keeping her from giving in completely is her guilt. Until Nik Rock.
and causes her to do things that most assuredly give him the wrong impression –
like kiss him before their first date. Somehow, he breaks down the walls
around her emotions until she has no choice but to forgive herself and feel
prove to be his weakest link.
international gang arrives looking for missing jewels, Cara lands in mortal
danger. Will she be able to save herself? What will happen to her newly repaired
psyche if she loses Nik?
fast, it told her exactly what she didn’t want to know. Nik had indeed seen her
mom. Cara turned away from him again intending to trudge back into the
choice of words piqued her curiosity. Cocking her head, she asked, “By the
his lips, which almost distracted Cara enough to forget the thread of
conversation, but she tore her eyes away and asked, “Is that what they say in Seattle?”
appreciation. “Aren’t you clever?”
appraisal and half smile wreaked havoc with her supposed cleverness.
giving her the impression he hung on her every word. His eyes were glued to her
lips, which she realized were parted and ever so slightly panting.
do this after school?”
meet hers she almost liquefied under the heat of it. “Can I trust you?”
asked. She was losing the ability to think.
and she held her breath hoping he would take her in his arms.
across his face and she thrilled with the knowledge she’d put it there. Then
she realized she couldn’t remember how.
ask you that,” Nik said. His eyes roved her face.
was so breathy she wasn’t sure if she spoke or gasped.
tiptoe and kiss that stellar grin off his mouth.
through him. “Why don’t you tell me in gym class?”
drug? Or maybe the male version of a siren. Did they have those?
and she caught her breath. Then he sighed.
walked away. He hadn’t even touched her and she was burning with need.
glanced over his shoulder and grinned when he saw her still gaping after him.
When he walked out of view she let out the breath she’d been holding. It
stuttered and shook, but was relieved to escape her burning lungs. How long had
she been holding her breath?
I prayed to the Book Gods and they answered. The author sent us this book and I
knew nothing about it. It had been awhile that I’d really, just dived into a
story. One that really captivated me to keep going.I fell in love with many of the characters.
They were so well done. Cara’s best friend Kelly was perfect! The laughter you
needed. I was happy for Cara for Finding her Thor. I’m not embarrassed to say I
cried a couple times. –Lissa, Boundless Book Reviews
Thor is available in print or electronic format from the following:
were young and the electricity winked out, Kai Strand gathered her family
around the fireplace and they told stories, one sentence at a time. Her boys
were rather fond of the ending, “And then everybody died. The end.” Now an
award winning children’s author, Kai crafts fiction for kids and teens to
provide an escape hatch from their reality. With a selection of novels for
young adult and middle grade readers Kai entertains children of all ages, and
their adults. Learn more about Kai and her books on her website, www.kaistrand.com.