The Diabolic

The Diabolic

For Ages: 12 - 99
Game of Thrones meets The Hunger Games in space with lashings of romance’ The Bookseller
 
A Diabolic is ruthless.
A Diabolic is powerful.
A Diabolic has a single task: Kill in order to protect. 
 
Nemisis is a Diabolic. Created to protect a galactic Senator’s daughter, Sidonia. The girl who is as much as sister as a master. There’s nothing Nemesis wouldn’t do to keep her safe.
But when the power-mad Emperor summons Sidonia to the galactic court as a hostage, there is only one way for Nemesis to protect her… she must become her; hiding her true abilities and pretending to be human.
As the Empire begins to fracture and rebellion looms closer, Nemesis learns there is something stronger than her deadly force: the one thing she has been told she doesn’t have ­– humanity. A
And, amdist all the danger, action and intrigue, that might be the only thing that can save her, Sidonia and the entire Empire…
 
‘A thrilling, pacy, addictive YA read’ Amy Alward, author of The Potion Diaries
‘Nemesis is my kind of strong female character – she fights ruthlessly, she loves to the max and she even dances brilliantly. But is she human?’ Sally Green, author of Half Bad
‘Epic and electrifying’ Maximum Pop
Star Wars and The Hunger Games, this high octane epic will ensnare you in its web of intrigue right up to the nail biting finale. 5/5 Stars’ The South Wales Evening Post
 

 
  • Simon & Schuster Children's UK | 
  • 416 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471147166 | 
  • November 2016
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AU$ 9.99

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S. J. Kincaid
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S. J. Kincaid

S.J. Kincaid originally wanted to be an astronaut, but a dearth of mathematical skills turned her interest to science fiction instead. Her debut novel, Insignia, was shortlisted for the Waterstones prize. Its sequels, Vortex and Catalyst, have received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and Booklist. She’s chronically restless and has lived in California, Alabama, New Hampshire, Oregon, Chicago, and Scotland with no signs of staying in one place anytime soon.

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