims. And an elemental with a trick up her sleeve that even the most cunning player won’t see coming. One thing is for sure: this war will come to an end… but with it, what else? Katharine’s reign? Her sisters’ lives? Or the entire fate of Fennbirn?

 

Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai

About Butterfly Yellow

In the final days of the Viet Nam War, twelve-year-old Hang took her brother, Linh, to the airport, desperate for them to be brought to America. In a split second, Linh was taken—and Hang was left behind. Six years later, she endures a horrifying escape from Viet Nam and arrives in Texas as a refugee, where LeeRoy, a city boy with rodeo dreams, helps her find the brother she thought she’d lost. But Hang’s heart is shattered all over again when she learns that Linh doesn’t remember her at all. The distance between them feels greater than ever—but she’ll do anything to bridge the gap.

 

Cracking the Bell by Geoff Herbach

About Cracking the Bell

Isaiah loves football. In fact, football saved Isaiah’s life, giving him structure and discipline after his sister’s death tore his family apart. Now, nothing makes Isaiah happier than setting up the perfect defense and delivering a big hit. But when Isaiah gets knocked out cold on the field, he learns there’s a lot more to lose than football.

While recovering from another concussion, Isaiah wonders what his life would look without football. All his friends are on the team, and Isaiah knows they can’t win without him. There’s also the scholarship offer from Cornell, which is only on the table if he keeps playing. And without football, what would keep his family together? What would prevent him from sliding back into the habits that nearly destroyed him?

As Isaiah begins to piece his life together with help from unexpected places, he must decide how much he’s willing to sacrifice for the sport that gave him everything, even if playing football threatens to take away his future.

 

A Treason of Thorns by Laura E. Weymouth

About A Treason of Thorns

Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to her home, Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh’s magic always kept the countryside well. And as a child, this magic kept her happy, draping her in flowers while she slept, fashioning secret hiding places for her, and lighting fires on the coldest nights to keep her warm.

Everything shattered, though, when her father committed high treason trying to free Burleigh from the King’s oppressive control. He was killed, and Vi was forced into hiding.

But when she’s given a chance to return to her home, it’s to discover Burleigh has run wild with grief. Burleigh’s very soul is crying out in pain. And as its tormented magic ravages the countryside, Vi must decide how far she’s willing to go to save her house—before her house destroys everything she’s ever known.

 

Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks, Ted Caplan

About Unpregnant

Seventeen-year-old Veronica Clarke never thought she’d want to fail a test – until she finds herself holding a thick piece of plastic and staring at two solid pink lines. How her boyfriend managed to get her pregnant, even with the most consistent use of condoms, is a mystery–but with a college-bound future now disappearing before her eyes, Veronica considers a decision she never imagined she’d have to make: an abortion.

Except the closest place to legally get one is nine hundred miles away in New Mexico–and Veronica doesn’t have a car. Desperate, she turns to the only person who won’t judge her: Bailey Butler, Jefferson High’s own little black cloud of anger and snark–and Veronica’s ex-best friend.

The plan is straightforward: a thirty-hour drive to the clinic and back. What could go wrong? Not much, apart from stolen cars, a crazed ex-boyfriend, truck stop strippers with pro-life agendas, ferret kidnapping, and aliens. Plus, the pain of a broken friendship that can’t be outrun, even when speeding down a highway. Soon, Veronica must risk everything to repair the hurt she’s caused. Under the starlit skies of the Southwest, Veronica and Bailey discover the road to adulthood isn’t easy–but it’s better with a friend by your side.

 

When She Reigns by Jodi Meadows

About When She Reigns

The Great Abandonment has begun. Panic has seized the Fallen Isles, where no one knows which god will rise next. Mira Minkoba believes her dreams hold the secret to bringing an end to the destruction, but in order to save her people, she’ll have to find a legendary treasure: the bones of the first dragon.

Mira’s desperate search leads the Hopebearer and her friends on a dangerous journey into the heart of enemy territory: the Algotti Empire itself. The Empress is more than willing to help—for an impossible price. And as tensions escalate beneath the shadows of the risen gods, Mira grapples with a terrifying question: what will she have to sacrifice to preserve what she loves?

The explosive finale to Jodi Meadows’s Fallen Isles trilogy is ablaze with sizzling romance and fiery magic as Mira’s fight to save dragons from extinction evolves into a mission to save her world from annihilation.

