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“My love for you will never die.”

A love that spans eternity.

For Ivy, miracles are real. After all, it was a miracle this summer when she survived a near fatal car crash. And it was a miracle that Tristan, her boyfriend who died a year ago, returned to Earth as an angel. But Ivy knows better than anyone that miracles come at a price.

Even though Tristan has come back to Ivy, life is far from perfect. He’s a fallen angel—and he’s trapped in the body of a wanted murderer. With Tristan on the run from the police, Ivy’s not sure she’ll ever get her happy ending.

But when it becomes clear that Ivy’s worst enemy, the demon Gregory, is back to taunt her, it’s not just Tristan’s life that’s in danger. And Gregory is hell-bent on getting what he wants: her.

Will Ivy and Tristan ever be safe to be together? Or has Ivy run out of miracles?

Elizabeth Chandler

A former high school and college teacher with a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Rochester, Elizabeth Chandler enjoys visiting schools to talk about the process of creating books. She has written numerous picture books for children under her real name, Mary Claire Helldorfer, as well as romances for teens under her pen name, Elizabeth Chandler. Her novels include
Summer in the City
,
Love at First Click
, and the Dark Secrets series from Simon Pulse.

When not writing, Mary Claire enjoys biking, gardening, and following the Orioles and Ravens. Mary Claire lives in Baltimore with her husband, Bob, and their cat, Puck.

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Everlasting

ALSO BY
ELIZABETH CHANDLER

Kissed by an Angel
KISSED BY AN ANGEL, THE POWER OF LOVE, and SOULMATES

Evercrossed
a KISSED BY AN ANGEL novel

Dark Secrets 1
LEGACY OF LIES and DON’T TELL

Dark Secrets 2
NO TIME TO DIE and THE DEEP END OF FEAR

The Back Door of Midnight
a DARK SECRETS novel

This book is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously. Other names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author’s imagination, and any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

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First Simon Pulse hardcover edition March 2012

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Designed by Liz Dresner
The text of this book was set in Versailles.

CIP Data is available from the Library of Congress.

ISBN 978-1-4424-0921-7 (print)
ISBN 978-1-4424-0920-0 (eBook)

For Françoise Bui—
Here’s to lunches in Macmillan’s cafeteria,
the many books that have passed through our hands
since then, and a treasured friendship.

Contents

Prologue

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-one

Chapter Twenty-two

Chapter Twenty-three

Chapter Twenty-four

Chapter Twenty-five

Chapter Twenty-six

Chapter Twenty-seven

Chapter Twenty-eight

Acknowledgments

Prologue

GREGORY WAS CERTAIN NOW: IVY KNEW ABOUT HIM.
She had finally realized he was inside Beth’s mind. His pleasure doubled. After all, what satisfaction was there in hurting Ivy if she didn’t know
he
was doing it?

Vengeance is mine.

Each day he was growing stronger and more skillful. From the moment he began prowling Beth’s mind, she had fought him, but he was wearing her down. Beth would soon obey him, body and soul. Let Ivy call to Tristan for help—Angel Tristan was gone. And the ever-loyal Will had turned against her.

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