Ben Mercer has a big surprise in store for Jessica Wakefield. He's returning to Sweet Valley Shore--and bringing his supersmart girlfriend, Priya Rahman, along with him. Elizabeth Wakefield is heading back to the beach and straight for the arms of gorgeous head lifeguard Ryan Taylor. But Ryan is hiding something from her--something important. Will Elizabeth's perfect summer romance be over before it even begins? The last thing Nina Harper wants to do this summer is fall in love. Can Stu Kirkwood, a sweet, sexy surfer, make her change her mind?
Jessica has sworn off love, and she's throwing all her passion into classes. No one is surprised when Professor Miles asks her to stay after class. Elizabeth is trying to help Todd Wilkins regain his starting position on the basketball team.
Beaches, bikinis ... and betrayal. Jessica Wakefield finally has Ryan Taylor all to herself. He's wild, daring, spontaneous--everything Jessica wants in a boyfriend. He's also the guy who broke her sister's heart. Elizabeth Wakefield's summer can't get any worse, now that Ryan has left her for Jessica. But Elizabeth knows Ryan is spinning out of control, and he could be putting Jessica in danger. Can Elizabeth ignore her jealousy long enough to save them both? Wendy Paloma wants to leave her superstar husband, Pedro, but her friend Winston Egbert knows they belong together. When Winston and Pedro team up to win Wendy back, is their plan too crazy to work...or just crazy enough?
Billie and Steven are having a baby! But Steven's joy quickly turns to misery when Billie tells him that marriage is not the only option. Will this mean the end of Billie and Steven? Jessica is happy owning her own clothing business -- until her partner, Val, and her scheming ex-husband disappear with all the company's borrowed money. How will Jessica handle this one?
Don't touch that dial... SVU STUDENTS: EARN CASH JUST FOR WATCHING TV! When Nina Harper and Bryan Nelson see the sign, they think it's too good to be true. All they have to do is watch television with electrodes strapped to their heads, some guy takes notes, and Nina and Bryan get paid. It's a cinch. But nobody tells them about the side effects. Nobody tells them that every student who takes part in the experiment changes--really changes. At first the students' behavior turns a little weird, then it gets disturbing. Before long it grows horribly, brutally violent. Nina seems safe from the side effects--for now. But will she be safe from the vicious attacks sweeping the campus...and from Bryan?
Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are about to begin the most exciting year of their lives.... Jessica has everything she's dreamed of: freedom, independence, and all the guys on campus--except the one she wants. Elizabeth hopes college will be just like high school--only better! Her longtime boyfriend, Todd Wilkins, wants their love to go further. Can their relationship survive freshman year? Enid Rollins, Elizabeth's high-school best friend, is glamorous Alexandra now: party girl, sorority pledge and no friend of Elizabeth's. Winston Egbert vows to be taken seriously at college. But he's been registered as "Winnie" and put in an all-female dorm!
Elizabeth and Todd are running out of time. If they can't expose the conspiracy tearing Sweet Valley University apart, they may not live to see another day. Will Tom Watts swallow his pride and come to their rescue? Meanwhile, Jessica is crushed. It turns out her new love, Professor Miles, is married -- and his wife is out for blood.
Immortally yours... William White's reign of terror continues. Elizabeth Wakefield thought she was seeing things when William White came back into her life. But William actually survived the accident she believed had killed him -- and he's changed. His handsome face is heartbreakingly scarred, and he's humble, caring, and sensitive. In fact, William staged the entire Virtual Reality Fair just to win Elizabeth back. And it's working. William's timing couldn't have been more perfect. He breezed into Elizabeth's life just when her love for Tom Watts was falling apart. Once Elizabeth succumbs to William's spell, he's going to make her pay for everything she put him through ... and he's going to love every minute of it...
Can Jessica find a way to go on without Nick? The shocking murder of Nick Fox has left Jessica Wakefield shattered. After enduring the burial of her lost love, she must face the pain of going on without him. No one really knows how badly Jessica's hurting--not even her twin sister. And no matter how loudly she cries for help, no one seems to hear her. Will Jessica decide to drop out forever? Elizabeth Wakefield wishes she'd never heard about the passionate night Tom Watts spent with Dana Upshaw. Now, as she cares for her devastated sister, she realizes what little passion there is in her own life. Will Elizabeth abandon her worrywart ways and show everyone at SVU--especially Tom--just how carefree and sexy she can be without him?
She's in trouble. Big trouble. Liz could get deported. Unless someone from Pennington mansion stands up for her. But who? Everyone hates her. Especially Sarah, her boss's daughter, who'd love to see her sent back to America.
Elizabeth Wakefield is in love...with Todd Wilkins. Todd was only supposed to cheer up a brokenhearted Elizabeth--help her forget about longtime love Tom Watts. But the familiar taste of Todd's gentle kiss and the feel of his strong arms around her makes Elizabeth's head spin. You never get a second chance to make an impression. Jessica Wakefield learns this the hard way when she slams her Jeep into a sports car on the freeway. Jessica blows up at the crazy driver. Who cares? She'll never see the woman again. But Jessica does...the night her boyfriend Nick Fox takes her home to meet his parents.
If she can make it there... When Elizabeth Wakefield wins a summer fellowship to produce her own play in New York City, no one is more surprised than she is. It's an offer Elizabeth can't refuse, even though she and Tom Watts vowed to spend the summer together. So Tom gives up his prestigious summer internship to be with her! Will Elizabeth have to give up something in return -- and make a sacrifice she's not yet ready for?
