I stumbled into Kieran as a tremor moved through me. Hairs on my arms
stood at attention like tiny lightning rods. “Do you feel that?” my voice sounded
breathless, even to me.
He glanced sideways, “Feel what?”
“Look.” I held out my arms to him. “I feel strange. Like someone . . .” I
rubbed my slightly numb hands over my forearms and sucked in a breath, as he
hooked his head around. I fell into step beside him. “Never mind. It’s probably
This happens when lightning’s about to strike, right?
The heat from the sun radiated off the few cars parked along Boutique Row,
their owners engaged in mid-afternoon shopping. Store fronts displayed the new
and trendy “must-have” dresses, shorts, and shoes for the spring season. I paused
to see my reflection. Not a hair was out of place. Thank God.
Swords and Stilettos
Kristin D. Van Risseghem
Genre: YA urban fantasy
Publisher: Kasian Publishing LLC
Date of Publication: December 7, 2016
Number of pages: 290
Word Count: 73k
Cover Artist: Angela Fristoe of Covered Creatively
Zoe Jabril needs to devise a kick-ass plan to save the world ASAP. Otherwise, Armageddon starts the day she turns eighteen—and if that happens, everything is going to hell. Literally.
She could be any other 17-year-old attending parties and checking out cute guys—except she discovers her best friend is a Guardian Angel and the boy she crushes on is a Nephilim, both sent to protect her from the demons who want her dead.
Now Zoe has to deal with growing feelings toward the Nephilim, who spreads a strange electrical current through her body every time he touches her. And she’s under constant attack from Demons, trying to stop her from fulfilling the Prophecy: a girl will be born who will unite Angels, Nephilim, Fairies and Werewolves to battle evil. Then she has to control newly found talents if she’s to prevent the devil from escaping Hell.
About the Author:
USA Today bestselling and Award-Winning, Kristin D. Van Risseghem grew up in a small town along the Mississippi River with her parents and older sister. Currently, Kristin lives in Minnesota with her husband and two Calico cats. She also loves attending book clubs, going shopping, and hanging out with friends. She has come to realize that she absolutely has an addiction to purses and shoes. They are her weakness and probably has way too many of both.
In the summer months, Kristin can usually be found lounging on her boat, drinking an ice cold something. Being an avid reader of YA and Women’s Literature stories, she still finds time to read a ton of books in-between writing. And in the winter months, her main goal is to stay warm from the Minnesota cold!
Kristin’s books are published by Kasian Publishing LLC.
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