When the chaos of school, her over-reactive mother, and her abusive boyfriend gets to be too much, sixteen-year-old Colleen turns to astral projection to escape it all. In the sanctuary of the astral plane, she mingles with the lost souls of the departed. They all need help to move on to the Summerland, and Colleen never turns down a spirit in need. Until she meets Daemon.
With just a glance, Daemon makes her forget all the turmoil back home. The calm is welcome and addictive, but Colleen knows the peace he offers will leave with him once he crosses over, forcing her to make a desperate decision: sever her ties to her physical body, or sabotage his salvation.
“This is one of the most unique books I’ve read in a long time. It had it all: the supernatural, a complex relationship with an ex-boyfriend, a realistic depiction of mother-daughter problems, and the love of a best friend who is always there for her.”
“The author does a lovely job at tackling a hard topic: abusive relationship. All in all, this is a well-paced story with a demand for tissue boxes on the side. The characters come across open and raw, their feelings clear and bare. This is one for fans of YA paranormal romance who enjoy a harsh bite of reality.”
Author note: As cliche as it sounds, I had a dream. Two people separated by life and death, longing to be together. I woke up and couldn’t stop thinking about how their heartbreak made me ache, too. Next thing you know, I’ve got a basic outline and voila! A book was born. NOTE: Due to the sensitive subject matter of dating violence, this book might not be suitable for all readers.