The Merciless (Paperback)

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My first thought upon finishing this book, pardon my French, was "Holy sh*t"! I was sucked into this story about the ultimate mean girls: teens who take their revenge plans just a little too seriously. The Merciless twists and turns, ending in a way I never expected. It lived in my thoughts for weeks afterwards and I might just have to read it again! A word of advice: read this one with the lights on and the doors locked!

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"Page-to-page Stephen King-style terror..."—Booklist

"The Merciless is chilling...think 'Mean Girls' meets 'The Exorcist.'"—MTV.com

Pretty Little Liars fans, get a sneak peek at your new favorite book The Mercilessa nail biting thriller.”Seventeen Magazine

Brooklyn Stevens sits in a pool of her own blood, tied up and gagged. No one outside of these dank basement walls knows she’s here. No one can hear her scream.
 
Sofia Flores knows she shouldn’t have gotten involved. When she befriended Riley, Grace, and Alexis on her first day at school, she admired them, with their perfect hair and their good-girl ways. They said they wanted to save Brooklyn. They wanted to help her. Sofia didn’t realize they believed Brooklyn was possessed.
 
Now, Riley and the girls are performing an exorcism on Brooklyn—but their idea of an exorcism is closer to torture than salvation. All Sofia wants is to get out of this house. But there is no way out. Sofia can’t go against the other girls...unless she wants to be next.
 
By the shockingly twisted end, readers will be faced with the most haunting question of all: Is there evil in all of us?

About the Author


Danielle Vega spent her childhood hiding under the covers while her mother retold tales from the pages of Stephen King novels instead of reading bedtime stories about princesses and dwarves like a normal parent. Now an adult, she can count on one hand the number of times in her life she's been truly afraid. Danielle has won numerous awards for her fiction and nonfiction, and earned a 2009 Pushcart Prize nomination for her short story “Drive.” She is also the author of Survive the Night.

Praise For…


"Chillingthink 'Mean Girls' meets 'The Exorcist'...a fast-paced thrill-ride."—MTV.com

“Pretty Little Liars fans, get a sneak peek at your new favorite book The Merciless…a nail biting thriller.”—Seventeen Magazine

“Sick. Wicked. Twisted. This is my kinda fun.” —Marlene King, executive producer of Pretty Little Liars
  
"Mean Girls with an occult twist."—Kirkus Reviews

"This pulse-pounding, debut novel creates a wickedly creepy atmosphere where mean girls quickly turn homicidal."—School Library Journal

"Page-to-page Stephen King-style terror..."—Booklist

"After finishing this gruesome and heart-racing novel, readers will be left wondering if the devil is in us all."—VOYA

Product Details
ISBN: 9781595147233
ISBN-10: 1595147233
Publisher: Razorbill
Publication Date: June 9th, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: The Merciless
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