By Janci Patterson
In her debut YA technological know-how fiction novel, Janci Patterson provides a mystery that number 1 NYT bestseller James Dashner calls "a fabulous book" and no 1 NYT bestseller Brandon Sanderson calls "hands down one in all my favourite novels of the year."
In the area of high-stakes espionage, it can pay for you to swap your face. And that’s simply what sixteen-year-old Jory and her kinfolk of shape-shifting spies can do—alter their faces and our bodies to appear like a person. Jory is in education to be an entire family member business—when she will persuade her mom and dad to allow her support with their complex cons.
But while Jory’s mom and dad move lacking at the task, Jory is thrown right into a international of secrets and techniques, lies, and stolen identities that may positioned all her education to the try. Jory’s consistently desired to be a member of the team—
But saving her relatives could be the so much tough task of all.
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That didn’t sound like something an electric shock would do. Finally the guard surrendered his post, slinking off to check with the watch officer and trusting Dr. Barlow to wait till he got back. She didn’t, of course, just pushed the door straight open. Alek lay in bed, his ribs wrapped in bandages. His skin was ashen, his dark green eyes glistening in the dawn light streaming through the portholes. ” Deryn said. ” A wan smile spread across the boy’s face. “It’s good to see you, too, Dylan. And you, Dr.
Once from an icy death, by giving them food, and the second time from the Germans, by handing over the engines that had allowed them all to escape. The Germans were still hunting Alek, trying to finish the job they’d started on his parents. … And, as Deryn had gradually admitted to herself these last few days, she didn’t mind if that someone wound up being her. A fluttering in the sky caught her attention, and Deryn let her aching sword arm drop. ” Alek said. ” “It’s Newkirk,” she said, trying to work out the boy’s frantic signals.
Deryn yelled up. ” But with the Huxley’s weight gone, the rope wouldn’t snap … probably. She started climbing again, wishing for the hundredth time that she had the arm strength of a boy. But soon the waves no longer threatened her dangling boots. Halfway up, Deryn took a long breather, searching the dark horizon for the two German ironclads. They were nowhere to be seen. Maybe the Royal Navy was close by, and had kept the ships running. But Deryn couldn’t see any sign of surface ships. The only shape on the water was the Huxley’s carcass, a lonely black smear on the waves.
A Thousand Faces by Janci Patterson