Messenger of Fear

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

Messenger of Fear Publisher's Summary

Mara wakes in a field of dead grass, a heavy mist pressing down on her. She is terrified, afraid that she is dead.

There is a boy in that mist, a beautiful young man dressed in black and able to move effortlessly through space and time. He is the Messenger of Fear.

The Messenger sees the darkness in human hearts. He sees the evils done: the destructive lies, the cruelty, the bullying, the violence. And if the world does not bring justice to those who do evil, the Messenger will. He offers the wicked a game. If they win, they go free. If they lose, they will live their greatest fear. Either way, their sanity will be challenged.

It is a world of fair but harsh justice. Of retribution and redemption. And mystery. Why was Mara chosen to be the Messenger's apprentice? What has she done to deserve this terrible fate? She won't find out until three of the wicked receive justice. And when she does, she will be shattered.

Told through compelling stories that are masterfully intertwined, Messenger of Fear is about the terrible choices that people make in life. Michael Grant, author of the New York Times best-selling Gone series, has created a powerful and brilliant narrative that examines the nature of good and evil in every human.

©2014 Michael Grant (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Book 1

    • Messenger of Fear

    • By: Michael Grant
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The Messenger sees the darkness in human hearts. He sees the evils done: the destructive lies, the cruelty, the bullying, the violence. And if the world does not bring justice to those who do evil, the Messenger will. He offers the wicked a game. If they win, they go free. If they lose, they will live their greatest fear. Either way, their sanity will be challenged.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love love love

    • By susan on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $21.67

  • Book 1.5

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  • Book 2

    • The Tattooed Heart

    • By: Michael Grant
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Mara has learned to punish the wicked as the Messenger's apprentice. Those who act out of selfishness and greed, and others who become violent because of prejudice and hate, pay the ultimate price. But Mara is constantly reminded that Messengers are serving their own kind of punishment - for every person who is offered justice, they wear a tattoo that symbolizes the heart of the crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Anne on 11-04-15

    Regular price: $25.09