"As Taroza's journey up the Tower of Babel to his final destination continues, the stakes grow more and more dire. When their human leader goes down for the count and needs help to survive, the battle-weary animals must dig deep to remember their noble cause: a world where the cycle of violence is broken, and all animals coexist peacefully. The only question is if they can hold out long enough to keep hope alive..."--Cover, page 4.
When a fanatical cult determined to cleanse the war-ravaged Earth threatens the one hundred, Clarke sets off to make peace with these strangers while Glass falls under the spell of the cult's magnetic message.
Maggie McKendrick's movie director father tries to blackmail her into dating the boy who is starring in his new movie, but Maggie loves English boy Preston, and despite the family risks, she decides to go for it all.
"After an avalanche hits, a group of skiers in the Rocky Mountains must survive Mother Nature and a life-threatening injury to one of their members in order to make it out of the mountains and find help"--
The haunting starts even before Sophie arrives on the Isle of Skye to spend the summer with her cousins, but when she arrives she finds a house haunted by the ghost of a girl who attended school there a hundred years ago, as well as cousin Rebecca who died young and is never mentioned by her family--and she must somehow solve the mystery of the frozen Charlotte dolls before the whole family is destroyed.
"Inspired by his journey with autism and overcoming food aversions, Chase Bailey's The Official Chase 'N Yur Face Cookbook entices people of all ages to experience familiar dishes done in different ways; and to discover new things about food while celebrating life and ourselves."--Publisher website.
While the rest of the Sins are heading for the Druids' Holy Land to regain Meliodas' lost power, Galland discovers Diane is alive and goes on the attack, and just as things are looking grim, an ally from the past comes to Diane's rescue.
"Prepared to do what they need to or die trying, Fairy Tail faces off against the vast hordes of the Alvarez Empire. They've retaken the port town of Hargeon, but the battles are hard, and every victory is costly. Fairy Tail’s prisoner, Brandish, makes an offer to act as a go-between in a negotiation with August, a man known as the strongest of the Spriggan 12. Fairy Tail is desperate, but can Brandish be trusted? Meanwhile, Gajeel’s group has fought a fierce battle to rescue the members of Saber Tooth and regain lost ground, but powerful enemies are close, which could mean more despair for the embattled members of Fairy Tail…" -- Page  of cover.
"Out in the forest, tensions are blazing like forest fire. The ancient rivalry between the Fenner and Gaudin packs has reached fever pitch, and only a battle will quell the blood lust. Katelyn is caught in the middle, her pack loyalties tested like never before. The person she needs the most-- strong, sexy, loyal Trick-- has no idea about her dark secrets. And while werewolf wars are raging, the Hellhound is still out there, stalking her every move. It's time to take control. It's time to get savage"--Page 4 of cover.
Despite acceptance from his father's college, Cray decides to take a gap year with Rayne, who helps him find a job at a home for developmentally disabled adults, and he learns more about himself and others than any university could teach him.
Before they can save the world from the monstrous phantoms, four girls who have the power to control the classical elements: earth, air, fire, and water must first try to figure out how to work together.
"Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. Her marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland, protecting her people from other hostile kingdoms. But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity for fire--a dangerous gift for the future queen of a land where magic is forbidden. Now Denna has to learn the ways of her new kingdom while trying to hide her growing magic. To make matters worse, she must learn to ride Mynaria's formidable warhorses before her coronation--and her teacher is the person who intimidates her most, the prickly and unconventional Princess Amaranthine, sister of her betrothed. When a shocking assassination leaves the kingdom reeling, Mare and Denna reluctantly join forces to search for the culprit. As the two work together, they discover there is more to one another than they thought--and soon their friendship is threatening to blossom into something more. But with dangerous conflict brewing that makes the alliance more important than ever, acting on their feelings could be deadly. Forced to choose between their duty and their hearts, Mare and Denna must find a way to save their kingdoms--and each other." --
"The Devil King sallies forth on his trusty steed (bicycle) to save his captured fast-food colleague! But stripped of his magic, is there any way he can triumph over the powerful foe he faces? The full-time adventures of the part-time burger flipper continue!"--Back cover.
