by Amelia Mangan
When Valentine was born, no one celebrated. No cigars were distributed, and no pats on the back were given. But a hasty phone call was placed, and a promise was made. Now, as her eighteenth birthday approaches, Valentine's small world of solitude and unhappiness begins to unravel--just as a powerful, catastrophic plague of death, fire, and ice sweeps across the country. He is coming.