Struck by Jennifer Bosworth
"Uncle!" Katrina hurried to his side to examine his hands. "What did you do to him?" she snarled at me.
I saw that the skin on Mr. Kale's palms was blackened, crisp and cracking, and my mind reeled backward to London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, to the burns covering Janna's legs, the handprints scorched onto her chest.
When I began backing toward the door, no one tried to stop me. - Page 162
Only just getting to a bit of action before this there was a lot of explaining things which did drag a bit but now it's getting more interesting.
Chosen Ones by Tiffany Truitt
Footsteps sounded from the hallway. I left the bathroom to see Robert staring at me. He looked sickly, like any minute he could join Emma in death. This is what love did to you.
He opened his mouth to speak, but I held up my hand to stop him. "Don't bother. I'll be fine," I said.
I didn't wait for a reply. I pushed past him and headed toward whatever future had been decided for me. - Page 14
A slow and confusing start but now it has picked up and I am enjoying it.