She was a young German Jew. He was an ardent member of the Hitler Youth. This is the story of their parallel journey through World War II. Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck were born just a few miles from each other in the German Rhineland. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen's to the Auschwitz extermination camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth. While Helen was hiding in Amsterdam, Alfons was a fanatic believer in Hitler's "master race." While she was crammed in a cattle car bound for the death camp Auschwitz, he was a teenage commander of frontline troops, ready to fight and die for the glory of Hitler and the Fatherland. This book tells both of their stories, side-by-side, in an overwhelming account of the nightmare that was WWII. The riveting stories of these two remarkable people must stand as a powerful lesson to us all.
When the former Baron Morgarath escaped to avoid punishment for treason, an uneasy peace fell on Araluen. But Morgarath, now in hiding, is already planning his next move, recruiting an army of savage, overpowering beasts known as Wargals. Newly crowned King Duncan knows he must assemble his troops for battle.
"In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't"--
"Jonesy's a typical disaffected teenager-- makin' zines nobody reads, posting pictures of her favorite pop groups on her blog, and watching anime on the weekends. But Jonesy has a secret-- she can make anybody fall in love with anyone-- or anything-- she wants! But there's only one catch-- Jonesy's powers don't work on herself, and she's gonna find out the hard way that shooting Cupid's arrow ain't all it's cracked up to be" -- page 4 of cover.
"Backed by an army of zealous followers, Optimus Prime declares Earth to be a part of Cybertron's Council of Worlds-- but the Decepticons and the people of Earth won't take it lying down!"--Back cover.
"This complication wears a kimono! The arrival of Suzuno Kamazuki has made everybody's life more complicated! After some misunderstandings regarding Suzuno's intentions toward Maou are cleared up, Emi asks for her help to...defeat the Devil King?! Meanwhile, a shadowy assailant continues to stalk Emi, but what does he--or she--want?"--Back cover.
When his father's business takes the family to New York City, a seventeen-year-old Australian boy must balance his desire to protect his ten-year-old sister, a diagnosable psychopath, from the world with the desperate need to protect the world from her.
Follow Your Interests to Find the Right College is a different sort of college guide -- one that helps students and their families better understand the vast amount of options available for college based on a student's interests. Students, parents, and college advisers will appreciate the vast amount of information presented and synthesized in this user-friendly format. Even the most college-savvy reader can turn to the well-researched, thoughtful chapters on almost every academic or social area as well as advice on broader college-related topics, such as financing college and advice for home-schooled students. By providing and interpreting vast amounts of data not collectively available online or in other guidebooks, each chapter provides both an overview and fine detail for a wide variety of subjects. Using this book as a starting point, parents and advisers can quickly increase their knowledge in a given area and be ready to help students explore options with confidence, while also making the best use of their time.
Patricia "Trish Trash" Nupindju is a talented young hoverderby player on Mars 200 years in the future. Trish wants desperately to go pro because it seems like the only way to escape a future of poverty and hard labor on her family's moisture farm in Candor Chasma. But even if she could make the team, she's too young to get a contract, and her family is going broke faster than her escape velocity.
"After Sena unexpectedly told Kodaka how she felt about him, he ran away... and a week later, he still hasn't been back to the Neighbors Club. Instead, he's been forging new connections-- with the girls from the student council! But Kodaka can't hide from his complicated club relationships forever, especially when things aren't going so well with [the Club] in his absence. And if he won't come back on his own, Rika's ready to take things into her own hands...!"--Back cover.
Follows a family's two hundred forty-one year history, from the capture of an African boy in the 1750s through the lives of his descendants, as their dreams and circumstances lead them away from and back to the small plot of land in South Carolina that they call the Glory Field.
"In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka, Kansas school, but to cases involving children in South Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, DC"--Dust jacket flap.
"Bandette, greatest thief in all the lands, uncovers the greatest of all mysteries! A clue to the location of the legendary House of the Green Mask! But the sinister Voice is after the same treasure, and sent a deadly assassin after the same secrets! Worse, he's stolen the dearest thing to Bandette's heart. Now, she's after revenge!"--Provided by publisher.
