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The Pledge

by Kimberly Derting

The Pledge Synopsis

Words are the most dangerous weapon of all...Seventeen-year-old Charlaina knows she has exceptional but perilous powers. In the far future, in a land controlled by an aged and ruthless queen, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. Even acknowledging a member of the ruling class while they are speaking their native tongue is punishable by death. Charlie can understand all languages, a secret she must protect to stay alive. When she meets the alluringly handsome Max, who speaks in a language she hasn't heard before, she is intensely attracted to him. Max believes that Charlie is the key to something bigger and he pledges to protect her. But as war descends, can she trust him?

The Pledge Press Reviews

'Derting's remarkably original and deliciously romantic dystopian, The Pledge, unfolds at a breakneck pace. I held my breath until the very last page and am already desperate for more!' Carrie Ryan, New York Times bestselling author

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749011857
Publication date: 26th March 2012
Author: Kimberly Derting
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),

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