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One by one, Laura Armstrong’s friends and adoptive family members are being murdered, and despite her unique healing powers, she can do nothing to stop it. The savage killer haunts her dreams, tormenting her with the promise that she is next. Determined to find the killer, she follows her visions to the site of a crashed meteorite–her hometown. There, she meets Ben Fieldstone, who seeks answers about his parents’ death the night the meteorite struck. In a race to stop a mad man, they unravel a frightening secret that binds them together. But the killer’s desire to destroy Laura face-to-face leads to a showdown that puts Laura and Ben’s emotional relationship and Laura’s pure spirit to the test. With the killer closing in, Laura discovers her destiny is linked to his and she has two choices–redeem him or kill him.
Reviewers are saying…
“A HUMAN ELEMENT is an elegant and haunting first novel. Unrelenting, devious but full of heart. Highly recommended.” –Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author of DEAD OF NIGHT
“A thrilling ride full of believable characters, a terrifying villain, an epic battle for survival, and a love worth killing for. A page-turner filled with fascinating twists and turns!” – Marie Lamba, author of WHAT I MEANT
The night before came flooding back in a hot, delicious memory as Laura watched Ben sleep on his side facing her. The room cast dark shadows about from the kitchen light that glowed up into the loft. The clock blinked 5:30 a.m. The sun still waited to appear.
She took in every part of Ben’s face. It was the most handsome face she had known. His gray streaked hair fell over his lined forehead. He looked so peaceful. His lean angles carved themselves into her bed as he had carved himself into her the night before.
She knew he hadn’t had much peace in his life. She wondered when he would open up to her about it. She shivered thinking about the things they had done to each other. She knew, no matter what happened, she would never forget this man.
Ben opened his eyes and they stared at each other for a long moment, both in a state of drowsiness. Then he was holding her and the magic began all over again. Neither spoke as he took her on the edge of the bed. He stood over her as she spread out before him in submission and passion.
In a slow dance they moved to their own music, bending and stretching toward each other. Laura felt like she was floating in the air as Ben consumed her body. She could only see his outline as he pulled her to him over and over and caressed her belly and breasts, stoking her fire to an almost painful intensity. She pushed herself up on her elbows to lick and suck his nipples this time, and he cried out with pleasure returning the favor as they rocked together. They strained slow toward release and when it came it was with a murmur and a gasp.
“Laura, my Laura,” Ben whispered into her hair. “I’ve never made love before.”
“What do you mean?”
“I never made love, only hate. Hate for myself mostly.”
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Donna Galanti Bio:
Donna Galanti is the author of the paranormal suspense novel A HUMAN ELEMENT (Echelon Press). Donna has a B.A. in English and a background in marketing. She is a member of International Thriller Writers, Horror Writers Association, The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, and Pennwriters. She lives with her family in an old farmhouse in PA with lots of nooks, fireplaces, and stinkbugs but sadly, no ghosts. Visit her at: http://blog.donnagalanti.com/wp/
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