After being convicted of committing a crime in self-defense, Gianna is sent two thousand miles from her native New York to serve out her probation in the Arizona desert, isolated from everything and everyone she knows. The day she arrives, the unfriendly property owner – known only as the Caretaker – puts her to work doing maintenance on the rundown property. Gianna believes manual labor to be the worst of her problems and penance for the mistake that changed her life.
Until the strangers begin arriving. They appear every night at sundown at the end of the driveway and vanish early in the morning, armed men and women who don’t quite look or act normal and never travel in vehicles, despite the property being twenty miles from town. Where they come from, and who they are, baffle Gianna, as does the single rule the Caretaker gives her. The front door must remain unlocked and the house accessible to the dangerous visitors no matter how unusual or frightening they are.
When one of them arrives wounded, Gianna helps save him and unknowingly makes a powerful friend, one from a faraway place. In fact, from another world entirely, the world that starts at the end of the driveway. Before she can learn more, Gianna is left alone with the strangers and must choose whether she’ll take over the Caretaker’s role as hostess or return to New York and risk jail time.
In a panic, Gianna locks the front door instead.
Her world – and theirs – are about to change forever.
Publisher: Captured Press
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-62378-215-3
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
Weight: .9 lbs
Retail price: 12.99 (USD)
Genre: New Adult science fiction
Notes: appropriate for ages 18+
Distribution information: Available directly from Captured Press. Email inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
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