"Derting wastes no time diving right back in to Kyra's journey..."
"An original and intriguing premise."
"This series opener provides a promising start that intrigues as well as it entertains."
"Heart-stopping action and suspense combined with a budding romance make this book appealing to a wide range of readers."
—School Library Journal
"Readers will be legitimately unable to put the book down. The mystery, romance and action add up to create a roller coaster of a read."
—RT Book Reviews (read the full review)
"Kimberly Derting is an amazing writer and a master storyteller. The Taking will have you hooked from the very first pages."
—Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling author of VAMPIRE ACADEMY
"Equal parts romance and suspense, The Taking is a sexy blend of conspiracy theory and sci-fi."
—Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling author of UNBREAKABLE and co-author of BEAUTIFUL CREATURES
"The Taking is an action-packed, heart-filled ride. I loved it."
—Melissa Marr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WICKED LOVELY
"Kimberly Derting does it again! The Taking is an exciting, fast-paced thriller with an eerie and intriguing paranormal mystery at the heart of it. You'll want to read it as fast as you can and then DEMAND the next book NOW!"
—Melissa de la Cruz, New York Times bestselling author of BLUEBLOODS and WITCHES OF EAST END
"With pitch-perfect prose, swoon-worthy romance, and edge-of-your-seat suspense, The Taking kept me reading late into the night. This is Derting at her best."
—Alyson Noël, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE IMMORTALS