Dead Girl Walking
Princess Ophelia Dacre sneaks out of the castle to visit her boyfriend in secret. A perfect night cut short when she’s brutally murdered.
Ophelia is given the rare chance to become a grim reaper. She must become Leila Bele, cut ties with her old life, and follow the rules of the reapers. Her greatest adventure begins with death.
“Listen, kid, I don’t care what you believe in. It’s not for me to say what’s true and untrue, real or unreal. My assignment was you. You get to be one of us, if you want it. Otherwise, you move on, life is over, kaput.”
Ophelia backed away from the stranger. For the first time, she realized she didn’t feel cold and wasn’t shivering. Is this what being dead was like? “One of you?”
“A grim reaper.” He held out his hand to properly introduce himself. “Edon Montgomery, head reaper and old soul.”
Secrets by Ruth Silver
We all have them, secrets. In Dead Girl Walking, Princess Ophelia has a secret and it gets her killed. In her new life as a grim reaper, she has another secret, what she is. The reapers know, but the people from her past can’t ever find out. She’s sworn to secrecy.
Here’s a secret of mine. When I was a sophomore in college I stayed in the dorms on campus. The school had a strict no pets policy (except for fish). I was living with 3 other girls in a suite and we all wanted a pet. So, I got a rabbit and smuggled him into the dorm. For three years he lived with me and only a handful of friends knew about my pet. On weekends when I’d go home, I’d put him into a black pet travel bag and sneak him in and out of the dorm. It wasn’t easy, riding down the elevator with a rabbit hopping in the bag. I’d try and shift my weight and move around in the elevator, I’m sure people were
Here’s a photo of Audrey Avery at 4 months old! He was super cute and friendly. Oh how I miss him!