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The Waking Dark

(2013)
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They called it the killing day. Twelve people dead, all in the space of a few hours. Five murderers: neighbors, relatives, friends. All of them so normal. All of them seemingly harmless. All of them now dead by their own hand . . . except one. And that one has no answers to offer the shattered town. She doesn't even know why she killed - or whether she'll do it again. 

Something is waking in the sleepy town of Oleander's, Kansas - something dark and hungry that lives in the flat earth and the open sky, in the vengeful hearts of upstanding citizens. As the town begins its descent into blood and madness, five survivors of the killing day are the only ones who can stop Oleander from destroying itself. Jule, the outsider at war with the world; West, the golden boy at war with himself; Daniel, desperate for a different life; Cass, who's not sure she deserves a life at all; and Ellie, who believes in sacrifice, fate, and in evil. Ellie, who always goes too far. They have nothing in common. They have nothing left to lose. And they have no way out. Which means they have no choice but to stand and fight, to face the darkness in their town - and in themselves.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
ISBN: 0-375-86877-1 / 978-0-375-86877-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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September 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
ISBN: 0-375-96877-6 / 978-0-375-96877-8 (USA edition)
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December 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
ISBN: 0-375-87278-7 / 978-0-375-87278-5 (USA edition)
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September 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
ISBN: 1-907411-45-3 / 978-1-907411-45-8 (UK edition)
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September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
ISBN: 0-307-96810-3 / 978-0-307-96810-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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September 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Waking Dark
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September 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Waking Dark
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September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Waking Dark
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ISBN: 0-307-96812-X / 978-0-307-96812-8 (USA edition)
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September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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September 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Waking Dark
Author(s): Robin Wasserman
Publisher: Atom
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