"Ever since he saw the legendary player known as 'the Little Giant' compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has been aiming to be the best volleyball player ever! Who says you need to be tall to play volleyball when you can jump higher than anyone else? After Karasuno loses all of their practice games against Nekoma, the cracks in Karasuno's teamwork are more apparent than ever! With Inter-High qualifiers looming over them, Hinata, Kageyama and the rest of the team will have to work hard to be able to stand a chance. But with two of the top four schools in their qualifier block, Karasuno's chances look slim"--Back cover.
"Speak of the devil, and he'll fry you a burger! Sadao Maou, (aka Satan, the Devil King) has been relegated to flipping burgers at a MgRonald in suburban Tokyo. His greatest challenge so far, though, comes when a Sentucky Fried Chicken opens up across the street. Maou once led the forces of darkness, but can he triumph over the forces of chicken? And the new girl next door seems awfully polite and proper, almost as if she were hiding something..."--Back cover.
Kazama Kenji thinks he's a delinquent. He's got the look, the style and the attitude to match-he even has a second-rate entourage of sorts. Deep down, however, Kazama is a good-hearted kid who finds himself and his loyal gang in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Creation Club. The club's formidable members, Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka, are four girls who he might actually be attracted to if they weren't so freaking weird. The girls claim to have otherworldly powers which they use to defeat Kazama's gang and force him to join their offbeat club. Can Kazama resist the girls' bizarre charms and return to some semblance of a normal, everyday life...or is it "game over" for our hapless hero?
"Megatron has rejected his past, but that doesn't keep him safe from the Decepticon Justice Division. Meanwhile, Getaway is staging a mutiny on the Lost Light, all leading to a climactic showdown, and not everyone will come out the other side."--Amazon.
"This second volume of the graphic novel finds Lyra in the far North. With the help of Gyptian fighters, newfound witch allies, and the armored bear Iorek Byrnison, she means to rescue the children held captive by the notorious Gobblers"--Amazon.com.
"When the Flash breaks through space and time to reach a parallel Earth, it mirrors our own, except for one big difference--there is no Speed Force. Disconnected from the energy source that powers all super-speedsters, this is a world where the Flash never existed and one that has become deadly for anyone who wears a mask. Powerless and hunted by the law, the only way Wally West can survive and escape is to accept help from those he trusts the least ... his own Rogues Gallery!"--Page 4 of cover.
"Kazama Kenji thinks he's a delinquent. He's got the look, the style and the attitude to match-he even has a second-rate entourage of sorts. Deep down, however, Kazama is a goodhearted kid who finds himself and his loyal gang in over their heads when they stumble upon the Game Creation Club. The club's formidable members, Chitose, Sakura, Minami, and Roka, are four girls whom he might actually be attracted to if they weren't so freaking weird.The girls claim to have otherworldly powers, which they use to defeat Kazama's gang and force him to join their offbeat club. Can Kazama resist the girls' bizarre charms and return to some semblance of a normal, everyday life...or is it "game over" for our hapless hero?"--Amazon.
Classroom Clowning. Seki creates a new twist on a board game, crafts his own version of a jack-in-the-box, and invents a machine that recycles eraser scraps that ends up being a little too perfectly entertaining. But Yokoi discovers that the most distracting game of all involves toys that are completely invisible!
"It's tough being evil when you have to pay the rent! This comical tale of a demon-lord-turned-fry-slinger follows the daily travails of (former) Devil King Sadao Maou and his general Shiro Ashiya as they navigate the complexities of life in modern-day Tokyo. Having suffered utter defeat at the hands of a plucky hero, they've been banished to earth and stripped of magical power. And if that wasn't enough, that pesky hero is still hell bent on finishing the job. Artist Akio Hiiragi brings Satoshi Wagahara's story to hilarious life in this manga adaptation of the hit light novel series. It turns out crushing your enemies beneath your feet is tricky when you haven't even made manager yet!" -- Unedited summary from the book.
The Devil's got a daughter! The Devil's Castle (Maou's tiny apartment) has a new resident, and she's still in diapers! With the appearance of the mysterious child Alas Ramus, Maou's household is plunged into chaos. With the Devil as the daddy and the Hero mommy, playing house just got serious!
