Autumn Rose: A Dark Heroine Novel

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HarperCollins, Jan 28, 2014 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Autumn Rose has the chance to save the world she loves. But how much will she have to sacrifice?

Autumn Rose lives in a sleepy seaside town, but buried deep under the surface of her quiet life are dark secrets. Her grandmother is dead, murdered eighteen months ago, and the vibrant London social scene in which she was brought up is a world away. Even worse, at her new school she is shunned and condemned––all because of the swirling marks on her skin that prevent her from blending in with the crowd.

Then the appearance at her school of a handsome young man—who has the same curious markings as Autumn—sends her world into turmoil. Suddenly the marks are deemed cool, and Autumn is thrust into the limelight. But her sudden popularity brings danger as her secrets threaten to come to light. And then there are her recurring dreams about a girl who is about to be seduced by a very dark prince . . . and Autumn must figure out how to save her before it is too late.

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User Review  - jlouise77 - LibraryThing

I did not like this book at all. I did like the characters, but the story was convoluted and sparse. Could be because I didn't read the first one. I didn't realize it was a series when I requested it. Very strange book, with very little explanation as to what was happening. Read full review

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User Review  - arbjames - LibraryThing

This second in the Dark Heroine series chronicles Autumn Rose's story as she comes to power as the first Dark Heroine. The events take place at the same time as those involving Violet Lee in the first ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Abigail Gibbs was born and raised in deepest, darkest Devon, England. She is studying for a B.A. in English at the University of Oxford and considers herself a professional student, as the real world has yet to catch up with her. Her greatest fear is blood and she is a great advocate of vegetarianism, which logically led to the writing of her first novel, The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire. She splits her time between her studies, stories, and family, and uses coffee to survive all three.

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