The gathering / Kelley Armstrong.Material type: BookSeries: Armstrong, Kelley, Darkness rising: book 1.Publisher: London : Atom, 2011Description: 359 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781907410178; 1907410171 .Subject(s): Families -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Teen fiction | Schools -- Teen fiction | High schools -- Teen fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Teen fiction | Supernatural -- Teen fiction | Witchcraft -- Teen fiction | Canada -- Teen fiction | Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Occult fiction. | Young adult fiction.Summary: Sixteen-year-old Maya suspects there may be a relationship between her paw-print birthmark, her connection with wild animals, and strange events occurring in her tiny Vancouver Island community, where a medical research facility harbors big secrets.
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<p> 'Comfortably mixing science, myth, and mystery, Armstrong creates a vivid world highlighted by appealing characters. Fans and newcomers alike will be eager for more after Armstrong's story drives to its pulse-pounding climax.' - Publishers Weekly </p> <p> 'Armstrong begins her new series with a swift-paced start, creating memorable characters and interesting premises.' - Booklist </p> <p>The world seemed to dip and darken and I smelled wet earth and thick musk and fresh blood. The wind whipped past, like I was running. Running so fast the ground whizzed beneath me and the wind cut across my skin . . .</p> <p>Maya Delaney has always felt a close bond with nature. The woods around her home are a much-loved sanctuary - and the pawprint birthmark on her hip feels like a sign that she belongs.</p> <p>But then strange and terrible things begin to happen in the tiny medical-research town of Salmon Creek (population: 200). The captain of the swim team drowns mysteriously in the middle of a calm lake. Mountain lions appear around Maya's home, and won't go away. Her best friend, Daniel, starts experiencing 'bad vibes' about certain people and things. One of those people is Rafe - the new bad boy in town. What is he hiding - and why is he suddenly so interested in Maya . . . ?</p> <p> The first in the sensational YA series from bestselling author Kelley Armstrong. </p> <p>Books by Kelley Armstrong:</p> <p> Women of the Otherworld series <br> Bitten <br> Stolen <br> Dime Store Magic <br> Industrial Magic <br> Haunted <br> Broken <br> No Humans Involved <br> Personal Demon <br> Living with the Dead <br> Frost Bitten <br> Walking the Witch <br> Spellbound <br> Thirteen </p> <p> Nadia Stafford <br> Exit Strategy <br> Made to be Broken <br> Wild Justice </p> <p> Rockton <br> City of the Lost <br> A Darkness Absolute <br> This Fallen Prey <br> Watcher in the Woods <br> Alone in the Wild </p> <p> Darkest Powers <br> The Summoning <br> The Awakening <br> The Reckoning </p> <p> Otherworld Tales <br> Men of the Otherworld <br> Tales of the Otherworld <br> Otherworld Nights <br> Otherworld Secrets <br> Otherworld Chills </p> <p> Darkness Rising <br> The Gathering <br> The Calling <br> The Rising </p> <p> Cainsville <br> Omens <br> Visions <br> Deceptions <br> Betrayals <br> Rituals </p>
Sixteen-year-old Maya suspects there may be a relationship between her paw-print birthmark, her connection with wild animals, and strange events occurring in her tiny Vancouver Island community, where a medical research facility harbors big secrets.