Sneak a Peek Saturday is a feature that I like to indulge in because I cannot wait to read the tasty tid bits that are put out there for us readers to enjoy. This week I have selected Darker Still by Leanna Renee Heiber because it sounds like a suptuous read that is full of gothic beauty and mystery. The cover is beyond gorgeous and the snyopsis just draws you in. Now you can read an excerpt of this upcoming novel, just click on the book cover below and enjoy.
Magic Most Foul Book One
by Leanna Rene Heiber
It's 1880 in New York City and eighteen-year-old Natalie Stewart's quiet world is entirely turned upside down in one dangerous fell swoop. Chosen for a fate she can hardly begin to understand, she is beset by strange whispers, nightmares, curses, a haunted painting and an evil doppelganger. A dangerous demon has trapped a young man with whom she's immediately smitten, and Natalie is the only one who can help. Her eerie destiny is made frighteningly clear.
Spirited as Natalie is, her newfound fate is a lot to handle considering she has a major disability to overcome. Suffering from Selective Mutism due to a childhood trauma, Natalie must navigate between two realities; the New York she's always known, and the haunted room inside a painting where the soul of charming, young Lord Denbury has been trapped while his possessed body roams New York with impunity. Natalie must solve the pieces of a grim supernatural mystery as it unfolds, follow an inhuman murderer into the dark underbelly of New York, reverse the curse and find her voice... or else she'll be the next casualty of a magic most foul.
**Doesn't this book sound amazing? I cannot wait to read it. If you're interested in checking out the author or more information about this book, here are some websites to explore.