Six young teens find themselves kidnapped on a hostile planet 2.4 million light-years away from Earth. Six months prior, their parents, brilliant scientists of TerraGen Universal, vanished after being sent to the same planet on an expedition. Working for MetaUniversal Genetics, ex-CIA agent Lachlan Evans, Washington DC power broker Robert Morton, and former security director of TerraGen Benton Keene have also traveled through the portal to planet Genesis.
Jeremy Austin and the Paladin is the continuing story of the TerraGen kids and their quest to find their parents. In the last book, Jeremy, Patrick, Alex, Selene, Marissa, and Leo had discovered that TerraGen’s mission was not all that it seemed. The company claimed to have sent the children’s parents off to some island location in the middle of nowhere, but in fact had sent them to a completely new world millions of light-years away. Upon finding this out, the kids set off through the portal that led to this new world along with a group of hired guns to protect them.
In a world of crazy algebra teachers and annoying jocks, Nolan Erling could not have expected to stumble upon the endless dreamscapes connecting the sleepers of the earth. Aided by young agent Aeryn Sandman, the DREAM Institute tries to recruit Nolan for his remarkable ability to control his and other’s dreams.
Stanley McKnight, an investment advisor, moves from California to London after his mother is killed in an automobile accident. He and his wife separate after experiencing many nervous breakdowns because he blames his wife for his mother’s death.
Camila has kept a secret all her life; she has been tossed around between relatives ever since her mom was incarcerated and sentenced to death for killing in cold blood. Now, in high school, she has a strait-laced, A-student boyfriend, but she still has not told him her secret. She's OK with ignoring her secret and trying to live a normal life. Camila wants to be seen as someone worthy of love and a second chance, not some dangerous criminal's daughter.
Olivia Wilson lives with her dad, Mr. Wilson. Not far from their house lives James, her twin brother. Because their parents wanted James and Olivia to be kept apart, they never told James and Olivia the truth about each other. One day, Olivia and James go out for a picnic on the mini hill between the two houses. James tells Olivia that it was kind of her father to let her take time off from studying and being a lady in order to join him. Olivia exposes a guilty look. James asks if she really had permission. Just then, her father comes storming up the hill.
Beth Teller, dead after an automobile accident, sticks around to help her grieving father. She hopes an investigation is just what he needs to distract him from mourning. Detective Michael Telling can see and hear his daughter, and she is determined to help him reconnect with the world of the living. A home for troubled children burns down, and the discovery of a dead body makes it a homicide. The detective and his daughter go to the hospital to interview a witness, Isobel Catching. They discover that she is an aboriginal like Beth and her mother.