Title: In the Fading Light
Author: Tara Brown
Genre: YA Fantasy
This isn’t the story I wish it were.
It isn’t a love story.
It isn’t anything close to love.
I am sorry for that.
Please try to see the light in the dark.
Because it is there, hidden and frightened it will always be overshadowed.
In the fading light of dawn, Estelle feels the magic set upon her, changing her, allowing her eyes to meet his for the briefest of moments.
Where fingers cannot grasp and lips cannot meet, love still somehow grows.
But what is love if it is based on lies?
Cursed by a creature of legends, Estelle and her love Edmond must find a way to free themselves so they may be together finally.
Of course, not everything is as it seems. In fact, very little is.
From the madness in the monastery of the Silent Brothers to the bedroom in the rolling hills where her sister died, Estelle finds herself on a mission for redemption and revenge.
Dressed as a pleasure house whore, she must find a way to repay the blood debt owed to each of her siblings before she can ever escape the curse and rule her lands.
Unfortunately she discovers each tale she is told is a lie.
For every bit of truth there is a side she is not told.
Prepare yourself for the fantasy ride you have been waiting for.
Tara Brown weaves a tale meant to mess with your mind and leave you breathless.
If you loved Vengeance or The Roses, you will find yourself pulled in, desperately lost, and left broken with this one as well.
This is a standalone fantasy novel, mature readers recommended.
I believe growing up in a really small town gives a person a little advantage when it comes to the imagination. You need one or you go mad.
Needless to say, mine saved me. After it got me into trouble first, that is. That’s the problem with a vivid imagination, all the lies you tell.
I am happily married with two daughters.
I have two giant dogs, two savage cats, and a penchant for a glass of red.
Also, I drag my bread through the sauce. I can’t help myself, bread is life.
According to my age, I am meant to be a responsible adult, but it isn’t going well at all. I would still head off to Hogwarts tomorrow and I suspect there isn’t a single wardrobe I haven’t crept into, hoping to find the door to Narnia. And don’t even get me started on the King’s Road, I get lost.
Fortunately, I am an international bestseller so I have wormed my way into a quirky or eccentric category.
Thank God for that.
I am represented by Natalie Lakosil from the Bradford Literary Agency and am published traditionally with Montlake Romance.