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I've been orphaned by my time. The timeline has changed. My future is gone. Etta Spencer didn't know she was a traveler until the day she emerged both miles and years from her home. Now, robbed of the powerful object that was her only hope of saving her mother, Etta finds herself stranded once more, cut off from Nicholas—the eighteenth century privateer she loves—and her natural time. When Etta inadvertently stumbles into the heart of the Thorns, the renegade travelers who stole the astrolabe from her, she vows to finish what she started and destroy the astrolabe once and for all. Instead, she's blindsided by a bombshell revelation from their leader, Henry Hemlock: he is her father. Suddenly questioning everything she's been fighting for, Etta must choose a path, one that could transform her future. Still devastated by Etta's disappearance, Nicholas has enlisted the unlikely help of Sophia Ironwood and a cheeky mercenary-for-hire to track both her and the missing astrolabe down. But as the tremors of change to the timeline grow stronger and the stakes for recovering the astrolabe mount, they discover an ancient power far more frightening than the rival travelers currently locked in a battle for control. . . a power that threatens to eradicate the timeline altogether. From colonial Nassau to New York City, San Francisco to Roman Carthage, imperial Russia to the Vatican catacombs, New York Times #1 best-selling author Alexandra Bracken charts a gorgeously detailed, thrilling course through time in this stunning conclusion to the Passenger series.
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- Melissa Marr, author of the bestselling Wicked Lovely series, on The Darkest Minds

As the UN peacekeeping force prepares to hand the reins of control fully back to the American government, there are new anti-Psi tensions roiling beneath the surface of the country thanks to vocal groups who feel that the government isn't doing enough to control them. Zu is a famous Psi figure, perhaps second only to Ruby, who is now all the more infamous for having gone off the grid and disappeared from public life.

Zu is living a comfortable, fairly sheltered life as a PR mouthpiece for the UN's American transition government. She won't admit to herself that she's unhappy with her rehearsed existence, especially since she's become frustratingly distant from the original gang. During one such speech, Zu is framed for an explosion that kills several of the people present. In fleeing the scene, she narrowly escapes a kidnapping attempt by the people truly responsible for it.

Now on the run as a fugitive, Zu discovers that Ruby has vanished and Liam and the others have kept it secret from her. Now at odds with the wishes of the people she loves, Zu becomes convinced that Ruby's disappearance is related to her own kidnapping attempt-and that, by finding Ruby, she can prove her own innocence by exposing whatever group was behind the explosion.

While Zu initially struggles with wondering if Ruby left them behind by choice, the truth is far worse: Ruby was secretly following a Psi trafficking ring selling children to other countries and crime organizations. Now it's up to Zu and the others to dismantle it-and save Ruby from her unexpected captors-before their future goes up in flames.

The final title in the NYT bestselling series that is now a major motion picture.


'The story's quick-paced action leads to a heartbreaking cliffhanger that will have readers eager for the next book ...' - Publishers Weekly

'Haunting ... Bracken creates a gripping and terrifying dystopian world.' - Kirkus Reviews

'HELL TO THE YES, I love this story and these characters so much!!' - Goodreads review

'THE DARKEST MINDS was, without a doubt, one of the best books I have read!' - Goodreads review


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Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
Juvenile Fiction / Time Travel
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