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Some Laneys Died by Brooke Skipstone

some lyne died

Highly suspenseful and gripping…

Skipstone returns with this first installment in the Skipping Sideways thrillers series which combines a dash of science fiction and quantum physics, a troubled yet fierce heroine, heart-pounding tension, and a mystery shocking enough to leave readers turning pages fast. It’s been three years since Laney caught her dad cheating on her mom and her parents’ subsequent separation, but the little girl inside her finds it hard to come to terms with the idea of living without her dad. Writing different versions of the fateful day has been only a coping mechanism for Laney until she comes across the theory of skipping universes in quantum physics. As the line between the reality and imagination blurs, the danger to her own life becomes too real to ignore. As the story unfolds, Skipstone efficiently maintains a crackling pace, keeping the tension high. The narrative is swiftly paced but may require more careful reading, especially later in the story as Skipstone introduces layers of multiple characters and new worlds. Laney’s character shines as the dauntless heroine, and readers will find themselves rooting for her as she struggles to deal with her conflicting emotions and shocking new secrets unraveling in her life. Skipstone’s ability to blend physics and science fiction with elements of thriller and suspense results in an enthralling story about a teenager just discovering her real identity. This captivating, suspenseful novel will leave young adult readers eagerly awaiting the next installment in the series. This is a stunner.

Note: Suitable for 16 years or older readers.


Some Layne Died

By Brooke Skipstone

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Skipstone Publishing

Pub date August 10, 2020


Price $2.93 (USD) Kindle edition

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