The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski


Book Description:

Publication Date : October 16, 2012


Darcy Jones doesn’t remember anything before the day she was abandoned as  child outside a Chicago firehouse.  She has never really belonged anywhere-but she couldn’t have guessed that she comes from an alternate world where the Great Chicago Fire didn’t happen and deadly creatures called Shades terrorize the human population.

Memories begin to haunt Darcy when a new boy arrives  at her high school, and he makes her feel both desire and desired in a way she hadn’t thought possible.  But Conn’s interest in her is confusing.  It doesn’t line up with the way he first looked at her.

As if she were his enemy.

When Conn betrays Darcy, she realizes that she can’t rely on anything- not  herself, not the laws of nature, and certainly not him.   Darcy decides to infiltrate the Shadow Society and uncover the Shades’s latest terrorist plot.  What she finds out will change her world forever …

In this smart,compulsively readable novel, master storyteller Marie Rutkoski has  crafted an utterly original world, characters you won’t soon forget and a tale full of intrigue and suspense.


Review  –

This story tells of an alternate universe where the Chicago Fire did not happen and of a strong willed girl who finds out she is not who she thought she was and the boy she falls in love with is the last person on earth she should ever love.  Amazing book and easily read in one day.  Try it!




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