From a Distant Star
From a Distant Star
From a Distant Star
Seventeen-year-old Emma was the only one who hadn’t given up on her boyfriend, Lucas. Everyone else—his family, his friends, his doctors—was convinced that any moment could be his last. So when Lucas miraculously returns from the brink of death, Emma thinks her prayers have been answered.As the surprised town rejoices, Emma begins to question whether Lucas is the same boy she’s always known. When she finds an unidentifiable object on his family’s farm—and government agents come to claim it—she begins to suspect that nothing is what it seems. Emma’s out-of-this-world discovery may be the key to setting things right, but only if she and Lucas can evade the agents who are after what they have. With all her hopes and dreams on the line, Emma sets out to save the boy she loves. And with a little help from a distant star, she might just have a chance at making those dreams come true.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Paranormal
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Emma is thrown into a whirlwind of bewildering events when she seeks supernatural help to revive her boyfriend, who is cancer-ridden.  Meanwhile, a peaceful extraterrestrial explorer crash-lands on her boyfriend's farm and possesses his comatose body. Soon, government agents start hunting the alien down, as well as anyone offering him assistance. In order to get her boyfriend back and safely return this alien visitor to his home planet, Emma and the alien embark on a thrilling adventure of courage, humanity, and friendship.

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How far would you go to save a loved one?

Emma’s boyfriend, Lucas, is on death’s bed after developing cancer about a year ago. Emma is the only person who believes that Lucas can survive his sickness. In order to save Lucas, Emma resorts to seeking help from the town’s enchantress, Mrs. Kokesh who agrees to help but warns her that her beloved Lucas may come back a different person.

Meanwhile, an extraterrestrial traveler, nicknamed Scout, crashes in Lucas’ backyard and inhabits his body, bringing Lucas’ body back to life.

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When Lucas, Emma's boyfriend, develops cancer, all of his family and friends believe he is on his deathbed. Well, that is except for Emma. She knows that the only way to save Lucas is to see the town's enchantress, Mrs.Kokesh. But when Lucas makes a miraculous recovery, Emma knows something is not the same with him. When Emma finds out that an extraterrestrial creature has possessed her boyfriend, she and the alien embark on an adventure of trust, friendship, and humanity to get the alien back to his home planet.

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When Lucas goes from his deathbed to making a miraculous recovery from cancer, his girlfriend, Emma, who stayed by his side for weeks, begins to notice he's not quite the same as he was before his illness. According to his doctor, that is "quite normal." But when a couple of feds show up at the door, asking to take a look around the family farm, she gets even more concerned. But it doesn't take long before Emma and Lucas's little brother begin putting the pieces together. Can Emma save the boy she loves?

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