Second Hand Stops

Second Hand Stops : Benefactor

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PARANORMAL FANTASY AT ITS FINEST! See why Katie St. Claire is a Publisher's Weekly star of 2014, and Second Hand Stops is a Readers Favorite Five-Star book. Julia Malone lands on the doorstep of an old English manor at the age of three. She's abandoned and alone, later joined by five paranormal children with the same telepathic abilities. When the teens reach eighteen, the mistress of their manor presents them with an unbelievable opportunity with curious strings attached. They must drink an elixir that promises to prolong their lives. At the conclusion of this mad science experiment, they become wealthy beyond their wildest imaginations, thanks to a mysterious benefactor from New York City. The children meet Claude Van Buren, the man behind the elixir. They assist in a global launch of Immortality, a facial product marketed to the world as the new fountain of youth. Julia and the others become the youngest executives at Van Buren Industries, a diverse giant positioned in the global market. Interwoven between the pages of this intriguing plot is a romantic love story that spans a lifetime. Her paranormal journey of ethical dilemmas, a heartbreaking love triangle, hidden family secrets, and a fight to stay alive, finally erupts in the conclusion of The Van Burens. Start the story in Second Hand Stops, continue the action in Rewind, and prepare for the shocking conclusion in Fast Forward. Discover The Van Burens and ask yourself one thing. Are they out there? This coming of age fantasy has plenty of humor to keep you on your toes. Enter the mysterious of The Van more

Product details

  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 22.86mm | 535.24g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507685165
  • 9781507685167

About Katie St Claire

Katie is an avid reader and researcher, particularly drawn to the inner lives of her characters. She loves developing complex personalities, and plots that twist and turn. Readers often say, "I didn't see that one coming." That's her goal. Some of Katie's passions include gardening, photography, crafts, reading, and the Caribbean. Atypical by nature, she enjoys exploring topics that stray from the beaten path. Well known for her sense of humor, sensitivity, and deep philosophical sides, Katie is an old soul who will forever remain a kid at heart. The Van Buren series is urban fantasy with a science fiction flare, and appeals to young and old alike. Readers describe her books as fun, entertaining page-turners, and hard to put down. Thank you for reading Katie St. Claire more

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96 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 49% (47)
4 19% (18)
3 11% (11)
2 12% (12)
1 8% (8)
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