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Image: Leyla McQueen & Jojo

Designed & illustrated by Diana Pinguicha 

JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE ABYSS

A Forbes “Most interesting books of Fall, 2021”

“This magnificent sequel caps off one of the most inventive and thrilling science fiction series in all of YA history.”—BUZZFEED

“Full of intrigue and betrayal .... This thrilling page-turner is a recommended purchase.”—SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

“With compelling characters, thought-provoking themes, masterful world-building and captivating plot twists, Journey to the Heart of the Abyss is the explosive and thrilling conclusion to an atmospheric and lush science fiction duology.”—YA BOOKS CENTRAL

Stuns and thrills as it reaches its climatic end. A dramatic, emotional, and immensely satisfying conclusion to the Light the Abyss duology.”—POP CULTURALIST

WELCOME BACK TO THE ABYSS. WHERE IT'S DEEPER AND DARKER THAN EVERARI IS GONE. LEYLA WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO FIND HIM. BUT THE WAVES CARRY UNIMAGINABLE SECRETS IN THEIR FOLD. ABOUT THEIR WORLD. ABOUT LEYLA. AND NOBODY IS PREPARED FOR THE TRUTH . . .

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Journey to the Heart of the Abyss

(Light the Abyss #2)

 

Leyla McQueen has finally reunited with her father after breaking him out of Broadmoor, the illegal government prison—but his freedom comes at a terrible cost. As Leyla celebrates his return, she must grapple with the pain of losing Ari. Now separated from the boy who has her heart and labeled the nation’s number one enemy, Leyla must risk illegal travel through unchartered waters in her quest for the truth behind her father's arrest.

 

Across Britain, the fallout from Leyla's actions has escalated tensions between Anthropoid and non-Anthropoid communities, bringing them to an all-time high. And, as Leyla and her friends fight to uncover the startling truths about their world, she discovers her own shocking past—and the horrifying secrets behind her father’s abduction and arrest. But as these long-buried truths finally begin to surface, so, too, do the authorities’ terrible future plans. And if the ever-pervasive fear prevents the people from taking a stand now, the abyss could stay in the dark forever.

Journey to the Heart of the Abyss is the conclusion to the Light the Abyss series.

Hardback edition. Artwork by Shane Rebenschied. Designed by Sasha Illingworth

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