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McAtee tossed out all of the traditional rules of the paranormal romance genre, making this story fresh and unique. While it may be refreshingly different, fans of paranormal romance won't be disappointed! This is a fun, entertaining story with remarkable and memorable characters that you will root for, fall in love with, and cry over. Even the ones you are supposed to hate you will love because Martina McAtee is that good! -- Reader's Favorite

McAtee's tale is a cut above most attempts in the popular supernatural YA genre.Her characters are considerably more complex than the norm, which makes themfar more believable, despite their superpowers. --Kirkus Review

The story has all the paranormalcreatures you can think of that give it an eerie and creepy feel, andthe diverse characters make the plot adventurous and at the same timeenchanting. Definitely a must-read for all readers who like paranormalactivities. --Reader's Favorite

About the Author

Martina McAtee is a bestsellingauthor and the winner of the 2016 Reader's Favorite Gold Medal for her firstbook, Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things. She lives in Jupiter, Floridawith her teenage daughters, her best friend, two attack Chihuahuas, and twoshady looking cats. By day she is a registered nurse, but by night she writesyoung adult books about reapers, zombies, werewolves, and other supernaturalcreatures. She wrote her first story when she was five with an orange crayon ona legal pad she stole from her mom's office. She's been writing ever since. 

Her influences include Christopher Pike, R.L.Stine, Joss Whedon, L.J. Smith, and even J.K. Rowling. Living in South Floridaprovides her with plenty of material for the weird worlds she writes about.When she isn't working, teaching, or writing, she's reading or watching showsinvolving reapers, zombies, werewolves, and other supernatural creatures.

Her novels, Children Shouldn't Play with DeadThings and Dark Dreams and Dead Things are on sale now at Amazon, Barnes &Noble, and Books A Million. Her third book, Loving You with Teeth and Claws, aDead Things Prequel, is due out in April, 2017. She is currently working on thefourth book in the 'Dead Things' series, Sinister Souls and Dead Things due torelease in Summer of 2017.

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  • File Size: 30039 KB
  • Print Length: 510 pages
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  • Publication Date: August 31, 2015
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B012KW638S
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