Lauren Kate
Lauren Kate

People ask me: Why angels? Why paranormal? Why teens?
 
In the beginning, I’m not sure I knew I was starting down any of those twisted paths—paths that now seem so familiar to me that they are downright comforting. In the beginning, I was just writing about love.
 
Before Fallen, I’d written love stories and more love stories. I’d fallen in love with love stories—but they were also beginning to feel just a little bit too insular, too small. Maybe I was inspired by the lovers in my stories, but what was I saying about the world beyond them? Why should the love between two people matter to anyone else? In essence: How could love have larger implications?
 
That’s when I read the line in Genesis about angels looking down from Heaven, finding mortal women beautiful, and ultimately falling for them—in two senses of the word, because (the story goes) the angels sacrificed their place in Heaven for that love.
 
Now that was a BIG love story. A big, complicated, fraught, and, most likely, doomed love story, which, I may have forgotten to add, is my favorite sort.
 
It started with Luce’s character: What kind of girl would attract such heavenly attention? What wonderful secret did she hold inside? Once I knew that, I found Daniel, and the rest of the story unfurled from there, much like the way my angels’ wings unfurl from their shoulders: in a great momentum-filled whoosh.
 
Luce and Daniel’s love story led me deep into the world of angelology. It found me sitting in the office of a divinity scholar scribbling down which trilogy on the devil I needed to read next. It got me thinking about how very subjective the words “good” and “evil,” “right” and “wrong” are and what that says about the way we see our world today. It led me into a dark place where I battled and struggled with my characters, wanting them to be things that, at the beginning of their story, they simply could not be. It blew up into four books and a saga I never could have anticipated about trust and betrayal, doubt and rejuvenation, ecstasy and loss.
 
In the end, at its core, the story all comes back to love.
 
And now, you may be wondering: Why love?
 
What else is there?

 

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Lauren Kate creció en Dallas, Texas. Tras licenciarse en la universidad de Emory, se trasladó a Nueva York y poco después cursó un máster en escritura creativa en la Universidad de California, Davis. Ha escrito varias novelas juveniles, entre las cuales se encuentran Tormento y Pasión, las siguientes dos entregas de la exitosa serie Oscuros. Actualmente vive en Los ángeles con su esposo.

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Author: Lauren Kate
Release Date: November 10, 2015
It's the book FALLEN fans have been waiting for. Cam’s story, the brooding, bad-boy dark angel readers love.
 
 High school can be hell.
 
Cam knows what it’s like to be haunted. He’s spent more time in Hell than any angel ever should.
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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Erin Spencer
Release Date: October 28, 2014
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the FALLEN series comes WATERFALL, a novel about love, betrayal, and epic consequences—a world-altering tale told by a girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis.
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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Erin Spencer
Release Date: October 22, 2013

TEARDROP launches a new series from Lauren Kate, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling FALLEN series. Haunting, mysterious, romantic and steeped in mythology, TEARDROP is the epic saga of Eureka Boudreaux, a 17-year old Louisiana girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis .

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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: June 12, 2012
The sky is dark with wings. . . .

In RAPTURE, the highly anticipated fourth and final novel in the FALLEN series, Luce and Daniel are together . . . but for how long? Can history be rewritten? Or are some punishments eternal?
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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: January 24, 2012
What makes your heart race a little faster. It's the USA Today bestselling Fallen in Love, four wholly original stories collected in a novel set in the Middle Ages by #1New York Times bestselling author Lauren Kate.
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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: June 14, 2011

Luce would die for Daniel.

And she has. Over and over again. Throughout time, Luce and Daniel have found each other, only to be painfully torn apart. Luce dead, Daniel left broken and alone. But perhaps it doesn’t need to be that way. .

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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: September 28, 2010
Hell on earth.

That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel.
It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts—immortals who want to kill Luce.
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Author: Lauren Kate | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: December 08, 2009
There's something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori.

Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price's attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He's the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move.
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