Every choice has a consequence. When a magical picture frame reveals the danger facing a teenage traitor, her best friend hatches a plan to sneak her out of Nazi Germany. Options are few. Choices are desperate. Decades later, an aged Nazi hiding under an alias plans to die with his secrets intact. Confronted with his role in the fate of his sister and her best friend, he must decide: maintain his charade or face the consequences of the path he chose so long ago. In this powerful conclusion to Risking Exposure, interwoven tales of guilt, sacrifice, and hope crack the divide between personal safety and loyalty to those we claim to love.
In a white flash so fast that Marlee can barely comprehend what has happened, an avalanche crashes into their path. Buried in packed snow, Marlee is forced to remember survival tips learned from her dad and her own research.
This group of friends, ages eleven through seventeen, is about to endure bigger challenges than many adults have experienced. Digging out of the packed snow is only the first of many challenges. Injuries, cold, hunger, fatigue, aggressive wildlife and tensions in the group make this a much bigger adventure than they ever imagined. As the kids strive to exhibit Christian values throughout the trials, they learn numerous life lessons. But they are nearly out of food, and their energy is waning quickly. How will they ever reach help?
Life leaves you scarred. Love can make you beautiful. Sloane Munster had the perfect life, until she didn’t. Now seventeen year-old Sloane is trying to reboot her life after a serious accident left her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized. Starting her senior year at a different school, she recognizes Luke Naughton, a swimmer whom she once had a crush on, in her new class. But when she smiles at him, he glares back with revulsion and she’s sure he’s disgusted by her ugly scar. No matter how hard she tries to keep out of his way, life keeps bringing them together and despite misunderstandings and guilty secrets, the chemistry between them sparks. Meanwhile, tensions are mounting at their school where bullying is rife and Sloane is not the most deeply scarred person. Sharp with bittersweet humor, Scarred is an intense, beautiful, compelling story of life, death, damage, and fighting for love against all the odds. This young adult contemporary romance makes great reading for fans of Sarah Dessen, Stephanie Perkins, Jenny Han, Nicola Yoon and Rainbow Rowell.
Ryleigh De La Cruz knew nothing of saints and demons, only that they walked amongst the living. That is until she’s whisked off to a magical Academy of dark angels and told that she’s one of them. The type of hero to wear her halo on her horns. But some saints are drawn towards the light whilst others tip towards the dark and Ryleigh is the darkest among them; demon born and heir to the Dim; a realm of shadows. But she doesn’t know this yet and everyone’s afraid to tell her, hoping that by hiding who she truly is, she will abandon her heritage and choose to join the light.
But Ryleigh is struggling. She doesn’t understand why the shadows gather around her, why her power shakes the earth, or why whenever the dangerously attractive and impossibly powerful Danté Ramirez looks her way, her magic responds, craving his kiss, his touch but also…his soul.
War is raging between demons and saints and soon the Academy’s students are called on for help. But Ryleigh isn’t sure she can master the might of her magic and resist the alluring temptations—the very essence of her soul—especially when she’s plunged into a world of thieves, demons, and the seven deadly sins brought to life.
But if she doesn’t find a way to rise above the shadows inside, Ryleigh, Queen of Darkness, will not only forfeit her soul, she will bring about eternal night and rent the world asunder.
And then, there’s the Soul Catcher…