- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
Ships in 1 to 3 days
More copies of this ISBN
This title in other editions
Other titles in the Edge of Nowhere series:
The Edge of Nowhereby Elizabeth George
Synopses & Reviews
The first young adult book by a #1 New York Times bestselling author.
Whidbey Island may be only a ferry ride from Seattle, but it's a world apart. When Becca King arrives there, she doesn't suspect the island will become her home for the next four years. Put at risk by her ability to hear "whispers" — the thoughts of others — Becca is on the run from her stepfather, whose criminal activities she has discovered. Stranded and alone, Becca is soon befriended by Derric, a Ugandon orphan adopted by a local family; Seth, a kindhearted musician and high school dropout; Debbie, a recovering alcoholic who takes her in; and Diana, with whom Becca shares a mysterious psychic connection.
This compelling coming-of-age story, the first of an ongoing sequence of books set on Whidbey Island, has elements of mystery, the paranormal, and romance. Elizabeth George, bestselling author of the Inspector Lynley crime novels, brings her elegant style, intricate plotting, incisive characterization, and top-notch storytelling to her first book for teens.
"George has created an interesting set of characters and plot twists that teenagers who like adventure and mysteries will enjoy." School Library Journal
"[S]trong appeal to fans of Beth Kephart and Nancy Werlin." BCCB
About the Author
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen suspense novels, one book of nonfiction, and two short-story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, as well as several other prestigious prizes. She lives in Washington State.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Average customer rating based on 4 comments:
Other books you might like
Children's » Featured Titles
Children's » General
Children's » Middle Readers » General
Children's » Paranormal Fiction
Children's » Science Fiction and Fantasy » General
Featured Titles » General
Featured Titles » Staff Favorites
Young Adult » General
Young Adult » New Arrivals