It's a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone.
In 1862, infantryman Samuel Dakota changed history when he found the biochemical secret of flight. Now the Dakota flagship embarks on its maiden flight. But the airship is hijacked. Hollis, the heir of the Dakota empire, is plunged into the midst of a family feud. Maybe Samuel’s final secret wasn’t just the tinkering of a madman after all...
Peggy is an orphan coerced into posing as a lady in waiting at the palace of King George I. Life is grand until Peggy starts to suspect that the girl she's impersonating might have been murdered. Unless Peggy can discover the truth, she might be doomed to the same fate. But in a court of shadows, anyone could be a spy --- perhaps even the handsome artist with whom Peggy is falling in love.
Merciful Truth and her brother, Gospel, have just pulled their dead mother into the kitchen. They wanted to bury her, but they won’t be able to dig into the frozen ground. The Minister, who preaches through his animal form, doesn’t make them feel any better. Merciful calms her guilty feelings until she hears a voice. It’s her mother’s voice, and it’s singing a lullaby.
It’s starting to look as if Hildy's never going to have a third date, or be kissed, or know a boy who is more than just a friend. Then, on an ordinary day, she meets Connor of the melt-that-ice-cap smile --- and a summer that was going to be ordinary as toast turns into Hildy’s summer of love. But love for Hildy is not so much girl-meets-boy-and loses-her-heart as boy-meets-girl-and-loses-his-mind.
Allie knows why Juliet killed herself: to escape the clutches of Garrett Tabor, whom Allie, Juliet and Rob saw commit an unspeakable crime. When Rob introduces Allie to the wildly dangerous sport of nighttime deep diving, Allie assumes he’s only trying to derail her investigation...until they uncover the terrible secret Garrett has hidden under Lake Superior.
Something is wrong in the house that Lin's family has rented. When a secret key marked "Twistrose" arrives for her, Lin finds a gate to the world of Sylver. Lin is overjoyed to be reunited with Rufus, the pet she buried under the rosebush. Together they must find the missing Winter Prince in order to save Sylver from destruction.
It's about how one secret act of violence changes everything --- how best friends desert you when you need them most, how nobody understands. It's about wondering who you can trust. It's about the people who don't believe you. It's about how all of your hopes and dreams can vanish, and you can find yourself alone. Your choice is to end it all or to start over... and all you can think is Maybe I Will.
There was an accident. Ember knows at least that much. She was driving. The car was totaled. She suffered back injuries and brain trauma. But she is alive. That's the only thing left she can cling to. She can't even remember the six weeks of her life leading up to the accident. Where was she going? Who was she with? And what happened during those six weeks that her friends and family won't talk about?