The Edge of the Water
Book 2 of The Edge of Nowhere Series
By Elizabeth George
The second novel in Elizabeth George's Young Adult series. This genre-bending work combines Elizabeth's flair for crime and suspense novels with the paranormal.
On Whidbey Island, secrets never stay buried.
A mysterious girl who won't speak; a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year; a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events.
But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, can't be allowed to know her whereabouts.
As secrets of past and present are revealed, Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one.
Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and myth.
Elizabeth George is the author of highly acclaimed novels of psychological suspense. Her first novel, A Great Deliverance, was honoured with the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel awards in America and received the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière in France; Well-Schooled in Murder was awarded the prestigious German prize for international mystery fiction, the MIMI '1990'. Her novels have been adapted for television by the BBC as the Inspector Lynley Mysteries. An Edgar and Macavity Nominee as well as an international bestselling author, Elizabeth George lives in Whidbey Island in the state of Washington.
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10 Apr 2014
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Hodder & Stoughton
Action-packed, mysterious, and somewhat creepy ... Raising the bar when it comes to today's YA fiction. — Suspense Magazine
In combining her skills in crime writing with an obvious flair for the supernatural this award-winning author creates a wonderful tale. — My Weekly
The author writes brilliantly and has an incredible ability to set a scene and create characters you want to know more about. — The Sun
Presses all the buttons to make us hoover her stuff up. — Daily Telegraph