**Due to its heavy subject matter, this book is recommended for ages 17+**
Praise for Touching Melody:
"I loved this story of two lost souls, toughened up and
emotionally closed off by their circumstances, who opened up to each
other and themselves through music." ~ Stacey Wallace Benefiel, author
"Touching Melody is a haunting love story filled with
thrills, chills and secrets that keep the pages turning right up unto
the breathless finish." ~ Kate Ashton, author of Every Little Piece.
Maddie Martin's first weekend at college is nothing like she's
used to. It's wild, like the wilderness on which the University of
Bellam Springs sits. Roped into going to a fraternity party, she
literally runs into Kyle Hadley. The boy she's loved since she was nine.
The boy she promised all of her firsts to. But that was before his
father killed her parents.
Determined to stay away from him, she throws herself into her
music. Practicing piano eases her heavy heart, calms the sadness, and
pushes away images of Kyle's face.
Until it doesn't.
Her music professor asks her to play a duet for their annual Winter
Gala. Doing so means she'll be assured another full ride scholarship.
It's an opportunity she can't pass up.
But Kyle is the other half of the duet. And that means hours and hours of practicing.
Weeks of seclusion - just the two of them. And it's more than just
music. It's passion like Maddie never believed was possible.
The inevitable happens. She falls in love with him all over again.
But, will loving him be enough to erase all the hate in her heart
for his father? Can she look at him, and not see the evil in his family
And maybe it's all a set up. Maybe Kyle is only pretending to care
so he can finish what his father started, and kill her too.
True love can blossom in unexpected places. This is Parker pretending not to care. . . .
Parker Whalen and Jaden McEntyre are a wrong fit from the start.
Jaden is driven and focused, Harvard Med School within reach. Parker has
a past—a reputation—and the rumors about his mysterious habits abound.
So there’s no reason why, when they're assigned to work together on a
project in English, they should discover they have anything in common,
or even like each other, and they definitely shouldn't be falling in
What they have? It isn't real. Because the truth is, Parker Whalen
is a liar. This has never mattered…until now. Because lying to someone
you care about—someone who matters, someone who believes in you—that's when people get hurt. And Parker is about to hurt Jaden in the biggest way imaginable.
COLLATERAL DAMAGE is the companion novel to CROSS MY HEART, which
spent more than 100 days on the Amazon Teen Top 100 Bestseller List in
its first year of release, and was a 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards
Nominee for Best YA Fiction. COLLATERAL DAMAGE, a 76k word/300 page
novel for Young Adults, is CROSS MY HEART told from Parker's point of
**Though this is not a series, the author highly recommends reading CROSS MY HEART before COLLATERAL DAMAGE**
Rated PG-13 for violence, adult language, and some sensuality.
She's always been the one protected, shielded from the darkness in
the world. But Miri wants to be as capable and strong as Desi and James.
She wants to control her visions so they can actually be of use,
actually give her friends an advantage over the dark.
When her visions reveal an enemy fixated on James, Miri must face the evil alone, and risk everything to do it.
TAKING BACK FOREVER (Book 2 of The Kindrily series)
By Karen Amanda Hooper
Release Date: May 31, 2013
Starry Sky Publishing
*Recommended for ages 15 and older due to mature content.*
Forever is worth the fight.
Maryah erased all memory of her past lives, but she couldn't erase her
soul mate Nathan, or his undying love. Now, Maryah and Nathan have a
second chance at a future together, but first Maryah must remember the
person she used to be and embrace her supernatural gifts--more than one
kindrily member's life depends on it.
Maryah's power is Harmony's best hope of finding her kidnapped soul
mate, Gregory. But Harmony isn't big on asking anyone for help, and
she's tired of waiting, so she's taking matters into her own hands.
Heaven help anyone who stands in her way.