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The Deceivers

The Deceivers
 

Pretty Little Liars meets Ocean's 11 in this highly commercial, intrigue-filled contemporary drama

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ISBN 9781250175793
Barcode 9781250175793
Published 19 February 2019 by St Martin's Press
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Simmons, Kristen
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781250175793
ISBN-10 1250175798
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher St Martin's Press
Imprint St Martin's Press
Publication Date 19 February 2019
International Publication Date 5 February 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Simmons, Kristen
Category Thrillers
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 143mm
Height: 217mm
Spine: 32mm
Weight 443g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Schools, Drug traffic, Political corruption, Swindlers and swindling, Politicians - Family relationships
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 960277

Description of this Book

Pretty Little Liars meets Ocean's 11 in this intrigue-filled contemporary drama from acclaimed author Kristen Simmons. Welcome to Vale Hall, the school for aspiring con artists. When Brynn Hilder is recruited to Vale, it seems like the elite academy is her chance to start over, away from her mom's loser boyfriend and her rundown neighborhood. But she soon learns that Vale chooses students not so much for their scholastic talent as for their extracurricular activities, such as her time spent conning rich North Shore kids out of their extravagant allowances. At first, Brynn jumps at the chance to help the school in its mission to rid the city of corrupt officials--because what could be better than giving entitled jerks what they deserve? But that's before she meets her mark--a senator's son--and before she discovers the school's headmaster has secrets he'll stop at nothing to protect. As the lines between right and wrong blur, Brynn begins to realize she's in way over head.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Like The Handmaid's Tale, Simmons's book serves as essential commentary on women's rights. --Cosmopolitan.com on The Glass Arrow A compelling, inspiring read. By the time it was over, I had my fist in the air. --Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author on Metaltown A dystopian unlike any other I have read. --The Huffington Post on Article 5 A harrowing world. Pacifica will have you breathlessly fearing our own future. --Sara Raasch, New York Times bestselling author I'm clutching my mangled heart and smiling madly. It's that kind of book. Such gorgeous heartbreak! Ty, Colin, and Lena owned me for 372 pages, and long after I finished reading. Smart, absorbing, and deeply human. --Laini Taylor, National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Daughter of Smoke & Bone on Metaltown
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Kristen Simmons is the author of the Article 5 series, The Glass Arrow, Metaltown, and Pacifica. She has worked with survivors of abuse and trauma as a mental health therapist, taught Jazzercise in five states, and is forever in search of the next best cupcake. Currently she lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, where she spends her days supporting the caffeine industry and chasing her delightfully rambunctious son.

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