Trapped in a dark cult, sixteen-year-old Naomi Aren has lived a quiet, albeit unhappy, life nestled deep in the hills of the Ozarks. With uncut hair, denim skirts, and only roses for friends, Naomi seldom questions why her life is different from other kids at school. Until the day her abusive father, who is also the cult’s leader, announces her wedding. Naomi must marry Dwayne Yerdin, a bully who reeks of sweat and manure and is the only one person who scares her worse than her father.
"Suspenseful & Emotional, a Great Listen!"
Sid thought the deaths would end when Marcellus died. But he thought wrong. Reeling from the loss of those around him, Sid sets off, not only to avenge the deaths of those he loves but also to find a way to save his own life. But the closer he gets to answers, the more people he puts in danger. Only Sid has the power to end the killer's reign. But it might cost him the one thing he holds most precious.
Seventeen-year-old Aspen is a skydiving, rock climbing adrenaline junkie. All her life she's been fascinated by the dragons who roam near her home in Yellowstone Park. Yes, dragons. Though no human has ever gotten close enough to touch one. Except Aspen. While most people avoid the national parks because of the resident dragons, Aspen spends most of her free time in search of the feared and misunderstood creatures. For her, studying the dragons is a way to escape a painful past and avoid getting too close to anyone.
Hazel's entire world is turned upside down after her brother Rowan goes missing. Everyone believes he was eaten by a dragon. Everyone but Hazel's sister, Aspen, that is. Hazel has never heard of the dragon prophecy before. She knew about dragons, of course. Her sister, Aspen, made sure of that, even though Hazel would have preferred to stay ignorant of the vicious creatures. But the more Hazel learns about Aspen and their family's connection to the dragons, the less she wishes she knew.
For Naomi Aren, suffering in silence is the only way to survive the abuse of her cult leader father. Until the day he announces that she has to marry a terrifying bully. Finding a courage deep within herself that Naomi never knew she possessed, she uncovers an ominous secret and awakens a supernatural power that could save the lives of everyone she cares about most. Sunday Roberts is a powerful Shade who likes to spend most of her days flirting with the boys and showing up late for class instead of studying.
When Naomi asks Sunday to do a job for her, Sunday jumps at the chance, only to find out it's in Tombstone, Arizona - where adventure sounds as likely as the town's name. Once there, Sunday pokes around and she finds an organization that threatens not only her, but all female Shades. Determined to prove herself to Naomi, Sunday goes after the group on her own, only to discover that Tombstone might live up to its name after all.
Grieving the loss of her power, Sunday feels like everything has been taken from her. Naomi promises that things will get better, but Sunday has a hard time believing, especially once Wyatt goes missing. However, she gains the energy of a weak Guardian. Now she must figure out how to become stronger so she can rescue Wyatt and destroy those who took everything from her. In an effort to keep Sunday occupied, Puck takes her on missions to root out rogue Guardian groups.
"flew by soooo fast and ended even faster"
In an ideal world, Naomi would still be living in Vegas with Ginny and Alejandro, kissing Puck whenever possible, and becoming a guardian. But Naomi's never lived in an ideal world. Instead, she's stuck back in Arkansas with Father, Kai, and the destroyers. Plus, her mother's power lives on inside of Naomi, and she has no idea how to get rid of it.
"Everything a second book in a series should be"
Every Sunday Savannah Ray gets an email from her dead dad. She doesn't know how the emails work but she's finally ready to start looking for answers. To find those answers she has to go to the one place she swore she'd never set foot in after he died - Haunted Valley, the amusement park. Once there and on the hunt for answers she is distracted by the charming Dallas and falls hard for him. When the answers she finds aren't what she expected and Dallas betrays her, Savannah must make a choice.