Excerpt from Empath by Becca J. Campbell

Last week was busy around here! I released June & Justin (previously excerpted here), and also announced that one of my other books has been nominated for an award: Tattooed Teardrops has been nominated for the In the Margins Best Books for Teens award!

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, read the rules at A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along!

I picked up Empath by Becca J. Campbell after reading someone else’s Teaser Tuesday last week. (There are a lot of Empath books, so make sure you get the right one.)  I figured by the cover, and in particular the beautiful font, that it might include a fairyland, and took a look. The description made it clear that it was not a fairytale, but intrigued me nonetheless. It is set in the “real world,” but involves a number of kids with varying paranormal “disabilities”.

He’d opened up to her, let his guard down for a split-second, only to take it all back after the fact. Why? What was he hiding?

Becca J. Campbell, Empath

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Supernatural empathy isn’t a gift, it’s a curse. Anywhere she goes, Jade’s emotions are replaced by those of the people around her.

Jade grew up in a suburb of Colorado Springs, protected from other people by her parents. Now she faces college—and the world—with nothing to shield her from unwanted feelings.

When Cam, a classmate with a major crush on her, unintentionally hijacks her emotions, Jade struggles to keep from being carried away in feelings of attraction. When Ethan, a psychopath with a thirst for fear, fixates on her, the emotional impact could be lethal.

Caught in a deadly trap, Jade must untangle the emotions and find a way to use her empathic curse to overcome this killer or be overcome by him.

Comments

  1. There’s something so compelling about a male opening up and becoming vulnerable; I like the sounds of this one! 🙂

  2. Wow, this looks really interesting! It’s a great premise. 🙂

  3. I remember that! I just read the newest novella for this series. It’s such a fun one and I’m always waiting for the next release. Thanks for visiting my post:)

  4. Good teaser. I don’t like the cover much, but it’s nice to see a book about an empath for a change.

  5. Sounds like an interesting premise – thanks for sharing and visiting my Tuesday post https://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/first-chapter-first-paragraph-april-28/

  6. Ooh, that sounds really interesting! Great teaser, I wonder what he’s hiding. The blurb sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing! Here’s my teaser. Happy reading!

  7. Interesting premise. I hope the story lives up to it. I’m on the linky if you want to see what I’m teasing this week. Happy reading!

  8. That’s quit a thrilling cover blurb. Great teaser.

    Mine is here: http://www.aliceaudrey.com/?p=12460

  9. I haven’t read any of this, but it sounds interesting!

    (And thanks for dropping by last week. I got swamped in schoolwork, and didn’t check my comments ><)

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