The first in a new series by Lauren Kate, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series, Teardrop is an epic saga of heart-stopping romance, devastating secrets, and dark magic ... a world where everything you love can be washed away.
Never, ever cry. ... Eureka Boudreaux's mother drilled that rule into her daughter years ago. But now her mother is gone, and everywhere Eureka goes he is there: Ander, the tall, pale blond boy who seems to know things he shouldn't, who tells Eureka she is in grave danger, who comes closer to making her cry than anyone has before.
But Ander doesn't know Eureka's darkest secret: ever since her mother drowned in a freak accident, Eureka wishes she were dead, too. She has little left that she cares about, just her oldest friend, Brooks, and a strange inheritance - a locket, a letter, a mysterious stone, and an ancient book no one understands. The book contains a haunting tale about a girl who got her heart broken and cried an entire continent into the sea. Eureka is about to discover that the ancient tale is more than a story, that Ander might be telling the truth ... and that her life has far darker undercurrents than she ever imagined.
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"There's plenty here to make for a terrific weekend-afternoon read." - Publishers Weekly
"All of the ingredients are there, but the murkiness surrounding the mythical underpinnings of the novel keeps it from reaching its full potential." - Kirkus
" Romance and mystery readers will enjoy the smooth predictability of the many plot twists, made fresh by a promising backstory and atmospheric setting." - Booklist
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Lauren Kate is the internationally number one bestselling author of The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, and the Fallen novels: Fallen, Torment, Passion, Fallen in Love, and Rapture. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages. She lives in Los Angeles.
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