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The book of blood and shadow

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Pub. Date:
2012.
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English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure:
900L
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It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and an embarrassingly storybook one true love. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands and an echoing scream that stopped only when the tranquilizers pierced her veins and left her in the merciful dark. But the next morning, it was all still true: Chris was dead. His girlfriend Adriane, Nora's best friend, was catatonic. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone a murderer. Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora follows the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. It ultimately brings her to the ancient streets of Prague, where she is drawn into a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. For buried in a centuries-old manuscript is the secret to ultimate knowledge and communion with the divine; it is said that he who controls the Lumen Dei controls the world. Unbeknownst to her, Nora now holds the crucial key to unlocking its secrets. Her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.

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9780375968761
9780375899614
9780375868764
9780375872778
9780307968050
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.5, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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subject_facet Conspiracies -- Fiction, Czech Republic -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Murder -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Prague (Czech Republic) -- Fiction, Secret societies -- Fiction
title_display The book of blood and shadow
title_full The Book of Blood and Shadow, The book of blood and shadow / Robin Wasserman
title_short The book of blood and shadow
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topic_facet Conspiracies, Detective and mystery stories, American, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Murder, Mystery, Paranormal fiction, Secret societies, Suspense, Young Adult Fiction