Marked

A House of Night Novel

House of Night Novels (Volume 1 of 12)

P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

St. Martin's Griffin

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The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird's world, vampyres have always existed.  In this first book in the series, Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire--that is, if she makes it through the Change.  Not all of those who are chosen do.  It’s tough to begin a new life, away from her parents and friends, and on top of that, Zoey finds she is no average fledgling.  She has been Marked as special by the vampyre Goddess, Nyx.  But she is not the only fledgling at the House of Night with special powers.  When she discovers that the leader of the Dark Daughters, the school's most elite club, is misusing her Goddess-given gifts, Zoey must look deep within herself for the courage to embrace her destiny--with a little help from her new vampyre friends.

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CHAPTER ONE
Just when I thought my day couldn’t get any worse I saw the dead guy standing next to my locker. Kayla was talking nonstop in her usual K-babble, and she didn’t even notice him. At first. Actually, now that I think about it, no one else noticed him until he spoke, which is, tragically, more evidence of my freakish inability to fit in.
“No, but Zoey, I swear to God Heath didn’t get that drunk after the game. You really shouldn’t be so hard on him.”
“Yeah,” I said absently. “Sure.” Then I coughed. Again. I felt like crap. I must be coming down with what Mr.

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“From the moment I stuck my face in this book it hooked me!  Totally awesome new take on vampires!  Marked is hot and dark and funny.  It rocks!”
–Gena Showalter, author of MTV’s Oh My Goth
 
“Cast reeled me in from paragraph one.  I snorted and giggled through the whole thing, and devoured it in one sitting.”
–MaryJanice Davidson, New York Times best-selling author of the Undead series
 

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About the Author

P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

P.C. Cast is an award-winning fantasy and paranormal romance author, as well as an experienced speaker and teacher. With her daughter Kristin Cast, she is the author of the House of Night novels, including Awakened, Burned and Hunted. Cast was born in the Midwest, and as a girl fell in love with mythology. After high school, she joined the U.S. Air Force, then taught high school for 15 years before retiring to write full time. Cast’s novels are New York Times bestsellers and have been awarded the Oklahoma Book Award, YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, the Prism, Holt Medallion, Daphne du Maurier, Booksellers’ Best, and the Laurel Wreath. Ms. Cast lives in Oklahoma, where she is a member of the Oklahoma Writers' Hall of Fame.  She splits her time between her ranch and midtown Tulsa where she has a home just down the street from the House of Night... Kristin Cast has won awards for her poetry and journalism.  She also lives in Oklahoma, where she attends college in Tulsa.

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Marked
A House of Night Novel
P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
May 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312360269
ISBN10: 0312360266
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
Age Range: 13 and up
Grade Range: 8 and up
$8.95

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
September 2009
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312360252
ISBN10: 0312360258
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
Age Range: 13 and up
Grade Range: 8 and up
$17.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
July 2013
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9781250046970
ISBN10: 1250046971
Young Adult Fiction
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 320 pages
Age Range: 13 to 17
Grade Range: 8 to 12
$8.95

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429953894
ISBN10: 1429953896
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
Age Range: 13 and up
Grade Range: 8 and up
$8.95
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