What if the Devil doesn't know he's the Devil? This is the question Veronica "Ronnie" Billings poses to Phoenix, her sworn enemy, the leader of the Peaceful Revolution, and the one she loves. Kidnapped by Phoenix's rebels, Ronnie learns how wrong she has been. She had no idea that her patriotism was wasted on a corrupt government. Ronnie was proud to be a Leader; taking hundreds of harvested girls to the Letting facility. After all, she was saving them from future Couplings and bringing them to the safety of the New World. Or so she thought... Confused, Ronnie realizes the only way to discover the truth is to trust her heart. Together, Phoenix and Ronnie devise a plan to stop their corrupt government and preempt the dangerous rebel coup which is approaching. But when their plan goes awry, will Ronnie be strong enough to save Phoenix, her country, and herself?
"Woo. What a ride. I almost think thatTHE LETTING is going to be the next big hit series..." -The Book Lover's Report
"THE LETTING is an incredibly captivating dystopian novel. From the very first chapter, I was hooked. The book is well written and the world building is second to none. The characters are all well-written and relatable and Phoenix is a swoonworthy guy that leaves readers wanting more of him! I'm so happy to hear this book is part of a series and I can't wait to carry on reading about this world!" -Passion Obsession Blog
In Ronnie Billings' dystopian world, surviving the Letting and breaking free of a corrupt government is less of a surprise than falling in love with Phoenix Day, the leader of the Peaceful Revolution. When the government sentences Ronnie to a Coupling under the guise of producing a coveted blood type, Ronnie discovers the one she's slated to Couple with expects even more. Prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to save those she loves most, Ronnie devastates Phoenix with her impossible decision. Whisked away from her rebel life to another world ravaged by despair, Ronnie meets her greatest nemesis...her biological father. Steeling her nerves against the dangers of escape, she embarks on the perilous journey back. She is convinced she belongs with Phoenix and his revolution, but will her friends, and especially Phoenix, be ready to accept her when she returns? Because this time, evil is in her blood...
"Cathrine Goldstein's THE COUPLING, Book 2 in THE LETTING series, continues the epic tale of Veronica Billings and Phoenix to save the world that's only now coming into focus for Veronica. Goldstein has painted a story filled with shocking twists and turns, despicable villains, and a hero in Veronica readers will long remember." -Michael Murphy, Bestselling author of The Jake and Laura Mystery series
"Once again, Cathrine Goldstein has unfurled a deeply satisfying and disturbing adventure into a dystopian society. Dive into THE COUPLING - but make sure you hold your breath before you jump - you'll be pulled right in from chapter one." -Kristen Rutherford, Writer: The Nerdist Show, How To Be A Grown-Up