Vicious is easily one of my personal favorite books I’ve read this year. With its dark and haunting storyline, it makes you decide where the line is truly drawn between good and evil. V.E. Schwab jumps onto the adult sci-fi scene with a bang and you’ll be truly amiss if you skip this book.
A masterful, twisted tale of ambition, jealousy, betrayal, and superpowers, set in a near-future world.
Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong.
Ten years later, Victor breaks out of prison, determined to catch up to his old friend (now foe), aided by a young girl whose reserved nature obscures a stunning ability. Meanwhile, Eli is on a mission to eradicate every other super-powered person that he can find—aside from his sidekick, an enigmatic woman with an unbreakable will.
Armed with terrible power on both sides, driven by the memory of betrayal and loss, the archnemeses have set a course for revenge—but who will be left alive at the end?
Today, we have an exclusive reveal for the book trailer for VICIOUS and we are so thrilled to be sharing it with everyone!
Vicious will be available in stores everywhere on September 24th.