Thursday, 27 June 2013

Endure - Exciting New YA Dystopian from Laura Diamond

 Laura's written a new series of gripping stories and the first one is Endure, soon to be published by Etopia Press.

For now, here's the stunning cover and a synopsis to whet your appetite:


Seventeen-year-old Justin's anemic blood is a blessing. Or a curse. It all depends on who you ask.

To most of the immortal Vie, his blood is a scourge: untouchable and useless. To some Vie, his blood is a drug. To Justin, it’s something that gets him in a lot of trouble. Being poisoned by a Vie is just one example. His sister getting kidnapped is another. Whether it’s being coerced by a deluded cult leader, or negotiating with Alex—an Vie scientist addicted to Anemie blood—Justin struggles to keep every mutated drop of blood he’s got.

His fight for survival gets more complicated when he meets Alex’s slave, Cara. Despite coming from different worlds, they’re both prisoners, at risk of being drained by a hungry Vie any moment. When she risks her own neck to help Justin find his sister, he's left with a terrifying choice.

Saving what's left of humanity.
Saving his sister. Saving the girl he loves.
Or sticking a stake in Alex’s chest. 
Justin can't decide which option will get him killed first.

Please visit ENDURE on Goodreads

About Author Laura Diamond:

Laura Diamond is a board certified psychiatrist and author of all things young adult paranormal, dystopian, and horror. Her Young Adult Paranormal Romance novelette, NEW PRIDE, and novel, SHIFTING PRIDE, debuted late 2012 from Etopia Press. A spin off short story based on the lions of Tsavo, TSAVO PRIDE, is now available on Amazon. Forthcoming novels include EVOKE, Book Two in the ENDURE series, from Etopia Press, and a Young Adult Paranormal Romance, ZODIAC COLLECTOR, from Spencer Hill Press. When she's not writing, she is working at the hospital, blogging at Author Laura Diamond--Lucid Dreamer and renovating her 225+ year old fixer-upper mansion.

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  1. Wow. Sounds like I need to get a hold of this book and read all about the dilemma Justin finds himself. Is this a HEA? I think I'll be on the edge of my seat worrying about Jason. Thanks Laura, and thanks Cat.

    1. I agree. It sounds great, doesn't it?

    2. Thanks, Noelle!

      Justin's got some serious things to face and figure out, don't he? ;)


  2. What a fabulous cover Laura. As for the have me hooked. Thanks both of you.

    1. Thank you, Shehanne!

      And thanks to Catherine for hosting me! :)


  3. Sounds very intriguing. Congrats Laura on the upcoming release. Love the cover by the way and the banner - wow!