From Walker Books (U.K. edition)(available fall 2012)(online retailers listing Aug. 2):
Prepare for a hell of a ride as Cynthia Leitich Smith calls on
characters from her previous novels – and conjures up new ones – for a
|Candlewick (U.S.) cover
When “slipped ” angel Zachary and his werewolf pal Kieren are summoned under suspicious circumstances to a mysterious New England boarding school, they quickly find themselves in a hellish lock-down with an intriguing assortment of secretive, hand-picked “students”.
Plagued by demon dogs, hallucinatory wall decor, a sadistic instructor and a legendary fire-breathing monster, will they somehow manage to escape? Or will the devil have his due?
Cynthia Leitich Smith unites heroes from the previous three novels in the Tantalize series – including Zachary’s girl, Miranda, and Kieren’s love, Quincie – along with a fascinating cast of all-new characters for a suspenseful, action-packed clash between the forces of heaven and hell.
“…this captivating story combines action, suspense, and romance with just the right touch of humor to keep it entertaining. A great finish to an original and satisfying series.” —School Library Journal
“It’s a considerable challenge for a series not to lose steam by the fourth book, but this one runs full force on the fires of hell and the sword power of heaven.” —The Horn Book
“A blend of romance, action and horror, this distinguishes itself from the crowd of paranormal teen fare with the employ of plenty of camp and a healthy dose of dry humor.” —Kirkus Reviews
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