Roswell High – Book Series

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Learn more about the “Roswell High” book series by Melinda Metz and Laura J. Burns below. Sadly, the books are no longer in print, but you can buy Roswell High in digital format. The eBooks are available via Simon & Schuster, Barnes and Noble, Amazon or iTunes.

#01 – The Outsider

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Book Description: He’s not like other guys.
Liz had seen him around. It’s hard to miss Max- the tall, mysterious senior stands out in her high school crowd. So why is he such a loner?
Max is in love with Liz. He loves the way her eyes light up when she laughs. And the way her long black hair moves when she turns her head. Most of all, he loves to imagine what it would be like to kiss her.
But Max knows he can’t get too close. He can’t let her discover the truth about who he is. Or really, what he is… Because the truth could kill her.
First Sentence: “One Sigourney Weaver and one Will Smith.”
Last Sentence: She and Max were meant to be together here, now – and she was going to find a way to prove it to him, no matter what.

#02 – The Wild One

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Book Description: Dangerous love…
Isabel: From the moment she hears the roar of Nikolas’ motorcycle, she’s hooked. This new guy in town seems to understand exactly how she feels and thinks, exactly what she needs. He’s someone willing to let her be what she was born to be… the wild one.
Alex: He’s jealous of Isabel’s new boyfriend. Worse, he fears that Nikolas is dragging Isabel deeper and deeper into danger. If Isabel’s not careful, Sheriff Valenti will discover the truth about her. And if that happens, no one from Earth will be able to save her…
First Sentence: “Gimme A U!”
Last Sentence: I’m not from around here, either.”

#03 – The Seeker

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Book Description: Circle of danger…
Maria: She hasn’t told her friends about the strange glowing ring that she found. It seems to be giving her powers – special abilities that let her enter a world she’s been dying to experience. Here’s her chance to lern waht she longs to know: how Michael feels about her.
Michael: He feels all alone on Earth and he’s searching for a place to belong. He didn’t count on discovering someone to care about right here in Roswell. Now he’s falling for his best friend. But what he doesn’t know, and Maria doesn’t realize, is that she’s drawing danger to them all…
First Sentence: “Hmm … I could wear this with those thigh-high tights I never wear,” Maria DeLuca said softly to herself.
Last Sentence: “Max?” she cried. “Max!”

#04 – The Watcher

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Book Description: Life will never be the same…
Max is dying. No one wants to believe it, but he knows it’s true. And as the end grows closer, he can only think of one thing. Who will protect Liz if he’s not there?
Liz can’t stand watching Max suffer. She’s determined to find some way – any way – to save him. But the only way to help Max is to risk her own life. Is she willing to die for the one she loves?
First Sentence: Max Evans gazed in the bathroom mirror.
Last Sentence: Because Valenti’s got Michael,” she said.

#05 – The Intruder

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Book Description: Love…too late?
Michael: He’s being held in a secret compound. But he’s concerned less for himself than his friends. Max. Maria. Liz. Alex. And Isabel. He’s got to get out, before he’s forced to betray the Roswell residents whom Sheriff Valenti is dying to capture. And once Sheriff Valenti has the information he wants, he won’t be needing Michael anymore.
First Sentence: “Please, Max,” a voice begged.
Last Sentence:
It was Adam.

#06 – The Stowaway

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Book Description: Trust betrayed…
Michael: He’s still having flashbacks of his escape from the underground compound. Only Cameron, the mysterious girl he met behind bars, seems to understand him – and realize that the sheriff may be gone but an even more dangerous enemy is out there…
Cameron: She fell for Michael while in the compound…spying on him for Sheriff Valenti. Now she feels guilty, and wishes she could tell him the truth. But how can she be honest – without losing Michael?
First Sentence: “He almost killed us!
Last Sentence: “We sent Alex trough the wormhole.”

#07 – The Vanished

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Book Description: Gone for good?
Max is on a mission to save Alex, who is stranded on the home planet. Alex may be lost or wounded – or worse. To get Alex back, Max knows he’ll need one of the Stones of Midnight. If only he knew where to find one…
Liz unterstands that Max can’t rest until he finds Alex. And she’s been busy herself – spending time with Roswell newcomer Adam. She’s been having so much fun with Adam that Max is in danger… of being forgotten.
Fist Sentence: Michael Guerin cought a whiff of something fresh and tangy.
Last Sentence: And winked out.

#08 – The Rebel

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Book Description: Blood brothers…
Michael has finally found the one thing he always yearned for – family. When his brother Trevor arrives in Roswell, Michael will do anything to please him. But soon Trevor’s loyalties come into questin – and Michael is caught in the cross fire.
Maria’s little brothe has disappeared and she knows the kidnappers are trying to get to her and her friends. Devastated and guilt-ridden, Maria turns to Michael for help. But will he be there for her, or has Michael himself become the enemy?
First Sentence: Max Evans spread a thin layer of spicy brown mustard over his AstroNut bar, careful not to miss a spot.
Last Sentence: “Now, you will tell me what I want to know.”

#09 – The Dark One

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Book Description: True love never dies.
Isabel has run away from home, and Max knows her life is in danger. He has to find her and save her, but time is ticking away.
Alex is back on Earth, and he’s a changed man. He looks better, feels better, and is ready to live life to the fullest – without Isabel Evans. Little does he know he’s the only person that can help the ailing Isabel. Will Alex be able to put aside his pride and save the live of this former love?
First Sentence: “All of you, backs against the wall,” Kyle Valenti ordered, his voice harsh.
Last Sentence: “Tra…apped.”

#10 – The Salvation

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Book Description: The ultimate battle.
Max is out of control. He’s lying to his friends, ignoring his family, and has even turned on Liz. Has Max completely lost his mind…or is Max not really Max at all?
Liz hasn’t feld connected to Max in a long time – not the way she used to be. She knows he isn’t the guy she fell in love with. There’s something else controlling him. Something sinister. Can Liz help Max break free before he’s lost forever?
First Sentence: Liz Ortecho stared into the open grave.
Last Sentence: “How could any of us ever forget?”