Featured in "New York," "USA Today," and "Forbes," and on CNN.com.
It appeared on every summer reading list for 2013, from "Entertainment Weekly" to "USA Today." Now, the debut that thrilled readers everywhere is available in paperback. Enter the world of Paige Mahoney, a gifted clairvoyant, a "dreamwalker," in the year 2059. Her natural talents are considered treasonous under the current regime. Snatched away to a secret prison, she encounters another race, the Rephaim, creatures who wish to control the powers of Paige and those like her. One in particular will be assigned as her keeper, her trainer. But his motives are mysterious. To regain her freedom, Paige must learn to trust, in the prison where she is meant to die.
“Samantha Shannon has created a world that will set your imagination on fire and lure you in so absolutely you will forget your surroundings. You will also be elated to learn this is the first in a 7-book series.Fictional London in the year 2059 is the world of Paige Mahoney, a dreamwalker.Scion is the ruling government.They absolutely reject any type of clairvoyant abilities. If they find you have those skills, you disappear.Paige discovers this is true, but the disappearance is not what she has been led to believe.Mind-bendingly intense, rife with fascinating characters and an all-encompassing plot, The Bone Season will take you on one wild ride.--Lynn Riggs
Books & Company”
-Lynn Riggs, Books & Company, Oconomowoc, WI
About the AuthorView
Samantha Shannon was born in west London in 1991. She started writing at the age of fifteen. Between 2010 and 2013 she studied English Language and Literature at St Anne s College, Oxford. In 2013 she published The Bone Season, the first in a seven book series. The Bone Season was a New York Times, a Sunday Times and an Asian Age bestseller, was picked as a Book of the Year by the Daily Mail, Stylist and Huffington Post and was named one of Amazon s 2013 Best Books of the Year. It has been translated into twenty-eight languages and the film rights have been acquired by The Imaginarium Studios and 20th Century Fox. The Mime Order is her second novel.
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