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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

GIVEAWAY/EXCERPT: "Comes the Night" - Norah Wilson & Heather Doherty


*Rafflecopter Giveaway at the Bottom!*
*Welcome*
to my stop
on the
"Comes the Night"
Blog Tour


Series: Book 1 in the Casters Series
Author: Norah Wilson and Heather Doherty
Age Group: Young Adult/New Adult
Genre: Paranormal 
Release date: November 27, 2012
Tour organized by: AToMR Tours




Book Description:

How far would you go to escape your own personal teenage hell? Would you run away, break away from everything you know—even your own body?

Alex Robbins, Brooke Saunders and Maryanne Hemlock could not be more different, yet they all have something in common—deep and soul-searing pain. They are also all students at Streep Academy, a boarding school just one step away from juvie, where they've come to complete high school. The three have been relegated to Harvell House, the residence reserved for the hardest cases, the so-called Rejects from Reject Row.

In the forbidden attic of the old Victorian house-turned-residence, the girls discover the diary of Connie Harvell, a young woman who was confined and abused there some 50 years ago. In the end, Connie’s attic prison couldn't hold her—not completely. She found a way out. At least a dark part of her did. And after reading her diary, the girls discover they can escape at will too. A terrifying, thrilling flight from their bodies and their troubles.

But God help them, their pain isn't all they leave behind when they join with the night.

And God help anyone who’s wronged them...






Excerpt:
Chapter 8

The tears that threatened were for her little brother, not this jerk of a teacher. They were for this counting day. And maybe too, a bit for herself.
At least tonight she would have some distraction. She, Brooke and Alex had agreed that they would sneak up to the attic again after lights out to hear more from Connie’s diary. But they wouldn’t stop there. This morning in their room as they’d prepared to go off to school, they’d agreed to simultaneously tap on that window and beg to fly out through the pane as Alex had done once before. As Connie Harvell had done. If that couldn’t distract her, nothing could.
Much as part of her yearned for it, Maryanne was terrified of what the night might bring.
I bet poor Jason was terrified that night, five months ago today.
One tear slid slowly down her cheek, followed by another. It was just a small mercy that Mr. McKenzie didn’t turn around to see. But shy and quiet Ty Piper was watching her, she saw through tear-filled eyes. A couple others too, no doubt. More than anything right then and there, Maryanne wanted out of that classroom.
She just wanted out.



About the Authors:

NORAH WILSON is a Kindle best-selling author of romantic suspense and paranormal romance. She lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, with her husband, two adult children, dog Chloe, and kitty, Ruckus.

HEATHER DOHERTY fell in love with writing while taking creative writing courses with Athabasca University. Motivated by her university success, and a life-long dream of becoming a novelist, she later enrolled in the Humber School for Writers under the mentorship of David Adams Richards. Her first literary novel was published in 2006. While still writing dark literary (as well as not-so-dark children's lit), she is beyond thrilled to be writing paranormal/horror with Norah. Heather lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick with her family. (No pets, but I swear Norah's dog, Chloe, calls me Aunt Heather).

Together, Heather and Norah write dark, edgy, frightening young adult paranormal/horror.



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International Giveaway:

#1: Five (5) unsigned print copies of Comes the Night sent from CreateSpace - open internationally; #2: Five (5) eBook copies of Comes the Night (Smashword coupon code) - open internationally; #3: Three (3) $10 gift cards - choice of Amazon, B&N, or Book Depository




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*Thanks for stopping by! I like this cover a lot, and the book sounds great! I love the description, but the excerpt just seals the deal for me. What about you, what did you think? Is this something you plan on reading? Add it to your TBR list. Definitely make sure you enter the giveaway before you leave! Can't forget that! Happy Reading & Writing!*

xxooB

6 comments:

  1. I LOVE the cover! - i have thing for cover - i will usually read book with good cover no matter the review. I was intrigued by the excerpt.. i want to know more!

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    1. I love the cover too. I'm the same way, I'm a sucker for covers - big time!

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  2. The book sounds interesting

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  3. Looks like a really good book. I think I am going to have to get this one.

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    1. It does look really good! Let me know if you like it if you end up getting it! I hope you enjoy!

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