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2.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 5 2.33 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Holly Black Narrator: Christine Lakin Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2013 ISBN: 9781478924708
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Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave.

One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her exasperatingly endearing ex-boyfriend, infected and on the edge, and a mysterious boy burdened with a terrible secret. Shaken and determined, Tana enters a race against the clock to save the three of them the only way she knows how: by going straight to the wicked, opulent heart of Coldtown itself.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Replete with grisly violence, an intriguingly complex take on the mechanics of vampirism, and well-developed and memorable characters, this superior, dread-soaked tale will satisfy vampire addicts of all ages.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Teens with a yen for dark, futuristic novels, and maybe even a few Anne Rice readers, will find this a refreshing take on vampire lit. As always, Black’s writing is quick paced and thought-provoking.”

    School Library Journal (starred review)

  • “With rapid-fire dialogue, lavish details, and a wildly imagined world, this will enthrall Black’s fans from start to finish and leave them hoping for another bone-chilling vicarious tour of Coldtown.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “You may be ready to put a stake in vampire lit, but read this first: It’s dark and dangerous, bloody and brilliant.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • Selected for the Autumn 2013 Kids' Indie Next List: Top 10
  • An NPR Best Book
  • A 2013 School Library Journal Best Book for Fiction
  • A 2014 Locus Award Finalist
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About the Author
Author Holly Black

Holly Black is the bestselling author of contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children. She is best known for writing the Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of fantasy books for children; all of the books were adapted into a major motion picture in 2008. Her first novel, Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale, was published in 2002. Her novella, The Wrath of Mulgarath reached the top of the New York Times bestseller list in 2004. She is also a frequent contributor and editor to a number of anthologies, including Geektastic, Zombies vs. Unicorns, and Bordertown. A graudate of the College of New Jersey, Black lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

About the Narrator

Christine Lakin is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and acclaimed television actress, best known for her roles as Alicia “Al” Lambert on the hit family comedy Step by Step and as Joan of Arc on Showtime’s Reefer Madness. Her audiobook narrations include Holly Black’s The Coldest Girl in Coldtown and Mira Grant’s Parasite.