New books

December 18, 2008 at 7:51 pm Leave a comment

The Devil’s Breath by David Gilman

When fifteen-year-old Max Gordon’s environmentalist-adventurer father goes missing while working in Namibia and Max becomes the target of a would-be assassin at his school in England, he decides he must follow his father to Africa and find him before they both are killed. Read chapter one.

 

Ivy by Julie Hearn

In mid-nineteenth-century London, young, mistreated, and destitute Ivy, whose main asset is her beautiful red hair, comes to the attention of an aspiring painter of the pre-Raphaelite school of artists who, with the connivance of Ivy’s unsavory family, is determined to make her his model and muse.  Read chapter one.

 

I Know It’s Over by C. K. Kelly Martin

Sixteen-year-old Nick, still trying to come to terms with his parents’ divorce, experiences exhiliration and despair in his relationship with his girlfriend Sasha especially when, after instigating a separation, she announces that she is pregnant.  Read chapter one.

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