 

Suggested Reading by Dave Connis

About Suggested Reading

Eleanor and Park. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Their Eyes Were Watching God. These are just a few of the books at Lupton Academy that are now considered “prohibited media.” A passionate reader who loves staying up all night to highlight the best lines in her favorite novels, Clara Evans is horrified when she discovers the titles on the principal’s hit list are being taken out of circulation at the school library. In fact, the books aren’t allowed anywhere on the school’s premises, and students caught with the contraband will be sternly punished.  Many of these stories have changed Clara’s life, so she’s not going to sit back and watch while her draconian principal, Mr. Walsh, abuses his power. She’s going to strike back.

With the help of her friend and student body president, LiQui, Clara starts an underground library—the UnLib—in her locker, doing a shady trade in titles like Speak and The Chocolate War. But when one of the UnLib books she loves most is connected to a tragedy she never saw coming, Clara’s forced to face her role in it. Will she be able to make peace with her conflicting feelings, or is fighting for this noble cause too tough for her to bear?

 

The Survival List by Courtney Sheinmel

About The Survival List

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU LOSE THE PERSON YOU LOVE THE MOST?

Sloane Weber is devastated when her older sister dies by suicide. Talley was a bright light who made everyone want to step closer. Why had she made that unthinkable choice?

The only clue that Talley left behind for Sloane is a puzzle—a list of random places and names, along with the phone number for a boy named Adam, who lives in California and claims he didn’t know Talley.

A few of the other list items are also in California, though Talley herself had never been there . . . or maybe she had. Sloane has to find out. She heads west, enlists Adam’s help, and together they search for answers. But while Sloane is drawn to Adam, she can’t shake the feeling that he’s hiding something. Is Sloane ready to learn the truth—about Adam, her sister, or the secrets her family has been hiding for years?

From author Courtney Sheinmel comes an emotional, page-turning novel about the bonds of sisterhood, the imprecision of memory, and the incomparable value of finding something to live for.

 

Verify by Joelle Charbonneau

About Verify

Meri Beckley lives in a world without lies. When she turns on the news, she hears only the facts. When she swipes the pages of her online textbooks, she reads only the truth. When she looks at the peaceful Chicago streets, she feels the pride everyone in the country feels about the era of unprecedented hope and prosperity over which the government presides.

But when Meri’s mother is killed, Meri suddenly has questions that no one else seems to be asking. And when she tries to uncover her mother’s state of mind in her last weeks, she finds herself drawn into a secret world full of facts she’s never heard and a history she didn’t know existed.

Suddenly, Meri is faced with a choice between accepting the “truth” she has been taught or embracing a world the government doesn’t want anyone to see—a world where words have the power to change the course of a country, and the wrong word can get Meri killed.

 

Angel Mage by Garth Nix

About Angel Mage

More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no more than nineteen, and once again renews her single-minded quest to be united with her lover, Palleniel, the archangel of Ystara.

A seemingly impossible quest, but Liliath is one of the greatest practitioners of angelic magic to have ever lived, summoning angels and forcing them to do her bidding.

Liliath knew that most of the inhabitants of Ystara died from the Ash Blood plague or were transformed into beastlings, and she herself led the survivors who fled into neighboring Sarance. Now she learns that angels shun the Ystaran’s descendants. If they are touched by angelic magic, their blood will turn to ash. They are known as Refusers, and can only live the most lowly lives.

But Liliath cares nothing for the descendants of her people, save how they can serve her. It is four young Sarancians who hold her interest: Simeon, a studious doctor-in-training; Henri, a dedicated fortune hunter; Agnez, an adventurous musketeer cadet; and Dorotea, an icon-maker and scholar of angelic magic. They are the key to her quest.

The four feel a strange kinship from the moment they meet, but do not know why, or suspect their importance. All become pawns in Liliath’s grand scheme to fulfill her destiny and be united with the love of her life. No matter the cost to everyone else. . .

 

The End and Other Beginnings by Veronica Roth

About The End and Other Beginnings

No world is like the other. Within this masterful collection, each setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, for all the advances in these futuristic lands, the people still must confront deeply human problems. In these six short stories, Veronica Roth reaches into the unknown and draws forth something startlingly familiar and profoundly beautiful.

In “Inertia,” friends Claire and Matt stopped speaking six months ago. When Matt gets into a car accident and his end looks certain, he requests a visitation, a procedure that allows him and Claire to revisit shared memories—and a chance to discover what went wrong.

“The Spinners” follows bounty hunter Atleigh Kent as she tracks and kills leeches—a predatory extraterrestrial race that illegally absorbs human host bodies. But death begets death, and Atleigh is relentless in her search for revenge.

