Friday, June 29, 2018

*Book Blitz* Alpha by Jus Accardo (The Infinity Division #3)

by Jus Accardo
(The Infinity Division #3)
Published by: Entangled: Teen
Publication date: July 3rd 2018
Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult


“A fun YA sci-fi story with a compelling cast of characters.” —Kirkus Reviews on Infinity
Sera is the obsession of a killer chasing a ghost. G is a soldier with too much blood on his hands.
Dylan lost the only person he ever loved—and will stop at nothing to get her back.
In a whirlwind chase that takes them back to where it all started, Sera, G, and Dylan will have to confront their demons—both physical and mental—and each other, in order to win their freedom.


The rain stopped, and the wind outside had settled, leaving an uncomfortable silence in its wake. I
didn’t have a problem with the quiet. I liked it, in fact. But this was something a little different. This
was uncomfortable. The kind of stillness that came from forced proximity to someone or something
that made your skin itch and your stomach roil. The kind of hush that usually set in right before a
devastating storm or a natural disaster.
He did this sometimes. Just sat across from me and stared. He usually wouldn’t even say anything.
I didn’t think he expected me to say anything, either. He just looked. Sometimes it lasted a few
minutes, just long enough to send that chill skittering up and down my spine. Other times it
would go on for hours. He’d blink and breathe and fidget, but his eyes…those remained locked
on me, his unhealthy mix of sadness and lust and greed and anger crushing me to the point of
We were at it again, and I was just about out of patience. It was one thing to have been ripped
away from my home, from my life, by that madwoman, Cora Anderson. It was another to have
her poke and prod and use me as a science experiment. She’d altered my mind. Made me forget
most of my life before the day I woke up a prisoner on the floor of her cold, dank cell. Those
things were all bad, but having been “rescued” by this bastard and forced to stay by his side at
all times? That was an entirely new level of torture.
“You’re thinking about him again, aren’t you?” His tone was acidic and his jaw tight. He had a
temper, this guy. I’d seen it multiple times. He’d never done anything more than scream at me,
but it was only a matter of time with people like this. I wasn’t sure how I knew that, but I felt it
in my bones. Maybe I’d known someone like him at home. Maybe it was just intuition.
“Yes,” was all I replied. I found that simple, one-word responses went over the best. Or, more
accurately, the worst. When I said too little, he grew agitated. He wanted me to talk to him, yet
the things that came out of my mouth weren’t ever what he wanted to hear. I didn’t act like he’d
hoped I would, didn’t say the things he longed to hear. Some days he was determined to change
me. Others, he was rabid, blaming me for not behaving like myself and demanding that I wake up.
Forget that I had no idea who I was.
“While it’s not okay, I understand.” He offered me a smile—a small, tentative twitch of his lips
and gentle shrug of his shoulders. He was making an effort to be kinder today, going out of his
way to speak softer and move slower.
That made me even angrier.
“You understand? Then my life is complete. All I’ve ever wanted was the understanding of a serial killer.” Even if I hadn’t been thinking about…someone else, I would have lied. The fact that I wasn’t focused on him, and him alone, drove Dylan—my savior, my captor—crazy. But the truth was, I was thinking of him. That other him. How could I not? Even if I didn’t find myself missing him every moment of every day in an almost physical way, I wouldn’t be able to put him out of my mind because he was technically sitting here across from me.

JUS ACCARDO spent her childhood reading and learning to cook. Determined to follow in her grandfather's footsteps as a chef, she applied and was accepted to the Culinary Institute of America. But at the last minute, she realized her true path lay with fiction, not food.

Jus is the bestselling author of the popular Denazen series from Entangled publishing. A native New Yorker, she lives in the middle of nowhere with her husband, three dogs, and sometimes guard bear, Oswald.

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