Thirteen Days to Midnight
You are indestructible. Three whispered words transfer an astonishing power to Jacob Fielding that changes everything. At first, Jacob is hesitant to use the power, unsure of its implications. But there's something addictive about testing the limits of fear.Then Ophelia James, the beautiful and... show more
You are indestructible. Three whispered words transfer an astonishing power to Jacob Fielding that changes everything. At first, Jacob is hesitant to use the power, unsure of its implications. But there's something addictive about testing the limits of fear.Then Ophelia James, the beautiful and daring new girl in town, suggests that they use the power to do good, to save others. But with every heroic act, the power grows into the specter of a curse. How to decide who lives and who dies? In this nail-biting novel of mystery and dark intrigue, Jacob must walk the razor thin line between right and wrong, good and evil, and life and death. And time is running out. Because the Grim Reaper doesn't disappear. . . . He catches up.
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Jacob is a orphan. He is unfortunately being sent to a Catholic school. It is a private school that allow indoctrination of Catholic religious bullshit in the classrooms. It is sickening. The effect on children is obvious. Jacob was on a guilt trip and wrongly theorized that there is a balan...
The question is asked at the beginning of the book and at the end of the book: "If you could have only one superpower what would it be?" Well, Jacob doesn't get a choice of power, it was thrust upon him one day when it saved his life. His only source of information, Mr. Fielding, gone at the same ti...
It wasn't a spectacular book, but it was interesting. It needed more back ground on how it worked, who found it, etc.
3 1/2 stars. This was rather thought provoking. Definitely a far cry from his Land of Elyon series. It had elements of Unbreakable and Final Destination. I liked Jacob and Milo, but I have to say that I never really came to like Oh, and never really cared whether she lived or died. She seemed manipu...
Jacob has secrets. Secrets you'd never be able to guess, let alone begin to guess at unless he told you. If you're his best friend or his girlfriend, then at least you know the basics of the Black Lion. Being able to escape death time and time again is not a gift, not even when you are able to pass ...