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The first young adult book by a #1 New York Times bestselling author!

Whidbey Island may be only a ferry ride from Seattle, but it's a world apart. When Becca King arrives there, she doesn't suspect the island will become her home for the next four years. Put at risk by her ability to hear "whispers"--the thoughts of others--Becca is on the run from her stepfather, whose criminal activities she has discovered. Stranded and alone, Becca is soon befriended by Derric, a Ugandon orphan adopted by a local family; Seth, a kindhearted musician and high school dropout; Debbie, a recovering alcoholic who takes her in; and Diana, with whom Becca shares a mysterious psychic connection.

This compelling coming-of-age story, the first of an ongoing sequence of books set on Whidbey Island, has elements of mystery, the paranormal, and romance. Elizabeth George, bestselling author of the Inspector Lynley crime novels, brings her elegant style, intricate plotting, incisive characterization, and top-notch storytelling to her first book for teens.

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The Edge of Nowhere
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The edge
January 11th, 2015
This book was really good. I like how she made the girl have a special power, and how she would get her in the middle of situations the girl doesn't want to be in. I've read both books and I can't wait for the third one
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The Edge of Nowhere,Elizabeth George
March 11th, 2014
Huge fan of her Thomas Lynley novels. Didn't realize this was young fiction. Very well done!
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The Edge of Nowhere
July 7th, 2013
Really enjoyed this new genre Elizabeth chose to write. Her storytelling is deep with details, twists and turns in the story plot. Great read and looking forward to the possibility of a second one.
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