560 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.5 in
October 29, 2013
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1442421800
ISBN - 13: 9781442421806
Read from the Book
1 LILLIAN AND ALFRED RICE PSYCHIATRIC UNIT Miami, Florida I WOKE UP ON THE MORNING OF SOME DAY IN SOME hospital to find a stranger sitting in my room. I sat up gingerly—my shoulder was sore—and studied the stranger. She had dark brown hair that bled into gray at the roots, and hazel eyes with webs of crow’s feet at the corners. She smiled at me, and her whole face moved. “Good morning, Mara,” she said. “Good morning,” I said back. My voice was low and hoarse. It didn’t sound like my own. “Do you know where you are?” She obviously didn’t realize that the floor directory was positioned directly outside the window behind her, and that from the bed, I had a clear view. “I’m at the Lillian and Alfred Rice Psychiatric Unit.” Apparently. “Do you know who I am?” I had no idea, but I tried not to show it; she wouldn’t have asked me if we’d never met, and if we had met, I should remember her. “Yes,” I lied. “What’s my name?” Damn. My chest rose and fell quickly with my breath. “I’m Dr. West,” she said evenly. Her voice was warm and friendly but not at all familiar. “We met yesterday, when you were brought in by your parents and a detective by the name of Vincent Gadsen.” Yesterday. “Do you remember?” I remembered seeing my father lying pale and wounded in a hospital bed after he was shot by the mother of a murdered girl. I remembered that I was the one who made her do it. I remembered going to the police station to confess to stealing my teacher’s EpiPen and releasing fire ants in her
From the Publisher
The truth about Mara Dyer’s dangerous and mysterious abilities continues to unravel in the New York Times bestselling sequel to the thrilling The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer.
Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past.
She used to think her problems were all in her head.
She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets.
In this gripping sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, the truth evolves and choices prove deadly. What will become of Mara Dyer next?
About the Author
Michelle Hodkin is an American YA author. She grew up in South Florida, went to college in New York, and attended law school in Michigan. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer was her first novel, and the initial book in The Mara Dyer Trilogy. The subsequent volumes in the series are; The Evolution of Mara Dyer and The Retribution of Mara Dyer.
"This second volume brings some answers, a lot more questions, and another cliff-hanger ending....The heat gets turned up a notch."