Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
On Sale: May 5, 2015
Featuring: Ghost; Bex; Lyric
Hardcover / e-Book
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Fantasy Urban | Young Adult Paranormal
Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walkerâ€™s life is forever changed when
she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation
race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney
Island. The worldâ€™s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha
quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyricâ€™s
small town transforms into a military zone with humans on
one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to
help the crown prince, a boy named Fathom, assimilate, she
begins to fall for him. But their love is a dangerous one,
and there are forces on both sides working to keep them
apart. Only, what if the Alpha are not actually the enemy?
What if they are in fact humanityâ€™s only hope of survival?
Because the real enemy is coming. And itâ€™s more terrifying
than anything the world has ever seen.
suspense, and romance whirlpool dangerously in this
cinematic saga, a blend of District 9 and The
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