By Jocelyn Davies
At the evening of Skye’s 17th birthday, she meets enigmatic strangers. whole opposites—like fireplace and ice—Asher is darkish and wild, whereas Devin is reasonable and aloof. Their surprising visual appeal sends Skye’s existence right into a tailspin. She has no thought what they need, or why they appear to keep on with her each move—only that their presence coincides with a flurry of wierd occasions. quickly she starts to doubt not only the identification of the 2 boys, but additionally the reality approximately her personal previous. within the lifeless of a bitingly chilly Colorado wintry weather, Skye unearths herself coming to phrases with the very unlikely mystery that threatens to shatter her global. Torn among Asher, who she can’t aid falling for, and Devin, who she can’t keep away from, the implications of Skye’s selection will succeed in additional than the 3 of them may perhaps ever think. a gorgeous darkish is the 1st booklet in an enthralling trilogy by means of debut writer Jocelyn Davies.
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Maybe, like I’d told Ian, it really was just a trick of the light. Just because I always immediately thought the worst, didn’t mean I needed to stop being a friend. I took out my cell phone and called Cassie. When she answered, I got straight to the point. “I’m at the Bean, planning a little surprise of my own. ” “Um,” she said. ” I coughed loudly into the phone. ” She sighed. “I’m coming to help you. ” I snapped my phone closed, and stepped back through the gaping hole where the front window used to be.
He held out a hand. I eyed him suspiciously. Slowly I reached my hand out as well. He met me halfway. When our hands touched, a tiny wave of goose bumps trailed up my arm. I quickly pulled away. ” Asher smiled. “Not so bad, right? Anyway, look, aren’t you going to be late for homeroom? ” I said. . ” “Well, it’s good to know my new school has at least one leg up on my old one,” Asher said casually as he gestured for me to go ahead. ” “Yep. Looks like you’re stuck with me for a while. ” “You’d better not,” I told him lightly, trying to hide my shock.
But all of it just made her look pretty—outdoorsy and alive and younger than she was. It was weird to think that my mother’s best friend was the same age my mom would have been if she were still alive. I couldn’t imagine my mom doing the active and strenuous things Aunt Jo did. I imagined her as fragile, ethereal. Perfect. “Listen, before I head home, I’m going to pop into the Bean to see Ian,” I told her. ” She frowned upward at the heavy clouds. ” “I’ll be fine,” I said. “Seriously. ” I knocked on one of the tires.
A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies