Shannon Messenger
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Shannon Messenger

Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned--among other things--that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She's studied art, screenwriting, and television production, but realized her real passion was writing for kids and teens. She's the NYT and USA Today bestselling author of the award-winning middle grade series, KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES, as well as the SKY FALL series for young adults. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many languages. She lives in Southern California with an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at shannonmessenger.com.

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    • Keeper of the Lost Cities

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 130

    Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She’s skipped multiple grades and doesn’t really connect with the older kids at school, but she’s not comfortable with her family, either. The reason? Sophie’s a Telepath, someone who can read minds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By Anonymous User on 11-26-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Flashback

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    In this unforgettable seventh book in The New York Times and USA Today best-selling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Sophie must let the past and present blur together, because the deadliest secrets are always the ones that get erased....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing! My favorite book series.

    • By Denise Woodward on 02-16-19

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Exile

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 94

    Sophie befriends the mythical Alicorn - and puts her mysterious powers to the test - in this enchanting sequel to Keeper of the Lost Cities....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Katie on 12-20-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Everblaze

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 74

    Sophie Foster is ready to fight back. Her talents are getting stronger, and with the elusive Black Swan group ignoring her calls for help, she’s determined to find her kidnappers - before they come after her again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • booked

    • By Sarah on 02-14-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lodestar

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 69

    Sophie Foster is back in the Lost Cities - but the Lost Cities have changed. The threat of war hangs heavy over her glittering world, and the Neverseen are wreaking havoc. The lines between friend and enemy have blurred, and Sophie is unsure whom to trust....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!

    • By Anna Finkenzeller on 02-20-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Nightfall

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 20 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 71

    In this spectacular sixth book in the New York Times and USA Today best-selling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Sophie must uncover the truth about the Lost Cities’ insidious past, before it repeats itself and changes reality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nightfall

    • By Anonymous User on 03-18-19

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Neverseen

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    Sophie Foster is on the run - but at least she’s not alone. Her closest friends from the Lost Cities have gone with her to join the Black Swan. They still have doubts about the shadowy organization, but the only way to find answers is to start working with them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book

    • By Christi k on 12-24-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Let the Sky Fall

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Kristen Leigh, Nick Podehl
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    A broken past and a divided future can’t stop the electric connection of two teens in this "charged and romantic" (Becca Fitzpatrick), lush novel.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clever, fresh and fun.

    • By Crystal on 08-12-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Let the Storm Break

    • By: Shannon Messenger
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Kristen Leigh
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Vane Weston is haunted. By the searing pull of his bond to Audra. By the lies he’s told to cover for her disappearance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Characters

    • By Talvi on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $17.95

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