City of Villains

Author(s): Estelle Laure

Teenage/Young Adult Fiction | February Fiction

Disneys Villains meet Gotham in this gritty fairytale-inspired crime series. Mary Elizabeth Heart is a high school senior by day, but by night shes an intern at the Monarch City police department. She watches with envy from behind a desk as detectives come and go, trying to contain the citys growing crime rate. For years, tension has simmered between the citys wealthy elite, and their plans to gentrify the decaying neighbourhood called the Scaronce upon a time the epicentre of all things magic. When the daughter of one of the citys most powerful businessmen goes missing, Mary Elizabeth is thrilled when the Chief actually puts her on the case. But what begins as one missing persons report soon multiplies, leading her down the rabbit hole of a city in turmoil. There she finds a girl with horns, a boyfriend with secrets and what seems to be a sea monster lurking in a poison lake. As the mystery circles closer to home, Mary Elizabeth is caught in the fight between those who once had magic, and those who w ll do anything to bring it back. This dark and edgy YA series explores the reimagined origins of Maleficent, Ursula, Captain Hook and other infamous Disney Villains like youve never seen before.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781761121401
  • : Scholastic Australia
  • : Scholastic Australia
  • : February 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Estelle Laure
  • : Paperback
  • : [Fic]
  • : 240