Waiting on Wednesday: DROWNING INSTINCT by Ilsa J. Bick

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

This week I have chosen DROWNING INSTINCT by Ilsa J. Bick, author of ASHES of which is creepy amazing. I enjoy her writing style and the way that she can totally gross you out and make you cry in the same moment. So, I cannot wait for upcoming novel. It sounds disturbing and I am intrigued. Also, the cover is very eye catching.


01/28/12

DROWNING INSTINCT


ISBN-13: 978-0761377528

Learner Publishing Group


There are stories where the girl gets her prince, and they live happily ever after. (This is not one of those stories.)

Jenna Lord's first sixteen years were not exactly a fairytale. Her father is a controlling psycho and her mother is a drunk. She used to count on her older brother—until he shipped off to Afghanistan. And then, of course, there was the time she almost died in a fire.

There are stories where the monster gets the girl, and we all shed tears for his innocent victim. (This is not one of those stories either.)

Mitch Anderson is many things: A dedicated teacher and coach. A caring husband. A man with a certain...magnetism.

And there are stories where it's hard to be sure who's a prince and who's a monster, who is a victim and who should live happily ever after. (These are the most interesting stories of all.)

Drowning Instinct is a novel of pain, deception, desperation, and love against the odds—and the rules.

4 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: DROWNING INSTINCT by Ilsa J. Bick"

Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: November 23, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Haven't heard of this one! Sounds fab!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)


Krazzyme(Young Readers) wrote: November 24, 2011 at 4:27 AM

This one's up on Netgalley but I'm not sure whether I want to request it as my TBR is huge :(

Feel free to check out my WOW
Krazyyme @ Young Readers


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: November 24, 2011 at 5:00 AM

This sounds awesome - can't wait to get my hands on it.


Tristan wrote: November 24, 2011 at 6:34 AM

Dude, this summary gave me chills! I am so reading it, Thanks for sharing ;)
Tristan @ Reads With Wreckless Abandon


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