Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The forsaken, the lost, the forgotten - Where Dead Bodies Lie (Body Dowser #1) by Kat Cazanav

“Three years ago, you, Stella Monroe, experienced a terrible accident in an abandoned well. You went to the dark side and met Death. Maybe you should be tellin’ me what’s going on?”

“If you’re telling the truth and you did what you say you did, then you’re. . . .” I bit my lip. Don’t say it.

Published: December 16th, 2014

For as long as I can remember, I have been told to follow three important rules;
1.Always guard my ability
2.Never share my secret
3.And pretend to be normal.

However, those three little rules don’t make my life easier. I still find dead people and deal with strange visions. Not to mention, an attraction to a boy who doesn’t exist. Whenever we cross path’s he mists away like smoke on a mirror. He drives me crazy, that Kaff Cooper.

As a flock of dead crows fall from the blackened sky, Kaff becomes the only one who can see the truth straight to the dark underbelly of who I actually am.

My hands feel the pull to extract the forsaken, the lost, the forgotten. It comes as naturally as breathing and there is no stopping it.


A coldness nipped at my fingertips and no matter how hard I shook my hands, the mist clung to them. I heard a cracking sound and looked up at ceiling lights as they exploded, sending shards of glass spraying everywhere.

Students screamed, covering their heads. Another fury of wind swept in through the window. Papers flew, stools toppled, and lab vials burst.

The door flung open and panicked shouts filled the air as a stampede of bodies flooded out into the hall. I felt nothing as if I were standing in the eye of a storm, detached from the riot a few feet away.

“Let me out!”
“She’s crazy!”
“Shit, move your ass!”
“I can’t breathe. She’s killing us!”

Moments later, the door slammed shut. I was all alone and the room melted away, exposing water lapping at the legs of chairs. A flicker of shadow crawled up from the floor. I could only make out her form a few feet in front of me. She was standing in the middle of the room, her head bent down, face hidden by a mop of wet black hair hanging over her face. Her image flapped and unfurled like a flag in the wind. I climbed down from the desk and leaned against it as the girl floated toward me on a current of air. I shrank back, trying to understand what I’d done. What was she going to do to me?

About the author:
“Like I say, ‘nothing is something.’ Look a little harder.”
So I did. I looked beyond his sexy swagger, black t-shirt and worn thin jeans. He was everything that this school wasn’t. He was plain, yet strikingly handsome in an offbeat rugged way. It was as if he’d come from somewhere else, another time, another place, a million miles away."


Unknown said...

The book sounds intriguing and full of the paranormal that I love so much. Will have to read some time soon.

Rita Wray said...

I enjoyed the excerpt, thank you. Sounds like a great read.

johnthuku0 said...

The excerpt was quite nice. Thank you for hosting.

wendy Hutton said...

sounds like a great read, thanks

Patrick Siu said...

I have enjoyed learning about the book. Thanks for sharing it.

Ann L said...

The 3 rules are very interesting. That might be hard for young ones. I'm interested in reading what happens.

Judy said...

Thanks for the excerpt and the giveaway. This really looks good!!!

Anonymous said...

This story really has me intrigued. This is just my type of book. I really want to read it. Thanks for sharing it.

Unknown said...

Interesting description and except.

Piper said...

I love books in this genre and this seems like a good one. I like the cover, as well.

karin said...

this book looks amazing!!! i'll definitely check it out :)

Unknown said...

sounds great!! Thanks for hosting this :)

Anonymous said...

thanks for the chance!

Fayth97 said...

So I read the excerpt & liked it enough to go to Amazon & check the book out. I read the sample & can't wait to get the book so I can read the whole thing!! It sounds like it is going to be an epic read. Thanks MB for sharing Kat's book w/us, & thank you Kat for sharing your talent w/the world!! Have a great day/evening, & happy reading/writing/blogging!!!

Betul E. said...

Looking forward to reading this booK!

Unknown said...

sounds like a great book! Thanks for the giveaway.

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