The end of the world? That's the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and deep philosophical exercises in school. No need to sweat it. So when 16-year-old Tess's doomsday-dad builds a bomb shelter in their suburban backyard, everyone thinks he's gone crazy.... Until fire rains down from the sky, sinking whole cities into colossal craters and setting much of the world ablaze.
"Very good but makes no sense"
Red always knew she would have to face the man who nearly destroyed her. She just didn’t figure it would happen so soon...With the plague sweeping across the nation, destroying many and turning others into walking corpses, survivors head West in search of a chosen land, a place designed to keep the infected out, while sealing survivors inside. In theory, the idea seems the only way to keep humanity alive. In practice, it doesn’t matter whether a person is on the inside or the out - there is no humanity.
Trace Monroe doesn't believe in luck. He never has. But when a fiery-headed cowgirl saunters through the saloon doors, wielding shotguns and a know-how for killing the living dead, he believes he just may be the luckiest man alive.
"...Sometimes, the ones you least suspect are the ones that should worry you the most...." People aren't always what they seem, as Red has experienced all too well. Strangers are feared, towns are avoided, and everyone's intentions are scrutinized... even those closest to her. Her coveted ability has been revealed to far too many people, and now that a tiny heartbeat thumps and grows beneath her own, the risk has never been greater.
"wish it would continue!"
A tale of 2 young people's desperate struggle to survive on their own in an adult world, as seen through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl.... Sam and Jacob try to outrun their past by stealing the family car and traveling from West Virginia to Arizona, but the adult world proves mighty difficult to navigate, especially for two kids on their own.
"Great story and great voice!"
Here Jonathan and Angela Scott tell the story of their modern day exploration of this extreme continent, a journey through the magnificent icy landscape, to explore the wildlife of this rare sanctuary, and reflect on the experiences of early explorers like Shackelton, Amundsen, Scott and Mawson, and on the relationship between man and wildlife in this remote and spectacular environment.
Bodies have a canny way of finding Samantha Jean Haggert - the first, the dead body of her mama; the second, a naked man in the middle of the Arizona desert. For Sam, dealing with one dead body in her lifetime was more than unfair. Two is downright cruel. Seven years after running from West Virginia, Sam's now a young woman of 19, trying to put the pieces of her life together with the help of her family - Jacob, Boone, and Laura. But the naked man in the desert spirals her world out of control, resurrecting past hurts and revealing old secrets