When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her
had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the
garage and call the police. Something alarming enough to get her sent to
Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived
the mysterious disease that had killed most of America’s children, but she and
the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could
Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones.
When the truth comes
out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. Now she’s on the run,
desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She
joins a group of kids who have escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave
leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him,
Ruby can’t risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents.
arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious
leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to
use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a
terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at having a life
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