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By James Preller

ISBN-10: 0312561075

ISBN-13: 9780312561079

The summer season sooner than his senior 12 months, Jude (yes, he’s named after the Beatles track) will get his first activity, falls in love for the 1st time, and begins to wreck clear of his mom and dad. Jude’s home is saved darkish, and not anyone talks much—it’s been that means considering the fact that his little sister drowned in a swimming pool seven years in the past while Jude used to be imagined to be observing her.

Now, Jude is eventually, ultimately commencing to dwell. Really dwell. after which, existence spins uncontrolled. back.

Acclaimed writer James Preller explores lifestyles, demise, love, religion, and resilience in his first younger grownup novel that might grip readers from the book’s dramatic first few pages to its emotional end.

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Machiavelli threw his head back and breathed deeply, drawing the smell into his nostrils. He would remember this scent; it was as distinctive as a fingerprint. Everyone on the planet possessed an aura the electrical field that surrounded the human body and when that electrical field was focused and directed, it interacted with the user s endorphin system and adrenal glands to produce a distinctive odor unique to that person: a signature scent. Machiavelli took a final breath. He could almost taste the vanilla on the air, crisp, clear and pure: the scent of raw untrained power.

And what do we tell Mom and Dad? How are we going to explain it to them? 50 TheMagician Crockery tinkled and shattered, and then there was a tremendous crack. Sophie cocked her head to one side and brushed her hair off her ear. That was the main window. She took a step back toward the door. I should help her. Wisps of mist curled off her fingers as she reached for the handle. No! Josh snatched her hand, and static crackled between them. You can t use your powers, he whispered urgently. You re too exhausted; remember what Scatty said.

Who knows what other terrors they have planned? I want a progress report on the hour, every hour, he finished, and without waiting for a response turned and marched over to his car, where his dark-suited driver waited, arms folded across his massive chest. The driver, face half hidden behind wraparound mirrored sunglasses, opened the door and then closed it gently behind Machiavelli. After he had climbed into the car, the driver sat patiently, black gloved hands resting lightly on the leather steering wheel, and awaited instructions.

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