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Descendants (The Arete Series Book 1) by [Rae Else]

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"I would recommend this book to those who like fast-paced and intriguing books, with a large handful of Greek Mythology." Netgalley Reviewer

"With its captivating storyline and heart-wrenching plot points, I can guarantee that this will be a book that you won't be able to put down."
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"I look forward to continuing on with this series in the future. If you're a fan of The Mortal Instruments, Red Queen and Fallen, I would check this series out!"
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To get more of your arete fix, grab the companion novella and two e-shorts - The Lost Assassin, The Connection and Web of Lies - for free, by subscribing to my mailing list at Arete are hidden, but you can always email me at and I'll be in touch.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B06WWKNF6H
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ April 12, 2017
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1444 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 277 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 124 ratings

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Rae Else is an Urban Fantasy author, most at home in the spaces between reality and the imaginary. When in the real world, she resides with her husband in Plymouth. The Arete Trilogy is her Young Adult, Urban Fantasy debut. Her upcoming series, The Dark Between, is a decadently dark YA Fantasy, featuring a whole cast of paras—shifters, vamps, witches, mages, fae ... and lots of soul magic.

Rae studied Classics at university and a lot of her stories draw on mythology and ancient worlds. In her twenties, Rae worked as a teacher and now writes full time. When not reading or writing, Rae loves to scuba dive and sail. She finds the big blue to be like a good book—a portal to a different world.

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