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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Touchstone Trilogy
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'On her last day of high school, Cassandra Devlin walked out of exams and into a forest. Surrounded by the wrong sort of trees, and animals never featured in any nature documentary, Cass is only sure of one thing: alone, she will be lucky to survive.

'The sprawl of abandoned blockish buildings Cass discovers offers her only more puzzles. Where are the people? What is the intoxicating mist which drifts off the buildings in the moonlight? And why does she feel like she's being watched?

'Increasingly unnerved, Cass is overjoyed at the arrival of the formidable Setari. Whisked to a world as technologically advanced as the first was primitive, where nanotech computers are grown inside people's skulls, and few have any interest in venturing outside the enormous whitestone cities, Cass finds herself processed as a 'stray', a refugee displaced by the gates torn between worlds. Struggling with an unfamiliar language and culture, she must adapt to virtual classrooms, friends who can teleport, and the ingrained attitude that strays are backward and slow.

'Can Cass ever find her way home? And after the people of her new world discover her unexpected value, will they be willing to let her leave?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Stray, Andrea K. Höst , single work novel fantasy
'In this planet-hopping Girl's Own Adventure, an Aussie teen must survive a world without technology, and then another with far too much. Rescue is only the beginning of her problems.' (Publisher's blurb)
Lab Rat One, Andrea K. Höst , single work novel fantasy
Test subject was not the career path Cassandra Devlin had been planning. In the months since Cass walked off Earth onto another planet, she has grappled with everything from making blankets to helping psychics battle the memories of monsters. And discovered she is a valuable thing called a Touchstone. Can Cass learn what that means in time to save not only her rescuers, but herself?
Caszandra, Andrea K. Höst , single work novel fantasy
'Cassandra Devlin doesn't know what she's for. But she knows she's running out of time. Since Cass was rescued from the abandoned world of Muina progress has been made unravelling its long-ago disaster, but too many questions remain. Can Cass keep herself together long enough to find a solution, or will space tear itself apart?' (Publisher's blurb)

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