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Saturday, October 26, 2013
Teaser Sunday #5
Welcome to teaser Sunday!!! Each
week, I will post a teaser from one of my current releases or a work in
progress. Stay tuned and enjoy!
Today I'm sharing a snippet from my upcoming February 2014 release, Dancing with Demons.
When I got to my
locker, I unlocked it and sat my messenger bag down by my feet.I took my coat off and shoved it in my locker
as hastily as possible.
Lucky me, I pulled off
my scarf with one swift motion and it caught on my necklace.The force of my pull snapped the clasp of my
necklace and the most important piece of jewelry I owned skittered across the
I gasped in surprise
and then panicked.Dropping the scarf, I
reached for the heart pendant and scooped it off the floor.I squeezed it in the palm of my hand,
assuring myself that it was safe.
I slid the heart in the
pocket of my jeans for now and picked up my scarf to assess the damage of the
necklace itself.Once I managed to get
it apart, I tossed the scarf in my locker.
The clasp was mangled
and I frowned in disappointment.What
was I going to do?I couldn’t wear it
now.I was so screwed.
I didn’t even hear
Halle come up behind me and nearly jumped out of my skin at the sound of her
“What’s going on? Oh geez, I didn’t mean to scare you,” Halle
I turned to her with
panic stricken eyes and she met my gaze.Then she frowned.
“What happened in the
two minutes I was gone?”
“Umm, my necklace
caught on my scarf and the clasp on the chain is busted,” I replied.
“Oh no, no, that is so
not good.Where is the pendant?”
“The pendant is in my
pocket.I managed to grab it when it
slid across the floor.What am I going
to do, Halle?”
“You’re going to go to
class and keep your eyes to yourself.Then you are going to avoid Matt like the plague.We’ll go to the jeweler’s after school.”
I nodded in agreement
and slid the chain in my pocket with the pendant.I slammed my locker in frustration and
stormed off to class, leaving Halle just standing there momentarily before
chasing after me.I was too angry to
That was when the
cracks started.They started out as
lines spider webbing into a bigger picture.My necklace breaking was just the first crack in my life, the start of
Catch up on the series with the first two books in the series: