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Stone and Silt
by Harvey Chute

Kindle Edition published 2013-08-14
Bestseller ranking: 713665

Product Description
Big Al's Books & Pals 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Young Adult Nominee

A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a “half-breed.” At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother’s death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....


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They say that damaged people are the most dangerous, for they know they can survive. I had never thought of myself as damaged, though--just different. I guess they thought otherwise. They took me from my life and stole the air from beneath my wings. They caged me and studied me through bars, first asking questions and then resorting to beating information out of me. They found no answers, but I knew they never would. After sixteen years, I hadn't, either. They thought they could contain me forever. At some point, though, a bird must fly, and with the instinct of a wild animal combined with the will of a human, I would never stay in captivity. This is how I survive.