Early to Death, Early to Rise (Paperback)
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Seventeen, dead, and in charge of heaven's dark angelsall itching to kill someone.
Madison Avery's dreams of fitting in at school died when she did. Especially since she'd maintained the illusion of a body, dealt with a pesky guardian angel, and oh yeah, brought the reaper who killed her to his untimely end. Not exactly in-crowd material.
Now Madison has learned that she's inherited the job of dark timekeeper and is in charge of angels who protect fate, whatever that means. Never one to abide by the system, Madison forms a group of rogue angels who definitely don't heed the rules of the heavens. But as she grapples with terrifying new powers, Madison may not be prepared for what lies aheadunless she gets some seriously divine intervention.
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey has published eight novels, including Sandman Slim, Kill the Dead, Aloha from Hell, Devil Said Bang, Kill City Blues, Butcher Bird, Dead Set, and Metrophage, and more than fifty stories. He has been immortalized as an action figure, his short story "Goodbye Houston Street, Goodbye" was nominated for a British Science Fiction Association Award, and his novel Butcher Bird was nominated for the Prix Elkaban in France. The bestselling and acclaimed writer and photographer lives in San Francisco, California.
“This fast-paced tale delivers some uniquely amusing moments. Fans of Lauren Kate’s Fallen and those who enjoyed the first book may be drawn into Harrison’s world of heaven and earth.”
-School Library Journal
“Harrison injects her young adult debut with style and originality. Rocking good fun, packed full of twists and turns.”
-Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author of the Darkest Powers series on Once Dead, Twice Shy
“With a Kim Harrison novel, I expect action, humour, worldbuilding, strong female characters, true friendships, and a bit of realistic romance. I found it all right here.”
-Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series on Once Dead, Twice Shy
“An amusing and entertaining jaunt of an urban fantasy.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) on Once Dead, Twice Shy