Stained (YA Paranormal Romance) (Stained Series)
Stained (YA Paranormal Romance) (Stained Series Book 1)
Stained (YA Paranormal Romance) (Stained Series)
BOOK ONE IN THE STAINED SERIES, BY USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR ELLA JAMES:Seventeen-year-old Julia is finally living the good life. She's traded a hard cot in a Memphis orphanage for her very own room in a perfect little house, on a perfect little street, with a perfect set of parents who picked her to be their daughter. But Julia is hiding a secret - and one fall night, she returns home from a friend's house to find that her secret has found her. Her 'forever home' is ashes. Her parents are dead. And, in the sky above the flames, a winged creature hunts her.The Nephilim King, Samyaza, has taken everything from Cayne. After struggling in the darkness for years to piece together his shattered life, Cayne is finally ready to confront his past and avenge the loss of everything he loved. He tracks Samyaza to a Memphis warehouse, where he winds up flat on his back, in the healing hands of a beautiful, dark-haired girl he doesn't need to know. Unbeknownst to either of them, they are already bound. Cayne's past holds the answers to Julia's future. But what will pose the greatest threat to her? The bounty placed on her head by the leaders of two Celestial realms, or giving her heart to a man who is bound, by birth, to break it? - STAINED BOOKS TWO AND THREE WERE AMONG AMAZON'S TOP YA BOOKS OF 2012.-NOMINATED BEST DEBUT NOVEL AT UTOPYA CONVENTION 2012.-NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 YA ROMANCE BOOKS OF 2011.-WINNER OF THE FLAMINGNET TOP CHOICE AWARD.-CAYNE NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BEST BOOK BOYFRIENDS OF 2011.-FEATURED ON NUMEROUS AMAZON BESTSELLER LISTS.-FIRST IN A COMPLETED SERIES OF FOUR (INCLUDING STOLEN, CHOSEN, AND EXALTED).

Book Details


  • Paranormal

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Julia is a seventeen year old girl trying to forget her secrets, her past. But as many know, your past can come back to haunt you. In Julia's case, her past catches up to her and ends up murdering her family and throwing her into the path of a potential boyfriend. Potential, because first she has to get past his guard and his arrogant ways to see the boy she could love. With her new partner, Cayne, she sets out on a cat and mouse game in an attempt to get revenge for the wrongs done to her by the being that is hunting both Cayne and her.

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When Julia's foster parents die in a house fire caused by a
half-demon named Samyaza, she's officially on her own. But
when she runs into Cayne, Julia finds herself on a journey
to kill the half-demon that killed her foster parents. It
turns out that Samyaza is killing a lot of different people
like her-with the same starburst birthmark. These people are
called the "Stained". On top of it all, Cayne is more than
what meets the eye. Why does he want to kill Samyaza? Why
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