From #1 New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike comes a brand-new fascinating and seductive new vel about a girl with a mysterious ability--but one that carries an unimaginable cost. From the moment Fred meets Aja, he kws she's different. She's pretty, soft-spoken, shy--yet seems to radiate an unusual peace. Fred quickly finds himself falling in love with her. Then strange things begin to happen around Aja. A riot breaks out that Aja is able to stop by merely speaking a few words. A friend of Fred's suffers a serious head injury and has a miraculous recovery. Yet Aja swears she has done thing. Unfortunately, Fred is t the only one who tices Aja's unique gifts. As more and more people begin to question who Aja is and what she can do, she's soon in grave danger. Because ne of them truly understands the source of Aja's precious abilities--or their devastating cost. Love Aja or hate her--you will never forget her. In Strange Girl, #1 bestselling author Christopher Pike has created the rarest of vels--a love story that swings between a heart-pounding mystery and a stirring mystical journey.