Imagine a unique symphony, a slow ode of aches and joy, notes created by each body as it lives and as it dies. In “Hearkeners,” these songs are heard by a select few. As Darya makes a difficult decision between her role as a recorder of life or death songs, she discovers where the two merge.

“Vim and Vigor” explores fandom, anxiety, and female friendship through Edie’s choice to use the Elucidation Protocol, a simulated reality technology that reveals the likely outcomes of difficult decisions.

In “Armored Ones,” Teka has one mission while working undercover with the Storyteller: kill Cyra Noavek. Akos, on the other hand, must prove his wit and mettle in a rite that will likely kill him.

“The Transformationist” delves into the psyche of Otho—a prisoner in jail for a crime he never intended to commit. His honest story is all it would take to release him, but he refuses to speak. This collection has something for new and old fans alike. Divergent’s globally bestselling author, Veronica Roth, weaves tales that begin with a hope for a better end, but always end with a better understanding of the beginning.

 

When You Ask Me Where I’m Going by Jasmin Kaur

About When You Ask Me Where I’m Going 

Perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo, Jasmin Kaur’s stunning debut novel is a collection of poetry, illustrations, and prose.

scream
so that one day
a hundred years from now
another sister will not have to
dry her tears wondering
where in history
she lost her voice

The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn’t always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America.

Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of resilience, healing, empowerment, and love will galvanize readers to fight for what is right in their world.

 

A Kingdom for a Stage by Heidi Heilig

About A Kingdom for a Stage

Jetta is a prisoner. A prisoner of the armee, a prisoner of fate, and a prisoner of her own madness. Held captive in Hell’s Court—now the workshop of Theodora, the armee engineer and future queen of Chakrana—Jetta knows she needs to escape. But Theodora has the most tempting bait—a daily dose of a medication that treats Jetta’s madness.

But the cost is high. In exchange, Jetta must use her power over dead spirits to trap their souls into flying machines—ones armed with enough firepower to destroy every village in Chakrana. And Theodora and her armee also control Le Trépas—a terrifying necromancer who once had all of Chakrana under his thumb, and Jetta’s biological father. Jetta fears the more she uses her powers, the more she will be like Le Trépas—especially now that she has brought her brother, Akra, back from the dead.

Jetta knows Le Trépas can’t be trusted. But when Akra teams up with Leo, the handsome smuggler who abandoned her, to pull off an incredible escape, they insist on bringing the necromancer along. The rebels are eager to use Le Trépas’s and Jetta’s combined magic against the invading colonists. Soon Jetta will face the choice between saving all of Chakrana or becoming like her father, and she isn’t sure which she’ll choose.

Acclaimed author Heidi Heilig creates a rich world inspired by Southeast Asian cultures and French colonialism. Her characters are equally complex and nuanced, including a bipolar heroine and biracial love interest. Told from Jetta’s first-person point-of-view, as well as chapters written as play scripts, and ephemera such as songs, maps, and letters, A Kingdom for a Stage is a vivid, fast-paced journey that weaves magic, simmering romance, and the deep bonds of family with the high stakes of epic adventure. It will thrill fans of Stephanie Garber, Renée Ahdieh, and Sabaa Tahir.

 

The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif

About The Athena Protocol

Jessie Archer is an agent for the Athena Protocol, a vigilante all-female organization created to combat injustices around the world. Athena has strict policies to not kill, so when Jessie loses control on a mission, she’s kicked off the team, right before they’re supposed to take down a human trafficking kingpin in Belgrade. Desperate to prove herself, Jessie launches her own investigation—but going rogue means there’s no one there to watch her back as she gets closer to the horrifying truth.

 

Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup

About Our Year in Love and Parties

Four nights of the highest highs and the lowest lows. Three seconds to get lost in a good party. Two friends with the potential to be something more. One year that will change everything.  Tucker knows that relationships take work. Some are easier than others though. With his best friend, Bobby, and his mom, everything is simple and consistent. His dad, on the other hand, who is sick, still treats him like a nine-year-old. Then Erika Green comes back into his life, stirring up old feelings. A small part of him knows he shouldn’t get too attached during senior year. But a bigger part doesn’t want her to disappear again.

Erika from before the video liked to shock people with her words and bright- pink hair. Lately, she’s been holing herself up in small, liberal college life and hoping that the past will stay where it belongs—in a dumpster fire. But then she reconnected with Tucker Campanelli. With him, she doesn’t have to pretend to be okay. And she can’t deny the unexplainable connection between them. And though it’s complicated, she really wants to hold onto that feeling for as long as possible.

