Becca King and her mother are on the run from her stepfather who has used Becca's talent for hearing 'whispers' to make a large and illegal sum of money. Now their options for safety are running out. In the town of Langley on Whidbey Island, Becca finds refuge in the home of her mother's childhood friend while her mother continues on to Canada in search of safety. But on her first day in town Becca meets sixteen years old Derric Nyombe Matheson a Ugandan orphan who was adopted as a ten-year-old by the town's Deputy Sheriff. Derric has a secret that no one on Whidbey Island knows. Derric and Becca form an un-severable bond. Becca is convinced that she's the only person who can truly help him, and just maybe Derric can convince Becca that life is too short to live on the run.Shea#39;d traded it for a 1998 Jeep Wrangler, and the moment theya#39;d crossed the California state line into Oregon, she ... As quickly as possible and making sure it was all legal, Laurel then dumped the Toyota for a 1988 Ford Explorer, ... Instead of questioning this, Carol said no problem, bring her on up, she can help me ... a#39; She knows you have a little money until I can start sending you more, a#39; Laurel said .
|Title||:||The Edge of Nowhere|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-09-13|