Tom Watts has found the perfect woman. Talented, intelligent, and a total knockout, Dana Upshaw is everything a guy could want. But can she ever live up to Tom's passion-filled memories of ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Wakefield? Gin-Yung Suh is keeping a fatal secret from boyfriend Todd Wilkins. The only way she can protect him is to keep him wrapped up in the arms of his first love, Elizabeth. But can Gin-Yung bear losing her love and her life? The women of SVU are posing for a calendar to raise money for the homeless, and Jessica Wakefield is desperate to be one of the 12 women picked. How far will she go to be Miss April, May, or June?
Some summer this is. For three thousand miles, Jessica's trapped in a car with Elizabeth and her boyfriend. A guy she totally can't stand. Like this cross-country adventure will really bring them all closer. Drive them further apart is more like it. But Jessica does get close to someone in that car. And Elizabeth goes farther away than anyone ever imagined.
Big decisions for everyone... Finn thinks it's time for Elizabeth to prove her feelings . . . but Sam knows it's time she ditched Dr. Cool. Nina's new guy is way more enticing than 9 a.m. calculus . . . but can she blow off class again? Neil's falling in love . . . but Jessica thinks he's making a big mistake. Chloe likes Theta's zany pledge requirements . . . until she's told to betray her best friend.
Ryan Taylor is a hunk with an attitude. He's learned about life the hard way, and now no ties can hold him down--especially the emotional kind. Jessica Wakefield always gets what she wants. And now she wants head lifeguard Ryan Taylor. Can Jessica beat the competition and swim her way into Ryan's heart? Elizabeth Wakefield can't do anything right! And if she messes up one more time, she won't make lifeguard this year. Elizabeth needs to prove she can work harder than anyone else. But if gorgeous Ryan doesn't cut her a break soon, she may drown in the attempt.
Elizabeth Wakefield is about to say hello to an exciting new school. But first she has to say good-bye to everything -- and everyone -- she loves. Good-bye to Nina Harper, her best friend. Good-bye to Todd Wilkins, the ex-boyfriend who's stood by her through thick and thin. Good-bye to Tom Watts, the guy who broke her heart into a million pieces. But how can she say good-bye to her twin sister, Jessica?
It's all there in black and white... Elizabeth Wakefield and Scott Sinclair have made it into a major national news magazine! Will Scott's hints of a personal relationship with Elizabeth make her turn red with embarrassment...or anger? Tom Watts is disgusted by the magazine article, and by the suggestive things Scott says about Elizabeth. Can Tom win her back by broadcasting his feelings on WSVU? Jessica Wakefield can't believe that Nick Fox wants to give up his exciting career as an undercover cop in order to save their love. But will Jessica still feel the same way about Nick if he's not wearing a badge?
Billie doesn't know what's gotten into Steven Wakefield. She thought he was ready for marriage. Now he's busy quoting divorce statistics. Steven is not the happy groom-to-be. To Steven, Billie is acting downright moody. And the Wakefield house has turned to chaos--the caterers bailed with the deposit and the wedding rings are missing. Is it time to call the whole thing off?
Escaped mental patient William White has only one thing on his obsessive mind, Elizabeth Wakefield. He'll do anything to have her, even commit murder. A frightened Elizabeth doesn't know who is stalking her, or why. Will Jessica be able to come to her sister's rescue before it's too late?
Secrets can be dangerous . . . Jessica Wakefield has hooked up with the perfect guy. Nick Fox is sexy, smart, and dangerous. And just like her, he lives for excitement. Jessica knows Nick has secrets to spare--and she's determined to find out every last one! Elizabeth Wakefield is worried about her boyfriend, Tom Watts. His twenty-first birthday is just a few days away, and he's depressed that he doesn't have a family to help him celebrate. Elizabeth's sure the surprise party she's planning will cheer him up--but will her gift be more than he can handle? Celine Boudreaux is back at SVU and determined to make a splash with the most exclusive sorority on campus. Celine will do anything to get into Thetas--even if it's illegal . . .
Elizabeth Wakefield takes her boyfriend, Tom Watts, home for Christmas. Once they get there, memories of her old life with Todd Wilkins haunt her. Meanwhile, Todd is trying desperately to get over Elizabeth. Will Elizabeth's ex-best friend, Alexandra Rollins, help Todd forget?
When Lila Fowler meets a dashing young medical student, she thinks she's found Mr. Right. But he's only after her money--and he'll do anything to get his hands on it. He plays with Lila's head, convincing her she needs psychological help--but he's the one with a twisted mind. Now Lila's on the brink of destruction. Will she turn in her fur coat for a straight jacket?
Jessica Wakefield and Nick Fox had planned the perfect romantic vacation -- an intimate week alone, sailing the Pacific Ocean. They didn't plan on having to save a guy from drowning after his boat capsized. They didn't plan on taking the stranger aboard. And when their emergency radio goes dead and the boat's motor cuts out, they're trapped -- in more ways than one. Because the man they've rescued is no victim. He's a skilled hunter -- and Jessica and Nick are his prey. And in the middle of the ocean, there's no one to hear their SOS.
Elizabeth Wakefield is falling in love with Nikolai Von Greiner, a famous "yet mysterious" journalist. Nikolai is tall, dark, dangerously handsome ... and the keeper of a deadly secret. Will Elizabeth abandon her friends, her family and even her life to be with the man she longs for?