Downton Abbey" meets The Selection in this
dystopian tale of love and betrayal
Sixteen-year-old Madeline Landry is practically Gentry royalty.
Her ancestor developed the nuclear energy that has replaced
electricity, and her parents exemplify the glamour of the upper
class. As for Madeline, she would much rather read a book than
attend yet another debutante ball. But when she learns about the
devastating impact the Gentry lifestyleher lifestyleis having on
those less fortunate, her whole world is turned upside down.
As Madeline begins to question everything she has been told, she
finds herself increasingly drawn to handsome, beguiling David Dana,
who seems to be hiding secrets of his own. Soon, rumors of war and
rebellion start to spread, and Madeline finds herself at the center
of it all. Ultimately, she must make a choice between dutyher
family and the estate she loves dearlyand desire.
Fans of Ally Condie, Kiera Cass, Veronica Roth, and even Jane
Austen will be enthralled by this breathtaking read.