Title: The Children and the Blood
Author: Megan Joel Peterson (Skye Malone)
Series: The Children and the Blood #1
Genre: Young Adult, fantasy
A forgotten life.
A secret war.
Eight years ago, an exploding gas main killed Ashley’s family and left her with a childhood she can’t remember. Eight years later, the forgotten past is behind her and life on her isolated farm is all she knows.
Until that past comes looking for her.
Until men with superhuman powers hunt her down in the night, determined to take everything she loves away from her again.
been right. He was seeing things. He was losing his mind
smile. From the vehicles behind him, three other men climbed out.
clothes but blatantly visible on every piece of exposed skin. Cole’s heart
pounded as he stared at them, making his headache surge back in full force.
thought this morning.
noticed the surreal glow coming from the other men. “The wife’s car just died.
You know how it is.”
eyes. “Right,” he said, glancing to his companions.
tore from its hinges and scythed through the air. Spinning, the counselor threw
his hands in front of his face. The door rocketed into the night sky. Whirling
around, Vaughn barely had time to flinch before the closest of the men slammed
into him, crushing him against the trunk of Robert’s car.
Cole could see. Blood dripped from his mouth, and from the bushes, Cole could
hear him fighting for air against the weight of the man bearing down on him.
Megan Joel Peterson is a fantasy author and the creator of The Children and the Blood trilogy, a fast-paced young adult urban fantasy noted for its action, excitement, and intrigue. She also writes paranormal romance (still filled with action and adventure, because she loves that sort of thing) under the name Skye Malone. Megan lives in Washington State with her husband, and can usually be found typing away on her laptop while she tries to keep up with all the magical adventures unfolding in her head.