Blog Tour: AMONG THE SHADOWS featuring The Eyes Have It by Gretchen McNeil (Excerpt + Giveaway)


Welcome to the blog tour for Among the Shadows hosted by Rockstar Book Tours! At this stop, I'm extremely excited to be hosting the wonderfully talented author, Gretchen McNeil! Wait until you see her excerpt... I must read more! Be sure to check out the other tour stops and read excerpts from the rest of the authors by checking them out down below. Also, enter the tour-wide giveaway while you're here! Now let's go explore those shadows, shall we?

Among the Shadows
by Various Authors
Pub. Date: 14 September 2015
Pages: 276
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Age Level: Young Adult
Even the lightest hearts have shaded corners to hide the black thoughts that come at night. Experience the darker side of YA as 13 authors explore the places that others prefer to leave among the shadows.


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by Gretchen McNeil

“How could you do this?” Jane screamed for what felt like the millionth time. Her voice was raw, her vocal cords shredded from the agitated mix of rage and hysterics.

She knew the question was futile—Ryan hadn’t answered her the first nine hundred ninety-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine times, why would he now? But she couldn’t help herself, as if launching the words at his stoic face would somehow lessen the pain.

“How could you cheat on me?”

Through a Vaseline lens of hot tears, she stared into her boyfriend’s eyes, searching for some sign of remorse. Or regret. Or even pity. That would be an improvement over the blank stare. His eyes twitched back and forth across her face but like his lips, they said nothing.

Jane turned away, unable to bear his silence, and collapsed into a chair, face in her hands, weeping. She loved Ryan so much. SO MUCH. The ache emanating from the cavity beneath her ribcage was unbearable. As if she’d been stabbed, then shot, then lit on fire. How was she supposed to go on like this? Without him?

Gretchen McNeil is the author of YA horror novels Possess, Ten, and 3:59, as well as the new mystery/suspense series Don't Get Mad, beginning in 2014 with Get Even and continuing in 2015 with Get Dirty, all with Balzer + Bray for HarperCollins. In 2016, Gretchen will publish two novels: Relic, a YA horror novel, and I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl, her first YA contemporary. Gretchen also contributed an essay to the Dear Teen Me anthology from Zest Books.

This is a TOUR WIDE giveaway.

Winner will receive:
1 Paperback of Among the Shadows
Signed Swag Pack!
US Only
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9/16/2015 - Seeing Double In Neverland - Excerpt by Phoebe North

9/17/2015 - She Dreams in Fiction - Excerpt by Gretchen McNeil

9/18/2015 - Curling Up With a Good Book - Excerpt by Kate Karyus Quinn

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