November 2011 Indie Next List
“Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, 15-year-old June is a military prodigy committed to her country. Her complete antithesis is 15-year-old Day, the country's most wanted criminal and the prime suspect in the murder of June's brother. June sets out to capture Day, but, in a shocking turn of events, the teens discover a sinister conspiracy that pits both of them against the government. Filled with action and suspense!”
— Ellen Klein, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA
In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, 15-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.
About the Author
Marie Lu (www.marielu.org) is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Legend, Prodigy, and Champion, as well asThe Young Elites. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin s Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California (see above: traffic), with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.