Oliver might have a slightly shady past, but he joined the police force to make the world a better place, how was he supposed to know the whole world was going to go to hell? Now, with zombies roaming the earth, he has to try and follow orders, whilst sticking to his (okay maybe newly found) morals and stop his old self from coming back.
For fans of Girl in Pieces, All the Bright Places, and Girl, Interrupted comes a haunting and breathtaking YA contemporary debut novel that packs a powerful message: hope can be found in the darkness.
"Achingly poignant . . . a love letter and a life raft to the brokenhearted." –New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee
Seventeen-year-old Ellie had no hope left. Yet the day after she dies by suicide, she finds herself in the midst of an out-of-body experience. She is a spectator, swaying between past and present, retracing the events that unfolded prior to her death.
But there are gaps in her memory, fractured pieces Ellie is desperate to re-assemble. There's her mother, a songbird who wanted to break free from her oppressive cage. The boy made of brushstrokes and goofy smiles who brought color into a gray world. Her brooding father, with his sad puppy eyes and clenched fists. And Ellie's determined to find...
From New York Times bestselling author Meghan March comes the stunning conclusion to the highly-anticipated Magnolia Duet.
I didn't choose this path. No one would.
I played the cards I was dealt.
This life made me. This city made me.
I won't apologize for who I've become.
Moses wouldn't have me any other way.
He says he wants forever, and I'm starting to believe him.
But I can't outrun my past, and my sins are catching up with me.
If it's time to atone, I'll gladly pay my penance.
We might be getting our second chance, but we have to make it out alive first.
Madam Temptress is the second book of the Magnolia Duet and should be read after Creole Kingpin.
He's my best friend.
And the only man I desire.
But there's one little problem.
I'm engaged to Mr. Wrong.
I'm holding on for the sake of my word and honor.
But Kent Black is like his father.
He doesn't stop until he gets what he wants.
He doesn't play fair.
And what he wants is me.
I refuse to keep playing this game.
She may belong to another right now,
But we both know she's mine.
Once I get one night alone with her, there's no turning back.
But when my business aspirations collide with her passion,
I may lose more than Madison Cabot's friendship.
I might just lose her love.
It's Luka Kane's 16th birthday and he's been inside The Loop for over two years. Every inmate is serving a death sentence with the option to push back their execution date by six months if they opt into "Delays," scientific and medical experiments for the benefit of the elite in the outside world.
But rumors of a war on the outside are spreading amongst the inmates, and before they know it, their tortuous routine becomes disrupted. The government-issued rain stops falling. Strange things are happening to the guards. And it's not long until the inmates are left alone inside the prison.
Were the chains that shackled Luka to his cell the only instruments left to keep him safe? In a thrilling shift, he must overcome fellow prisoners hell-bent on killing him, the warden losing her mind, the rabid rats in the train tunnels, and a population turned into murderous monsters to try and break out of The Loop, save his family, and discover who is responsible for the chaos that has...
She's desperate to find her missing father. His conscience demands he risk all to help.
Eliza Brooks is haunted by her role in her mother's death, so she'll do anything to find her missing pa—even if it means sneaking aboard a southbound ship. When those meant to protect her abandon and betray her instead, a family friend's unexpected assistance is a blessing she can't refuse.
Daniel Clarke came to California to make his fortune, and a stable job as a San Francisco carpenter has earned him more than most have scraped from the local goldfields. But it's been four years since he left Massachusetts and his fiancé is impatient for his return. Bound for home at last, Daniel Clarke finds his heart and plans challenged by a tenacious young woman with haunted eyes. Though every word he utters seems to offend her, he is determined to see her safely returned to her father. Even if that means risking his fragile engagement.