by Scarlett Kol
All families have secrets, but what Avery doesn’t know might try to kill her.
The day Avery Belmont was born, her father disappeared. Shortly after, her mother stole her away to Detroit, far away from the secrets buried deep in Shady Creek. But when her estranged grandmother dies, Avery is forced to return and face the rumors that she’s a witch, making her wish she’d never come back—until Drew Montgomery gives her a reason to stay.
Drew knows things no one else knows. Things about Avery, about her family’s past, and about what really happened to her father. However, the price for information may be too high as getting close to the striking, yet caustic Drew starts to have deadly consequences, and living with the lies may be safer than uncovering the truth.
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As a kid I believed that the treasures in my mother's jewelry box were magic amulets that would give me immeasurable power and that old books could transport me to secret worlds. As an adult, not much has changed.
Born and raised in Northern Manitoba, I grew up drawn to the darker side of literature. Vampires were my first love but that soon branched into ghosts, werewolves, demons, angels, and anything else that might make you sleep with the lights on. I began writing at thirteen and completed my first novella at sixteen -- a broody vampire romance.
My early influences were Christopher Pike and Anne Rice. Current obessions are Maggie Stiefvater, Lauren Kate, and Gillian Flynn. Hopefully, one day I can create a story that will haunt a reader's dreams like their stories did mine. Blog