by Mia Hoddell
Genre: YA Romance
Release date: November 14th 2014
She wants the leading role in everything but her own life.
No matter how much she tries to distances herself, he’s always there. Neither of them can deny their attraction, but Kayleigh has to question Aiden’s motives. He’s never had a serious relationship and she refuses to be another conquest. Yet, when her acting starts to become real and she can no longer hide behind her character, Kayleigh must decide whether Aiden’s worth the risk, or if he’s only after a challenge and will end up breaking her heart.
was the only colour she could see as she stood on top of the platform. Her
vision had tunnelled with the waves of vertigo that hit her body, allowing only
the dark colour into her eye line. With the strength of a gale force wind, it
pounded on her chest, causing her to stumble back as its icy hold sent a shiver
along her spine. The break from seeing the ground wasn’t enough, though. She
couldn’t go far enough to feel safe. If she moved more than one step in any
direction she would fall.
dizzy … lightheaded.
the worst possible time to find out she was scared of heights, but maybe it was
the thought of jumping rather than the actual distance. Not only did she feel
faint, but also sick. Kayleigh didn’t even know how those two actions could
combine, but she let out a nervous giggle and hoped another type of blackness
would capture her mind before she made a complete fool of herself. It probably
made her sound insane, but she couldn’t stop the sound.
could she find the answer to why she was on a platform, willing herself to
fall. It had seemed logical and easy on the climb up, but now she suddenly felt
as if she was standing on top of a building, rather than a few metres in the
air. Her heart was pounding in her chest; the rhythm frantic as she urged
herself to peer over the edge once more. Palms slick with sweat, her fingers
slipping over each other, she twitched nervously as she strained her neck to
catch a glimpse of the floor.
this. Just lean back and it will all be over,” she muttered to herself, only adding
to the crazy image she had going on.
were shuffling anxiously on the ground, unsettled by her actions. “Block them
out, Kayleigh. You can do this,” she chanted ritually under her breath before
she inhaled sharply. Slowly counting, she exhaled with a deep sigh when she
reached twenty. Her whole body relaxed with the action and Kayleigh closed her
eyes, trying to find a sense of peace and stillness. Unfortunately, all it did
was make her knees weaker. Reopening her eyes, Kayleigh kept her head up and
her chin parallel with the floor. If she didn’t look down, what she was about
to do couldn’t scare her … at least that’s what she told herself.
cats. She spends most of her time writing or reading, loves anything paranormal
and has an overactive imagination that keeps her up until the early hours of
sixteen, Mia moved on to short stories but finding she had too much to tell
with too little space, Mia progressed to novels. She started her first series (The Wanderer Trilogy) at the age of
fourteen and since then hasn’t stopped writing. Elemental Killers is her second series and with an ever growing
list of ideas, Mia is trying to keep up with the speed at which her imagination
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