The Great Pick Up Line
Welcome Jordan Elizabeth as they share their Great Pick Up Line from Treasure Darkly.
Take it away Jordan!
He slid one of her curls, coiled atop her head, through his fingers. “I’ve never courted a girl before.” Being with a girl meant camaraderie—a gang member stood up for other gang members—or a quick tumble with a rubber.
“Are we really courting? I can show you how to do it right.”
Leave it to Amethyst to come up with a statement like that. “I’ll learn along the way.”
“But there has to be carriage rides in the park and parties with friends. We have to be seen, so people know we’re together.”
“Or,” he lowered his voice, “I push you against that street lamp, yank up your skirt, and teach you how to muffle a scream.”[/quote]
Treasure Darkly by Jordan Elizabeth
Seventeen-year-old Clark Treasure assumes the drink he stole off the captain is absinthe… until the chemicals in the liquid give him the ability to awaken the dead.
A great invention for creating perfect soldiers, yes, but Clark wants to live as a miner, not a slave to the army—or the deceased. On the run, Clark turns to his estranged, mining tycoon father for help. The Treasures welcome Clark with open arms, so he jumps at the chance to help them protect their ranch against Senator Horan, a man who hates anyone more powerful than he.
Sixteen-year-old Amethyst Treasure loathes the idea of spending the summer away from her bustling city life to rot on her father’s ranch, but when a handsome young man shows up claiming to be her secret half-brother, her curiosity is piqued. He’s clever, street smart, and has no qualms jumping into the brawl between the Treasures and Horans. Caught in the middle, Horan kidnaps Amethyst, and all she gets is this lousy bullet through her heart.
When Clark brings her back to life, however, the real action starts, and Amethyst joins him in his fight against the Horan clan—whatever the cost. Defeating the Horans may seem easy at first, but going up against men with the same fighting vengeance as Clark, and a Senator with power he’s obtained by brainwashing the masses?
Well, Amethyst’s boring summer at home has turned into an adventure on the run, chock full of intrigue, danger, love, and a mysterious boy named Clark.
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About Jordan Elizabeth
Jordan Elizabeth, formally Jordan Elizabeth Mierek, writes down her nightmares in order to live her dreams. When she’s not creating art or searching for lost history in the woods, she’s updating her blog. Jordan roams Central New York, but she loves to travel.
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