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Finisher, The

Finisher, The

Series: Vega Jane (Book #1)
by David Baldacci Illustrated by Nicola Barber
#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci as you've never seen him before.

Why would Quentin Herms flee into the Quag? There was nothing in the Quag except certain death.

Vega Jane has never left the village of Wormwood. But this isn't unusual -- nobody has ever left the village of Wormwood. At least not until Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown.

Vega knows Quentin didn't just leave -- he was chased. And he's left behind a very dangerous trail of clues that only she can decode.

The Quag is a dark forest filled with terrifying beasts and bloodthirsty Outliers. But just as deadly are the threats that exist within the walls of Wormwood. It is a place built on lies, where influential people are willing to kill to keep their secrets. Vega is determined to uncover the truth -- but the closer she gets, the more she risks her life.

With The Finisher, master storyteller David Baldacci conjures a thrilling, imaginative world where things are as wrong as wrong can be -- and introduces us to an unforgettable heroine who must think fast, look close, and defy all odds in her fight to do what's right.
Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Grade Level Equivalent
4.4
Lexile Measure
710L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
2

About the Author and Illustrator

David Baldacci David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. He is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, which supports literacy efforts across America. David and his family live in Virginia.
Nicola Barber Nicola Barber has written and edited many nonfiction children's books, including several about music and the arts. She lives in Bristol, England.

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