Across a Star-Swept Sea

Across a Star-Swept Sea

Diana Peterfreund


From Rampant and Ascendant writer Diana Peterfreund comes this exciting better half to For Darkness exhibits the Stars, now in paperback. Across a Star-Swept Sea is a romantic science-fiction reimagining of the vintage The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Centuries after wars approximately destroyed civilization, the islands of Galatea and Albion stand on my own, a paradise the place even the Reduction—the devastating mind ailment that sparked the wars—is reminiscence. but on Galatea, an rebellion opposed to the aristocracy has became lethal. The revolutionaries' weapon is a drug that damages their enemies' brains, and the one wish is a mysterious secret agent referred to as the Wild Poppy. On neighboring Albion, not anyone suspects that the Wild Poppy is absolutely famously frivolous teenage aristocrat Persis Blake. Her gossipy flutternotes are encrypted plans, her pampered sea mink is genetically engineered for spying, and her well-publicized new romance with good-looking Galatean medic Justen Helo . . . is her most deadly project ever.

When Persis discovers that Justen is maintaining a mystery which can plunge New Pacifica into one other darkish age, she realizes she's not only risking her middle, she's risking the area she's sworn to guard.

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