Matthew is a bullied, overweight 13-year-old boy who wants to pass through his Junior High years without trouble. However, Dallas and his friends find great satisfaction in belittling, verbally, and sometimes physically abusing Matthew because he is a quiet kid. Matthew has an intense infatuation with Jonah, Dallas's best friend, and it can only end badly if the torment wasn't enough. Or maybe... all it takes is one person to stand up to a bully.
Caroline Abrams has always dreamt of following in her famous father's footsteps and become a musician. But after making some bad headlines, she finds it's not as easy as she thought. In fact it's a nightmare. And she falls for rising rockstar, Desdemona Potts, everything gets compacted.
Desdemona is a rebel, who wants to rich and famous, but fears she may lose herself in the process. She doesn't know what to think about the innocent, native Caroline. But there is something about her, Desdemona can't resist. Her manger says hooking up with Caroline would be all kinds of wrong. But maybe something so wrong can be so right.
Four prestigious all-boys schools and four couples, one pair representing each school, on one giant majestic campus and read as their individual stories and destinies unfold before each other and intertwine.
Isn't it funny how the past comes back to kick us in the ass? Brady Jordan ran from his home town ten years ago, now a grown adult and comfortable with his sexuality, Brady returns to confront the sins of his past.
Simon has been beaten down all his life. Finally he has had enough. Determined to take his life, he tries to drown himself. When he is saved by a young man, he begins to learn his life might have a happy ending after all. But no one ever promised life would be easy even with help.
The darkness festers throughout the vast cosmos in many ways, through war, famine, greed and more, this collection showcases this darkness that exists all around. From the tortured individual to the battlefields of distant lands. This darkness grows, and this archive exists to catalog it. The archive will continue to catalog these findings, as the darkness grows ever closer to us, we are prepared to meet it with observant eyes, and open minds.
Two men from two different time periods, their lives somehow connected.
Thomas has come to Adermoor Cove to vacation and work on his new novel. On the island he finds himself drawn to Agamemnon Angelopaulos, the owner of the lighthouse.
In present day, after a brutal separation, Jude and Duane have reunited. They arrive at Adermoor Cove for a vacation. While the island and it's inhabitants are beautiful Jude feels a strong sense of deja vu. Dogged by the memories of hurt and betrayal, he's determined to make things work but the path to forgiveness is not an easy one.
Hiding part of what makes you who you are may sometimes seem necessary. And sometimes you may hide a part of yourself so well that you don't even realise that it exists. Danny Murphy seems to be living a charmed life. But he has a secret; one that he tries to keep so well hidden that he doesn't even want to admit it to himself. However, if he is hiding part of his real self, not just from others but also from himself, is his life really as charmed as it may seem?