A Crack in the Line

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Harper Collins, Aug 1, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 323 pages
62 Reviews
The mystery has begun

Alaric

It's been two years since his mother died in a terrible train crash, and Alaric's life continues to unravel. He and his father are barely on speaking terms, and Withern Rise, their Victorian mansion, is in shambles. Trapped at home during a blizzard, Alaric stumbles into a parallel world; a reality in which his mother is still alive. There's only one problem ... someone else is living his life.

Naia

Naia tries not to dwell on the horrible accident two years ago that nearly took her mother away. Now that life with her parents in Withern Rise has returned to normal, Naia thinks the worst is behind her. But during a freak snowstorm she's confronted by a stranger. Why does this boy look like her? Why does he have the same thoughts? The same memories? Who is he?

Alaric's and Naia's discovery of each other sets off an electrifying chain of events. And as their lives - and lifelines - entwine, the two teenagers uncover a truth with the power to rearrange, or even erase, their very existence.

  

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Review: A Crack in the Line (Withern Rise #1)

User Review  - Oak Lawn Public Library - Youth Services - Goodreads

Lexile Level: 870L Pages: 323 pages Summary: Alaric Underwood lives in a sprawling manor named Withern Rise that has been occupied by Underwoods for centuries. Naia Underwood lives in a sprawling ... Read full review

Review: A Crack in the Line (Withern Rise #1)

User Review  - Particle_Person - Goodreads

Alaric lives with his father in their old Victorian by the river Ouse in England. His mother was injured in a train accident and was given a 50/50 chance of surviving. In Alaric's reality, she did not ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 19
Section 20
Section 21
Section 22
Section 23
Section 24
Section 25
Section 26

Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 12
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Section 15
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Section 27
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Section 32
Section 33
Section 34
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About the author (2004)

Lawrence started his career as a graphic designer and photographer and subsequently worked as a television script reader, an art and antiques dealer, a painter and sculptor.