The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Delacorte Press
Saturday • September 29 • 5pm
U District store
Reading & Book Signing
Join us for a reading and signing of the newest dark fantasy from the award-winning author of the And I Darken trilogy (and awkward giver of hugs) Kiersten White!
Elizabeth Lavenza hasnt had a proper meal in weeks. Her arms are covered with bruises from her caregiver, and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streetsuntil she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everythingexcept a friend. Elizabeth does everything she can to make herself indispensableand it works. The Frankenstein family takes her in, and Elizabeth is rewarded with a warm bed, delicious food, and the finest silk dresses. Soon she and Victor are inseparable.
But her new life comes at a price. As the years pass, Elizabeths survival depends on managing Victors dangerous temper and entertaining his every whim, no matter how depraved. Behind her blue eyes and sweet smile lies the calculating heart of a girl determined to stay alive no matter the costas the world she knows is consumed by darkness.
Kiersten White is the New York Times bestselling author of the And I Darken series, comprised of And I Darken, Now I Rise, and Bright We Burn; the Paranormalcy series; Slayer, and many more novels. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, which, in spite of its perfection, spurs her to dream of faraway places and even further-away times.
Pre-Order Please Note: Autographed copies of books are only available after the event. $18.99