Spotlight: The Fragile Things by V. Shaw

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Fragile Things by Vari Shaw

The Fragile Things
ISBN: 9781626205062
Young Adult Horror Paranormal
Published April 30th 2013 by Pendle

Two girls on the road to self-destruction.
A village upon the brink of collapse.
A past which refuses to die.

The beginning of an epic four-part horror serial.

At seventeen-years-old, Jennifer should have the world at her feet. Instead, she’s an ex-heroin addict living in a council estate with Tony, her boyfriend and former dealer. Shunned by her family and friends, she dreams of something greater than she’s been given. 

Beautiful and strange, Ebony has moved in across the street. She’s just lost the one person in her lonely existence to cancer. She’s also a centuries old vampire, struggling to cope with murderous outbursts and the desire to be something more.

When these two lost souls meet, an unusual friendship begins. 

But with the news of Morris, Tony’s sadistic best friend and drug-dealing partner, being released from prison, Jennifer knows it’s only a matter of time before his path of vengeance leads to her and Ebony, too. 

With a cast of memorable characters, a village full of secrets, and a gripping story, The Fragile Things is a layered tale of friendship, hope, survival and what it truly means to be human.

The terror begins with Part I April 30th, 2013
Tell me the truth. When was the last time that a Young Adult book had you trembling in fear and awe? The characters in The Fragile Things sound so broken and so raw, and i'm aching to find the beauty in them, and for them to find the beauty in themselves. 

Part I is available on 30th April, 2013. And will be FREE from Amazon for a limited time. 

Author Bio: V. Shaw is the author of short fiction collection, The Lady of Chains and Other Stories. Having reviewed horror films for, she now focuses on creating her own monsters.

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  1. This sounds so creepy. The last YA that made me a bit scared was Dark Eden, but that was more because the setting reminded me of where I live than the characters. I'd be curious to see how the vampire character is written though since there was so much hype around them with the Twilight craze.

  2. I really like this cover. For once this book sounds like something new and unusual. That's great! Thanks for sharing :)


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