Book 1 of The Watchers Series
By: Lynnie Purcell
Edited by Benjamin Locke
Illustrated by: Tatiana Vila
Copyright 2011 Lynnie Purcell
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The sky behind us rippled angrily with dark thunderheads as we raced toward the blue horizon. Despite the darkness chasing us and the beauty of clear skies to the front, I was upset. My sour mood, especially my sour expression, did not go unnoticed. Ellen, my mom – though I was seriously considering giving her up for adoption – glanced over at me from where she was driving.
“Clare, didn’t your mother ever tell you that if you make an ugly face, it’ll freeze that way?” she asked, breaking the heavy silence between us.