I am pleased to have Paige Agnew, author of Seven (and Starless Sky, which I reviewed earlier this year) as a guest poster on Acting Balanced! I will be reviewing this next book in October, but Paige was kind enough to share this sneak peak with you:
Cecilia and Tommy are runaways. Greg’s loneliness is forcing him to question the purpose of his life. Hazel faces the neglecting of her parents. Kariann struggles to mend the pieces of her sometimes fragmented life. And Jonathan comes head on with his inner demons and ghosts of the past and loses every time. The only one of the seven who has nothing to complain about is Kale who lives in a happy home and spends his free time with friends and the love of his life.
Before they’re even kidnapped, the characters are facing some turmoil. I think Seven goes to show that that which doesn’t kill us, really does make us stronger. It’s interesting to get into each character’s head and gather another puzzle piece of their life, bit by bit, and piece them together. And each and every one of them are changed in some way by the end of the book and it’s a journey to see them find themselves, a journey I think the reader will enjoy.
I can say, there will be blood shed, there will be tears shed, not everyone will make it out alive or make it out at all, there will be twists and turns, and Seven will end with a bang. Seven will also end with individuals whose lives change forever. It will end with the reader being challenged with the question of “what is my purpose, what is my passion?” No, the question will not be asked of the reader, but it will be difficult not to consider what strengths you bring to the table of life.
You can find out more about the characters of Seven at my website www.PaigeAgnew.com