The Beautiful Ones: A Novel
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Date: October 2017
Duration: 12 hours 51 minutes
Truly one of the most beautiful books I've read in a long time. This sweeping tale of love lost and found is told with old-world elegance and grace with just the right touch of magic.' -M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author
From rising fantasy star Silvia Moreno-Garcia comes a dreamy story of magic and high society. This audiobook will pull listeners into a theatrical world of sparkling jewels, secret dalliances, and impossible ultimatums.
Little does Antonina know that Hector and those closest to her are hiding a devastating secret that will crush her world and force her to confront who she really is and what she's willing to sacrifice.Antonina Beaulieu is in the glittering city of Loisail for her first Grand Season, where she will attend balls and mingle among high society in hopes of landing a suitable husband. But Antonina is telekinetic, and strange events in her past have made her the subject of malicious gossip and hardly a sought-after bride.
Now, under the tutelage of her cousin's wife, she is finally ready to shed the past and learn the proper ways of society.Antonina, who prefers her family's country home to the glamorous ballrooms of the wealthy, finds it increasingly difficult to conform to society's ideals for women, especially when she falls under the spell of the dazzling telekinetic performer Hector Auvray. As their romance blossoms, and he teaches her how to hone and control her telekinetic gift, she can't help but feel a marriage proposal is imminent. Listeners will find it hard to hit pause on The Beautiful Ones.