Escape to Eden by Rachel McClellan
When seventeen-year-old Sage wakes up in a hospital with no memories, her only clue are the words written on her hand. With a deadly disease threatening to wipe out mankind, Sage must find out who she is and why most people would kill to get their hands on her–before it’s too late. This fast-paced, futuristic thriller is a spine-tingling read!
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Rachel McClellan was born and raised in Idaho, a place secretly known for its supernatural creatures. When she’s not in her writing lair, she’s partying with her husband and four crazy, yet lovable, children. Rachel’s love for storytelling began as a child when the moon first possessed the night. For when the lights went out, her imagination painted a whole new world. And what a scary world it was…
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Top Ten Movies
1. Count of Monte Cristo
2. Batman, Dark Knight series
3. Harry Potter movies
5. The Heat
6. Napolean Dynamite
7. Moulin Rouge
8. Pride and Prejudice
10. Better Off Dead
Sage Radkey: Lucy Hale
Colt: Dylan O’brien
Jenna: Dove Cameron
Anthony: Theo James
Max: Levi Miller
All of a sudden I shiver, the kind of shiver that makes me know I’m being watched. I look around to find the reason for the hair on my arms standing to attention. Across the room is the tall, dark outline of a man. Lights flash over him, illuminating electric blue eyes, making me think of lightning. I feel the power in them as strong as thunder. He sees me watching him and moves forward.
Straight for me.
Cold air rushes up at me, and I think this is the end. I shouldn’t have trusted Colt. Surprisingly I don’t think of Max, but of my father in the last few seconds of my life. Why didn’t he prepare me better? Maybe give me some pDNA injections, anything, so I could’ve better protected Max. Now I’ve failed because I’m normal.
The thoughts are bitter, and I can taste them in my mouth. A horrible thing before you die.
What is your favorite color? Black
Favorite holiday? Halloween
Most embarrassing moment? Is it bad that I don’t have one? I don’t embarrass easily.
Dream vacation? Italy
Something unique about you? I have been sky diving and am scuba certified
All-time favorite book? Atlas Shrugged
Writing snack of choice? Cheetos
Top hobby you do when not writing? Sports
Favorite Animal? Hippo
“Stop!” a man shouts. He runs towards us. Two more appear behind him.
Jenna reaches a hand down. “Grab it!”
Colt takes hold and she easily lifts him out. They are all so strong.
“Go up, Sage,” Anthony says. “I’ve got these guys.”
He’s holding the same dagger I’d had in my hand earlier.
“I’m not leaving you alone,” I say.
“Three guys is nothing. I’ll be fine. Go.”
I look up toward where my brother sits waiting for me and then back at Anthony.
“Stop right there and we’ll let you live,” a guard says. He has a single spike sticking out of his otherwise bald head.
“Don’t listen to him Sage,” Anthony says. “You’re too valuable. Just go before they capture Max again.”
This makes me move. I scramble up the ladder. When I’m at the top, I shout down, “Come on! You can make it.”
He stares up at me through the narrow opening and smiles. “Change the world,” he says just as an invisible blast knocks him to the ground.