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Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge
Adult Fiction KESSLER

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In this complex tale, Kessler (the Hell on Earth series) and Kittredge (the Nocturne City novels) create a dark world where the narrow line between hero and vigilante is defined by corporate interests. When tragedy strikes during their third year at a young superheroes' academy, best friends Jet and Iridium begin to grow apart, seeing their heroic world in different, and irreconcilable, ways. Shadow-wielding Jet becomes the Hero of New Chicago, where light-powered Iridium is seen as a rabid vigilante, and they find themselves archenemies. Both characters are intriguingly flawed: Jet suffers from insecurity, while Iridium's arrogance repeatedly gets her into trouble. When an investigative reporter disappears, Jet suspects Iridium's involvement, but the truth is far more complicated, keeping readers guessing whether the finale will be a reconciliation or a spectacular showdown. Jet and Iridium's multifaceted relationship will appeal to all who have come to want more from their superheroes than good vs. evil and mindless battles. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

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main characters Callie "Iridium" Bradford
Became bitter enemies with her best friend, Joannie; seen by people as a vigilante; her arrogance gets her in constant trouble; master of light; runs the city's underworld.

Joannie "Jet" Greene
Became bitter enemies with her best friend, Callie; by-the-book superhero; seen by people as a hero; suffers from insecurity; able to control shadows.

Bruce Hunter
Teams up with Jet.

Teams up with Iridium.

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