I have high hopes for the summer before my senior year. That is I have high hopes until my ex-boyfriend goes insane and tries to kill me with his bare hands. Then, as if thats not strange enough, an uncle I never knew I had shows up mere days afterMoreI have high hopes for the summer before my senior year. That is I have high hopes until my ex-boyfriend goes insane and tries to kill me with his bare hands. Then, as if thats not strange enough, an uncle I never knew I had shows up mere days after the attack.
Much to my dismay, he quickly receives my moms permission to whisk me away to Cherry Creek, Minnesota. Living in a new town away from my ex and all the rumors actually begins to sound appealing until my mom insists on staying behind. She says she has things that she needs to take care of, but she refuses to elaborate. Im already suspicious of my newfound uncle, but when my mom disappears shortly after I leave town, I know my uncle is up to something. With no way to contact my mom, Im left to navigate this new life on my own while my questions keep piling up.Who is my uncle really?
I can sense hes hiding something from me. Something big. I get the feeling he doesnt want me to find my mom, and I soon begin to wonder if he has something to do with her disappearance.My uncle isnt the only one who has me doubting who he is. Theres also my cousin Roman. Hes my age and unlike anyone Ive ever met before. Theres something unsettling about him and the way he tries to push me outside my comfort zone. He makes me uneasy, especially since I am feeling a strong attraction to him that I shouldnt be feeling.
In fact, Im noticing that Im feeling an instant attraction to a number of guys these days. The attraction is powerful and so much stronger than Ive ever experienced before. I know I shouldnt crave their touch by simply being in their presence, but its as if they spellbind me when Im around them.
Im usually quite level-headed, but when I find it a struggle to keep my hands to myself, I realize this sway they have over me isnt normal. Nothing in Cherry Creek seems normal.Things are not adding up, and Im getting the eerie feeling that Im changing in some way. Finding answers becomes increasingly difficult when its apparent someone is determined to keep me in the dark. Something is going on, and I seem to be caught up in the middle of it.
When the truth comes out about who and what I am, will I be able to handle it?This is an urban fantasy novel and recommended for ages 15+.