By Stacey Kade
After being despatched again from the sunshine, Alona Dare - former homecoming queen, present Queen of the useless - unearths herself doing anything she by no means anticipated: working. Instead of spending days perfecting her tan via the pool (her ordinary summer season regimen while she used to be, you know, alive), Alona needs to now cater to the wishes of alternative misplaced spirits. by means of her part for all of this - ugh - “helping of others” is Will Killian: social outcast, seer of the useless, and somebody Alona cares approximately greater than she’d like.Before Alona could make a last ruling on Will’s “friend” or “more” prestige, notwithstanding, she discovers difficulty at domestic. Her mother is tossing out Alona’s Most worthy possessions, and her dad is looking forward to a brand new daughter together with his depraved spouse. Is it attainable her kinfolk is already relocating on? hi! She’s simply been lifeless for 2 months! fortunately, Alona understands simply the fellow who can placed a cease to this mess.Unfortunately for Alona, Will has different stuff on his brain, and Mina, a tender (and appealing) seer, is on the most sensible of the record. She’s the 1st ghost-talker Will’s ever met—aside from his father—and she may possibly carry solutions to Will’s afflicted prior. yet can she be trusted? Alona instantly places a fee mark within the “clearly no longer” column. yet Will is - ahem - keen to determine, no matter if it potential leaving a harm and indignant Alona to her personal units, which is rarely an exceptional idea. Packed with romance, cute characters, and a killer cliffhanger, Queen of the Dead is the out-of-this-world sequel to The Ghost and the Goth.
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And to do it just because you can? Because you’re bored, lonely, needing a self-esteem fix? When it falls apart, expect instant whoredom. Because you’ve just announced, in so many words, to every girl in the school that you have no intention of respecting the unspoken, agreed-upon boundaries of dibs, and their crushes could be next. Yeah. Not a good idea. Ever.
A sarcastic voice asked from behind me. I froze, startled, and then groaned inwardly when I realized I recognized the speaker. She’d found me again. ” I asked, turning around. Liesel Marks stood on the sidewalk a few feet behind me. The streetlight overhead turned her pink polka-dotted prom dress into a shade of white with brighter white speckles. Behind her, as always, hovering on the edge of the shadows, was her longtime prom date, Eric Hargrove. He was dressed in the best of powder-blue tuxedo finery.
I forced myself to stop and start over. I took a deep breath. “I’ve been alone with this ghost-talking thing my whole life,” I said, choosing my words carefully. This had serious potential to blow up in my face. “Even when my dad was alive, he wanted nothing to dowith it. ” She stiffened. “But it doesn’t change anything,” I said. ” She looked unconvinced. I hesitated and took it a step further. I grabbed her hand, and she didn’t pull it free immediately. That was a good sign, right? ” I said quickly.