Due for release in summer 2012. Book 2 in The Ambrosia Sequence.
Outwardly, Balik is an obedient member of society on Space Station Hope…he follows The Council’s systems, excels at school and seems happy to follow in his parents footsteps…
But Balik’s real life is filled with secrets he can share with no one. As he follows his suspicions about the space station into ever more dangerous territory it seems like his whole world will unravel around him…but he doesn’t understand everything…things are wrong, he is sure of that – but why exactly, he doesn’t know.
When Cassie unexpectedly comes into his life, Balik struggles to find his balance. For years he’s investigated the oddities of the world he lives in, but Cassie makes him question things in a different way… Can he believe in this girl who seems so much a part of the system he distrusts? Would she put a stop to his plans to break out if she knew what he was really up to? Balik can’t be sure of anything – except the fact that he can’t leave her alone.
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Gimme 10 – Mini-Interview
Please answer each question in 10 words or less – that’s what makes it tough but fun!
Where do you find your inspiration? All types of people, books, life, films, family and love.
What is your favourite aspect of The Rainbow Maker’s Tale? I love seeing things from Balik’s POV
Who is your favourite character from The Rainbow Maker’s Tale and why? It has to be Balik (this time) it’s his turn
What are you working on now? Finalising the Rainbow Maker’s Tale for the summer release and then working on Outlanders, which is Book 3 in the series.
What do you love about most about writing? Solving character’s problems – the freedom to go wherever you want
About the Author
After graduating from The University of Sheffield with an English Literature Masters in 2003, Melanie has been writing fiction – time permitting – ever since.
The Ambrosia Sequence (started in 2008) and The Elementals (begun in 2004) are both ongoing, extended projects each containing several novels, aimed primarily at young adults and hover somewhere in the middle of sci-fi, futuristic and fantasy genres. Hope’s Daughter, released in December 2011, is her debut novel and the first of The Ambrosia Sequence, with the sequel – Outlanders – due in 2012.
When she’s not writing Melanie enjoys the wet weather of the north of England with her dogs or disappearing into a book for a few hours (no surprise there then). Unfortunately, all too often the ‘day job’ gets in the way of the nicer things in life!
Want to know more? Check out the links!
Find the author:
Website – http://cusick-jones.com
Blog – http://melcj.wordpress.com and Aside from Writing!
Facebook – Hope’s Daughter and Mel Cusick-Jones
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