So without further adieu...
|Oooh, see the iron work in the O? I like that.|
When she encounters newcomer Alex Franks, only son of a renowned widowed surgeon, she’s intrigued despite herself. He’s an enigma, melting into shadows, preferring to keep to himself. But he is as drawn to her as she is to him. He is strangely…familiar. From the way he knows how to open her locker when it sticks, to the nickname she shared only with Daniel, even his hazel eyes with brown flecks are just like Daniel’s. The closer they become, though, the more something inside her screams there’s something very wrong with Alex Franks.
And when Emma stumbles across a grotesque and terrifying menagerie of mangled but living animals within the walls of the Franks’ estate, creatures she surely knows must have died from their injuries, she knows.
And not only that, but you can read part of the first chapter of BROKEN today! There are 11 blogs participating in this cover reveal, and we all have a piece of the snippet. Mine is below, and it's the fourth part.
GO HERE to start at the beginning and go through all 11 blogs to read the first chapter. You can GO HERE to read the piece that comes before this, and when you finish here, GO HERE to keep reading!
From BROKEN by A.E. Rought:
Shrinking deeper into my coat, I keep my eyes forward and hurry toward home. My loss bleeds out a little at a time through the mesh of the Memorial Garden’s fence, but it doesn’t mean I like walking by myself in the dark. I’m skilled at scaring myself with what I think might be watching me. Even now, I feel the weight of a stare on my back. At least, I think I do. Of course, when I was five I’d convinced myself there were monsters, too.Remember, you can keep reading HERE.
A ring from my pocket shatters the silent laughter of carved pumpkins and tacky plastic Halloween lawn ornaments. Letting out a little groan, I fish out my cell phone, and then squint at the screen.
I click to accept the call, then hold it to my ear and try walking and talking without the tripping in the dark. “Hey, Bree, wassup?”
Beautiful cover, no? Trust me, you want to read this book. January can't come fast enough.
And I have answered some questions for Theresa today! Go check it out. Yesterday, I was spotlighted at Heise Reads & Recommends, so be sure to check that out too.