The Strange Power - Dark Visions, Bk 1 Author:L. J. Smith They said she had evil eyes. Eyes that saw what was not meant to be seen. Kaitlyn Fairchild was frightened by her uncanny talent, by the prophetic drawings that isolated her at school. Until she was invited to California, to attend the Zetes Institute with four other psychically gifted students, in return for a college scholarship. It was a chan... more »ce to begin again, to belong; a great adventure, with the promise of romance... with Rob, irresistible, yet strangely innocent... with dark enigmatic Gabriel. Until they learn the truth about an experiment that threatens their sanity, and their lives. All they have is each other, and a perilous psychic link that can save-or destroy-them all...« less
I know that LJ Smith is a much-praised author, but I very honestly did not see the appeal behind her books (granted, I only read these three "Dark Visions" books). They were just all right. Many elements were predictable, the dialogue was stilted, some plot twists were just odd, and the overall outcome left you with a sense of, "... what?"