 

I Hope You Get This Message by Farah Naz Rishi

About I Hope You Get This Message

When news stations start reporting that Earth has been contacted by a planet named Alma, the world is abuzz with rumors that the alien entity is giving mankind only few days to live before they hit the kill switch on civilization. For teens Jesse, Cate, and Adeem, this news from out of this world is about to turn theirs upside down.

Jesse, for one, welcomes the madness. His life has been one bad break after another—most of which he can thank himself for—and he’s tired of it. Cate has grown up hearing stories about her dad from her mom, who is schizophrenic, and she decides to find out the truth about the man she’s been told is her father. And Adeem, a prodigy at coding and programming, must become familiar with a concept new to him—forgiveness.  With only eight days to right their wrongs and face the truths that have been eating them up inside, Jesse, Cate, and Adeem must struggle to find their places in a world that’s being pulled out from beneath them. Can they really convince Alma that they, and humanity, are worth saving, even if they can’t believe it themselves?

 

All the Things We Do in the Dark by Saundra Mitchell

About All the Things We Do in the Dark

There’s no such thing as a secret.

SOMETHING happened to Ava.The curving scar on her face is proof. But Ava would rather keep that something hidden—buried deep in her heart and her soul.

She has her best friend Syd, and she has her tattoos—a colorful quilt, like a security blanket, over her whole body—and now, suddenly, she has Hailey. Beautiful, sweet Hailey, who seems to like Ava as much as she likes her. And Ava isn’t letting anything get in the way of finally, finally seeking peace. But in the woods on the outskirts of town, the traces of someone else’s secrets lie frozen, awaiting Ava’s discovery—and what Ava finds threatens to topple the carefully-constructed wall of normalcy that she’s spent years building.  Secrets leave scars. But when the secret in question is not your own—do you ignore the truth and walk away? Or do you uncover it from its shallow grave, and let it reopen old wounds—wounds that have finally begun to heal?

 

The How & the Why by Cynthia Hand

About The How & the Why

Today Melly had us writing letters to our babies…

Cassandra McMurtrey has the best parents a girl could ask for. They’ve given Cass a life she wouldn’t trade for the world. She has everything she needs—except maybe the one thing she wants. Like, to know who she is. Where she came from. Questions her adoptive parents can’t answer, no matter how much they love her.

But eighteen years ago, someone wrote Cass a series of letters. And they may just hold the answers Cass has been searching for.

Alternating between Cass’s search for answers and letters from the pregnant teen who gave her up for adoption, this voice-driven narrative is the perfect read for fans of Nina LaCour and Jandy Nelson.

 

Tears of Frost by Bree Barton

About Tears of Frost

The electric second book in the Heart of Thorns trilogy explores the effects of power in a dark magical kingdom—and the fierce courage it takes to claim your body as your own.

Mia Rose is back from the dead. Her memories are hazy, her body numb—but she won’t stop searching. Her only hope to save the boy she loves and the sister who destroyed her is to find the mother she can never forgive. Pilar is on a hunt of her own. Betrayed by her mother, and plagued by a painful secret, she’s determined to seek out the only person who can exact revenge. All goes according to plan… until she collides with Prince Quin, the boy whose sister she killed.

As Mia, Pilar, and Quin forge dangerous new alliances, they are bewitched by the snow kingdom’s promise of freedom and opportunity. But with the winter solstice drawing near, they must confront the truth beneath the glimmering ice, as lines between friend, foe, and lover vanish like snowflakes on a flame.

 

A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo

About A Constellation of Roses

Ever since her mother walked out, Trix McCabe has been determined to make it on her own. And with her near-magical gift for pulling valuables off unsuspecting strangers, Trix is confident she has what it takes to survive. Until she’s caught and given a choice: jail time, or go live with her long-lost family in the tiny town of Rocksaw, Kansas.

Trix doesn’t plan to stick around Rocksaw long, but there’s something special about her McCabe relatives that she is drawn to. Her aunt, Mia, bakes pies that seem to cure all ills. Her cousin, Ember, can tell a person’s deepest secret with the touch of a hand. And Trix’s great-aunt takes one look at Trix’s palm and tells her that if she doesn’t put down roots somewhere, she won’t have a future anywhere.

Before long, Trix feels like she might finally belong with this special group of women in this tiny town in Kansas. But when her past comes back to haunt her, she’ll have to decide whether to take a chance on this new life . . . or keep running from the one she’s always known.

