In the midst of a violent student uprising in South Korea, a young boy named Dong-ho is shockingly killed. The story of this tragic episode unfolds in a sequence of interconnected chapters as the victims and the bereaved encounter suppression, denial, and the echoing agony of the massacre. From Dong-ho's best friend who meets his own fateful end; to an editor struggling against censorship; to a prisoner and a factory worker, each suffering from traumatic memories; and to Dong-ho's own grief-stricken mother.
The girl voted least likely to save the world may have to do just that. A sickly mom. A crappy travel trailer. High school bullies and snarky drama queens. Bad-guys with charming smiles. Allie has problems. And then there's that whole thing about fulfilling a magical prophecy and saving the world from evil. Welcome to the funny, sad, sometimes-scary world of 15-year-old Allie Emerson, who's struggling to keep her act together (not to mention her mom's) in the small-town world of Peacock Flats, Washington.
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A charming and poignant short story originally published in the Mossy Creek Hometown novel, A Day In Mossy Creek. A dead woman agonizes over her orphaned babies as they are adopted by her sister, whose autistic teen son seems dangerous and unpredictable. Sabrina Jeffries is the New York Times best-selling author of regency romance historicals including the School For Heiresses series. She is the mother of an autistic teenage son.
A neo-primitive cult, possessing secret government documents filled with terrifying information about global warming, kidnaps a famous fashion model and holds her hostage, forcing her to act as their spokesperson. As time runs out, her estranged daughter allies with a dangerous activist group to rescue her, while battling dark agendas from the government and Big Oil.