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Only a Monster

Vanessa Len

Only a monster . . . can kill a hero. When the boy she loves turns out to be a legendary monster-slayer, sixteen-year-old Joan must embrace her own monstrousness to stop him, or risk losing her family forever.

In every story there is a hero and a monster.'Mind-bending, heart wrenching, and unputdownable!' Stephanie Garber, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Caraval series and Once Upon a Broken HeartIt should have been the perfect summer. Sent to stay with her late mother's eccentric family in London, sixteen-year-old Joan is determined to enjoy herself. She loves her nerdy job at the historic Holland House, and when her super cute co-worker Nick asks her on a date, it feels like everything is falling into place.Then a Good Samaritan attempt gone wrong sends Joan spinning through time, and her life quickly begins to unravel. Her family aren't just eccentric: they're monsters, with terrifying, hidden powers. And Nick isn't just a cute boy: he's a legendary monster slayer, who will do anything to bring them down.As she battles Nick, Joan is forced to work with the beautiful and ruthless Aaron Oliver, heir to a monster family that hates her own. She'll have to embrace her own monstrousness if she is to save herself, and her family. Because in this story . . .. . . she is not the hero.Dive deep into the world of Only a Monster, where the line between monster and hero is razor thin: hidden worlds dwell in the shadows, beautiful monsters with untold powers walk among humans, and secrets are the most powerful weapon of all.** Praise for Only a Monster **'Darkly delicious fun' Natasha Ngan'What a fantastic, immersive read - I couldn't stop turning the page!' Naomi Novik'A captivating new voice in fantasy' Hafsah Faizal'An absolute page-turner' Chloe Gong'A fabulous start to a phenomenal new series' Adalyn Grace

Paperback / softback
Hodder & Stoughton
Published Date:
232mm x 152mm x 28mm
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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RRP: £14.99

Format: Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9781529380095

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