With lovable and flawed characters, an evocative setting, and friendships to treasure, Constellation of Roses is the perfect companion to Miranda Asebedo’s debut novel The Deepest Roots.

 

Hero by Michael Grant

About Hero

Monster. Villain. Hero.

Four years after the Perdido Beach dome went down, the alien virus that created it is still wreaking havoc, and virus-infested rock has created a new set of humans with mutant powers.

Rockborn gang members Dekka, Shade, Cruz, Malik, Armo, and Francis are fresh off their defeat of Dillion Poe and in need of answers to some very pressing questions about their own powers: who are the Dark Watchers? And what is this Fourth Dimension that only Francis can access?

But heroes don’t get down time. When the alien-virus infested rock hits New York, a new foe, Bob Markovic, rises amongst the newly rockborn. Markovic’s arrogance and lack of a moral compass already made him unbearable. With his newfound power to inflict a deadly disease, he could send all of humanity into a living hell. As they try to find their footing on morally gray grounds, the Rockborn Gang will have to make some tough decisions if they want to save the world.

Michael Grant bids farewell to the globally bestselling Gone universe with the finale to the Monster trilogy. Old friends and new foes come together in this battle for humanity. The mind-blowing and existential ending will make you rethink: What does it take to be a hero?

 

Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh

About Crown of Oblivion

Astrid is the surrogate for Princess Renya, which means she bears the physical punishment if Renya steps out of line. Astrid has no choice—she and her family are Outsiders, the lower class of people without magic and without citizenship.

But there is a way out of this life—competing in the deadly Race of Oblivion. To enter the race, an Outsider is administered the drug Oblivion, which wipes their memory clear of their past as they enter a new world with nothing to help them but a slip of paper bearing their name and the first clue. It’s not as simple as solving a puzzle, however—for a majority of the contestants, the race ends in death. But winning would mean not only freedom for Astrid, but citizenship and health care for her entire family. With a dying father to think of, Astrid is desperate to prevail.

From the beginning, the race is filled with twists and turns. One of them is Darius, a fellow racer Astrid meets but isn’t sure she can trust. Though they team up in the race, as Astrid’s memories begin to resurface, she remembers just who he was to her—a scorned foe who may want revenge. Astrid also starts to notice she has powers no Outsider should—which could help her win the race, but also make her a target if anyone finds out. With stakes that couldn’t be higher, Astrid must decide what is more important: risking her life to remember the mysteries of the past, or playing a cutthroat game in order to win her—and her family’s—freedom.

 

The Sky Weaver by Kristen Ciccarelli

About The Sky Weaver

At the end of one world, there always lies another.

Safire, a soldier, knows her role in this world is to serve the King of Firgaard—helping to maintain the peace in her oft-troubled nation.

Eris, a deadly pirate, has no such conviction. Known as the Death Dancer for her ability to evade even the most determined of pursuers, she possesses a superhuman power to move between worlds.

When one can roam from dimension to dimension, can one ever be home? Can love and loyalty truly exist?

Now Safire and Eris—sworn enemies—find themselves on a common mission: to find Asha, the last Namsara. From the port city of Darmoor to the fabled faraway Star Isles, their search and their stories become woven ever more tightly together as they discover the uncertain fate they’re hurtling towards may just be a shared one. In this world—and the next.

 

Dangerous Alliance by Jennieke Cohen

About Dangerous Alliance

Lady Victoria Aston has always been just as comfortable in a pair of breeches stolen from her father as she has in satin ballgowns decked in lace. And though she is perfectly capable of minding her manners in polite society, she doesn’t much see the point. With an older sister happily wed and the future of her family estate secure, she is quite content to while her time away in the fields around her home.

However, Vicky’s comfortable, idyllic life is overturned in the course of one night. Her sister’s husband is a terrible cad and now Vicky must marry, or find herself and her family destitute. Armed only with the wisdom she has gained from her beloved novels by Jane Austen, she enters society’s season in a flutter of silks, dances, and pretty words.

But Miss Austen has little to say about Vicky’s particular circumstances: whether the gorgeous and roguish Mr. Carmichael is indeed a scoundrel, if her former best friend—the much-grown and very handsome Tom Sherborne—is out for her dowry or for her heart, or even how to fend off the attentions of the foppish Mr. Silby, he of the bright-orange waistcoat.

Most unfortunately of all, Vicky’s books are silent on the topic of the mysterious accidents cropping up around her. Accidents that have her wondering if there’s someone trying to prevent a match from being made…or prevent her from surviving until her wedding day.

 

Plus, be on the lookout for some epic covers that are still to come! 

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