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Torn from her native New York City and dumped in the land of cookie-cutter preps, Candice is resigned to her posh, dull fate. Nothing ever happens in Swoon, Connecticut . . . until Dice’s perfect, privileged cousin Penelope nearly dies in a fall from an old tree and her spirit intertwines with that of a ghost. His name? Sinclair Youngblood Powers. His mission?Revenge. And while Pen is oblivious to the possession, Dice is all too aware of Sin. She’s intensely drawn to him— but not at all crazy about the havoc he’s wreaking. Determined to exorcise the demon, Dice accidentally sets Sin loose, gives him flesh, makes him formidable. Now she must destroy an even more potent—and irresistible— adversary before the whole town succumbs to Sin’s will. Only trouble is, she’s in love with him.

About The Author

Rosemary Padua Kassel

Nina Malkin is the author of five YA novels, including Swoon and Swear, one novella, and an adult memoir. She’s also an award-winning journalist specializing in pop culture and lifestyles, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, and numerous other publications. Nina lives in her native Brooklyn with her musician husband and assorted felines. Visit her at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 19, 2009)
  • Length: 432 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439164365
  • Grades: 11 and up
  • Ages: 16 - 99
  • Lexile ® HL710 The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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Raves and Reviews

"Sexy and deeply seductive...Swoon will make your every sense tingle!" -- Melissa de la Cruz, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Blue Bloods series

"Fast, sexy, clever -- fans of Twilight have a new heroine to root for. I couldn't put it down!" -- Karen Marie Moning, bestselling author of the Highlander and Fever series

"A captivatingly unique story of first love. Nina Malkin's smart, vivid writing is a breath of fresh air. Simply unforgettable...Swoon will haunt you." -- Lara Adrian, bestselling author of the Midnight Breed series

"A spine-tingling collision of past and present, revenge and justice, lust and rage. True love has never been so truly terrifying." -- Robin Wasserman, author of the Seven Deadly Sins series and Skinned

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