Just days earlier, the world was a pinnacle of human civilization.Now everyone--Hives and hiveless, Utopians and sensayers, emperors and the downtrodden, warriors and saints--scrambles to prepare for the seemingly inevitable war"--Provided by publisher. Ian Shaw's fortune was recently liquidated; his niece, Esme, is still missing, and the woman he loves is refusing to speak to him.
Though Mei tries to focus on her duties, she becomes increasingly distracted by the family's problems and her own complicated feelings for Ella's brother, Henry.
But most disturbing of all are the unexplained noises she hears at night, the howling and thumping and cries. She isn't superstitious; she doesn't believe in ghosts.
In Y'Zir, Rudolfo's wife Jin Li Tam is fighting a war with her own father which will bring that Empire to ruin.
And on the Moon, Neb, revealed as one of the Younger Gods, takes the power of the Last Home Temple for his own.
And Ella Morison seems like an easy charge, sweet and well behaved.
It may not be the most exciting job, but at least it'll be drama-free. What she doesn't know is that something is very wrong in the Morison household.
Plus-size friends Jayla Carpenter and Bailee Evans have been close since college.
But despite their physical similarities, the two couldn't be more different.
Now Marisa finds herself the reluctant queen of busting two-timing boys. When Marisa discovers secrets about Kendall and TJ, they may hold the answers to an academic cheating scandal."1873.
When ex-frenemy Kendall asks her to spy on her boyfriend TJ, she discovers the girl TJ might be falling for is Marisa herself. Matthew Grand and James Batchelor have arrived at Matthew's grand family home in Maine for the wedding of his sister Martha.
She knows they'll be there for her when things get tough.