Lauren Kate is an internationally bestselling author of young adult fiction. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages and include The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove and Fallen, which reached number 3 on torment lauren kate pdf free download New York Times Best Seller List for children’s chapter books on January 8, 2010, remaining there throughout April 2011. Fallen’s sequel Torment entered the NYT Best Seller List at number 1.
Kate was raised in Dallas, Texas, and has a master’s degree in fiction from the University of California, Davis. Fallen in a Civil War era academy. Kate has stated that her high school did not provide the basis for Sword and Cross in the Fallen series.
The Fallen series employs Kate’s many months of theological research. She had gotten the idea for the series from a line in Genesis that she came across whilst studying the Bible in graduate school in California. Kate married Jason Morphew, a singer-songwriter, in 2009. The family currently lives in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles.
Her standalone novel, The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, was released on November 12, 2009, with her second work, Fallen—the first in the Fallen series—also released that year. Torment, the sequel to Fallen, was released on 28 September 2010.
The paperback edition of Fallen debuted at number 1 on the list, as well. The third book in the Fallen series, entitled Passion, was released on June 14, 2011.