Annie and her friends are enjoying a lazy day by the lake when ominous dark clouds begin to form on the horizon. In the scramble to escape the storm, Annie realizes her cousin Gina has gone missing. After a fruitless search in the rain, the teens call the police for help. And as the hours tick by, Annie’s fear for Gina’s safety mounts. Haunted by thoughts of the horrible fate that could have befallen Gina, Annie turns to her friends for support. But as the day passes without a trace of the lost girl, nerves fray, and accusations fly.
Nell Pestowsky takes risks. Like the night she jumped from a rooftop into a lake at a party - in nothing but her underwear. She wasn’t trying to cause trouble, but that jump set off an unstoppable chain of events, ending with her boyfriend, Toby, crashing his bicycle and fracturing his skull. Everyone is talking about Nell - and not in a good way. But no one knows what happened right after Nell’s infamous jump. That’s when she met the Birdcatcher for the first time. Nell has blocked it from her mind....
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And this weekend promises to be special, as she and her boyfriend, Julian, will be spending time together at his parents’ house in the country. Nothing could be more romantic and perfect. Except that the journey there goes horribly awry, and Eva’s dream weekend turns into a total nightmare.After bearing witness to a terrible crime and narrowly escaping the scene, Eva loses her diary, an incredibly personal book that holds all of her secrets — including details of her visits to a therapist.
Florian feels like he’s losing everything. His soccer camp, which his parents can’t pay for. His chance to flirt with his secret crush at camp. His parents’ attention. But most of all, his big sister Sarah, who has cancer. Florian is sick of everyone acting like everything is fine when they all know that Sarah isn’t getting any better. So Florian makes a split decision: instead of celebrating his sister’s depressing eighteenth birthday at the hospital, he’s going to soccer camp.