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Kathy Reichs' Virals series has been an enormous hit with Young adult and adult readers alike. In this collection of short stories, Kathy ties up all the loose ends in Tory's world
Fans of the Virals series will be thrilled with this companion volume that includes three short stories originally published as digital short stories as well as an all-new, never-before-seen Virals adventure! Shift, Swipe, Shock and the new story Spike give further glimpses of the Virals' world as they work with Tory's famous great aunt, Temperance Brennan, to solve more mysteries, take a look at where it all started before they became Virals, and get to the bottom of an attempted sabatoge at Kit and Whitney's wedding.
Just when school was at its suckiest, things take a turn for the better when a cool, mysterious new girl shows up. Not only that, she actually wants to be my friend!
But, you guessed it, things aren’t that simple. And when HOLLYWOOD suddenly rolls into Hills Village, things get very weird very fast.
Somehow, unbelievably, I, Rafe Katchadorian, am in the movie business…
HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!
Containing never-before-seen snapshots of a road trip of a lifetime
When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson – who she also happens to be secretly in love with. She’s planned it all out, and all he has to do is say yes.
Axi has had a tough life: her little sister died young, her mother walked out and her father turned to the bottle for comfort. Her parents escaped their grief in their own ways; this trip will be hers.
But life doesn’t always work out as you plan it, and there are some things you just can’t run away from.
In the dramatic conclusion to the bestselling Confessions series, Tandy Angel's next murder case could be her own!
Tandy Angel is losing her mind – or so she thinks. Even as she's forced to fight for the family company, she's imagining new dangers in every shadow. And as her detective prowess is called into question and her paranoia builds, she has to face the very real possibility that the stalker she's convinced will take her life could be all in her head – or the very real danger that finally brings her down.
James Patterson's high-octane sci-fi adventure series comes to a white-knuckle conclusion in the final battle that Daniel X has been waiting for.
Daniel X has been hunting aliens most of his life. Aided by his power to create anything he can think of, he's fought his way up the list of the galaxy's most wanted aliens, demons and scumbags. There's only one name left.
The Prayer. Evil incarnate. The one who robbed Daniel of a normal, happy life the day he gunned down Daniel's entire family. They say The Prayer is basically a god, hell-bent on bringing death to every corner of the universe. And only Daniel X can stop him.
But Daniel's amazing power seems to have abandoned him, and he's grasping at answers he can't quite reach. With the fate of Earth hanging in the balance, can Daniel find a way to win a fight that has him hopelessly outmatched?
THE NINTH AND ULTIMATE MAXIMUM RIDE STORY IS HERE!
Legions of Max fans won't be disappointed by this encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly.
As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened. All will be revealed in this last spectacular ride – a brand-new grand finale featuring all of the non-stop action, twists and turns that readers can rely on in a blockbuster Patterson page-turner!
Kenny Wright is a sixth grade 'Grandma's Boy' in a tough inner city school, struggling with bullies, schoolwork and keeping his detentions secret from his 'G-ma'. Though in his active imagination he's a world-famous superhero, Stainlezz Steel, who fights crime, saves lives and rescues helpless animals.
But now Kenny’s neighbourhood need him – can he step up in his real life and help his ‘G-ma’ save the best School Principal he’s ever had?
WHEN YOUR FAMILY IS ALL YOU HAVE . . .
Scarred by the deaths of their parents and accusations of murder, Tandy Angel and her siblings start a new life in Paris under the watchful eye of an uncle they hardly know.
BUT THEY'VE BETRAYED YOU TIME AND AGAIN . . .
A born detective, Tandy discovers a locked room in her grandmother's house that holds ugly secrets about her family's treacherous past.
WHO CAN YOU REALLY TRUST?
As Tandy delves deepr into the mysteries, the stakes get dangerously high when her family's enemies seek the ultimate revenge for long-ago sins.
THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF PARIS ARE ABOUT TO GO DARK.
In James Patterson's first highly illustrated 'diary fiction' story for teens, the mega-bestselling author's most endearing and original teen heroine ever proves that everyone can use a helping hand once in a while.
Margaret 'Cuckoo' Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she's turning over a new leaf with her 'Happiness Project'. She's determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her favourite literary characters.
Cuckoo's also got a nearly impossible mission: she, along with her misfit band of self-deprecating friends (who call themselves 'the Freakshow') decide to bridge the gap between warring cliques and 'bring the Nations together'. Not everyone is so willing to join hands and get along, but Cuckoo never stops smiling... until one of her closest friends, pushed to desperation by a Hater prank, decides that enough is enough.
CONFESS IF YOU DON'T FEEL SAFE.
Young women from New York's most exclusive neighbourhoods are being murdered, and the police aren't looking for answers in the right place.
CONFESS IF YOU DON'T TRUST ANYONE.
Enter Tandy Angel. The first case she nailed was the mystery of her magnificently wealthy parents' deaths. Now she's working to exonerate her superstar brother in his glamorous girlfriend's murder. And danger just got closer.
CONFESS IF YOU'RE IN TOO DEEP.
One of the victims of the recent murder streak was a student at Tandy's own elite school. She has a hunch it may be the work of a serial killer, but the NYPD isn't listening to her... and Tandy can't ignore the disturbing fact that she fits the profile of the killer's targets. Can she untangle the mysteries before she becomes the next victim?
THE CONFESSIONS REVEAL ALL.
