The Gathering: Book summary and reviews of The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

The Gathering

Darkness Rising, Book 1

by Kelley Armstrong

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The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

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Strange things are happening in Maya's tiny Vancouver Island town. First, her friend Serena, the captain of the swim team, drowns mysteriously in the middle of a calm lake. Then, one year later, mountain lions are spotted rather frequently around Maya's home—and her reactions to them are somewhat...unexpected. Her best friend, Daniel, has also been experiencing unexplainable premonitions about certain people and situations.

It doesn't help that the new bad boy in town, Rafe, has a dangerous secret, and he's interested in one special part of Maya's anatomy—her paw-print birthmark.

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"Fans and newcomers alike will be eager for more after Armstrong's story drives to its pulse-pounding climax." - Publishers Weekly

"If the story lags during the inevitable chase scene, it ends poised on a cliff-hanger and ready to roll with the sequel. Grades 7-11." - Booklist

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Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong is the author of the New York Times bestselling Darkest Powers trilogy, which includes The Summoning, The Awakening (which debuted at number one), and The Reckoning.

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