The second novel in Elizabeth George's Young Adult series. This genre-bending work combines Elizabeth's flair for crime and suspense novels with the paranormal.
On Whidbey Island, secrets never stay buried.
A mysterious girl who won't speak; a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year; a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events.
But Becca, first met in THE EDGE OF NOWHERE has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, can't be allowed to know her whereabouts.
As secrets of past and present are revealed, Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one.
Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and myth.
Praise for THE EDGE OF NOWHERE:
Action-packed, mysterious, and somewhat creepy . . . A combination of great characters and relationships have this novel raising the bar when it comes to today's YA fiction - Suspense Magazine
Praise for Elizabeth George:
She's a designer of fastidious mosaics that never fail to intrigue. - Guardian
Presses all the buttons to make us hoover her stuff up - Daily Telegraph
The author writes brilliantly and has an incredible ability to set a scene and create characters you want to know more about. - Sun
Elizabeth George is the internationally bestselling author of twenty psychological suspense novels, four young adult novels, two books of non-fiction and two short-story collections. Her work has been honoured with an Anthony Award, an Agatha Award, two Edgar nominations, and both France's and Germany's first prize for crime fiction. She has taught creative writing internationally and is the recipient of an honorary doctorate in humane letters and an honorary MFA in creative writing. She lives in Seattle, Washington.