Deception. Risk. Betrayal. Redemption. Master storyteller Scott Westerfeld is at the top of his game, and back to his most famous realm. A New York Times
Frey and Rafi are inseparable . . . two edges of the same knife. But only one of them is ever seen in public.Frey is Rafi's twin sister-and her body double. Their powerful father has many enemies, and the world has grown dangerous as the old order falls apart. So while Rafi was raised to be the perfect daughter, Frey has been taught to kill. Her only purpose is to protect her sister, to sacrifice herself for Rafi if she must. When her father sends Frey in Rafi's place as collateral in a precarious deal, she becomes the perfect impostor. But Col, the son of a rival leader, is getting close enough to spot the killer inside her . . . .
"Westerfeld's fast-paced and engaging storytelling will effortlessly engross Uglies fans and new readers alike." -- SLJ"This action-packed series starter barely pauses to take a breath. In Frey, Westerfeld presents a strong, complex heroine who learns to be her own person, not just a carbon copy." - Publishers Weekly"Impressive, immaculately plotted sci fi chock full of twists" - Kirkus Reviews