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4.5 out of 5 stars 1,724 ratings

Death and the Girl Next Door Publisher's Summary

Darynda Jones, author of The New York Times best-selling series that began with First Grave on the Right, brings us Death and the Girl Next Door, a thrilling young adult novel garnering high praise and early buzz from major authors.

Ten years ago, Lorelei's parents disappeared without a trace. Raised by her grandparents and leaning on the support of her best friends, Lorelei is finally beginning to accept the fact that her parents are never coming home. For Lorelei, life goes on. High school is not quite as painful as she thinks it will be, and things are as normal as they can be.

Until the day the school's designated loner, Cameron Lusk, begins to stalk her, turning up where she least expects it, standing outside her house in the dark, night after night. Things get even more complicated when a new guy - terrifying, tough, sexy Jared Kovach - comes to school. Cameron and Jared instantly despise each other and Lorelei seems to be the reason for their animosity. What does Jared know about her parents? Why does Cameron tell Jared he can't have Lorelei? And what will any of them do when Death comes knocking for real?

Thrilling, sassy, sexy, and inventive, Darynda Jones' first foray into the world of teens will leave readers eager for the next installment.

©2012 Darynda Jones (P)2012 Macmillan Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Death and the Girl Next Door

    • By: Darynda Jones
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 811
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 741
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 737

    Ten years ago, Lorelei's parents disappeared without a trace. Raised by her grandparents and leaning on the support of her best friends, Lorelei is finally beginning to accept the fact that her parents are never coming home. For Lorelei, life goes on. High school is not quite as painful as she thinks it will be, and things are as normal as they can be. Until the day the school's designated loner, Cameron Lusk, begins to stalk her, turning up where she least expects it, standing outside her house in the dark, night after night. Things get even more complicated when a new guy - terrifying, tough, sexy Jared Kovach - comes to school.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PG-13 version of Darynda's snarky writing

    • By KLeaHudson on 10-03-12

    Regular price: $19.84

  • Book 2

    • Death, Doom, and Detention

    • By: Darynda Jones
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444

    The normal part of Lorelei MacAlister's life didn’t just slip away quietly the day Jared Kovach came to town. Nope. The normal part of her life shattered. It exploded. It burst into a gazillion shards of fleeting light. It went out with a bang. Goodbye normal. Hello dark and eerie. While her best friend, Brooklyn, is focusing all of her energy on helping Lorelei hone her abilities, Lorelei is dealing with the reality that Satan's second in command has taken up residence inside her body. Oh, and the fact that she has a crush on the Angel of Death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great series from a Great Author

    • By Hassan on 03-08-13

    Regular price: $19.84

  • Book 3

    • Death and the Girl He Loves

    • Darklight, Book 3
    • By: Darynda Jones
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377

    The fate of the world is not something a girl wants on her shoulders, and that is especially true for Lorelei McAlister. Unfortunately for her, that is exactly where the world’s fate has decided to take up residence. Lorelei has seen firsthand the horrors that lie beneath our everyday world. And those horrors are getting her friends killed. Because of this, she agrees to leave the sanctity of her hometown and is sent to a different world entirely: a boarding school. But even here she is being watched....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Misleading Title but still Good.

    • By Michelle on 11-12-13

    Regular price: $17.00