Gothic, intoxicating, feminist and romantic this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much anticipated YA debut They say the thirst of blood is like a madness they must sate it Even with their own kinOn the eve of her divining, the day she ll discover her fate, seventeen year old Lil and her twin sister Kizzy are captured and enslaved by the cruel Boyar Valcar, taken far away from their beloved traveller community Forced to work in the harsh and unwelcoming castle kitchens, Lil is comforted when she meets Mira, a fellow slave who she feels drawn to in a way she doesn t understand But she also learns about the Dragon, a mysterious and terrifying figure of myth and legend who takes girls as gifts They may not have had their divining day, but the girls will still discover their fate The Deathless Girls is exquisitely written, as we have come to expect from Millwood Hargrave, but it is also riveting, intoxicating, and utterly unputdownable Louise O Neill


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