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Lost in the chaos of Venice Beach, among the homegrown freaks and weirdos, the tourists and life’s forgotten people, one runaway is just another face in the crowd—and this is just how Shane likes it. Torn between the home he left behind and lure of the ocean he ran to, something has tied his fates to the beach, and he is not the only one.

She is a famous mystery: the Venice
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Published August 26th 2014 by Lilt Literary (first published 2014)
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Carrie
Sep 11, 2014 rated it liked it
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*L.C. Spoering provided me a copy for an honest review.*

When I first started this book I wasn't sure where we were going to go. Our hero is a runaway, and our heroine is an unknown entity. Having read a lot of paranormal, I'm used to unknown. Unknown can be great fun. A runaway? The thought just reeks of drama and sadness in my mind.

But when we met Shane, I knew right away he didn't take off just to be the center of attention. Something was up,
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Helena Ison
Aug 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
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L.C. Spoering's writing is spellbinding and elaborate! The magical realism will leave you breathless! I've sampled her work before in a novel she co-wrote with another author Laila Blake, After Life Lessons, which I loved! This is the first novel that I've read by her that is entirely just purely her writing, needless to say, I wasn't sure what to expect from her by herself but I am pleased to say I was stunned.

My Opinion:
The enigma that is Maya will keep you guessing until the
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Laila
Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
At the Edge of the World is a fantastic YA novel, in the great tradition of book for younger people that appeal to adults as well. The beautiful writing compels you along the pages and the mystery of the world sucks you right in.

Shane is an unusual protagonist, but so loveable. It's hard not to root for him, and maybe want to shake him a little to just get it all together! But he fits the scenery, the detail rendered so lovingly.

I have a thing for stories set by the sea, and this one is one of
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L.C. Spoering has a degree in English writing from University of Colorado Denver, and an MLS from Emporia State University. She is repped by Lisa Abellera at Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agency.