Claudia Gray began her writing career with the Evernight series, which includes four young adult novels set in an eerie, gothic boarding school. The Evernight series has received critical acclaim from national media, earned Claudia the title of New York Times bestseller and jumpstarted her career. Though she has worked as a lawyer, journalist, disc jockey and poor waitress, she now writes full time. She resides in New Orleans.
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When Nadia's family moves to Captive's Sound, she instantly realizes there's more to the place than meets the eye. Descended from witches, Nadia can sense that a spell has been cast over the tiny Rhode Island town — a sickness infecting everyone and everything in it. The magic at work is darker and more powerful than anything she's come across and has sunk its claws most deeply into Mateo — her rescuer, her friend and the guy she yearns to get closer to even as he pushes her away.
Mateo has lived in Captive's Sound his entire life, shadowed by small-town gossip and his family's tormented past. Local legend dictates that every year, one member of the family goes mad, claiming to know the future before descending into insanity. When the strange dreams Mateo has been having of rescuing a beautiful girl from a car accident actually come true, he knows he's doomed.
Despite the forces pulling them apart, Nadia and Mateo must work together to break the chains of his terrible family curse and to prevent a coming disaster that even now threatens the entire town, including Nadia's family, her newfound friends and her own life. Shimmering with magic and mystery, New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray's new novel depicts a dark and unforgettable world of witches, curses, buried secrets and star-crossed romance.
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