The Aviary

The Uncaged Series

Book 1
Clean Teen Publishing
18

"Gentlemen, we have a special treat for you today. Feast your eyes on this pure-blooded beauty!"

Sixteen-year-old Serenity has spent her entire life in hiding to protect her from this 
exact moment. In a world where beauty is bought and sold on the streets like a corporate commodity, Serenity's natural assets are more like liabilities. Despite her parents' best efforts, she's been taken—ripped from her home and the only life she's ever known—to find herself on sale to the highest bidder. And that bidder? Enigmatic and dangerous, Luc is the director of The Aviary—an elite museum where girls are displayed as living art by day…and cater to the lascivious whims of the highest bidder by night. In this elaborate and competitive world, girls go by names like Raven and Nightingale, and will stop at nothing to become top Bird.

Luc comes to idolize Serenity's purity and aims to turn her into his grandest exhibit of all time—The Swan. In no time, she becomes one of the most coveted exhibits in Aviary history. When she discovers Luc holds the key to finding her parents, she must learn to play The Swan to perfection…to win his heart and earn his trust. But she doesn't anticipate falling for him in the process. Now she faces an impossible choice: escape The Aviary and lose her only chance at finding her parents—or become Luc's Swan for good and lose her identity forever.

The Jewel by Amy Ewing meets Tricks by Ellen Hopkins in this gritty Young Adult Dystopian that tells of a fear-inducing future where the world of sex trafficking has become a social norm and where woman aren't treated as humans and are no safer than they were than they were in The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.

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Publisher
Clean Teen Publishing
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Published on
Mar 5, 2019
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Pages
392
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ISBN
9781634223294
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Dystopian
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Dark Fantasy
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Sexual Abuse
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<b>Serenity must survive her role as the face of Force’s Temple…or risk losing her family forever.</B>

Serenity is trapped behind Temple walls, now a pawn in Force’s hands. His goal is to turn her into the face of his Temple, and he hires Luc to play the role of master artisan. Ultimately, Serenity is to become Yang, the bearer of her father’s dark Temple legacy—and the training for that once again involves the whip. This time, she must use it on Bliss, her twin—the Yin to Serenity’s Yang, though Bliss is nothing but a shell, one who only knows total submission to Force’s rules. 

But Serenity has even bigger problems—Luc constantly pursues her, Force thrusts suitors in her path at every turn, and she must endure grandiose exhibit viewings. Most chillingly, a series of corpses with swan symbols carved into their chests keep randomly appearing, and she doesn’t know who is involved. Serenity needs Sky now more than ever. And he will be there to protect her—no matter what it takes. 

In this action-packed third installment of the Uncaged Series, will Serenity manage to survive Force and all his machinations? Or will her father and the Temple finally be her breaking point?

<b><i>The Jewel</i> by Amy Ewing meets <i>Tricks</i> by Ellen Hopkins in this gritty Young Adult Dystopian that tells of a fear-inducing future where the world of sex trafficking has become a social norm and where woman aren't treated as humans and are no safer than they were than they were in <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> by Margaret Atwood. <i>The Temple</i> is book three in <i>The Uncaged Series</i> by Emily Shore.</b> 

<h2><u>Novels in<i>The Uncaged Series</i> by Emily Shore:</h2></u>

<ul><li><i>The Aviary (Available Now)</i></li><li><i>The Garden (April 8, 2019)</i></li><li><i>The Temple (April 22, 2019)</i></li><li><i>The Temple Twins (May 6, 2019)</i></li><li>Additional novels in <i>The Uncaged Series</i> to be announced at a later date.</li></ul>

<b>Content Note:</b> the goal of <i>The Uncaged Series<i> is to raise awareness about the devastating effects of sex-trafficking. <i>The Aviary's</i> major theme is a struggle with identity. These books brush on themes of abuse and manipulation, dissociation, pornography, Stockholm Syndrome, drug use in the industry, and various other subjects. Stories were inspired by real-world truths from survivors and rescue workers. A portion of <i>The Aviary's</i> proceeds will always go to benefit Women at Risk, International.

After Sky’s revelation, Force keeps him on lockdown, sending countless Temple girls his way—and more suitors to Serenity, only for her to rebuff them all. Her most ardent rejection is of Luc, whose heart begins to move in a different direction.


Meanwhile, Bliss is still the Temple’s Yin. She’s a beautiful shell burdened by the ghosts of an abusive childhood—ones she believes she can never conquer. Yet, Bliss has no desire for a relationship with anyone, least of all the sister who escaped. But as the days pass, she finds herself growing closer to Serenity and Serafina despite her reluctance. With swan-carved corpses continuing to drop, Bliss realizes she is starting to act—and feel—more like a sister and less like Yin.


When Bliss and Serenity discover a dangerous secret that could destroy their family, they make an oath to keep it. To hide what they’ve uncovered, Serenity must play Yang to perfection and risk losing her heart forever—while Bliss faces her own greatest challenge of opening her heart and letting love inside.


In this mesmerizing conclusion, the Temple twins must unite in what becomes a test of their strength, their commitment, and ultimately…their hearts.


THE JEWEL by Amy Ewing meets TRICKS by Ellen Hopkins in this gritty Young Adult Dystopian that tells of a fear-inducing future where the world of sex trafficking has become a social norm and where woman aren't treated as humans and are no safer than they were than they were in THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Margaret Atwood. THE TEMPLE TWINS is book four in THE UNCAGED SERIES by Emily Shore.

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