By Jocelyn Davies
At the evening of Skye’s 17th birthday, she meets enigmatic strangers. entire opposites—like fireplace and ice—Asher is darkish and wild, whereas Devin is reasonable and aloof. Their surprising visual appeal sends Skye’s existence right into a tailspin. She has no concept what they need, or why they appear to stick to her each move—only that their presence coincides with a flurry of odd occasions. quickly she starts to doubt not only the identification of the 2 boys, but additionally the reality approximately her personal earlier. within the lifeless of a bitingly chilly Colorado wintry weather, Skye reveals herself coming to phrases with the most unlikely mystery that threatens to shatter her global. Torn among Asher, who she can’t aid falling for, and Devin, who she can’t avoid, the implications of Skye’s selection will achieve additional than the 3 of them may well ever think. a stunning darkish is the 1st publication in an enthralling trilogy through debut writer Jocelyn Davies.
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I’ve got a fifteen-minute break,” he said. ” “You mean even though you all went against my explicit instructions to not surprise me? ” He picked up a chocolate cupcake and began peeling off the wrapper, sucking some frosting off his thumb. “Yeah. ” Ian nodded to himself, pleased. ” he asked. I glanced back to the small stage in the corner where three guys were playing indie pop. ” “Not as good as The Somnambulists,” Cassie said quickly. ” Dan said, amused. “But your band wasn’t available tonight,” Ian reminded her.
Was I sick? The bathroom door squeaked on its hinges again as I pushed my way back into the hall, reminding myself to tell Ian that he should probably get that fixed. The light in the hall was dim, and it took my eyes a little while to adjust to the difference. But then I saw them. Two guys were standing with their backs to me. I could barely make out that one was blond, while the other’s close-cropped hair blended into the dark background. They spoke in hushed tones. Every now and then their voices rose and then fell again, as if the conversation was heated but they were afraid of being overheard.
I shoved as hard as I could, catching Asher off guard. He tumbled to the side, and I scrambled up. ” I noticed the other guy, Devin, staring at me, too. Then a loud popping noise startled me, and something began hissing loudly. I fought to push my way through the crowd toward where Cassie’s voice had last emerged. Suddenly, the ground rumbled; I lost my balance and fell to my knees. Shouts grew louder, panicked screams echoed around me, and someone’s hands gripped my arms from behind. ” I turned around to face Cassie and clutched her arm in relief.
A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies
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