His eyes flickered all over my face then his nose traced along the edge of my ear. “What are you doing?” I felt my cheeks go red in spite of the cold, and my voice came out more like a whimper or a gasp. My ears were sensitive, too sensitive for comfort. I grabbed the front of his suit, trying to shake him so he wouldn’t notice the effect he was having. His mouth opened around my ear, and he pulled it in, nipping the flesh between his lips. I gasped, and stopped moving as the red hot flush ran through my whole body. He said nothing, pulled back and drew me into his arms.
“Stop moving, and let me help.”
Title: Hero High: The Figure in the Flames
Author: Mina Chara
Genre: YA Mystery Romance
Reality TV meets Superhero High School in this intriguing story about friendship, fame, and what it means to be a hero.
In Icon City superheroes save the day every day on the quarter hour. Lead by Captain Fantastic, scores of super celebrities do their best to train the next generation; seventeen year old Friday Fitzsimmons and Jake her childhood friend, are their latest starstruck recruits. When Doctor Dangerous returns from the dead and the Figure in Flames decimates the city, Captain Fantastic is betrayed by one of his own.
Torn between Jake, Ashley and her feelings for Doctor Dangerous, Friday must decide if her childhood friend is worth fighting for, and if the world’s most famous super-villain is worth saving, all while learning how to be a hero.
Mina Chara likes superheroes, chinese food and spending time with her dog. She dislikes dark, gritty superhero movies and tales of the dystopian future. Generally optimistic she writes stories that reflect her love of color (especially blue) as well as her sense of humor.
Born in London Mina enjoyed story telling as a child, but was diagnosed as severely dyslexic aged eight. Advised to stick to art and forget writing, Mina decided to do both and her paintings have so far been featured in two exhibitions. She still struggles with her dyslexia and finds writing a challenge, but refuses to be limited. Hero High: Figure in the Flames is the third book she has written, but the first to be published. Mina is currently studying for a bachelor’s degree in creative writing.
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