One of the Girls by Paul M. Carhart
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sixteen-year-old Jana Swain discovers flying rocks coming to
her rescue while fleeing bullies after school,she knows her
life has changed forever. But she could have never guessed
what would come next. With the help of her popular cheerleader
twin sister Jeni, her comic book-obsessed younger brother
and her neighbors from across the street, Jana seeks to get
to the bottom of her strange encounter. What she discovers
is that she's somehow received, in her brother's words, "super
hero powers." She can move things with her mind!
coaching from her siblings, Jana reluctantly takes the guise
of PsyChick!",haphazardly using her abilities to fight crime.
But she's in over her head and only her sister has what it
takes to rescue the hero.
powers or not, only by acting together can Jana and Jeni become
the hero that neither could have been as long as they both
emained merely one of the girls.
from One of the Girls
reached out and twisted the first two cars in each direction sideways,
turning them into roadblocks. The action was accompanied by the
honking of horns.
nearest driver rolled down her window."What are you doing?"
the police," Jana ordered. "Tell them I have their robber."
out," the woman cried.
robber had closed the distance between them quicker than Jana had
anticipated. He wrapped one ham-hand around her throat.
feet left the ground, this time not by her choice.
don't know how you did that," he grunted,the smell of egg on his
breath. "But I want my key back."
pulled a pistol out from his vest and pressed it against her temple.
barrel was cold against her skin.
little costume girl," he rasped, "you've made your last mistake."
he pulled the trigger.