By Chris d'Lacey
While Michael Malone discovers his supernatural skill to change truth, he's recruited via a company devoted to investigating unusual and paranormal phenomena. He joins in hopes of discovering his father, who mysteriously vanished 3 years past. Michael's first job is to unravel the secret of a puppy he rescued from a precarious clifftop -- a secret that leads him to an odd and sickly classmate and a tender woman who was once killed in a devastating coincidence. Stakes are excessive as Michael learns to harness his newfound skill and discover the lethal fact approximately his father's disappearance.
A daring and exciting story of exchange realities, paranormal secret, and striking experience.
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Hambleton took a moment to think. “I’m not sure I’m at liberty to discuss that, Michael. Right, let’s get on. ” I swung my school bag onto my desk, giving Ryan enough cover to pass me a note: Blood transfusion, it said. What? I mouthed. Freya’s operation, he mouthed right back. I wadded up the paper and threw it at his big, dense skull. Somewhere up the road, I swear there’s a village missing its idiot. The rest of that day passed by without incident. Although my thoughts were still jumbled by the morning’s events, school went on as normal around me, and no announcement came about Freya.
Despite the tension of the last few moments, there was still one thing I needed to know. ” She put her hands into her pockets and shivered. She tumbled my question around on her tongue before deciding she would give me an answer. “The dog’s called Trace and it seems to belong to —” “Candy, let’s go,” Eddie called over. He was leaning on the open door of their car. ” “The office wants us. ” “Chill out,” Candy said to him. ” She fished out a notebook. ” I almost spat the name back. I thought I saw Eddie frown.
She tumbled my question around on her tongue before deciding she would give me an answer. “The dog’s called Trace and it seems to belong to —” “Candy, let’s go,” Eddie called over. He was leaning on the open door of their car. ” “The office wants us. ” “Chill out,” Candy said to him. ” She fished out a notebook. ” I almost spat the name back. I thought I saw Eddie frown. Candy’s pencil-thin eyebrows twitched. ” Of course. Everyone knew Freya. She was in my class. The weirdo in the corner who everyone ignored.