After Durriken's parents die in an accident, he makes his home on the rails with Casey, an engineer, as his "mother". Dilia has been living with her parents in jail for a while but still maintains weekly telephone calls with her father. What do these two have in common? A talent for chess, a beautiful yet mysterious chess set, and a need for each others' help as they go on a journey all over America to find something they're not even sure exists.
Scarlett Wakefield thinks she will finally be able to put Dan McAndrew's murder behind her and start fresh at Wakefield Hall Collegiate that her grandmother runs and will soon be hers. Everything is going her way with a new boyfriend, new best friend, and nobody who knows about what happened with McAndrew. But that is all ruined when Plum Saybourne is transferred to Wakefield from Scarlett's old school, and establishes her reign in no time. Scarlett can handle Plum just fine until she targets Taylor, her best friend, and Jase, her boyfriend.
Death By Denim is the third book in a series. It is about a high school girl named Aphra Connolly whose mother is a CIA agent. Currently they are hiding out in Paris and running from bad guys who work for a person called The Mole. The only way for her to survive is to keep away from her love interest, Seth, who is also being chased by The Mole. But when one of her mom's coworkers is found dead in the river with a deadly message in his mouth, she knows she will keep running and hiding until the Mole is dead...
Timou is a motherless girl training with her father to be a mage. When the prince goes missing one day after a hunting party, Timou's father goes in search of him. But things only get worse when he doesn't return. Timou knows it is up to her to find her father and the prince. Even if she has to confront evil. Even if she has to leave love behind.
After a huge gang fight between Azael's MS-13, and a rival gang, 16-year-old Azael wakes up to a familiar sight- -juvie. Or is it? No lawyer, no phone call, and no news about his brother. The only thing they make him do is watch some white girl he doesn't know and remember what happened. Lexi Allen has no trouble remembering the fight, but her family and lawyers would love it if she could choose to forget it once it's time to testify. She may be the key to Azael's understanding of what happened.
All Rae Kerrigan remembers about her parents is the suspicious fire that killed them. She moved from her home in England to New York with her uncle, and never questioned her family's history. But when a super elite, super-secret Guilder Boarding School in England seeks her out, she finds out there might be more to her parents than she could have ever imagined. For one thing, everyone in this school is special -- they all get inked with a special tattoo (called a tat) on their sixteenth birthday that gives them supernatural powers.