By Marnee Blake
The ailment got here on all of sudden and violently. while it was once performed, waitress Blue Michaels used to be various in a truly unusual approach. And the total city of Glory was once dead...except for her.
Only that's no longer precisely real. A handful of individuals made it, together with U.S. military expert Seth Campbell, who used to be stuck within the unsuitable city on the worst time. He's fierce and protecting, and means too handsome. up to they want a leader—as a lot as Blue desires to belief him—there are too many questions and never sufficient time for solutions. Now they're hunted. yet what their pursuers don't comprehend is every one of them has unusual new powers. And they'll use their "gifts" to survive...no subject who stands of their approach.
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In her fifty fifth bestselling novel, Danielle metal explores the seasons of a rare friendship, weaving the tale of 3 undefined, lifelong acquaintances, for whom a month’s vacation in St. Tropez turns into a summer season of switch, revelation, secrets and techniques, surprises, and new beginnings . . .
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