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Shadow of a Demon (The Terrano Trilogy #1)

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"You must learn to communicate with him, to understand him," the Mother Superior of the Daughters of Mercy says of the thing that dwells inside India Terrano, the thing India regards as a demon. It is a Viseg, a creature that feeds on energy and can spit that energy out with tremendous destructive force. It has endangered India's family and blasted her fiancé's mind, leavi...more
Paperback, 254 pages
Published June 16th 2011 by Double Dragon Publishing (first published June 11th 2011)
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Flora Bateman
I received this copy from FirstReads in exchange for my honest review.

I would actually give this one 3.5 stars. This was an idea that I found very interesting. When her father is killed before her eyes trying to protect them, India (unbeknownst to her at the time) who is very young at the time, receives his Viseg. A Viseg is a symbiotic entity that is very powerful but they can only survive within their host. The viseg lies dormant til circumstances cause it to assert itself and India has to com...more
Sabin is well-known for her YA fantasy novels. I believe this is her first published adult novel, and it's SF rather than fantasy. I'd say the transition proves a successful one. The story revolves around India Terrano, a woman who has been inhabited by a strange alien creature known as a Viseg. The Viseg feeds on energy of all kinds. It can remain quiescent for months, even years, at a time, but in moments of crisis for its host, it can invest the host with super-human strength and great destuc...more
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Although born in Pennsylvania, I have lived in Florida since I was five years old. Attended schools in Pinellas County and later taught Spanish and English in the Pinellas County Public Schools.

Although I've always written for my own pleasure, I became serious about writing for publication rather late. I'm now retired from teaching and devoting my time to my writing. Oh, and also to my three dogs,...more
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