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Illusions shatter - and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices - in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Only this first edition includes an exclusive extra scene from another character's point of view as well as beautiful illustrated endpapers from Shannon Messenger.Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery. Even the smallest secret comes with terrifying new responsibilities. And Sophie's not the only one with blank spots in her past, or mysteries surrounding her family. She and her friends are part of something much bigger than they imagined - and their roles have already been chosen for them. Every clue drags them deeper into the conspiracy.



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Shannon Messenger

Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned--among other things--that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She's studied art, screenwriting, and television production, but realized her real passion was writing for kids and teens. She's the NYT and USA Today bestselling author of the middle grade series, KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES, and the SKY FALL series for young adults. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many languages. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at shannonmessenger.com.



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