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Needby Carrie Jones
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Now fans of Stephenie Meyer and Melissa Marr have a new author to devour . . .
Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect lipsticks. Little wonder, since lifes been pretty rough so far. Her father left, her stepfather just died, and her mothers pretty much checked out. Now Zaras living with her grandmother in sleepy, cold Maine so that she stays “safe.” Zara doesnt think shes in danger; she thinks her mother cant deal.
Wrong. Turns out that guy she sees everywhere, the one leaving trails of gold glitter, isnt a figment of her imagination. Hes a pixie—and not the cute, lovable kind with wings. Hes the kind who has dreadful, uncontrollable needs. And hes trailing Zara.
With suspense, romance, and paranormal themes, this exciting breakout novel has all the elements to keep teens rapidly turning the pages.
Zara lives with her grandmother in Maine so that she stays "safe." Zara doesn't think she's in danger, but it turns out that guy she sees everywhere, the one leaving trails of gold glitter, is a pixie--and not the cute, lovable kind with wings. He's the kind who has dreadful, uncontrollable needs--and he's trailing Zara.
Now fans of Stephenie Meyer and Melissa Marr have a new author to devour. Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect lipsticks. Little wonder, since life's been pretty rough so far. With suspense, romance, and paranormal themes, this exciting breakout novel has all the elements to keep teens rapidly turning the pages.
Sixteen-year-old Willa's coastal Maine fishing village is haunted by the spectre of the Grey Man in the lighthouse. When her family falls apart, can she turn to the Grey Man for help?
When Willa Dixon's brother dies on the family lobster boat, her father forbids Willa from stepping foot on deck again. With her family suffering, shell do anything to help out—even visit the Grey Man. Everyone in her small Maine town knows of this legendary spirit who haunts the lighthouse, controlling the fog and the fate of any vessel within his reach. But what Willa finds in the lighthouse isnt a spirit at all, but a young man trapped inside until he collects one thousand souls. Desperate to escape his cursed existence, Grey tries to seduce Willa to take his place. With her life on land in shambles, will she sacrifice herself?
Its one thing to find out youre a vampire princess. Its a whole other thing to actuallyrule. Newly married Jessica Packwood is having a hard enough time feeling regal with her husband, Lucius, at her side. But when evidence in the murder of a powerful elder points to Lucius, sending him into solitary confinement, Jessica is suddenly on her own.
Determined to clear his name, Jessica launches into a full-scale investigation, but hallucinations and nightmares of betrayal keep getting in her way. Jessica knows that without blood to drink, Lucius time is running out. Can she figure out who the real killer isand who she can trustbefore its too late?
About the Author
CARRIE JONES is an award-winning author who recently graduated from Vermont Colleges MFA program. She is the author of the YA novels Girl, Hero; Love (and Other Uses for Duct Tape); and Tips on Having a Gay (ex)Boyfriend, which was nominated for a YALSA Quick Pick and won the Maine Literary Award. Carrie lives in Ellsworth, Maine. www.carriejonesbooks.com
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