When the brain fails, the heart is often the one that picks up the pieces. Tyson is suicidal, angry and so, so lonely. After an attempt on his own life, he faces brief hospitalisation in the Acute Inpatient Unit with other teenagers. The staff are wonderful and his treatment team goes above and beyond to provide help and support, but what he needs most is a friend. He finds Vladimir, a boy who battles schizophrenia and psychotic episodes. He's perfect.
A couple arrive at a crossroads in their relationship, with one of them poised to end her postdoctoral education and "start life". She's not so sure about the baby her wife wants though, working with kids and their parents facing huge health issues as an MD, but she starts having a series of mysterious dreams involving a wise little girl.
**This story touches upon issues of difficult pregnancies and miscarriage. Please proceed with caution if you find these topics upsetting.**
This is the story of the trials and troubles of Johnnie, born Edward John Lester in Scotland, in 1842
Although he came from a poor background, with the assistance of a wealthy uncle, Johnnie was able to complete his education and university studies to become a doctor, only to be falsely accused of housebreaking and larceny, and he is sentenced to transportation to the Swan Colony in Australia.
Human werekin, the public face for their kind, are treated as slaves by most even though they protect the hidden bonded werekin to protect them from human discovery. Deke allowed the cultural schism to drive away the man he loved. They received news of a tragic accident, and he believed he lost Kraig forever. All he has left is his duty.
When the unexpected happens, it will take every ounce of his conviction and control to protect not only his streak but the man his heart beats for.
Evin and Ben were boyfriends for over two years in college, but their lives went in very different directions after they graduated. Now, years later, they meet again in a new city when Evin hurts himself. Ben is an emergency room resident when he'd always planned to be a hot shot plastic surgeon. Evin has a son, and his entire demeanor is different. Can they bridge the gap years placed between them or was their first parting destined to be repeated?
Peri McSmith is aboard the U.S.C. Cassini. A routine medical exam reveals a startling link between Peri and the Cassini's last mission.
Beshel Drago, Chief Investigator for the Degan Federation, searches for leads on the rogue scientists conducting illegal experiments using Degan citizens. He hits another dead end—until the rescued embryo's human parent is identified.
Mysterious Dr. Pettit has done it before, but things went awry. All he needs is a sponsor - and a safe place - to try his experiments again. Will his 'program' work this time? Will his 'subjects' experience the hoped for benefits? What side affects will come to the fore in 'Second Adolescence'?
A narcoleptic, epileptic, and out casted teen, starts high school off with a bang. He gets thrown into the life of Merit, a popular senior with a secret of his own and from there, a possible relationship gets shaken up by their peers and the drama that surrounds them all. Through it all though, he just wants someone to see him, truly see him because often in high school, teenagers don't truly see each other or their inner truths, they just take what is right in front of their eyes.