22 Arcana cards. 22 young assassins. May the best hand live. Introducing The Arcana Chronicles from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole.She could save the world—or destroy it. Sixteen-year-old Evangeline “Evie” Greene leads a charmed life, until she begins experiencing horrifying hallucinations. When an apocalyptic event decimates her Louisiana hometown, Evie realizes her hallucinations were actually visions of the future—and they’re still happening. Fighting for her life and desperate for answers, she must turn to her wrong-side-of-the-bayou classmate: Jack Deveaux. But she can’t do either alone.With his mile-long rap sheet, wicked grin, and bad attitude, Jack is like no boy Evie has ever known. Even though he once scorned her and everything she represented, he agrees to protect Evie on her quest. She knows she can’t totally depend on Jack. If he ever cast that wicked grin her way, could she possibly resist him? Who can Evie trust?As Jack and Evie race to find the source of her visions, they meet others who have gotten the same call. An ancient prophesy is being played out, and Evie is not the only one with special powers. A group of twenty-two teens has been chosen to reenact the ultimate battle between good and evil. But it’s not always clear who is on which side…
A New York Times bestselling author, Kresley Cole, has been fortunate to travel over much of the world, and in her earlier years was an athlete as well as earned a master's degree. With all of her experiences, she uses those true life episodes to create her dramatic characters and settings for her books. She is a world renowned author of young adult novels and fore-mostly, paranormal novels.
Her works include the popular Immortal After Dark series, the Arcana Chronicles series, the more erotic Gamemakers series, and historical romances. Quite a broad spectrum of novels. Her IAD books have been her most successful.
Kresley resides with her family in Florida.