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Toward a Secret Sky

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Format: Hardcover

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Toward a Secret Sky by New York Times bestselling author Heather Maclean is a fast-paced thriller that mixes reality with possibility, blending an epic romance with a breathless flight through the highlands of Scotland, the secret city under London, and history itself.
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Toward a Secret Sky by New York Times bestselling author Heather Maclean is a new breed of YA novel: an intelligent adventure-quest crossed with a sweeping, forbidden love story. A mix of reality and possibility, this fast-paced thriller will appeal to fans of Stephenie Meyer and Dan Brown as it leads the reader on a breathless flight through the highlands of Scotland, the secret city under London, and history itself.

Shortly after 17-year-old Maren Hamilton is orphaned and sent to live with grandparents she’s never met in Scotland, she receives an encrypted journal from her dead mother that makes her and everyone around her a target. It confirms that her parents were employed by a secret, international organization that’s now intent on recruiting her. As Maren works to unravel the clues left behind by her mother, a murderous madness sweeps through the local population, terrorizing her small town. Maren must decide if she’ll continue her parents’ fight or stay behind to save her friends.

With the help of Gavin, an otherworldly mercenary she’s not supposed to fall in love with, and Graham, a charming aristocrat who is entranced with her, Maren races against the clock and around the country from palatial estates with twisted labyrinths to famous cathedrals with booby-trapped subterranean crypts to stay ahead of the enemy and find a cure. Along the way, she discovers the great truth of love: that laying down your life for another isn’t as hard as watching them sacrifice everything for you.

Contributor(s) Heather Maclean
About the Contributor(s) Heather Maclean

Heather Maclean, mother of three, is a Princeton graduate and the founder of Little Laureate, an award-winning educational children's media company. Named one of the '16 Best Entrepreneurs in America' by Sir Richard Branson, she accompanied the adventurous business legend on a 50,000-mile trip around the world, alternately helping improve the lives of others (designing sustainable development initiatives in South Africa) and fearing for her own (rappelling out of a Black Hawk helicopter in a Moroccan sandstorm). Heather began her career at Disney, where she had the distinction of being the first person ever to answer Mickey Mouse's e-mail. When not castle hunting in her husband's native Scotland, she and her clan happily reside in Michigan.

UPC 025986754747
ISBN-10 0310754747
ISBN-13 9780310754749
Publish Date Apr 4, 2017
Weight (lbs) 1.4250
Height 8.30
Width 5.60
Length 384
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Blink
Price $17.99
Format Hardcover
Language English

Customer Reviews

Review by Jalynn
Overall Rating
This is a lot for a young girl of 17 to endure. She is orphaned after her mother's recent death and her father's death long ago. She is going to be sent away to Scotland to live with her grandparents and she isn't looking forward to it, all. She receives a journal that would insinuate that her dead mother and father weren't not your average set of parents. After tons of snooping she starts to uncover a secret world she knew nothing about.

This is a novel meant for teens but it was quite enjoyable and was very engaging. A must read for teens and parents, alike. Very fantasy driven but loved reading it!


**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from the author. All opinions are my own. (Posted on 4/25/2017)

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