The Wonder Palace
Rain has come to Summerville, Georgia—but rain unlike anything this little town has seen before. If not stopped, it will plunge first Summerville—and then the world—into unyielding, unending darkness. All hope lies with Minerva Knightly, host of the long-running children’s television show The Wonder Palace, and two intrepid middle school students. But what will be the price of victory? More
Heather Adams worries a lot. She worries about her father, whose CPA firm is having trouble. She worries about her height, feeling freakishly taller than other teenage girls. She worries about the two boys, Thad Hollings and Connor Simms, whose friendship she so deeply values, and the way they have become rivals for her affections. Now she can add a new, more immediate worry: the storm that has come to her hometown of Summerville, Georgia...a storm that grows with each passing hour, feeding on pain and sadness. Its rains cannot bathe, only drown; cannot cleanse, only pummel; cannot nourish, only wash away. It is the grand and dark design of a man obsessed with vengeance, and ordinary human beings are helpless against it. But hope has arrived in the form of Minerva Knightly, longtime host of the recently cancelled children's show The Wonder Palace, and while Minerva may be many things, an ordinary human being is not one of them...