Death and the Girl He Loves
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Death and the Girl He Loves

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The fate of the world is not something a girl wants on her shoulders, and that is especially true for Lorelei McAlister, even though that is exactly where the world's fate has decided to take up residence. Lorelei has seen first hand the horrors that lie beneath our everyday world. And those horrors are getting her friends killed. Because of this, she agrees to leave the sanctity of her hometown and is sent to a different world entirely. A boarding school. But even here she is being watched. Someone knows what she is. What she carries inside her soul. And now, alone and vulnerable, she must face the fact that there are people who want her dead, and no matter where she goes, no matter how far she runs, the lives of her friends and family are in mortal peril.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 20.32mm | 158.76g
  • Griffin Publishing
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • California, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0312625227
  • 9780312625221
  • 196,903

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Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK!--P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, on Death and the Girl Next Door Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book!--Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series, on Death and the Girl Next Door "Death and the Girl Next Door "is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about.--Gwen Hayes, author of Falling Under, on Death and the Girl Next Door Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, "Death and the Girl Next Door" will leave you craving more!--Lara Chapman, author of Flawless, on Death and the Girl Next Door Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper!--Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author of Don't You Wish, on Death and the Girl Next Door "Death and the Girl Next Door" delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end.--Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, on Death and the Girl Next Door "Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of mysteries, Death, Doom, and Detention is a solid sequel that should keep fans of the series turning the pages long into the night." --YA Books Central on Death, Doom, and Detention"Jones's Darklight series features all of the same attitude and humor as her adult series, but with a cast of teen characters, making it fun for adult fans as well as teens." --BookBitch on Death, Doom, and Detention"Darynda Jones manages to write a completely unique story about a girl who's lost in her own way, an angel who's darker than he seems, and a prophecy that's scaring everyone and anyone. It seems like your typical story, but it's far from it!" --Fiction Freak on Death, Doom, and Detention"The plot, setting, and theme are all tied together nicely to make this book a fast-paced, enjoyable novel. You'll smile, you'll groan, you'll laugh, you might even want to throw the book down in anger. Basically, you will fall even more in love with this series." --Miss Literati on Death, Doom, and Detention"This sequel starts out with a bang and never stops." --Night Owl Reviews on Death, Doom, and Detention"Action packed, intriguing and exciting...I cannot wait to see what Ms. Jones has in store for us in book 3, Death and the Girl He Loves." --Fresh Fiction on Death, Doom, and Detention"Darynda continues her winning streak with "Death, Doom, and Detention..". Jones' writing--in any genre--is a breath of fresh air." --Suspense Magazine on Death, Doom, and Detention"Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK!" --P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book!" --Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Death and the Girl Next Door is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about." --Gwen Hayes, author of Falling Under, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, Death and the Girl Next Door will leave you craving more!" --Lara Chapman, author of Flawless, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper!" --Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author of Don't You Wish, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Death and the Girl Next Door delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end." --Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, on Death and the Girl Next Door Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of mysteries, Death, Doom, and Detention is a solid sequel that should keep fans of the series turning the pages long into the night. YA Books Central on Death, Doom, and Detention Jones's Darklight series features all of the same attitude and humor as her adult series, but with a cast of teen characters, making it fun for adult fans as well as teens. BookBitch on Death, Doom, and Detention Darynda Jones manages to write a completely unique story about a girl who's lost in her own way, an angel who's darker than he seems, and a prophecy that's scaring everyone and anyone. It seems like your typical story, but it's far from it! Fiction Freak on Death, Doom, and Detention The plot, setting, and theme are all tied together nicely to make this book a fast-paced, enjoyable novel. You'll smile, you'll groan, you'll laugh, you might even want to throw the book down in anger. Basically, you will fall even more in love with this series. Miss Literati on Death, Doom, and Detention This sequel starts out with a bang and never stops. Night Owl Reviews on Death, Doom, and Detention Action packed, intriguing and exciting...I cannot wait to see what Ms. Jones has in store for us in book 3, Death and the Girl He Loves. Fresh Fiction on Death, Doom, and Detention Darynda continues her winning streak with "Death, Doom, and Detention" Jones' writing--in any genre--is a breath of fresh air. Suspense Magazine on Death, Doom, and Detention Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK! P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, on Death and the Girl Next Door Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book! Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series, on Death and the Girl Next Door Death and the Girl Next Door is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about. Gwen Hayes, author of Falling Under, on Death and the Girl Next Door Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, Death and the Girl Next Door will leave you craving more! Lara Chapman, author of Flawless, on Death and the Girl Next Door Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper! Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author of Don't You Wish, on Death and the Girl Next Door Death and the Girl Next Door delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end. Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, on Death and the Girl Next Door" Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of mysteries, "Death, Doom, and Detention" is a solid sequel that should keep fans of the series turning the pages long into the night. "YA Books Central on Death, Doom, and Detention" Jones's Darklight series features all of the same attitude and humor as her adult series, but with a cast of teen characters, making it fun for adult fans as well as teens. "BookBitch on Death, Doom, and Detention" Darynda Jones manages to write a completely unique story about a girl who's lost in her own way, an angel who's darker than he seems, and a prophecy that's scaring everyone and anyone. It seems like your typical story, but it's far from it! "Fiction Freak on Death, Doom, and Detention" The plot, setting, and theme are all tied together nicely to make this book a fast-paced, enjoyable novel. You'll smile, you'll groan, you'll laugh, you might even want to throw the book down in anger. Basically, you will fall even more in love with this series. "Miss Literati on Death, Doom, and Detention" This sequel starts out with a bang and never stops. "Night Owl Reviews on Death, Doom, and Detention" Action packed, intriguing and exciting...I cannot wait to see what Ms. Jones has in store for us in book 3, "Death and the Girl He Loves." "Fresh Fiction on Death, Doom, and Detention" Darynda continues her winning streak with "Death, Doom, and Detention" Jones' writing--in any genre--is a breath of fresh air. "Suspense Magazine on Death, Doom, and Detention" Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK! P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, on Death and the Girl Next Door Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book! Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series, on Death and the Girl Next Door "Death and the Girl Next Door "is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about. Gwen Hayes, author of Falling Under, on Death and the Girl Next Door Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, "Death and the Girl Next Door" will leave you craving more! Lara Chapman, author of Flawless, on Death and the Girl Next Door Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper! Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author of Don't You Wish, on Death and the Girl Next Door "Death and the Girl Next Door" delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end. Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, on Death and the Girl Next Door" Praise for "Death, Doom, and Detention: "" ""Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of mysteries, "Death, Doom, and Detention" is a solid sequel that should keep fans of the series turning the pages long into the night." --YA Books Central "Jones's Darklight series features all of the same attitude and humor as her adult series, but with a cast of teen characters, making it fun for adult fans as well as teens." --BookBitch "Darynda Jones manages to write a completely unique story about a girl who's lost in her own way, an angel who's darker than he seems, and a prophecy that's scaring everyone and anyone. It seems like your typical story, but it's far from it!" --Fiction Freak "The plot, setting, and theme are all tied together nicely to make this book a fast-paced, enjoyable novel. You'll smile, you'll groan, you'll laugh, you might even want to throw the book down in anger. Basically, you will fall even more in love with this series." --Miss Literati"This sequel starts out with a bang and never stops." --Night Owl Reviews "Action packed, intriguing and exciting...I cannot wait to see what Ms. Jones has in store for us in book 3, "Death and the Girl He Loves."" --Fresh Fiction"Darynda continues her winning streak with "Death, Doom, and Detention..". Jones' writing--in any genre--is a breath of fresh air." --"Suspense Magazine" Praise for "Death and the Girl Next Door" "Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK!" --P. C. Cast, "New York Times" bestselling author of the House of Night series "Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book!" --Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series ""Death and the Girl Next Door "is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about." --Gwen Hayes, author of "Falling Under" "Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, "Death and the Girl Next Door" will leave you craving more!" --Lara Chapman, author of "Flawless" "Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper!" --Roxanne St. Claire, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Don't You Wish" ""Death and the Girl Next Door" delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end." --Shea Berkley, author of "The Marked Son" Praise for "Death and the Girl Next Door" "[Darynda Jones] hits plenty of buttons: impossibly handsome boys, supernatural powers, hot romance, friendship, school rivalries, suspense and comedy." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK!" --P. C. Cast, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The House of Night Series" "The delightful Jones makes a smooth transition to YA in this really fun read." --"RT Book Reviews""Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice." --Roxanne St. Claire, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Don't You Wish""This book will keep you hungry for more from beginning to finish!" --"Miss Literati"show more

About Darynda Jones

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author DARYNDA JONES won a Golden Heart(R) for best paranormal for her manuscript First Grave on the Right. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. Darynda lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.show more

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