"In the Sasazuka neighborhood of the Shibuya district of Tokyo, newly minted part-time burger-flipper and former Devil King Satan (now known as Sadao Maou) clashes with Lucifer, a fallen angel who used to serve him! But how will the onetime king deal with his rival now that his magic power's run dry? Now that the devil is one of us, he's going to have to get creative!" -- Unedited summary from the book.
Move over Nancy, Harriet, & Veronica. There's a new sleuth on the block! Sixteen-year-old Marigold "Goldie" Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable curiosity, which explains her dream to one day become the hotel's in-house detective. When Charles, the current detective, encounters a case he can't crack, he agrees to mentor Goldie in exchange for her help solving the mystery.
Avery Jennings is a punk-rock guitarist with a secret weakness for rom-coms and Taylor Swift. Madison Shea is a student council president with a douchebag boyfriend. Their orbits collide at Oak Bluff High's inaugural Gay-Straight Alliance meeting, and soon they're making out in school bathrooms and holding hands under tables. Their secret relationship is put to the ultimate test when the student council vetoes a proposal for a gay-friendly prom and the GSA decides to throw a free Unprom in protest... with Avery leading the band. If Unprom is more popular than Prom, Madison will hold it against Avery, and Avery will lose her shot at taking their relationship public.
"A handsome merman named Wakasa is living with Tatsumi, a high school student--in his bathtub! Visits from Wakasa's crazy friends Takasu the octopus, Agari the shark, Mikuni the jellyfish, and Maki the snail raise the chaos level even higher. As if that isn't crazy enough, now a super-sadistic crab wants to take Wakasa away! The first meeting between Wakasa and Tatsumi is also revealed in this volume of the frothy bathtub comedy!"--
As the Empire strengthens its grip in the wake of the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the remaining Jedi are marked for death! Jedi Master K'kruhk faces a battle for his life - one with deadly parallels for Bomo Greenbark and the crew of the smuggler vessel Uhumele. Meanwhile, Master Dass Jennir is down to his last credit, and faces a stark choice: compromise his ideals or starve. Being a Jedi may make him an outlaw, but will being an outlaw mean he's no longer a Jedi? Darth Vader doesn't care: He's on the trail of Jennir either way - and so is the dread assassin Falco Sang!
1st title: No one has seen Sam Goode's father, Malcolm, since he mysteriously disappeared years ago. Sam had always fantasized that he was abducted by aliens. But that was before he knew the truth: aliens do exist, and some of them seek to destroy our world. That was before he himself became another one of their captives. Now father and son are both missing. But when a rogue Mogadorian named Adam, who now has Number One's memories, decides the only way to make up for his past atrocities is to return home and infiltrate the Mogadorian stronghold, he'll find the key to saving both Sam and Malcolm's life. 2nd title. Sandor was tired of being a teenager, tired of going to school and obeying his teachers and playing by his parents' rules. He enjoyed breaking the rules rather than following them. But when he makes one mistake too many, Sandor's life takes an unexpected turn, and he is forced join the Lorien Defense Academy. Sandor had never believed in the crazy idea that Lorien needed to defend itself--Lorien was a peaceful planet, with no apparent enemies. But when Mogadorians suddenly attack, Sandor learns how real that threat was. Now Sandor is one of only a handful of Loric left alive, and the fate of Lorien is in their hands. 3rd title: Adam helped Sam Goode and his father, Malcolm, escape the Mogadorian base in Dulce, New Mexico. Using the Legacy that One bestowed upon him, Adam sacrificed himself and brought the entire facility crumbling down on his head. Miraculously, Adam survives in one piece, and he also discovers something incredible that the Mogadorians had been hiding from the Garde. Separated from his allies, Adam sets out on a quest to find the one thing the Garde have been missing all these years, the very thing that could turn the tide in this war.
