Synopses & Reviews
The close-knit residents of Hackett Island have never seen anyone quite like Lani Garver. Everything about this new kid is a mystery: Where does Lani come from? How old is Lani? And most disturbing of all, is Lani a boy or a girl?
Claire McKenzie isn't up to tormenting Lani with the rest of the high school elite. Instead, she befriends the intriguing outcast. But within days of Lani's arrival, tragedy strikes and Claire must deal with shattered friendships and personal demons--and the possibility that angels may exist on earth.
"Crackles with suspense."--Publishers Weekly
Lani Garver is the new kid on Hackett Island--and a mystery to the close-knit residents. Where does Lani come come from? How old is Lani? Is Lani a boy or a girl? Claire McKenzie isn't up to teasing Lani with the rest of the high school elite, and befriends the outcast. But days later tragedy strikes, and Claire questions herself, her friendships, and the possibility angels may exist on earth.
Just who is Lani Garver?
Outcast Lani Garver helps sixteen-year-old Claire face her problems.
About the Author
is the author of the acclaimed The Body of Christopher Creed,
which was named a Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and was nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. She lives in southern New Jersey.