368 pages, 8.38 × 5.97 × 1.28 in
May 22, 2012
St. Martin's Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0312664850
ISBN - 13: 9780312664855
About the Book
The first book in a magnificent new series about a girl who can navigate between the worlds of the living and the dead by the #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Immortals."
Read from the Book
There are moments in life when everything pauses.The earth hesitates, the atmosphere stills, and time shrinks and folds onto itself until it collapses into a big tired heap.As I push through the small wooden door of the riad where Jennika and I have camped out the past several weeks, trading the hush of the rose-and-honeysuckle-scented courtyard for the chaos of the serpentine maze of medina--it happens again.But instead of mimicking the stillness like I usually do, I decide to go with it and try something fun. Easing my way along connecting salmon-colored walls, I pass a small, thin man caught in midstride, press my fingers against the soft white cotton of his gandora, and gently spin him around until he's facing the opposite way. Then after ducking beneath a mangy black cat that, caught in midleap, appears to be flying, I stop at the corner where I take a moment to rearrange a display of shiny brass lanterns an old man is selling, before moving on to the very next stall where I slip a pair of bright blue babouches onto my feet, decide that I like them, and leave my old leather sandals along with a fistful of crumpled-up dirhams as payment.My eyes burning with the effort of keeping them open, knowing the instant I blink, the gandora-clad man will be one step farther from his destination, the cat will land on its mark, and two vendors will gaze at their wares in total confusion--the scene will return to one of perpetual chaos.Though when I spot the glowing people hovering on
From the Publisher
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortals, Alyson Noël, comes Fated-a breathtaking new saga brimming with magic, mystery, and an intoxicating love story that will steal your heart away. Meet The Soul Seekers.
Strange things are happening to Daire Santos. Crows mock her, glowing people stalk her, time stops without warning, and a beautiful boy with unearthly blue eyes haunts all her dreams. Fearing for her daughter's sanity, Daire's mother sends her to live with the grandmother she's never met. A woman who recognizes the visions for what they truly are-the call to her destiny as a Soul Seeker-one who can navigate the worlds between the living and dead.
There on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico, Daire sets out to harness her mystical powers. But it's when she meets Dace, the boy from her dreams, that her whole world is shaken to its core. Now Daire is forced to discover if Dace is the one guy she's meant to be with...or if he's allied with the enemy she's destined to destroy.
About the Author
Alyson Noël is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of Faking 19, Art Geeks and Prom Queens, Laguna Cove, Fly Me to the Moon, Kiss & Blog, Saving Zoë, Cruel Summer, and the Immortals series including Evermore, Blue Moon, Shadowland, Dark Flame, and Night Star, as well as the Immortals spin-off series beginning with Radiance. With over 2 million copies in print in the US alone, her books have been published in 35 countries and have won awards including the National Reader's Choice Award, NYLA Book of Winter Award, NYPL Stuff for the Teenage, TeenReads Best Books of 2007, and Reviewer's Choice 2007 Top Ten, and have been chosen for the CBS Early Show's "Give the Gift of Reading" segment, and selected for Seventeen Magazine's "Hot List" and Beach Book Club Pick. She lives in Laguna Beach, California.
"Alyson Noël paints a magical New Mexican landscape." -New Mexico Style"Noël does a terrific job of slowly unspooling secrets and motivations with writing that is both charismatic and spunky." -LA Times"A rush of romance will sweep you away in this hauntingly mystical read. I'm already as addicted to Daire and Dace as I was to Ever and Damen. Next book please!" -Janet, teen reader from Kentucky for Justine magazine"An adventurous page-turner. Dreams and reality bleed into each other in this dangerous and edgy romance. Another home run series for Alyson Noël!" -Anna, teen reader from NY for Justine magazine"Emotional, fast-paced, romantic. I love Alyson Noël's lushly descriptive writing -I could hear the beating of the crow's wings, feel the blue-eyed boy's embrace and smell Paloma's coffee in this new Soul Seekers series." -Catherine, teen reader from Florida for Justine magazine"With fantastic characters and an amazing plot,Fated will suck you in and leave you breathless.Noël is a master with words.with passion and thrills around each corner, this book is a must read." -Romantic Times (Top Pick!)"Atmospheric and enjoyable...Noël'smany fans will be eager to find out what happens next." -Publishers Weekly"Readers will feel the pull of Daire's quest just as forcefully as Daire herself does, and will count the days until the release of Echo." -Shelf Awareness, Maximum Shelf"A fast and enjoyable read...with some very unique plot twists and balance among the romance, conflict and