Abandon #2: Underworld
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545284110 Hardcover
336 Pages | 5.76" x 8.55" | Ages 14 & Up
Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn't dead.
Not this time.
But she is being held against her will in the dim, twilit world between heaven and hell, where the spirits of the deceased wait before embarking upon their final journey.
Her captor, John Hayden, claims it's for her own safety. Because not all the departed are dear. Some are so unhappy with where they ended up after leaving the Underworld, they've come back as Furies, intent on vengeance...on the one who sent them there and on the one whom he loves.
But while Pierce might be safe from the Furies in the Underworld, far worse dangers could be lurking for her there...and they might have more to do with its ruler than with his enemies.
And unless Pierce is careful, this time there'll be no escape.
Raves & reviews:
"In true Cabot fashion, the Abandon books are intense, fast-paced and seriously funny, and her hero makes me want to find a death deity of my own...the Abandon trilogy will tickle your fancy if you love the YA genre, adore paranormal romance and really enjoy a fast-paced, adventurous read with a cliffhanger that will have you pulling out your hair!" —USA Today
"This fast-paced sequel is filled with action, romance, revenge, and lots of suspense. Cabot's main characters become more defined while new ones add some spice to the plotline. This is a satisfying read for teens who love mythology, the paranormal, and intrigue, and the cliff-hanger ending will leave readers eager for the next installation." — School Library Journal
Praise for Abandon
"[Meg Cabot is] arguably the queen of contemporary teen novels... Her retelling of this old myth is smart, sassy, and of the moment." —New York Journal of Books
"Cabot's a pro." —Kirkus Reviews
"The fun premise and Pierce's irreverent voice are trademark Cabot." —Publishers Weekly
"It goes without saying that we love Meg Cabot. In her latest book Abandon, this updated retelling of the love story between Hades and Persephone gives us a new female protagonist to love." —Justine.com