C. C. Marks
Charlie Little exists in a dangerous world. Her best chance of survival is to disguise herself as a boy and guard her secrets well. Yet just when things can't possibly get worse, they spin completely out of control.
With Zeke and her sister Star by her side and the fresh memory of Thomas's kiss still on her lips, she narrowly escapes the horrid plans of Jonas Bannon, a monster of a human being. Forfeiting the safety of the community, they leave
Charlie hides her true identity inside a community made up only of males, but her presence places everyone around her in danger. This community is surrounded by Draghoul, once-human creatures bent on infecting others. Left with no choice but to remain, she fears her secret will be discovered, and she'll be thrown to the creatures she dreads. Yet, the longer she stays with these survivors, the less benevolent they appear.
In this new and dangerous
Charlie's secret puts them all in danger!
The treacherous journey has ended and Charlie is finally safe behind the walls of The Mercy Research Hospital. Yet, even as she feels the relief of safety, something's not right inside this secure world. More is revealed about the research conducted in The Dead Forest, and the role she plays flips her world on its head and makes her question everything she knows as truth.
And even as Charlie...