Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
  

Anna Dressed in Blood

Written by Kendare Blake

13+ readers   Debuts of the Month   eBooks   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

July 2012 Debut of the Month. A best-selling young adult novel from the US, this is a story that will spook the faint hearted! Cas looks and behaves like an average teenager but he has a very unusual mission to complete. Cas kills the dead who come back to haunt us. Anna is one such. Will be Cas be able to dispatch her and what is the story behind her devastating behaviour? Despite the ghosts and the blood they shed, there is tenderness and compassion at the heart of this gripping and terrifying story.

Synopsis

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Cas Lowood is no ordinary guy - he hunts dead people. People like Anna. Anna Dressed in Blood. A beautiful, murderous ghost entangled in curses and rage. Cas knows he must destroy her, but as her tragic past is revealed, he starts to understand why Anna has killed everyone who's ever dared to enter her spooky home. Everyone, that is, except Cas...

Reviews

I lived inside of this novel, swallowed whole by it's beauty and anguish. In short...it was captivating. KindleObsessed.com This is an enjoyable book - as fast-paced and sarcastic and as romantically bittersweet as a Bronte novel welovethisbook.com The central characters are strong and well-rounded...vivd and real The Bookbag Grabs you from the first sentence. The story is full of sharp wit and terrifying chills that will keep readers enthralled until the last page. RT Book Reviews Sucked me in and kept me glued to the pages. Paranormal Book Reviews Wow. Just wow. FWIW.net Vivid and real. Bookbag This is an enjoyable book - as fast-paced and gory as Darren Shan, amusingly sarcastic and as romantically bittersweet as a Bronte novel. We Love This Book

About the Author

Kendare Blake

Kendare Blake is an import from South Korea who was raised in the United States. She received a Bachelor's degree in Business from Ithaca College and a Master's degree in Writing from Middlesex University in London. She brakes for animals, the largest of which was a deer, which sadly didn't make it, and the smallest of which was a mouse, which did, but it took forever. Amongst her likes are Greek Mythology, rare red meat and veganism. She also enjoys girls who can think with the boys like Ayn Rand, and boys who scare the morality into people, like Bret Easton Ellis. She is the author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Girl of Nightmares and Antigoddess, all published by Orchard Books. She lives with her husband in Kent, Washington. Anna Dressed in Blood has been optioned for film by Stephenie Meyer's production company.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Author

Kendare Blake
More books by Kendare Blake

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

5th July 2012

ISBN

9781408320723

Categories


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools