TITLE: Faithless Rose
GENRE: YA Paranormal
Killed at the hands of King Henry VIII’s men and brought back to life as a succubus, seventeen-year-old Amelia Godwin cannot change her fate. She can, however, change that of her kidnapped twin brother - if only she can find him. But that could be difficult as she finds herself being hunted and must save herself before finding her brother.
Snapping my fingers, light erupted from them like several candles glowing brightly, allowing me to see better in the dark. The pain in my twin brother’s heart echoed, calling me to him like a beacon of despair. The cold stairs creaked under my feet as I made my way down the dark corridors of my house and into the library that still smelled of smoke and ale from my going away soiree that evening. I found it quickly, the book called ‘Utopia’. A gentle pull and I found myself in the warm glow of light reaching up to me from the secret cellar behind the shelves.
My fingers slid along the cold stone walls as I wound my way to the bottom of the staircase. I softly knocked then pushed open the old wooden door that creaked slightly as I entered.
The room was truly marvelous with shelves full of multi colored potions, dried herbs and books of magic. Numerous candelabras and a small fire place were lit around the room illuminating the darkness.
He sat by the fireplace in deep contemplation, full of power and brilliance.
"I’m here,” I spoke to him with no words as I made my way to him and sat at his feet.
His smile, though weak, soothed my soul and I reveled in our connection as he gently stroked my hair.
“Don’t go to London tomorrow,” he finally spoke. “I can’t protect you if you go.”
"Protect me from what?”