Black City: Black City Series, Book 1

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In the aftermath of a brutal and bloody war, in the still-smoldering Black City, sixteen-year-olds Natalie Buchanan and Ash Fisher do the unthinkable - they fall in love. Natalie, a human and the daughter of a government official, is still reeling from her father's murder by a crazed Darkling, upending her entire life. So how can she now be falling for Ash, a brooding half-blood Darkling boy? Natalie's heart betrays everything she's ever believed with one magnetic beat, forcing her to choose between her family and the boy she loves.

Ash tries desperately to deny his feelings for Natalie. She is a Sentry brat, after all. The very Sentry who would love nothing more than to see all Darklings totally eradicated from the United Sentry States. For now, they've settled for banishing all Darklings to the wrong side of a ghetto wall. Despite being half-human and being allowed to live on the human side, Ash is still scorned everywhere he goes, always wondering what it would be like on the other side of the wall with his own kind. Then Natalie steps into his life, a calming force, and he, too, has to choose. But choosing Natalie could get them both killed.

A page-turning and passionate romance set in a mesmerizing and perilous world, Black City is a rich, atmospheric read not to be missed.

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9780399159435
9780142427224
9781101591239
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series Black City chronicles
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subject_facet Drugs, Drugs -- Fiction, Drugs -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, English, Fiction, Juvenile works, Race relations -- Fiction, Social classes, Social classes -- Fiction, Social classes -- Juvenile fiction, Vampires -- Fiction, Vampires -- Juvenile fiction, War stories, War stories, English
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topic_facet Drugs, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, English, Race relations, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Social classes, Vampires, War stories, English, Young Adult Fiction