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The Jewel /

by Ewing, Amy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lone City: 1.Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]Edition: First edition.Description: 358 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062235794; 0062235796.Subject(s): Courts and courtiers -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Surrogate mothers -- Fiction | Social classes -- Fiction | Romance fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Fantasy | Courts and courtiers -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Surrogate mothers -- Fiction | Social classes -- Fiction | Love -- Fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Fantasy fiction | Fiction | Romance fiction | Fantasy faction | Love stories -- Young adult | Fantasy fiction -- Young adult | Love stories | Fantasy fiction | Romance fictionSummary: Violet, a poor girl from the outer city, finds forbidden romance and uncovers brutal secrets when, after three years of training, she is purchased by a royal family as a surrogate mother for royal children.Summary: Born and raised in the Marsh, Violet finds herself living in the Jewel as a servant at the estate of the Duchess of the Lake. Addressed only as Number 197, she is thrown into the royal way of life. But the Jewel hides a cruel and brutal truth, filled with violence, manipulation, and death. When Violet meets a handsome boy who is also under the Duchess's control, a forbidden love erupts. But their illicit affair has consequences, and now Violet must decide what, and who, she is willing to risk for her own freedom.
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<p>New York Times bestselling author Amy Ewing delivers a dark and riveting tale that "will have fans of Oliver's Delirium, Cass's The Selection, and DeStefano's Wither breathless."*</p> <p>The Jewel has many meanings: wealth, beauty, royalty. But for Violet, the Jewel has always meant servitude.</p> <p>Born and raised in the Marsh, Violet is destined for the Jewel. She is trained as a surrogate for the elite and is bought by the Duchess of the Lake at auction. And she quickly learns that beneath the Jewel's glittering façade lies the cruelty, backstabbing, and hidden violence that have become the royal way of life.</p> <p>Violet must accept the ugly realities of her life...all while fighting for her survival. But before she can accept her fate, Violet meets a handsome boy who is also under the Duchess's control. A forbidden love sparks.</p> <p>But their illicit affair has consequences, which will cost them both more than they bargained for. And toeing the line between being calculating and rebellious, Violet must decide what, and who, she is willing to risk for her own freedom.</p> <p>*BCCB</p>

Violet, a poor girl from the outer city, finds forbidden romance and uncovers brutal secrets when, after three years of training, she is purchased by a royal family as a surrogate mother for royal children.

Born and raised in the Marsh, Violet finds herself living in the Jewel as a servant at the estate of the Duchess of the Lake. Addressed only as Number 197, she is thrown into the royal way of life. But the Jewel hides a cruel and brutal truth, filled with violence, manipulation, and death. When Violet meets a handsome boy who is also under the Duchess's control, a forbidden love erupts. But their illicit affair has consequences, and now Violet must decide what, and who, she is willing to risk for her own freedom.

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