Sunday, July 8, 2012

Tour ~ Riser by Becca Smith with Review and Giveaway

Welcome to our stop on The Riser Tour. Brought to you by Innovative Online Tours. 

Black swirling holes churning madly in the center of every corpse. This is how eighteen-year-old Chelsan Derée sees the deceased. Her ability to connect to the black spinning holes allows her to control every dead thing within a four-mile radius.

But that’s the least of her problems. It’s 2320 and Chelsan Derée has to survive another year of high school, which for her is pure and utter torture, mainly due to the fact that her schoolmate Jill Forester’s favorite activity is making Chelsan’s life a living hell. If that isn’t enough, Chelsan’s impossible crush on Ryan Vaughn makes her brain do somersaults on a regular basis, especially since she is positive he doesn’t know she exists. And being eighteen Chelsan has to deal with the pressure of whether or not she should take a little pill called Age-pro, which cures aging, making the world eighteen forever and highly over-populated.

When Chelsan’s mother, Janet, is brutally killed, along with everyone else in her trailer park, Chelsan finds out that she was the intended target.

Chelsan must use her power to raise and control the dead to save herself, protect her friends and take down the man responsible for murdering her mother.

Buy Riser Now at Amazon Riser (Teen Horror/Science Fiction) (Book #1 in The Riser Saga) ((Volume 1))

My Review

A dark dystopian novel that kept me wanting more. There is a lot going on in this book. Chelsan has to deal with bullying, teen love triangle, being an outcast, an abusive step father, her mother's death, and her strange gift all while surviving high school. I really liked this book. The characters are great. I was rooting for them all through the book. Fast paced and very well written. Jill, Chelsan's nemesis, was a great villain that you love to hate. There are twists that you don't see coming and keeps your heart pumping. From the way it ended, I believe there may be a second installment coming soon and I can't wait to read it!


Becca C Smith received her Film degree from Full Sail University and has worked in the Film and Television industry for most of her adult life.

Becca is the author of the teen horror/sci-fi novel, Riser. She is also the co-author of the teen graphic novel Ghost Whisperer: The Haunted and also wrote and illustrated Little Family Secrets, a graphic novel based on the true story of her great aunt who was famous for murdering her husband.

She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and two cats Jack and Duke. 

Becca's Website

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1 comment:

  1. This book sounds interesting. Very different concept on how she sees the dead and her ability to control them. Thanks for the introduction to the book and the author.


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