Beating Heart

Beating Heart

A Ghost Story

Book - 2006 | 1st ed.
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This house is mine and I am its beating heart

She is a momentary chill in warm sunlight, a shadow glimpsed from the corner of an eye, and a memory of secret kisses and hidden passion.

He is seventeen years old, waiting for the start of his senior year, and ever since his family moved into this big old house -- abandoned for decades -- he has dreamt of her. Hot, wordless dreams that turn more intense and darker each night.

Ghost and boy fascinate each other -- until her memories and his desire collide in a moment that changes them both forever.

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780060546083
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 244 p. ; 19 cm.


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ChristchurchLib Feb 05, 2013

"After 17-year-old Evan's parents divorce, he moves with his mother and sister into a broken-down Victorian house that his mum is renovating. Evan doesn't expect much to change in his life; the move hasn't required him to attend a new school or be separated from his girlfriend, Carrie. But then Evan starts having disturbing and erotic dreams about a mysterious girl he doesn't know. Turns out, the house he and his family moved into wasn't empty - it still imprisons the ghost of Cora, a teenager who died there over 100 years before. Cora has mistaken Evan for her long-departed lover... and she wants him back. This eerie tale may not be science fiction, but fans of the tension and romance of The Host will want to give it a try." February 2013 Teen Scene Newsletter

Dec 11, 2011

Looks can be deceiving...especially with this 'ghost' story. Not worth your time to read.


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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 04, 2010

After his parents' divorce, 17-year-old Evan and his little sister move with their mother into an old Victorian house where a ghost mistakes Evan for her long-gone lover.


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