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Saturday, September 14, 2013

***COVER REVEAL*** Nine Days by H.R. Willaston (and Giveaway!)

by H.R. Willaston

Release Date: 9/27/13
Andy Qwinn has always loved everything about water.  She trains all year to keep her spot on her high school's swim team.  She volunteers at an aquarium.  And she earns extra money as a science tutor to help her reach her dream of going away to college and working to protect marine animals and their oceans homes.

In a family where artistic abilities are coveted above everything else, being placed in the varsity swim team as a freshman or earning an internship to work with sea otters aren't seen as a great accomplishments.  Spending the summer in art camp is more important than being offered the chance to study dolphins in Belize.  Her four siblings have been in the artistic spotlight since preschool.  At 17, Andy can't act, draw, paint or sing.  She didn't inherit her mother's graceful gift of dance or her father's talent to play any instrument he picks up.  While her parents attempt to pull Andy's "hidden talents" out through dance, music and art lessons, her stepparents have their own ways of reminding her about her failures - both as a an artist and as a daughter - and that she isn't even ordinary in a family full of extraordinary.

Everything changes when she decided to runaway and spend her spring break doing what she's been dreaming of doing for years.  With the click of a mouse, she changed her itinerary from an ordinary week long visitation with her mom, step-dad and step-sister to an extraordinary nine days in Hawaii, working at an aquarium with a couple of monk seals and their intern - Kai.  She spends the week meeting new people, getting the chance to experience things she's never thought possible before and learning more about herself than she could in any art class

How much can Andy's life change in nine days?  Doing what she wants?  Making her own decisions without parental approval?  Dealing with the consequences of those decisions?

What happens when the nine days are up?
Will be available in ebook from Barnes & Noble and Amazon

(Please Note: All copies of Nine Days will be given away after the release date)

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  1. Looks wonderful! Can't wait to read it <3

    1. Thanks Samaire! :-) I'm really excited (and nervous) about it. ;-)