● October 7, 2014
● Ages 14+
I give this book 5 stars.
I generally only read adult romance novels, but Suzanne Brockmann is one of my favourite authors and I was drawn to read this book, and I am so glad I did. Suspense, kidnapping, murder, paranormal activities, clues, friendship, and attraction are all packed into this book and I definitely recommend it even though it says its for age 14+, which nearly put me off at first because I am over forty, but take it from me – its well worth a read.
Suzanne and Melanie definitely make a good writing team, they drop clues into the story which make you think and everything is always explained as you go along. I will be looking out for the next book by this mother/daughter team.
Skylar Reid thinks she is an ordinary sixteen year old, she attends school, babysits and goes out with her friend Calvin. Then on one unfortunate night, her life is turned upside down. The little girl she baby sits disappears, she starts to smell things that other people can not, she has nightmares about the little girls disappearance, she is held at gun point by a mad woman and saved by a motorcycle girl, who then keeps popping up.
Dana (motorcycle girl) is a Greater Than (G-T) and she helps Skylar to understand the world she is in and she helps her with her powers. Together with Calvin and Milo they try to save the people from the Destiny Addicts and from the people who supply and manufacture the product that sends people mad.
What Other Thought:
“Original and exciting, NIGHT SKY propels readers into a dangerous future. Loved it.” –Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of Made For You and the Wicked Lovely series.
“A gripping page-turner from first to last…the start of something that can only be described as ‘greater-than.’” –Kirkus STARRED review
“Action-packed, mysterious, charming and witty. I’m ready for more!” — Gena Showalter, New York Times and USA Todaybestselling author of Alice in Zombieland
“Full of adventure, humor, and just the right amount of Brockmann wit…I love this book!” –P.C. Cast, New York Times bestselling co-author of the House of Night series.
About the book:
Hunted. Kidnapped. Bled. Destiny can be dangerous…
New York Times and USA Today best selling author Suzanne Brockmann makes her young adult debut with a pulse-pounding novel of paranormal suspense set in the same world as her highly acclaimed and best selling romance Born to Darkness, alongside her daughter and co-author Melanie. Young girls are being murdered for the secret that’s in their blood. When Skylar’s neighbor becomes the next victim, she must use her newly discovered abilities to save her before it’s too late.
Sixteen-year-old Skylar Reid is thrown into a strange world when she discovers that she has unique telekinetic and telepathic powers. After Sasha, the child she babysits, is kidnapped and believed to be murdered, Sky and her best friend Calvin are approached by Dana, a mysterious girl who has super-abilities similar to Sky’s. With the help of Dana and her sidekick Milo, the four teens embark on a quest to discover who killed Sasha, and to bring the killers to justice.
With Dana as Skylar’s surly and life-toughened mentor, Sky attempts to harness her powers to aid them in their quest. Complicating an already complex relationship with the older girl, Sky starts to fall for the dangerously handsome and enigmatic Milo – and begins to suspect that the attraction is mutual. But then Sky realizes that Sasha might still be alive, and the unlikely foursome’s mission becomes one of search and rescue, pitting the heroic teens against a very deadly enemy.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Suzanne Brockmann, a New York Times and USA Today best selling romance author, has won 2 RITA awards, numerous RT Reviewers’ Choice, and RWA’s #1 Favourite Book of the Year three years running. She has written over 50 books, and is widely recognized as a “superstar of romantic suspense” (USA Today). Suzanne and her daughter, Melanie Brockmann, have been creative partners, on and off, for many years. Their first project was an impromptu musical duet, when then-six-month-old Melanie surprised and delighted Suzanne by matching her pitch and singing back to her. Suzanne splits her time between Florida and Massachusetts while Mel lives in Sarasota, Florida. NIGHT SKY is Mel’s debut and Suzanne’s 55th book.
Visit Suzanne at http://www.SuzanneBrockmann.com.
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