Julia Jones has just landed an internship with the brilliant yet strange Dr. Caleb Bertel and believes that her life is finally changing for the better. That is, until Dr. Bertel disappears and someone attacks her on her way home. The young police officer, Austin Moore, who is assigned to the case believes that the events are related to Dr. Bertel’s research and wants Julia’s help in solving the mystery. Julia agrees to help him and together they find the truth about more than just Dr. Bertel’s disappearance.
Maybe I Will is the intensly emotional story of Sandy, a high schooler who experiences sexual abuse at the hands of a classmate. We don't know if Sandy is a boy or girl, just that the abuse affects Sandy's life in many different ways. Sandy's relationships with family and friends becom strained, and Sandy begins to feel depressed and lost.
Can you imagine the future? What is it like? Is it a world not very unlike our own, or is it vastly different, with new forms of energy powering it? In this collection of stories, eleven authors take turns answering these questions. Some of these stories take place in an American atmosphere, while others take place in China or even Japan. There's a wide range of stories, as well as authors.
Lorelei is a normal teen, or she was before she discovered she is possessed by a demon that should have killed her. Everything thing she knows is falling apart, she has a crush on the angel of death, her best friend is trying to get her to train her ability's and to top it all off, she is being hunted by something evil and deadly. All Lorelei wants is her old life back, but she doesn't want to give up everything she loves.
Melanie was Joy’s best friend until the day she committed suicide. Joy was distraught, believing nothing would ever be the same. All her parents wanted to do was stick her in counseling; against her wishes, they succeeded. All Joy wanted to do was bury her feelings, not tell some stranger about them!
Jenny MacLeod is about to lose her family farm because of crushing debt. The only way to save her farm is to sign up for a wind turbine project. When protestors invade their beach and her father has a heart attack, the wealthy Murdochs who benefit from the turbine project take Jenny in. Soon Jenny is alerted by her sly and cunning friend Pavel that Mr. Murdoch has been keeping things from the MacLeods that could save their farm without the turbine project. So Pavel and Jenny set out to make things right.
Alice and Rachel are identical twin sisters who share a psycic bond, that is, until one vanishes. Upon her disappearence her sister finds herself in a world of worry when she begins suffering from mysterious injuries that she is forced to hide. The cops will not help her because they believe it is just another run away case, and so does her family.She knows the truth, they took the wrong girl, it is her fault her sister is in this mess and she is willing to do anything to fix it. To learn what happens to them read Jessica Warman's Beautiful Lies.
Riley Blackthorne is back and ready for action! It has been a few weeks since the almost apocalypse, and things are as crazy as ever. Riley is being forced out of her home and on a trip out of town… with Beck. Past evils are surfacing, and the passion between Beck and Riley is getting turned up a notch. Will the two trappers finally embrace each other, or will they die hiding their true feelings?