Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie AlenderMarie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender

Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer

byKatie Alender

Hardcover | September 24, 2013

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Paris, France: a city of fashion, chocolate croissants, and cute boys. Colette Iselin is thrilled be there for the first time, on her spring break class trip.

But a series of gruesome murders are taking place around the city, putting everyone on edge. And as she tours the sights, Colette keeps seeing a strange vision: a pale woman in a ball gown and powdered wig, who looks like Marie Antoinette.

Colette knows her status-obsessed friends won't believe her, so she seeks out the help of a charming French boy. Together, they discover that the murder victims are all descendants of people who ultimately brought about MarieAntoinette's beheading. And Colette may just be one of those descendants . . .

Acclaimed author Katie Alender brings heartstopping suspense to this story of betrayal, glamour, mystery, history - and one killer queen.

KATIE ALENDER is the acclaimed author of several novels for young adults, including Bad Girls Don't Die and From Bad to Cursed. A graduate of the Florida State University Film School, Katie now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, her daughter, and her very spoiled dog, Winston. She enjoys reading, sewing, and eating delicious high-c...
Title:Marie Antoinette, Serial KillerFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.56 × 5.74 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8.56 × 5.74 × 1 inPublished:September 24, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545468094

ISBN - 13:9780545468091

Appropriate for ages: 12


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From Marie Antoinette, Serial KillerThen something caught my attention, at the corner of my eye - movement. A flash of pale colors moving in the shadows.I spun around.She was there. The woman - the ghost. The width of her skirt blocked the path in front of me completely. In the low light, it was obvious that she gave off a pale blue glow of her own, a light that seemed to undulate through her."Go away!" I said, as if she were a stray cat. "Go! Leave me alone!"A ripple seemed to move through her form, causing her glow to sputter and spark. I got the distinct impression that I'd made her angry."Please," I said. "Please move. Let me go."Finally, she moved -Toward me.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer:

"Delicious, campy mayhem." -School Library Journal