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About the author:
Being a teenager can be complicated.

Being a teenager when you happen to be a Shifter, when the universe is your playground, when you live with vampires or your world is under siege by demons is even more complicated.

Or at least, that's what Angela's characters tell her; her own teenage years were fairly uneventful... and still, rather complicated at times, too.

She grew up in France, the quiet, bookish, geeky older sister to an athletic younger brother, and started at fourteen to put down on paper the stories that were playing in her head. Her first story was a sci-fi short set in space... and was probably sufficiently inspired by Star Wars to trigger a lawsuit!

Her next effort was a longer, also sci-fi story that earned her the first place in a novella contest in her high school. Her parents' stunned expressions upon receiving an invitation to attend the prize ceremony were interesting...although really, what did they think she was doing, typing on her electronic typewriter for hours every night?

Switching to writing in English was a process, and for a time Angela focused on more adult stories, but her first loves have called her back for too long to ignore them any longer...

You can catch up with her on her blog or Facebook, or email her at angela.yseult@gmail.com

You Promised Me Two Years
 

Authored by Angela Yseult

When Tyler became Connor's interpreter, he thought all that entailed was translating the Prophet's cryptic messages about future events.
However, it doesn't take him long to realize Connor needs more than that. First and foremost, he needs a friend, someone who will stand up for him at the Academy, the elite school they both attend and where Connor, despite his talent, is far from popular. He also needs someone who understands that, for him, the talent of prophecy is a curse he would get rid of if he only could, a curse that pushes him toward substance abuse and oblivion.
It also doesn't take Tyler very long before he starts seeing Connor as more than a friend, and he's lucky enough to have Connor return his feelings. Just as things begin to settle down, however, the arrival of a new Prophet at the Academy threatens Connor's hard-won and still-fragile peace of mind.
Through it all, Tyler is all too aware that every day brings Connor closer to being eighteen, the age of his prophesized death, two years after their first meeting.

[Because it deals with themes such as drugs and sexuality and includes some swearing, this book is intended for mature young adults.]

(47.000 words)


Publication Date:
2014-02-24
ISBN/EAN13:
1496055233 / 9781496055231
Page Count:
160
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Coming of Age




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