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Shadow, the prequel novella by Amanda Sun


Author Amanda Sun
Illustrator Cover artist: Petra Dufkova

Interior sketch artist: Ross Siu

Published on June 1, 2013
Published by HarleguinTeen

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Shadow is the first work in the Paper Gods trilogy by Amanda Sun, however it is not the first book. Shadow is a prequel novella that was written by Amanda Sun to increase the interest in her series. Shadow helps to introduce Katie Greene and Tomohiro Yuu to new readers as well as give old readers a glimpse into their pasts.


Meet two teens whose worlds are about to change forever in this paranormal Young Adult novella, a prequel to Ink by debut author Amanda Sun…

Katie Greene’s worst nightmare comes true when her mother dies, and she’s devastated to learn that she will have to leave the only home she’s ever known. Desperate to find where she belongs, she must decide if she has what it takes to start a new life across the ocean. For Yuu Tomohiro, every day is a nightmare. He struggles to control his strange ability, and keeps everyone at a distance so they won’t get hurt—even his girlfriend, Myu. At night, a shadow haunts his dreams, and a mysterious woman torments him with omens of death and destruction. But these haunting premonitions are only the beginning…

- From Sun-sama's website

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