Beautiful and heartbreaking, full of love and hope, bestselling author Ruta Sepetys's new novel Salt to the Sea tells the story of a tragedy that history has forgotten.
World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia. Thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in one another tested with each step closer toward safety. Just when it seems freedom is within their grasp, tragedy strikes. Not country, nor culture, nor status matter as all ten thousand people aboard must fight for the same thing: survival.
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How far would you go to save the people you love? Laia has lived her entire life in the Martial Empire, an oppressive regime that stripped the rights of her people and forced them into hiding. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia agrees to spy on the Empire from within their most notorious military academy in exchange for his rescue. She expects danger, brutality, and fear. She does not expect to discover that Elias, the school's finest soldier, is just as trapped as she is—and just as desperate for freedom.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Jane Austen in this highly anticipated new novel from Alison Goodman, bestselling author of Eon and Eona!
Lady Helen is on the eve of her debut presentation at the royal court. Her life should revolve around gowns, dancing, and securing a suitable marriage. Instead, she learns that a cabal of demons has infiltrated all levels of London society—and that she has a part to play in the secret war against them. Now she must join forces with the scandalous Lord Carlston, a man she shouldn't be anywhere near if she wants to keep her reputation. He's the only person who can help her, but can Helen trust a man whose life is built on lies? And does she have the strength to face the dangers of this hidden world and her family's legacy?