Lewis, Richard. The demon queen.

Author:Chancellor, Cara
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review
 
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LEWIS, Richard. The demon queen. Simon & Schuster. 228p. c2008. 978-1-4169-6226-7. $15.99. J S

On the surface, Jesse and Honor couldn't be more different. His years in foster care taught him to blend into the background, especially since he discovered last year that his birth certificate was forged and he was put on Homeland Security's watch list. Honor, who just moved to the US from Indonesia, seems determined to be noticed: she wears insects as jewelry, recites Sanskrit "spells," and introduces herself by divulging that her father was recently killed by black magic ... and they never found his head. Despite his instinct to hide, Jesse is drawn to Honor, driven by a feeling that somehow they're connected. When one of Jesse's friends unwittingly becomes the next target for Honor's dark...

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