The Cast and Cast team is back and stirring up deep trouble in their beguiling supernatural world. The House of Night series continues as Zoey's singular viewpoint exposes flawed but engaging characters. The issues faced by these teens are not child's play, and the stakes are life and death. This is extremely craveable reading!
It's been a busy time for Zoey Redbird as she comes to terms with her destiny as both a vampyre and the new leader of the Dark Daughters, a sorority for vampyre teens. Zoey's roommate and close friends are there to help her try to restructure the group, but their attention is diverted when two human teens are killed and the evidence points toward the school.
Young vampyres always live on a knife's edge, since there's a strong chance they won't survive their full change. Zoey's troubled when she believes she sees the ghosts of recently deceased schoolmates, and something seems wrong. As a chosen of the goddess Nyx, Zoey feels compelled to investigate, but what she discovers could shake her world. (ST. MARTIN'S GRIFFIN, Oct., 320 pp., $8.95)