By Jocelyn Davies
At the evening of Skye’s 17th birthday, she meets enigmatic strangers. entire opposites—like hearth and ice—Asher is darkish and wild, whereas Devin is reasonable and aloof. Their unexpected visual appeal sends Skye’s lifestyles right into a tailspin. She has no proposal what they wish, or why they appear to keep on with her each move—only that their presence coincides with a flurry of wierd occasions. quickly she starts off to doubt not only the id of the 2 boys, but in addition the reality approximately her personal prior. within the useless of a bitingly chilly Colorado wintry weather, Skye unearths 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 steer clear of, the implications of Skye’s selection will achieve extra than the 3 of them may ever think. a stunning darkish is the 1st booklet in an enthralling trilogy by way of debut writer Jocelyn Davies.
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As Ian grabbed my other arm, he gave me a strange look. Then he and Dan were propelling us through the door. ” Dan yelled. “Ian’s on duty. ” The two of them raced back toward the building. Outside, people were scurrying down the street in both directions. I could feel the tremors diminishing as Cassie and I sprinted through the freezing air to where our cars were parked on the other end of the street. We stopped at her old hunter green Volvo wagon. I couldn’t draw in air. It was like my lungs had locked up.
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. ” She reached for another cupcake, splitting it in half with a fork. ” She absently passed me the other half. ” “You did,” I agreed. ” “Like that’s going to happen,” Ian said. ” Cassie asked, before turning her attention back to Dan.
I casually glanced over my shoulder again at the back row. Asher was studying me with a lazy smile. Almost like he was challenging me to hold his gaze. Beside him, Devin’s calm had dissipated as he glared at his cousin. Together these guys were like this force of energy that constantly seemed to be adding up to trouble. But separately—I stole a glance at Asher again—I was a little intrigued by what they might be like. Devin was a puzzle, though. As though reading my thoughts, he shifted his gaze over to me.