Life can get pretty complicated for any seventeen-year-old girl, but for a home-schooled telepathic black girl trying to survive in a prestigious private school in small-town Jonesborough, Tennessee, it can be maddening – especially when her telepathic father keeps eavesdropping on her thoughts!
Jaycie Lerner’s family isn’t the usual mom-dad-kid setup. Jaycie’s mom’s MIA, but Allison, her personal live-in ‘trainer,’ is more than a mom, with her own special abilities, like being able to lift cars and run incredibly fast. And Jaycie’s godfather John is more than persuasive – he can literally convince anyone to do anything.
As far as the rest of the world’s concerned, Jaycie’s on the outside looking in. The townsfolk love Jaycie’s pediatrician father, but she doesn’t fit in with ‘normal’ kids, and she doesn’t really want to. Most of her free time is spent training to keep her telekinetic and telepathic powers under control. But there’s one thing she can’t control – and that’s her feelings, especially when her best friend Matt is nearby. If only he knew what she was truly capable of…
Everything seems to be status quo for Jaycie until she receives a cryptic message from a stranger and meets a
very unusual girl new to Jonesborough. Then all hell breaks loose!
Seventeen-year-old Jaycie Lerner’s psychokinetic power surge is over,
and her astounding powers are under control for the time being – sort
of. As she struggles to maintain her humanity in the face of the awesome
terror and responsibility of her abilities, she also yearns for the
chance at a normal life – and a relationship with Matt Carter, the best
friend she had to leave behind. But Matt’s got a few tricks up his
sleeve, and he’s not about to give up on his feelings for Jaycie.
As Jaycie and her family grapple with the day-to-day routine of trying to
keep their world together, Jaycie’s mother figure, Allison Young,
endures a personal crisis of her own. The superhuman blonde possesses
the physical equivalent of Jaycie’s awesome psychic power. So evolved,
at ninety-two she still looks twenty. But what good is extended life
when everyone else around her is so fragile? With no one to share her
unusual life, she’s a uniquely lonely woman yearning for the romantic
love she sees all around her. But in a dream she gets her wish – and it
quickly turns to a nightmare for everyone else in her life. The memory of a rose is all she can hold onto in the storm of obsession that nearly sweeps her away.
Things quickly turn deadly for the vampires, but the Dey-Vah Guard fairies refuse to acknowledge there’s an imbalance in the nature they protect. As the danger gets ever closer to Jaycie and her family, the race is on to find answers before a secret plot can destroy them all.