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Virtual Author Event: Gail Wagner and Amanda Strong
Join Amanda Strong & Gail Wagner as they discuss their series, HIDDEN MONSTERS & DREAM WALKER CHRONICLES
HIDDEN MONSTER (Book One) By Amanda Strong
For seventeen-year-old Samantha Campbell, running back woods trails usually means freedom from her less-than-perfect life. That is, until the day a morning run turns into a living nightmare. When Samantha wakes up to find herself bound to a dirty, pinstriped mattress, she realizes she’s anything but free. With a masked abductor repeatedly injecting her arm with an unknown substance while holding her captive, Samantha tries in vain to find out what he wants, but he refuses to speak. Until the day he breaks his silence and his twisted words are worse than what she’d imagined. He promises her one day she will fall in love with him but the best part will be that she won’t know who he is… until it’s too late.
Finding herself freed from captivity, with her captor still at large, Samantha is on guard against everything and everyone around her. Unfortunately, walling up her heart proves difficult when eighteen-year-old Blake Knightley moves in next door. When Samantha starts experiencing strange changes within her, she realizes her captor may have left her more damaged than she originally thought. Now she must turn to Blake for help in order to unearth the truth behind the monster who started this all… or risk experiencing worse things than just falling in love.
LET HER SLEEP (Book One) by Gail Wagner
After surviving the accident that killed her mother, Cordelia Jameson’s life has been ruled by survivor’s guilt. She thinks quitting her meds is the first step to taking back control of her life, but they are the one thing that’s been keeping her safe. Rescued from her nightmares by the boy of her dreams, she finds herself inexplicably falling for him. When he shows up at her school she begins to question her sanity.
Reid Shaw pulls her into his world of shadows and nightmares, putting her in grave danger as the evil that haunts all dreams begins to hunt her. She is forced to choose sides, and no matter what, she’ll lose someone she loves.
About the Authors:
Born in Dekalb, Illinois, Amanda Strong has called Utah, Arizona, Hawaii, Virginia, and now New Mexico home. She has loved to spin tales since childhood. It was not uncommon to find her hiding in some random corner, scribbling away in her spiral-bound notebook, with her bright pink glasses. You could say some things have not changed.
Amanda signed with Clean Teen Publishing in the fall of 2013. She is the author of two paranormal, YA series: The Watchers of Men and Monsters Among Us.
The first novel in The Watchers of Men series, The Awakener, debuted in October of 2013. It has been an Amazon number one best seller in three Young Adult categories. Book two, The Holy and The Fallen, released May 12th of 2015. She is currently working on book three, The Watcher’s Mark.
Hidden Monster released November 4th of 2014, and it finished as a Finalist in the 2014 USA Best Book Award: Young Adult Category. It is book one of a brand-new young adult, sci-fi thriller series called Monsters Among Us.
When Amanda isn’t writing, you can find her chasing her four rambunctious children around the house and spending time with her wonderful and supportive husband. On some occasions, you can still find Amanda hiding in a corner reading her favorite young adult fantasy novels or working out only to blow her diet by eating ice cream. See more at: www.authoramandastrong.com
Gail Wagner has always had a love of books. She was the kid you saw walking down the hall with her nose in a book, the one who read under her desk while the teacher taught, and the one who had already read all the required reading assignments just for fun. She’ll read anything that stands still long enough…including the backs of shampoo bottles, should she get bored enough!
She lives in the Four Corners area with her (very patient) husband and their four children. She is repped by the amazing Serendipity Literary Agency and is currently working on multiple projects (including one set right here in New Mexico) because that’s just how she rolls.
Gail has two published series: Donegal Sidhe and The Dream Walker Chronicles. Find more info at: www.gailwagnerbooks.com
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