Mary E. Pearson is the author of many novels for teens, including The Kiss of Deception, The Heart of Betrayal, The Beauty of Darkness, and the acclaimed Jenna Fox Chronicles. She writes full-time from her home in Carlsbad, California.
The Beauty of Darkness Pearson has created such a dynamic and inspiring heroine. . . . Fantasy fans will love this marvelous, high-action conclusion to the trilogy. --School Library Journal Full and rich. --Booklist Pearson is an excellent storyteller . . . . She brings an ambitious trilogy to a rousing conclusion. --The Horn Book The Heart of Betrayal A New York Times Bestseller It's rare that the second book in a series is as good-or perhaps better-than the first, but that's the case here. . . . Anticipation for the next volume will start as soon as this one is put down. --Booklist, starred review The Kiss of Deception Pearson (the Jenna Fox Chronicles) is off to an extraordinary start with her fantasy series, creating an alluring world and romance that's ideal for fans of Kristin Cashore and Megan Whalen Turner. --Publishers Weekly, starred review Pearson offers readers a wonderfully full-bodied story: harrowing, romantic, and full of myth and memory, fate and hope. --Booklist, starred review Romance, adventure, mysticism-this book has it all and it just may be the next YA blockbuster. --School Library Journal, starred review