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Unspoken: The Lynburn Legacy Book 1

by Sarah Rees Brennan

Kami Glass is in love with someone she’s never met – a boy the rest of the world is convinced is imaginary.

This has made her an outsider in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, but she doesn’t complain. She runs the school newspaper and keeps to herself for the most part – until disturbing events begin to happen.

There has been screaming in the woods and the dark, abandoned manor on the hill overlooking the town has lit up for the first time in 10 years. The Lynburn family, who ruled the town a generation ago and who all left without warning, have returned.

As Kami starts to investigate for the paper, she finds out that the town she has loved all her life is hiding a multitude of secrets- and a murderer- and the key to it all just might be the boy in her head.

The boy who everyone thought was imaginary may be real…and he may be dangerous.

A modern, magical twist on the Gothic Romance and Girl Detective genres, this book will appeal to fans of both Beautiful Creatures and the Mortal Instruments series. Reviewers have praised the take-charge heroine and the spellbinding romance.

“A darkly funny, deliciously thrilling Gothic.”  Kelley Armstrong

“Readers will laugh, shiver, and maybe even swoon over this modern Gothic novel.” Melissa Marr

“Breathtaking – a compulsive, rocketing read.” Tamora Pierce


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01 September, 2012

About Sarah Rees Brennan

Sarah Rees Brennan is the author of the Demon’s Lexicon trilogy and the co-author, with Justine Larbalestier, of Team Human. Her latest series begins with Unspoken, a romantic Gothic mystery about a girl named Kami Glass, who discovers her imaginary friend is a real boy, Jared Lynburn. He is also one of the mysterious Lynburn family who have returned to the sinister manor on the hill that looms over her town, and who may or may not be involved in dark deeds in the woods. It’s lucky that she’s a sassy girl reporter determined to discover all the secrets that have been kept from her by the town, Jared, and her own family. The sequel to Unspoken, Untold, is out now



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