A YOUNG ADULT FANTASY
Sixteen-year-old Avery Barnes lives on a secluded, chain of islands where angels once lived and demons are now used to carry out punishments. After witnessing three strangers appear out of thin air, Avery suspects that the governing First Family has been lying to them. The angels were still with them, and still bringing new people to the islands. Accused of trespassing on First Family ground, Avery is given her final warning before being excommunicated to an island ruled by demons. Now, Avery wants nothing more than to find out where the First Family is hiding the angels, and why.
Kade Clayton, a reluctant member of the First Family, is being groomed by his grandfather to one day lead the islands. When he is forced to join his grandfather’s team of watchmen to spy on Avery, Kade instead tries to convince Avery that he’s not like the rest of his family. In a constant battle to earn her trust, Kade works alongside Avery to help uncover his own family’s secrets in hopes of finding the lost angels.
But they must hurry. A string of mysterious deaths suggests that the three, mysterious strangers didn’t arrive on the islands alone – a new order of demon came with them. When one of the newcomers reveals his uncle is under the influence of the demon, he joins Avery and Kade on their quest to find the angels. Constantly doubting the other’s motive, the teens follow clues from the tree village of The Raywoods to the mountains of High Ridge, all before someone else dies.
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