Rook By Sharon Cameron
Genre: YA Fantasy
Description from Amazon:
A remarkable and utterly inventive novel bursting with intrigue and romance, from Sharon Cameron, acclaimed author of THE DARK UNWINDING, which USA TODAY called “spellbindingly imaginative.”
Centuries after a shifting of the Earth’s poles, the Sunken City that was once Paris is in the grips of a revolution. All who oppose the new regime are put to the blade, except for those who disappear from their prison cells, a red-tipped rook feather left in their place. Is the mysterious Red Rook a savior of the innocent or a criminal?
Meanwhile, across the sea in the Commonwealth, Sophia Bellamy’s arranged marriage to the wealthy René Hasard is the last chance to save her family from ruin. But when the search for the Red Rook comes straight to her doorstep, Sophia discovers that her fiancé is not all he seems. Which is only fair, because neither is she.
As the Red Rook grows bolder and the stakes grow higher, Sophia and René find themselves locked in a tantalizing game of cat and mouse.
Daring intrigue, delicious romance, and spine-tingling suspense fill the pages of this extraordinary tale from award-winning author Sharon Cameron.
Molly’s Thoughts: This Book was so fun to read (one of those, stay up all night, can’t put it down type of books). It has everything that I love in a YA book; Great writing, action, romance, humor, a strong female lead, etc. I can’t wait to read Sharon Cameron’s next book.
Star Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
“I think you are very beautiful,” René said, “especially when you are admiring mischief.”
“You must think that every time I look at you, then.”
Publisher: Scholastic Press