A stunning love story, an ultimate betrayal, and a compelling new author - this is Sleeping Beauty for the 21st Century Rosalinda Fitzroy had been asleep for 62 years when she was woken by a kiss. Locked away in the chemically-induced slumber of a stasis tube in a forgotten sub-basement, sixteen-year-old Rose slept straight through the Dark Times that killed millions and utterly changed the world she knew. Now, her parents and her first love are long dead, and Rose - hailed upon her awakening as the long-lost heir to an interplanetary empire - is thrust alone into a future in which she is viewed as either a freak or a threat. Desperate to put the past behind her and adapt to her new world, Rose finds herself drawn to the boy who kissed her awake, hoping that he can help her to start fresh. But when a deadly danger jeopardizes her fragile new existence, Rose must face the ghosts of her past with open eyes - or be left without any future at all.aDo you know where the office is?a I asked. He pointed at an imposing door behind me. aThrough those doors and to your right. You need me to show you?a I smiled ... Is social psychology all right, coupled with elementary astrophysics?a Thereanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Long, Long Sleep|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-08-18|