By Barry Jonsberg
An extreme, scary portrait of a boy pushed to the sting . . . and over.
Michael Terny is at his 7th tuition in 4 years and he is familiar with that no matter what he does, he'll be ridiculed and driven round. Michael is the fats child. yet Michael is additionally a lucid dreamer—he can realize whilst he's dreaming and make the dream spread precisely as he wishes. right here he's secure and fully up to speed. secure that's, until eventually he unearths the dream international and actual international colliding . . . and a passage among the 2 gives you extra strength than he has ever imagined.
With assistance from an unforeseen buddy at his new college, Michael plans how you can use his power—to present the nice and wreak vengeance at the depraved. . . . yet is Michael fairly on top of things?
Nothing is kind of because it turns out during this e-book, and the stunning finishing could have readers furiously flipping again to start examining back with opened eyes.
“Readers should be intrigued by means of the numerous paranormal rules provided in a narrative that delicately and successfully unearths its many layers.”—Booklist
“Jonsberg’s prose is spare, his pacing very good, his plotting memorable.”—Publishers Weekly
“Readers who love the surprising twists of Fight membership or The 6th feel will enjoy the movie-ready strange turns this novel takes, and they're going to most probably locate themselves flipping again to reread key passages.”—The Bulletin
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I don’t want trouble,’ I said. I tried to say it with confidence, but my voice was hoarse. It came out trembling with fear. Jamie pushed his face closer to mine. My vision filled with the redness of his hair. ’ he said, his voice soft. ‘Well, that’s strange. See, I know what happened on the oval yesterday. I saw it. ’ Suddenly the circle broke and Mr Atkins was in front of me. Jamie let go of my shirt and carefully brushed me down, as if getting rid of wrinkles. ‘No, Sir,’ said Jamie. ‘Just getting acquainted with the new boy.
I didn’t know if that was a question I was supposed to answer, but he carried on without pause. ‘I think I would be doing you a favour if I took it off you. You know, one less cake a day. You might lose some weight. That would help, wouldn’t it? Like, I’m your local weight watchers. ’ ‘You can have it,’ I said. I held out the cake. He seemed disgusted. ‘I don’t want to eat it,’ he said. ‘Not after it’s been in your fingers. Have you never learned elementary hygiene, my fat friend? ’ He took the cake from me and smashed it into my face, 29 Dreamrider 17/3/06 8:54 AM Page 30 Dreamrider rubbing it around my nose and up into my eyes, forcing it into my hair.
He cupped his chin in his hands and raised his eyebrows at Miss Palmer. There was silence for a while and then he spoke. ‘Michael,’ he said. ‘Mr Archer has gone. What is said in this room will stay in this room. ’ 31 Dreamrider 17/3/06 8:54 AM Page 32 Dreamrider I nodded. ’ ‘I tripped over some tree roots, Sir. Got the cake all over me, banged my nose. Jamie had nothing to do with it. ’ Mr Atkins nodded slowly. He didn’t look at all surprised. Just sad. They sent me home. I didn’t want to go, but Miss Palmer gave me no choice.
Dreamrider by Barry Jonsberg