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Sold into slavery to pirates at the young age of four, Summer learns to survive the rough seas of subterfuge and thieves through silence. When the boat she's lived on most of her life is destroyed, Summer finds herself washed up on the shore of a new world, a phantom universe full of the bizarre and extraordinary. She meets Gage, the one boy who understands the girl with no speech. But when their lives are put on the line, will Summer finally call out? Or will all be lost in the fathomless depth of silence?

©2011 Laura Kreitzer (P)2011 Laura Kreitzer

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  • Lisa
  • WINDSOR, CA, United States
  • 10-31-11

Summer is amazing.

I loved every part of this book. Summer's muteness was heartbreaking but it was endearing to see the ways she found to communicate. I thought her and Landon's friendship was touching. I found myself looking forward to scenes when they were together. And Gage.. YUMMY! LOVE HIM! Can't wait for the sequel!

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Racist and romance pretending to be a fantasy

Quite possibly the most disgusting book I've ever read. To have Canada act as World War II Nazi Germany if very offensive to me. The fact that the author goes out of her way to blatantly depict Canada as "the bad guy" and the American's as "the good guys" doesn't help.

This isn't about human slavery, it's about a badly written romance trying to be a fantasy novel. I realize that this is listed (now) under the "teens" category but I've read books for teens that are superior to this piece of cow dung.

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