January 29, 2013

Stained: Upcoming release from Cheryl Rainfield


On November 19, 2013, 
  STAINED 
the newest young adult novel
 from author Cheryl Rainfield 
and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
will be released.  

Cheryl Rainfield,
author of the heart-wrenching, trauma-ridden YA fiction
Scars
 Westside Books
248 pp.
Ages 14+
2010

Hunted
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
316 pp.
Ages 13+
2012 
 
Parallel Visions
A Teen Psychic Novel Book 1
Rain and Sun Press
146 pp.
Ages 13+
2012  

brings readers another compelling read

STAINED
In this heart-wrenching and suspenseful teen thriller, sixteen-year-old Sarah Meadows longs for "normal." Born with a port-wine stain covering half her face, all her life she’s been plagued by stares, giggles, bullying, and disgust. But when she’s abducted on the way home from school, Sarah is forced to uncover the courage she never knew she had, become a hero rather than a victim, and learn to look beyond her face to find the beauty and strength she has inside. It’s that—or succumb to a killer.
Sometimes you have to be your own hero
(cover tag line)

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Cheryl Rainfield writes about her upcoming book:

Like I did with SCARS and HUNTED, I drew on some of my own experiences of bullying, abuse, and trauma to write STAINED and to give it greater emotional depth. Like Sarah in STAINED, I experienced abduction, imprisonment, periods of forced starvation, mind control, and having my life threatened. And like Sarah, I tried hard to fight against my abuser, keep my own sense of self, and escape. I hope readers will see Sarah's strength and courage, and appreciate her emotional growth as she reclaims herself.
- Cheryl Rainfield -
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On January 21, 2013, Cheryl Rainfield uploaded the following book trailer for STAINED 

Published on January 21, 2013 by Cheryl Rainfield on YouTube 

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So time to mark your calendar:
 November 19, 2013
 for
STAINED
by Cheryl Rainfield

Young adult suspense is just a few months away

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1 comment:

Cheryl said...

Thank you so much for taking part in the cover reveal for STAINED, Helen, and for your kind words; I appreciate it! My characters all definitely deal with trauma and various forms of oppression, but they're also all emotionally strong. That's something I love showing.