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    • ISBN:9781786540010
    • Publication date:01 Mar 2016
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Passenger

By Alexandra Bracken

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Discover an epic #1 New York Times bestselling sensation, perfect for fans of Outlander and Red Queen.

'Riveting. Romantic characters and an immense world with no end in sight' - Victoria Aveyard

New York City, present day

In one night, Etta Spencer is wrenched from everything she knows and loves. Thrown into an unfamiliar world, she can be certain of only one thing: she has travelled not just miles, but years from home.

The Atlantic, 1776

Captain Nicholas Carter is tasked with delivering Etta to the dangerous Ironwood family. They are searching for something - a stolen object they believe only she can reclaim. But Nicholas is drawn to his mysterious passenger, and the closer he gets to her, the further he is from freedom.

The Edges of the World

Together, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey
across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by a desperate thief. But as Etta plays deeper into the Ironwoods' game, treacherous forces threaten to separate her not only from Nicholas, but from her path home - for ever.

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  • ISBN: 9781786540003
  • Publication date: 07 Apr 2016
  • Page count: 496
  • Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
Impeccably researched, cleverly put together, and hugely intriguing,Passenger is an action-packed coming-of-age adventure, which doesn't only focus on a physical journey throughout the ages but is also an inspirational voyage of diversity and empowerment. — Page to Stage
Tackling big themes, locations that span both continents and centuries, and a compelling love story at its heart ensures that Passenger is deserving of the buzz it's receiving. — Fantasy Literature
Passenger doesn't let up its high-octane pace until the final page ... — School Library Journal
The slow-burning relationship between Etta and Nicholas will leave many readers breathless. — BOOKLIST
A rousing series opener ... Bracken's saga is sweeping. — Publishers Weekly
Alexandra Bracken keeps pages turning. — Kirkus Reviews
Utterly absorbing, smart, and romantic. — Wendy Higgins
Grabs you by the heart from its opening notes and doesn't let go until its knockout, blockbuster finale. — SARAH J. MAAS, #1 New York Times best-selling author
I was truly transported through this novel ... Fans of Outlander will see so much of Claire in Etta, who holds a smart and headstrong lens to history. — VICTORIA AVEYARD, #1 New York Times best-selling author
This is a romantic, action-packed page turner for fans of fantasy and historical ficition — Inis
I was truly transported through this novel ... Fans of Outlander will see so much of Claire in Etta, who holds a smart and headstrong lens to history.
Grabs you by the heart from its opening notes and doesn't let go until its knockout, blockbuster finale.
Utterly absorbing, smart, and romantic.
Alexandra Bracken keeps pages turning.
A rousing series opener ... Bracken's saga is sweeping.
The slow-burning relationship between Etta and Nicholas will leave many readers breathless.
Passenger doesn't let up its high-octane pace until the final page ...
Impeccably researched, cleverly put together, and hugely intriguing,Passenger is an action-packed coming-of-age adventure, which doesn't only focus on a physical journey throughout the ages but is also an inspirational voyage of diversity and empowerment.
Tackling big themes, locations that span both continents and centuries, and a compelling love story at its heart ensures that Passenger is deserving of the buzz it's receiving.
This is a romantic, action-packed page turner for fans of fantasy and historical ficition
Franklin Watts

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