Can there truly be love after death?
Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thingAmelia knows for sure is that she’s dead. With no memories ofher past life, she’s trapped alone in a nightmarish existence. Buteverything changes when she tries to rescue a boy from drowning in theriver. Because even though she can’t do anything to help, Amelia somehowwills him to survive. And when he wakes up, Joshua can see her.
Together, Joshua and Amelia begin to uncover the strange circumstancesof her death, and the secrets of the dark river that has heldher captive. But even as they grow ever closer, there are those in bothworlds—the living and the dead—determined to tear them apart. . . .
In Arise, the mesmerizing, romantic sequel to YA paranormal novel Hereafter, Tara Hudson takes the story of Amanda, a ghost girl adrift between the worlds of the living and the dead to New Orleans. Amanda has found love with Joshua, a human boy. But as powerful as their love is, it may not be strong enough to break the barrier between life and death.
Evil spirits have been threatening Amanda. She is terrified they will hurt those she cares about, especially Joshua. When Gabrielle, a beautiful girl Amanda meets at the Conjure Café in New Orleans, offers Amanda the possibility of a different life, Amanda agrees to meet her in at the St. Louis Number One Cemetery at midnight. There, Amanda finds a Voodoo circle. Once she steps inside, everything will change.