Sneak Peek of Dark Before Dawn YA Psychic Thriller #MFRWhooks

I am participating in the Marketing for Romance Writers Book Hooks meme. Visit the linky list below to read a book blurb and excerpt from the other participating authors. In the meantime, I hope you’ll enjoy this sneak peek of my young adult paranormal thriller Dark Before Dawn.

When ESP Spells D-A-N-G-E-R…
Dawn Christian has been psychic since she was seven years old and has always considered herself an outcast. Even her own mother discourages her talent, so Dawn has kept her abilities quiet and feared a lifetime of loneliness. When she gets involved with a fortuneteller and two teenage girls who share her mysterious perception, Dawn finally belongs to a group. As her intuition strengthens, so does Dawn’s self esteem. However, when she learns her new friends may be tied to two bizarre murders, she has an important choice to make – continue developing the talent that makes her special, or challenge the only people who have ever accepted her.

Dark Before Dawn

Dawn Christian curled under the covers, shivering in her nightshirt. Goosebumps popped up on her bare arms. She breathed in and out, trying to calm herself. Even the safety of darkness couldn’t hide it.
Something was wrong.

She knew it the same way she had known it would rain despite the weather report. Now gray clouds blistered outside the window.
I can’t go, I can’t go, I can’t go, something bad’s going to happen. Dawn rubbed between her eyebrows, the message flying around inside her brain like a loose pinball.

Trade paperback version available from your local bookseller and the following on-line retailers:
Direct from publisherenter code VFFDD6VN at checkout to get the book for $7.99, a three dollar discount off the retail price!
Barnes & Noble
$2.99 e-book versions available from:
Amazon Kindle
Barnes & Noble (Nook)
Sony Reader Store
Also available as part of the Young Ladies of Mystery Boxed Set.

The audiobook version of Dark Before Dawn is narrated by Cassandra Morris. Audio retailers are listed below.

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  1. What a dilemma! Sounds like there’s plenty of conflict in this story. I’m fascinated by ESP, so I’ll definitely enjoy this book.
    My Book Hook post is HERE.

  2. Thanks for coming by, Sandra! I will check out your book hook!

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