Beating Heart

Beating Heart

A Ghost Story

Book - 2006
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Following his parents' divorce, seventeen-year-old Evan moves with his mother and sister into an old house where the spirit of a teenager who died there awakens and mistakes him for her long-departed lover.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2006
ISBN: 9780060546076
0060546077
Branch Call Number: YA JEN
Characteristics: 244 p. ; 18 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 http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=597578

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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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