The Special Ones


He keeps us here because we're Special. Esther is one of the Special Ones – four people trapped by a mysterious captor in a remote farmhouse. The Special Ones are not allowed to leave, but why would they want to? Here they are safe from toxic modern life, safe from a meaningless existence, safe in their endless work. Their captor watches them every moment of every day, ready to punish them if they forget who they are – all while broadcasting their lives to eager followers on the outside.  Esther knows their captor will renew her if she stops being Special, and that renewal almost certainly means death. Yet she also read more

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ISBN:

9781742976280

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

320

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Young Adult Books

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Egmont

Published:

01 April 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Em Bailey

Em Bailey was born in Melbourne, Australia and used to work as a new-media designer for a children’s television production house. Now she is a full-time author. The Special Ones is her second novel for teenagers. Her first novel, Shift, won the teens' choice Gold Inky Award in Australia and was shortlisted for a number of other awards, including CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers and the Aurealis YA