Haven Terra is a brainy, shy high school outcast. But everything changes when she isawarded a prestigious internship at a posh Chicago hotel under the watchful eyes of agroup of gorgeous strangers: the powerful and alluring hotel owner Aurelia Brown; hersecond-in-command, the dashing Lucian... show more
Haven Terra is a brainy, shy high school outcast. But everything changes when she isawarded a prestigious internship at a posh Chicago hotel under the watchful eyes of agroup of gorgeous strangers: the powerful and alluring hotel owner Aurelia Brown; hersecond-in-command, the dashing Lucian Grove; and their stunning but aloof staff ofglamazons called The Outfit.As Haven begins falling for Lucian, she discovers that these beautiful people arenot quite what they seem. With the help of a mysterious book, she uncovers the evilagenda of Aurelia and company: they’re in the business of buying souls. Will they succeedin wooing Haven to join them in their recruitment efforts, or will she be able tothwart this devilish set’s plans to take the souls of her classmates on prom night at thehotel?
Publish date: 6 marca 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Gilded Wings (#1)
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