Laura Martinelli is a full-time bookseller and writer. In addition to writing several YA novels, she also writes for the website Made of Fail about rereading Stephen King and other geek-related interests. Laura lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her family and their ill-behaved border collie mix.
Safiye is used to the bullying. She tries not to let it bother her, but she feels as if no one understands. Well, almost no one. Adam understands, but he's just words on a computer screen. As she learns more about him, the mystery only deepens. Can their friendship survive his life and death secret, or will she come to see him as a monster?
During a particularly harsh winter, the abductions of several local men has the town of Greendale gripped in fear. Anti-social high school sophomore Naomi Shirayuki doesn't pay close attention to the crimes, until her cousin Kai becomes the latest victim. Forced to come out of her emotional shell, Naomi has to save Kai from the clutches of a fearsome demon before it's too late.