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The Nightmare Charade

The Nightmare Charade

Arkwell Academy (Volume 3)

Mindee Arnett

Tor Teen


16-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she's a criminal. No, she's a Nightmare. Literally. Dusty is a magical being who feeds on human dreams.

Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother's infamy is hard enough, not to mention the crazy events of the past year. Dusty may have saved the day, but there are many days left in the year, and with an old foe back to seek revenge, she'll need all her strength to defeat him and save her friends.

Mindee Arnett thrills again in The Nightmare Charade, the stunning final installment in the Arkwell Academy series.


Last Kiss

I had no idea that the first kiss would be the last.

The last free one that was, the only one Eli and I didn't have to steal or keep hidden like some terrible secret.

No, I had no idea what was coming...

Praise for The Nightmare Charade

“Brimming with wit and charm... Mindee Arnett has created a brand-new school of magic to delight and enthrall us.” —Marissa Meyer, New York Times bestselling author of Cinder

“Mindee Arnett has a knack for magic. The world of Nightmares, Sirens, Wizards and Demons at Arkwell Academy is wondrous and strange, yet so human and well-drawn that you get the feeling you might stumble into it by accident if you go out wandering too late...” —Kendare Blake, author of Anna Dressed in Blood

“Arnett offers quick pacing and plenty of plot twists.” —School Library Journal

“The scrappy first-person narration and integration of frightening dreamscapes make Arnett's debut a fun paranormal mystery, with a focus on atmosphere over romance.” —Publishers Weekly

Mindee Arnett

MINDEE ARNETT lives on a horse farm in Ohio with her husband, two kids, a couple of dogs, and an inappropriate number of cats. She's addicted to jumping horses and telling tales of magic and the macabre. Her short stories have appeared in various magazines. Arnett has a master of arts in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing. The author of several books including The Nightmare Affair, The Nightmare Dilemma, and The Nightmare Charade. She blogs and tweets, and is hard at work on the next novel in the Arkwell Academy series.

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