The Beautiful And The Cursed

May 14, 2013|
The Beautiful And The Cursed by Page Morgan
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It was bizarre and inexplicable, and after it happened, Ingrid Waverly was forced to leave her life in London behind. She had to trade a world full of fancy dresses and society events for exile in gothic Paris with her mother and her younger sister, Gabby.

In Paris there are no grand balls or glittering parties, and disturbingly, the house rented by Ingrid''s twin brother, Grayson, isn''t a house at all. It''s an abbey. A creepy, old abbey with a roof lined in stone gargoyles that could almost be mistaken for living, breathing creatures.

And to top it all off, Grayson is missing.

Yet no one seems to be concerned about Grayson''s whereabouts save for Luc, a devastatingly handsome servant who has some deep and dark secrets of his own.

There''s one secret about the city that even Luc can''t keep hidden, though: there''s a murderer on the loose. And every day that Grayson is missing means there''s less chance he''s still alive.

Ingrid is sure her twin isn''t dead--she can feel it deep in her soul--but she knows that he''s in grave danger, and that it''s up to her and Gabby to find him before all hope is lost.

And yet the path to him is more dangerous than she could ever imagine.
Page Morgan has been fascinated with les grotesques ever since she came across an old black-and-white photograph of a Notre Dame gargoyle keeping watch over the city of Paris. The gargoyle mythologies she went on to research fed her imagination, and she became inspired to piece together her own story and mythology for these remarka...
Title:The Beautiful And The Cursed
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.51 X 5.82 X 1.13 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.51 X 5.82 X 1.13 in
Published:May 14, 2013
Publisher:PRH Canada Young Readers
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385679084

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