Dark Song

Dark Song

Ames Ford has a perfect life–that is, she had a perfect life, until her father is fired and her family has to move from their mansion in Colorado to a slum in Texas. Now her mother won’t stop yelling, her father won’t stop drinking, and her little sister hides with a pillow over her head to drown out the fighting.

But then Ames meets Marc: Mysterious. Experienced. Rebellious. Gun-obsessed. He loves her more than anything, and he won’t let anyone stand in his way where Ames is concerned–especially her parents. And when was the last time they did anything but ignore, dismiss, or hurt her? Ames must now decide just how far she’s willing to go for loyalty, for revenge, and for love and if she’s willing to commit the ultimate betrayal against her family.

Gail Giles, acclaimed author of What Happened to Cass McBride? and Shattering Glass, will have you questioning what you’d do at your breaking point.
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Genre: Teen & Young Adult / Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

On Sale: October 3rd 2011

Price: $8.99

Page Count: 320

ISBN-13: 9780316068871

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Praise

"Giles is a gifted writer... Her imagery sparkles, her character development is flawless, and this page-turner positively crackles with excitement... Suspense lovers will savor this fast-paced psychological thriller."—VOYA, starred review
"The queen of YA thrillers does it again with another gripping page-turner in which love and danger meet."—Kirkus Reviews
"Ames and the rest of the Ford family's fall from grace makes for breathless, chilling reading."—Publishers Weekly
"This fast-paced psychological thriller will leave readers disturbed, enthralled, and clamoring for more. Fans... will thoroughly enjoy this chilling account of a good girl gone bad."—School Library Journal
"In this day of investor fraud, mortgage foreclosures, and overnight wealth-to-poverty news stories, this timely, riveting novel will resonate with readers."—Booklist