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Tragic circumstances bring two sisters, Laura and Linda, to a foreign land where they are stripped of their fortune and are at the mercy of their estranged uncle. However, strange happenings force Laura to believe their current situation was no accident. Something is after her. (YA Fiction Novel, intended for ages 16 and up)


After the abrupt death of her father, Laura Cart
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ebook, 276 pages
Published May 27th 2011 by Sandra Madera (first published May 22nd 2011)
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Desi
Mar 20, 2012 Desi rated it it was amazing
I wasn't going to read this book, because I wasn't sure if I would like it. I don't usually read books about this time period. But I have to say I was surprised. I found this book to be suspenseful and interesting. I loved Laura. She had a headstrong personality which I can relate to. Loved! Loved! Loved this book! Give it a try.
Danielle (Dannie)
Aug 02, 2012 Danielle (Dannie) rated it really liked it
I thought this was a unique twist on the traditional vampire storylines. Although there are some spelling and grammar issues, the story still captured my interest. I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
Marta
Mar 20, 2012 Marta rated it it was amazing
This was a page turner for me. I loved it! It was suspenseful, and I got sucked into the story. I recommend to those that are fans of Victorian era vampire stories.
Amber
Jul 29, 2011 Amber rated it really liked it
Took awhile for this book to keep my attention. The beginning was slow but the further I read the better it became! Good vampire book!
Josie
Dec 07, 2011 Josie rated it really liked it
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This was a great read. Love the journey and ending. I am looking forward to reading more.
Jamie
Nov 03, 2011 Jamie rated it it was amazing
I just started another book by sandra and finished it this afternoon
RaeLynn Fry
May 07, 2012 RaeLynn Fry rated it it was ok
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Restraint
By: Sandra Madera
Genre: Paranormal Thriller (possibly YA, but I didn’t classify it that way because I didn’t get the feeling that’s what the author intended when she wrote it)
Rating: PG
Coffee Beans: 2/5 – the story has the potential to be interesting
Spoilers: No. Well, maybe a little.
Favorite Line: “…she answered briskly, brushing off Laura’s concern as if it were a fly that needed to be swatted.” (ebook, pg 54)
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book free in exchange for this honest
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Mar 25, 2012 Emanuel Jones rated it liked it
This was the second title that I've read from Sandra, and with both titles I was easily drawn into the story line. It takes a special kind of author to pull off a novel like this and Sandra's writing style makes it seems easy. Great book!
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Sandra Madera currently resides in New York and is a recent college grad, obtaining her bachelor's degree in science. However, her true passion has always been reading and writing. She has been writing short stories since she was a child. She recently published her first full-length YA novel entitled Restraint. For free YA short story downloads and for information on upcoming novels visit www.sand ...more
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