Best Seller Author:Susan May A girl with unique power over luck. A desperate man driven by envy. A mind-bending story of betrayal and twisted fate! — "I spent my yearly book allowance on Susan May books instead of my usual Stephen King/Dean Koontz books - and will continue to do so." Catharine Smith-Gividen — ????? "What an insane read! Unputdownable!" — ????? "It's Hitchcock... more » meets the Twilight Zone."
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Ten-year-old Nem has just witnessed a terrible violence and her life appears destined for tragedy. Until that is, she finds her mother's old green journal which holds an incredible secret.
She discovers it has the power to control others' luck. The diary keeps a strange kind of karmic balance though. In gifting someone luck, she must steal someone else's first. All it takes is a simple entry.
Decades later, the literary world hails William Barnes' debut novel as a masterpiece. His best seller success though doesn't survive his next two books, while his protégé Orelia Mason enjoys a crazy meteoric rise. This success of hers appearing to coincide suspiciously with his fall from grace.
So, William embarks on a plan to take back the life he's certain she has somehow stolen, and if people get hurt along the way, well, tough luck. What he'll discover though, is that battling fate when luck is not on your side can be a dangerous game.
This is A Star is Born meets A Portrait of Dorian Gray, and the consequences are not pretty. In fact, they're darn well ugly.
From Susan May, the international best selling author readers are calling the new Stephen King, comes a dark and twisted tale of jealousy, revenge and an extraordinary, unique power.
You won't know who to hate and who to cheer on, and the ending will surprise, maybe even shock you.« less