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Signs in the Dark is called “a multi-faceted thriller”

Signs in the Dark by Susan Miura comes highly recommended by Donavan’s Literary Services.

Young adults who choose Signs in the Dark for either its intrigue or its insights into a deaf girl’s world are in for a wild ride in a multifaceted thriller that holds solid action and emotional revelations throughout. It’s highly recommended for teens seeking relationship-driven action stories that incorporate a sense of purpose and growth within its drama, especially those who like unexpected stories of love, commitment, and adversity. 

ONE CAPTIVE. Blindfolded, gagged, and bound, 17-year-old Haylie Summers has only one goal: stay alive. Nothing about her abduction makes sense. Deaf since birth, she can’t hear her captors and can only guess why they would take her. Is she about to be thrown into the dark abyss of human trafficking? Or was she kidnapped by the protestors who marched at the wildlife rescue center where she volunteers? Haylie fights the harsh reality that her capture resulted from Nathan’s unexpected text.

Need to talk. Can you meet me in 10 behind your garage? It was the last thing she saw before getting dragged into a van. But it can’t be Nathan, with his ebony eyes and easygoing smile that crumbles the walls around her heart. No, it can’t be Nathan. Can it?

ONE SUSPECT. After a childhood of disruptions, Peruvian-born Nathan Boliva likes to keep life simple. Haylie is not simple. She is beautiful. She is brilliant. And she is worth the risk of breaking out of his comfort zone. But days after asking Haylie on a date, Nathan finds himself targeted by the FBI for a crime he didn’t commit. Far worse, anything could be happening to Haylie as the search continues.

Anything.

Daily Herald recognizes Signs in the Dark by Susan Miura

Signs in the Dark by Susan Miura is a young adult thriller, unlike Miura’s previous two books, Healer and Shards of Light that were released by Vinspire Publishing.

The Daily Herald provides some must-read information about the book as well as a some insight from the author that will make you want to read this book even more.

Hispanic and Deaf high school students from Schaumburg and Hersey High Schools provided insight on the main characters, and Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue served as the inspiration for the story’s fictional wildlife sanctuary.

You can read the article in its entirety here. And you buy a copy of Signs in the Dark here.

A YA Novel You Won’t Want To Miss

Signs in the Dark by Susan Miura is one young adult novel you’ll want to read, and it’s available now!

ONE CAPTIVE.  Blindfolded, gagged, and bound, 17-year-old Haylie Summers has only one goal: stay alive. Nothing about her abduction makes sense. Deaf since birth, she can’t hear her captors and can only guess why they would take her. Is she about to be thrown into the dark abyss of human trafficking? Or was she kidnapped by the protestors who marched at the wildlife rescue center where she volunteers? Haylie fights the harsh reality that her capture resulted from Nathan’s unexpected text.

Need to talk. Can you meet me in 10 behind your garage? It was the last thing she saw before getting dragged into a van. But it can’t be Nathan, with his ebony eyes and easygoing smile that crumbles the walls around her heart. No, it can’t be Nathan. Can it?

ONE SUSPECT.  After a childhood of disruptions, Peruvian-born Nathan Boliva likes to keep life simple. Haylie is not simple. She is beautiful. She is brilliant. And she is worth the risk of breaking out of his comfort zone. But days after asking Haylie on a date, Nathan finds himself targeted by the FBI for a crime he didn’t commit. Far worse, anything could be happening to Haylie as the search continues.

Anything.

Did you know…

that you can read the first chapter of all our books (except novellas for which we upload excerpts only) on Wattpad? We usually upload them long before the book’s release so you’ll have the chance to try before you buy!

Below are some newly-added chapters! Go have a look!

Look at this cover!

We’re so proud of our cover artist who creates these amazing covers. And we love to show them off! This is for Susan Miura’s newest young adult book! Let us know what you think!

A Congressional Congratulation for Susan Miura

On Christmas Eve, Susan Miura received a letter from Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi congratulating her on her Midwest Book Review rating and Royal Dragonfly award.  It’s impressive that the Congressman took time out of his day to thank a hardworking author! We couldn’t be happier for Susan (or prouder of her accomplishment!)

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More Awards!

We’re always thrilled for our authors when their books are recognized by contest judges, and we’re excited to congratulate Leanne Pankuch, Susan Miura, and Leslea Wahl for their recent wins!

1st Place in Storymonster’s Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Science Fiction/Fantasy category – and an honorable mention in the YA Fiction category—Dragon’s Truth!

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1st Place in Storymonster’s Royal Dragonfly Book Awards YA Fiction category—Shards of Light

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1st Place in Storymonster’s Royal Dragonfly Books Awards Ebook Young Adult Fiction Category—Where You Lead

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Have You Seen the Book Video for Shards of Light by Susan Miura?

Shards of Light is in the second in the Healer series by Susan Miura. It’s a story of a gifted teen with the ability to heal others who discovers a dark secret at the convent where she’s been sent to learn more about her gift.

“With its different characters and their special focuses and its gentle exploration of a young woman’s life in flux, Shards of Light is a beautifully evocative story that stands well alone while enhancing a series. It invites readers to reflect long after Shilo’s journey through faith and secrets comes to an end.” – D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

 

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Additions to Healer Cover

We’ve added the awards to the already beautiful cover of Healer by Susan Miura to celebrate the book’s accomplishments!  The sequel to Healer, Shards of Light, releases on August 31st!

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Susan Miura Is Coming to Barnes and Noble

Susan Miura, author of Healer and its upcoming sequel, Shards of Light, will be at the Barnes and Noble in SchaumburgShardsofLight 500x750, IL on September 14th and at the Bloomingdale, IL Barnes and Noble on October 13th. She’ll be signing copies of her books and would love to meet any readers in the area!

To learn more about Susan’s appearances (she has a tentative signing at Books-a-Million in Spring Hill, Tennessee in November) or Susan, visit her website at http://www.susanmiura.com.