Everbound (Everneath, Book 2)
In Brodi Ashton's breathtaking sequel to Everneath--about which New York Times bestselling writer best friend Condie acknowledged, "Ashton's attractive storytelling and strong-on-her-own-terms major personality set this one aside. Wonderful!"--Nikki needs to trip in the course of the underworld to be reunited with the affection of her life.
Ever when you consider that Nikki Beckett watched as her boyfriend, Jack, sacrificed himself to save lots of her, taking her position at nighttime Tunnels of the Everneath for eternity, she's been dwelling a borrowed lifestyles. determined for solutions, Nikki turns to Cole, the immortal undesirable boy who desires to make her his queen--and the only individual least prone to support. yet his center has been touched by way of every thing approximately Nikki, and he has the same opinion to aid within the merely manner he can: through taking her to the Everneath himself. Nikki and Cole descend into the Everneath, in basic terms to find that their trip could be tougher than they'd anticipated--and extra lethal. yet Nikki vows to forestall at not anything to save lots of Jack--even if it skill making an enormous sacrifice of her own.
Inspired by means of the Persephone delusion, the appealing first e-book during this sequence, Everneath, earned a VOYA excellent Ten of 2011 and a Whitney Award!
Weren’t attempting to kill your self, what the hell have been you doing?” “I was once attempting to get to Jack.” Cole grunted. Loudly. He straightened up and ran his fingers approximately via his hair. His lips pulled again from his tooth, and his eyes closed. whilst he opened them, they regarded wild. I’d by no means noticeable him so pissed off. “That’s what this can be approximately? a few suicide quest borne from your personal guilt? you haven't any proposal what you’ve done!” “What have I done?” “You’re diversified, Nik!” He took a deep breath and.
Twenty-four hours. whilst he spoke back, I took a deep breath and informed him approximately my journey to the Everneath, my come upon with the queen, and the way Cole had acknowledged that the colours may music my strength if i attempted it back. whilst I’d complete, he used to be quiet for a second. “You went to the Everneath. And got here again again.” “Yeah.” “Last evening. After graduation.” “Yeah.” He breathed loudly into the telephone. “Are you crazy?” “I observed Cole, and that i needed to take my chance.” “So, what are we going to do?” “I’m on.
should have recognized I’d be the following. I took a deep breath and the bartender again in the back of the degree and during a small hallway that resulted in a beat-up wood door marked eco-friendly ROOM. The bartender knocked thrice. I learn many of the messages carved into the door. LB + TK + FR = impressive TRIFECTA earlier than i may decipher what it intended, the door opened and Gavin’s face seemed. The final time I’d obvious the lifeless Elvises’ drummer used to be while i used to be sneaking round attempting to work out what was once so.
Me.” I became towards him, and he felt the circulate. “With you. consistently making an attempt, yet by no means getting you. i've got ninety-nine years of that to appear ahead to.” My cheeks grew scorching. “You can’t nonetheless be trying.” “I’ll by no means stop.” “But … all this.” I gestured round, even supposing I knew he couldn’t see me. “You’re doing all this for those who be aware of it’s to avoid wasting Jack.” “I be aware of. And won’t you owe me so undesirable once we succeed.” there has been a grin in his voice, but in addition anything lifeless critical. i assumed approximately what.
Mine back. “If we don’t return into the maze, we’ll be surrounded via Shades.” i'll basically nod. He lifted my head even nearer. “And that would be it. If we can’t cover within the maze, it may be our final stand.” I blinked and nodded back. It hit me what i used to be hard of Cole. the following we have been, approximately to stand the colors, and that i used to be asking him to make himself weaker through feeding me. i used to be asking him to stick and struggle rather than run for the relative security of the maze. He pressed his lips together,.