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Jonas

(2009)
(The first book in the Beautiful Dead series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Something strange is happening in Ellerton High. Phoenix is the fourth teenager to die within a year. His street fight stabbing follows the deaths of Jonas, Summer andArizona in equally strange and sudden circumstances. Rumours of ghosts and strange happenings rip through the small community as it comes to terms with shock and loss. Darina,Phoenix's grief-stricken girlfriend, is on the verge. She can't escape her intense heartache, or the impossible apparitions of those that are meant to be dead. And all the while the sound of beating wings echo inside her head ! And then one dayPhoenix appears to Darina. Ecstatic to be reunited, he tells her about the Beautiful Dead. Souls in limbo, they have been chosen to return to the world to set right a wrong linked to their deaths and bring about justice. Beautiful, superhuman and powerful, they are marked by a 'death mark' -- a small tattoo of angel's wings.Phoenix tells her that the sound of invisible wings beating are the millions of souls in limbo, desperate to return to earth.Darina's mission is clear: she must help Jonas, Summer,Arizona, and impossibly, her belovedPhoenix, right the wrong linked to their deaths to set them free from limbo so that they can finally rest in peace. Will love conquer death? And if it does, can Darina set it free?

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
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Used availability for Eden Maguire's Jonas

Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Paperback

Title: Beautiful Dead: 1: Jonas
Author(s): Eden Maguire
ISBN: 0-7500-5561-8 / 978-0-7500-5561-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beautiful Dead Book 1: Jonas (The Beautiful Dead)
Author(s): Eden Maguire
ISBN: 1-4022-3944-0 / 978-1-4022-3944-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jonas: Book 1: v. 1 (Beautiful Dead)
Author(s): Eden Maguire
ISBN: 0-340-98861-4 / 978-0-340-98861-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beautiful Dead: 1: Jonas
Author(s): Eden Maguire
ISBN: 0-7500-5601-0 / 978-0-7500-5601-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Beautiful Dead Book 1: Jonas (The Beautiful Dead)
Author(s): Eden Maguire
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Availability: Amazon