Daniel X has never lost a battle against the disgusting, dangerous extraterrestrials on his List of Alien Outlaws. But he must now face a foe whose origins appear nearer to the depths of Hell than to the outer reaches of the galaxy! Number 2 is an unstoppable criminal who’s slowly been amassing an underground army of alien henchmen to enslave Earth’s population - all in preparation for the arrival of Number 1, the most powerful alien in the universe, and Daniel’s arch-nemesis.
To Daniel’s horror, thousands of humans defect to Number 2’s side without a fight. But for the first time in his life, Daniel doesn’t have to take a stand on his own. He’s connected with powerful military and intelligence groups that are prepared to follow his lead in the ultimate showdown against the evil that has plagued planet Earth for so long.
Readers beware - and be prepared for a truly epic battle that evokes the ancient prophesies of the end of the world!
On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, their daughter, Tandy, knows just three things: 1. She was one of the last people to see her parents alive. 2. She and her brothers are the only suspects. 3. She can’t trust anyone – maybe not even herself. Having grown up under their parents’ intense perfectionist demands, none of the Angel children have come away undamaged.
Tandy decides that she will have to solve the crime on her own, but digging deeper into her powerful parents’ affairs is a dangerous game. As she uncovers haunting secrets and slowly begins to remember flashes of disturbing past events buried in her memory, Tandy is forced to ask: What is the Angel family truly capable of?
Returning to the genre that made him the world’s bestselling author, James Patterson introduces a teen detective on a mission to bring her parents’ killer to justice, even if it means uncovering her family’s darkest secrets – and confessing some of her own.
THE BEST VIDEO GAME YOU EVER PLAYED . . .
Daniel X is one of the greatest superheroes ever to walk planet Earth. He has defeated a host of evil-doers on The List of Alien Outlaws, and now he's ready to raise the stakes on his next impossible mission - by eliminating two criminals at once.
. . . IS THE WORST THING THAT HAPPENED TO PLANET EARTH.
Tokyo is the stomping ground of a pair of sadistic shape-shifters at the helm of a massive video-game enterprise. And their next addictive game release is about to control the minds of kids all over the world. But this deadly duo also has an appetite for endangered extraterrestrial species, and they plan to make Daniel the main course of their next feast. Can he escape their skewers - or will it be game over for the Alien Hunter?
LET THE COUNTDOWN TO EXTINCTION BEGIN.
The Alien Hunter is playing with fire...
Daniel X is on an impossible mission: to eliminate every intergalactic criminal on the face of the Earth. Using his incredible superpower to create objects out of thin air, he's taken on some of the most fearsome and fiendish aliens in the universe. Now Daniel has travelled to England in search of his next target: the explosive demon of fire Phosphorius Beta and his army of flame-weaving henchmen.
But it's going to take a whole new level of mojo to destroy this villain. Beta's strength has been growing since he arrived on Earth more than a millennium ago, and he's finally ready to turn the blue planet into his own fiery wasteland. The only way to stop him is by jumping back in time to the Dark Ages to end Beta's blistering reign before it has a chance to begin. But can Daniel X take the heat? Or will the Alien Hunter finally get burned?
All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood - television sets, computers, and portable devices aglow in every home, classroom, and store. But everything is not as perfect as it may seem. An evil is lurking, just out of sight, behind the screen.
From the darkest depths of imagination flickers the most terrifying enemy Daniel X is yet to face. A villain with more ambition than the world can withstand, dead set on throwing the sleepy neighbourhood into chaos and documenting the destruction of every person in it, including Daniel, his friends, and his family.
Daniel X is the only person who can stop this devilish director. But, as the super-villain assembles an all-star team of his own creation, not even Daniel can imagine the enormity of his plans.
Can Daniel X stop this deranged outlaw before he stages the most spectacular finale the world has ever seen? Or will Daniel find himself on the cutting room floor?
David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Fast-forward to seventh grade: 'Pottymouth' and 'Stoopid' are still stuck with the names – and everyone in school, including the teachers and their principal, believe the labels are true.
So how do they go about changing everyone's minds? By turning their misery into megastardom on TV, of course! And this important story delivers more than just laughs – it shows that the worst bullying doesn't have to be physical, and that things will get better.
What makes Isaiah so unique?
First, his fur is as blue as the sky – which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right – Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans... if any of them are willing to listen!
After a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his 'mischief' (which is the word for a mouse family) and has to use his special skills to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls and terrified people, it's hard for a young mouse to make it alone.
When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers.
There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape.
Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut her mouth... but Becca's never been very good at either. Her sister Cassie was always the perfect twin.
Becca's only hope is that her twin sister will find her. That perfect little priss Cassie will stop following the rules and start breaking them, before it's too late. Because her jailers made a mistake that could get them both killed:
They took the wrong twin.
In Boston, a young woman finds herself pregnant – even though she is still a virgin.
In Ireland, another young woman discovers she is in the same impossible condition.
And in cities all around the world, medical authorities are overwhelmed by epidemics, droughts, famines, floods and worse. It all feels like a sign that something awful is coming.
Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private investigator, is hired by the Archdiocese of Boston to investigate the immaculate conceptions. Even as she comes to care about and trust the young women, she realises that both are in great danger. Terrifying forces of light and darkness are gathering.
Stepping into uncharted territory where the unknown is just the beginning, Anne must discover the truth – to save the young women, to save herself and to protect the future of all mankind.
The worldwide bestseller, updated for young adults