The Scourge

  • by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Narrated by Brittany Pressley
  • 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A brand new fantasy adventure from New York Times best-selling author Jennifer A. Nielsen!
As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison turned refuge - and quarantine colony - for the ill. The Scourge's victims, Ani now among them, can expect only to live out short, painful lives there.
However, Ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. She's been caught in a devious plot, and, with the help of her best friend, Weevil, Ani means to uncover just what is actually going on. But will she and Weevil survive long enough to do so?
The Scourge is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart, from New York Times best-selling author Jennifer A. Nielsen.


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wonderful story full of little twists & turns & packed with witty banter!
the narrator is excellent! she reads with emotion & puts enough of an inflection on each charcters voice to make it distinctive without making it sound like she's trying too hard. perfect job!
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- shmuel

Loved it

It was so great.

I loved this book so much and you should read it to
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- Rob Holland

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2016
  • Publisher: Scholastic Audio