"To the eyes of classmate Chiyo Sakura, high school student Umetarou Nozaki--brawny of build and brusque of tongue--is a dreamboat! When Chiyo finally works up the courage to tell Nozaki how she feels about him, she knows rejection is on the table...but getting recruited as a mangaka's assistant?! Never in a million years! As Chiyo quickly discovers, Nozaki-kun, the boy of Chiyo's dreams, is a manga artist...a hugely popular shoujo manga artist, that is! But for someone who makes a living drawing sweet girly romances, Nozaki-kun is a little slow on the uptake when it comes to matters of the heart in reality. And so Chiyo's daily life of manga making and heartache begins!"--Page 4 of cover.
"In the Universal Century year 0079, humanity is divided between Earth and huge space colonies known as Sides. The colony known as Side 3 proclaims independence as the Principality of Zeon, and declares war on the Earth Federation. As the conflict nears the one-year mark, the Earth Federation and the forces of Zeon are locked in a fierce battle for the Thunderbolt Sector, an area of space scarred by the wreckage of destroyed space colonies."--Amazon.
"Agatha is the last of the Heterodynes--a notorious family of Mad Scientists that everyone had thought safely wiped out. In this new chapter of her story, we find the ancestral castle of the Heterodynes trapped in a bubble of stopped time, and Agatha on a journey to find a way to reverse the effect and save the people she loves." --
"Adventure, Romance, Mad Science! Agatha is the last of the Heterodynes, a notorious family of Mad Scientists that everyone had thought safely wiped out. When a rival scientist traps her family castle and the surrounding town in a time-freeze, Agatha must embark on a journey to find a way to reverse the effect and save the people she loves." --
In a world shattered by radiation fallout, teenaged Orion and her climbing partner Dram, in exchange for freedom, mine terrifying tunnels for a precious element that keeps humans safe from radiation poisoning, but disturbing revelations force Orion to question everything she knows.
In an alternate 1875 England, seventeen-year-old clock mechanic Danny, aided by the boy he loves, must discover who is sabotaging the towers that control the flow of time and stop him or her before it is too late.
"When scientist-in-the-making Madeline Little starts sixth grade, she soon learns that middle school is nothing like a perfect lab experiment--and that she now has to find the cure for her newly messed-up life"--
Nell Crane has never held a boy's hand. In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing parts--an arm, a leg, an eye--Nell has always been an outsider. Her father is the famed scientist who created the biomechanical limbs that everyone now uses. But she's the only one with her machinery on the inside: her heart. Since the childhood operation, she has ticked. Like a clock, like a bomb. And as her community rebuilds, everyone is expected to contribute to the society's good ... but how can Nell live up to her father's revolutionary ideas when she has none of her own? Then she finds a lost mannequin's hand while salvaging on the beach, and inspiration strikes. Can Nell build her own companion in a world that fears advanced technology? The deeper she sinks into this plan, the more she learns about her city--and her father, who is hiding secret experiments of his own. Sarah Maria Griffin's haunting literary debut will entrance fans of Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking series, Paolo Bacigalupi's Ship Breaker, and Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven.
"No one believes Ella can survive the Royals. Everyone is sure Reed will destroy them all. They might be right. With everything and everyone conspiring to keep them apart, Ella and Reed must find a way to beat the law, save their families, and unravel all the secrets in their twisted palace"--Page 4 of cover.
John's mother kicked him out of the house when she couldn't handle his anger, and John's spent the last few years bouncing between relatives. But after his last scrape with the law, there's nowhere for him to go but home. Starting senior year at a new high school and fitting into the family that shut him out is a challenge. And it's all that John can do to keep from turning back to bad habits. Lacrosse training helps him focus. As does Emily, the girl next door. She's sweet and smart, and makes him think his heart may finally be healing. Maybe he's ready to trust again. But tragedy has a way of finding John, and he must decide between saving his family or saving himself.
"In this contemporary retelling of The Canterbury Tales, a group of teens on a bus ride to Washington, DC, each tell a story--some fantastical, some realistic, some downright scandalous--in pursuit of the ultimate prize: an automatic A in civics class"--
The members of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants graduate from high school and spend their last summer before college learning about life and themselves. Includes readers' guide with discussion questions and an interview with the author.
High school senior Avery Dennis runs the prom committee, and she has always had a date for everything, but when a public breakup with her current boyfriend makes her start wondering about her own dating history, she sets out to investigate why her relationships never seem to work out--and ends up discovering some hard truths about herself and her dating choices.
