Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, Book 1) by Yvonne Woon

By Yvonne Woon

At the morning of her 16th birthday, Renée Winters used to be nonetheless a typical lady. She spent her summers on the seashore, had the ideal ally, and had simply began relationship the cutest man in school. nobody she'd ever identified had died. yet all that alterations while she reveals her mom and dad useless within the Redwood woodland, in what seems to be a wierd double murder.

After the funeral Renée’s filthy rich grandfather sends her to Gottfried Academy, a distant and mysterious boarding college in Maine, the place she reveals herself learning topics like Philosophy, Latin, and the “Crude Sciences.”

It’s there that she meets Dante Berlin, a good-looking and elusive boy to whom she feels inexplicably drawn. As they develop nearer, unexplainable issues start to take place, yet Renée can’t cease herself from falling in love. It’s in basic terms while she discovers a depressing tragedy in Gottfried’s prior that she starts to wonder whether the Academy is every thing it seems.

Little does she be aware of, Dante is the single hiding a deadly mystery, person who has him fearing for her life.

Dead Beautiful is either a compelling romance and thought-provoking learn, bringing stunning new aspiring to existence, dying, love, and the character of the soul.

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Indd 30 18/03/2013 13:09 hiding in their houses, so quiet they might be dead. Not one of them lifting a hand to save theirselves from what’s coming, hoping if they’re meek enough, if they’re weak enough, then the monster won’t eat ’em. This is where we spent all our time running to. I see movement down on the square, a shadow flitting, but it’s only a dog. Home, home, home, I can just about hear him think. Home, home, home. Dogs don’t got the problems of people. Dogs can be happy any old time. I take a minute to breathe away the tightness that comes over my chest, the water in my eyes.

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