EveBook - 2011 | First edition.
The first book in Anna Carey's chilling Eve trilogy, Eve is perfect for fans of The Handmaiden's Tale.
After a deadly virus wiped out most of Earth's population, the world is a terrifying place. Eighteen-year-old Eve has grown up isolated from the rest of the destroyed world in an all-girls school. But it isn't until the night before her graduation that she discovers what her duties will be once she graduates.
To avoid the horrifying fate that awaits her, Eve flees the only home she's ever known. On the run, she encounters Caleb, a rough, rebellious boy living in the wild. Eve knows she shouldn't trust him, but he slowly wins her confidence...and her heart. He promises to protect her, but when soldiers begin hunting them, Eve must choose between true love and her life.
Eve is the first book in Anna Carey's trilogy, full of romance, adventure, sacrifice, all set in a near future that is both wonderfully strange, and chillingly familiar.
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Eve is the valedictorian at her school for girls where they have been taught that men are no good. She can't wait to graduate and begin her vocation as a muralist. However, just as graduation is around the corner she discovers a terrifying secret. There is no jobs after her schooling ends, instead the girls of her school are subjected to work that she would only think to find in a nightmare. In her desperation, Eve flees the school. By a stroke of luck she meets up with Arden, her arch-rival from school, and Caleb. With their help, Eve just might be able to escape this web of lies, in which no one knows what's truly the truth.
Eve is top of her class at School, and she can't wait to graduate and go on to learn her trade. The night before her graduation, however, she learns what really awaits the girls of her School. Terrified and disgusted, she flees into the wild. With the help of Arden--her nemesis from school--and Caleb--a boy, though she had always been taught to fear them--can she find safety...and maybe even love?
From the inside cover------Sixteen years after a deadly virus wiped out most of Earth's population, the world is a perilous place. Eighteen-year-old Eve has never been beyond the heavily guarded perimeter of her school, where she and two hundred other orphaned girls have been promised a future as the teachers and artists of the New America. But the night before graduation, Eve learns the shocking truth about her school's real purpose- and the horrifying fate that awaits her. Fleeing the only home she's ever known, Eve sets off on a long treacherous journey, searching for a place she can survive. Along the way she encounters Arden, her former rival from school, and Caleb, a rough, rebellious boy living in the wild. Separated from men her whole life, Eve has been taught to fear them but Caleb slowly wins her trust... and her heart. He promises to protect her, but when soldiers begin hunting them, Eve must choose between true love and her life.
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