The Bone Season

The Bone Season

The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing.

It is raining the day her life changes for ever. Attacked, drugged and kidnapped, Paige is transported to Oxford – a city kept secret for two hundred years, controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race. Paige is assigned to Warden, a Rephaite with mysterious motives. He is her master. Her trainer. Her natural enemy. But if Paige wants to regain her freedom she must allow herself to be nurtured in this prison where she is meant to die.

The Bone Season introduces a compelling heroine and also introduces an extraordinary young writer, with huge ambition and a teeming imagination. Samantha Shannon has created a bold new reality in this riveting debut.

Title:The Bone Season
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781620401392
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    The Bone Season Reviews

  • Sasha Alsberg

    At first, I found the world a little confusing but as I got more into the book it's became clearer. I listened to the audiobook and the narrator was phenomenal! Great at accents!3.65 stars!...

  • Emily May

    I really, really wanted to like this book. It sounds stupid but I actually feel slightly guilty at how disappointed I was with it and I think the main reason is because the author is a British stud...

  • Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies

    In short: the publisher's overblown hype set this book up for judgment and failure, but the book itself provided the rope.I hate hype. The thing about hype is that it---unfairly, at times---sets the b...

  • Carmen

    ALL SPOILERS ARE HIDDENThis book is disgusting. My skin was crawling with revulsion while I read it.The first part - the first three chapters - were already upsetting me. It's an alternate reality Eng...

  • jessica

    this was recommended to me after i finished reading the grishaverse books (as something similar), and honestly, i cant really agree with that comparison. but that doesnt mean this isnt entertaining in...

  • Steph Sinclair

    Actual rating: 3.5 starsThe Bone Season is easily the most hyped book of 2013, surpassing even the conclusion of the Divergent series, Allegiant. As the first in a seven book series, it's already been...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    reread update — May 2020:I loved this even more the second time, and I can't wait to finally continue the series! ♥ “This was what my spirit longed to do, to wander in strange lands. It couldn...

  • Mikee (ReadWithMikee)

    ❝Knowledge is dangerous. Once you know something, you can't get rid of it. You have to carry it. Always.❞ Wellllll. This one is a bit tough to rate and review. It was a great book BUT i...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    Um . . . . I can't even begin to explain the stuff in this book. You will have to read it or read some other review. But, I freaking loved it! How? I don't know, I'm weird that way. Note: There is a g...

  • Alienor ? French Frowner ?

    TW : SlaveryIf I had to describe my relationship with The Bone Season in one gif : ① The narrative is choppy and bounces constantly between different subjects without transition. The author is young...