For the last twenty-five years every teenager in Ireland has been subject to "the call" which takes them away to the land of the Sídhe, where they are hunted for twenty four hours (though only three minutes pass in this world)--handicapped by her twisted legs, Nessa Doherty knows that very few return alive, but she is determined to be one of them.
October is an ordinary girl-- until three days before her eighteenth birthday. She develops a strange itch, she can hear dogs talk, make crows fly. Two very handsome boys at school start vying for her affections. And October discovers she can "transplant" herself through solid rock. She's not ordinary at all, but the daughter of a troll princess and a fairy prince... and a pawn in a deadly war between the trolls and the fairies.
Tom Ward is now Spook of the county, and with his apprentice, Jenny, he continues the fight against boggarts, witches and terrifying new creatures of the dark. Along with the witch assassin, Grimalkin, Tom and Jenny lead an army into battle against a dangerous enemy -- but it all goes catastrophically wrong. The situation seems hopeless until Alice, Tom's lost love and a powerful witch, appears. But Alice had turned to the dark: can Tom trust her now? --
Forced into an internment camp at the start of World War II, eighteen-year-old Yuki enlists in the Army to fight for the Allies as a member of the "Four-Four-Two," a segregated Japanese American regiment.
When sixteen-year-old AJ Flynn finds a mysterious key at his new job at a London law firm, he and his scrappy friends begin a series of journeys to 1830 where they discover a crime only they can solve.
Jared's plane has crashed in the Alberta wilderness, and Kyle is first on the scene. When Jared insists on hiking up the highest hill in search of cell phone reception, Kyle hesitates; his Cree grandmother has always forbidden him to go near it. There's no stopping Jared, though, so Kyle reluctantly follows. After a night spent on the hilltop -- with no cell service -- the teens discover something odd: the plane has disappeared. Nothing in the forest surrounding them seems right. In fact, things seem very wrong. And worst of all, something is hunting them. Karen Bass brings her signature action packed style to a chilling new subject: the Cree Wîhtiko legend. Inspired by the real story of a remote plane crash and by the legends of her Cree friends and neighbours, Karen brings eerie life -- or perhaps something other than life -- to the northern Alberta landscape in The Hill.
"Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told. Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa, and the Rebel Alliance"--
"Aladdin is a street rat. There's really no getting around that. Like most, he's just trying to survive another day in impoverished Agrabah. Jasmine is a princess, one who is about to enter into an arranged marriage. All she wants is to escape her fate, to see what lies beyond the palace walls. But everything changes when the sultan's trusted advisor, Jafar, suddenly rises to power. With the help of an ancient lamp, Jafar becomes determined to break the laws of magic and gain control over love and death. Soon Aladdin and the deposed princess Jasmine must unite the people of Agrabah in rebellion to stop the power-mad ruler. But their fight for freedom grows costly when it threatens to tear the kingdom apart." -- Page  of cover.
After her eccentric mother's death, Miceala Burgos returns to her hometown of Sleepy Hollow, but when she discovers the hatred of the town residents for her family, Miceala begins to suspect that her mother's death wasn't accidental.
Sam Baron just freed Orkney from the ravages of the Red Sun but now, imprisoned by Catriona, leader of the Volgrim Witches, Sam finds the darker side of his half-god, half-witch heritage released, and he fears he might destroy what he saved. Unable to resist the witches' enchantments, Sam has become their most potent weapon, and is leading an army of monstrous men against Skara Brae. Sam's only hope for salvation lies with his three best friends and a mystical artifact known as the Moon Pearl. Keely travels north in search of the pearl, while Howie prepares for the gathering onslaught. Leo seeks a powerful artifact in the underworld, and faces an ancient evil that could be an even greater threat than Catriona and her cronies. As Sam's friends rush to save him, other forces are at work in Orkney's shadows forces that could help free Sam, or condemn him to the darkness forever.
Four years after being kidnapped, sixteen-year-old Charlotte returns home to find her family ripped apart, but before she can try to reunite them, or help find the body of her captor's first victim, she must come to terms with her past.