Bethany Colburn finally turns 18, and Everett Foster is about to confess his love for her. When a new man arrives in the village of Good Springs, he brings charm Bethany has never encountered and illness the Land has never known. While the medicinal power of the gray leaf tree is put to the test and the Colburn family's strength is stretched thin, Bethany must learn to protect her true inheritance.
"The Land continues to deliver"
I was a thief of men...a whore. Not the conventional type that got paid for sex. I was the girl you talked about in your sad inner circle. The girl you shielded your boyfriend from as you cleverly covered him with your body when I came near. I was a threat to you. Keeping him safe in your grasp was smart. One week...one incredible week was all it took to forever change me. I was NEVER going to be you ...until I met HIM.
When the body of a social worker is found on the stairway inside the building where she works, a mouthful of Scrabble letters tells Detective Valentine that this is not a random killing. And it's not. A brutal killer with a sinister connection to Child Protective Services is prowling the streets in Detective Sydney Valentine's jurisdiction. More letters are needed to piece together the puzzle, but that means more people will die.
Sophie has always preferred champagne and bonbons to village life. When her dearest friend Henri proposes and insists that life as a baker's wife will be enough, she admits her desire for more. Looking for an adventure, she stumbles upon a fortune teller who predicts her death and reveals the truth about her origins. Desperate for answers, Sophie flees the village.
"A really good and fun fantasy book"
Michelle's mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was 12 years old, and ever since then, she has had delusions of angels and demons battling over her only child. Michelle accepts her mother's delusions as schizophrenic ramblings, until a handsome new boy finds her at school. Little by little, Michelle's world is turned upside down. The new boy claims to be the Archangel Gabriel cast from heaven, her best friend falls for the Antichrist, and, come to find out, Michelle's mother has seen it coming all along.