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PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 28, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Every parent's worst nightmare is that their child will be kidnapped and murdered. But what do you do when your child's kidnapper wants to raise your son as his own - and turn him to the side of evil?
Suspense author Donna Galanti poses a terrifying dilemma to readers of her newly released novel, A Hidden Element: "How far would you go to protect, or destroy, your child in the name of love?"
This is the choice that one mother and one father both face separately in Galanti's fast-paced paranormal suspense thriller, A Hidden Element, while posing the question: do genes and environment make a killer? These two parents at odds must decide whether to sacrifice their children before they become monsters - or risk sacrificing their own lives to keep their children alive.
Set deep in the wilds of Oregon in a mind-controlled cult community this thriller draws upon the violence rooted in the genes of its residents and the harsh landscape they live in, to portray a chilling story of love, despair, and hope. A Hidden Element is a gripping story that will keep you guessing what happens next and wondering if there's a happy ending in sight!
From the back cover:
Evil lurks within...
When Caleb Madroc is used against his will as part of his father's plan to breed a secret community and infiltrate society with their unique powers, he vows to save his oppressed people and the two children kept from him. Seven years later, Laura and Ben Fieldstone's son is abducted, and they are forced to trust a madman's son who puts his life on the line to save them all. The enemy's desire to own them -- or destroy them -- leads to a survival showdown. Laura and Ben must risk everything to defeat a new nemesis that wants to rule the world with their son, and Caleb may be their only hope -- if he survives. But must he sacrifice what he most desires to do so?
"Chilling and dark...a twisty journey into another world." -- J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of When Shadows Fall
"Fascinating...a haunting story..." -- Rebecca Cantrell, New York Times bestselling author of The World Beneath
"Will keep you up long past your bedtime...a pulse-pounding read." -- Allan Leverone, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Final Vector
"An intoxicating blend of sci-fi and suspense...an edge-of-your-seat read." -- John Everson, Bram Stoker award-winning author of Siren
A Human Element is published by Imajin Books and is available in trade paperback edition on Amazon and e-book edition at Amazon Kindle Store at http://amzn.to/1p1YD1o. Order your copy today.
Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery with a dash of steam as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is the author of books 1 and 2 in the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy, A Human Element and A Hidden Element, the short story collection The Dark Inside, and Joshua and The Lightning Road (Books 1 and 2, 2015). She's lived from England as a child, to Hawaii as a U.S. Navy photographer. She now lives in Pennsylvania with her family in an old farmhouse. It has lots of writing nooks, fireplaces, and stink bugs, but she's still wishing for a castle again -- preferably with ghosts.
For more information on Donna and A Human Element, please visit:
www.ElementTrilogy.com and http://www.elementtrilogy.com/blog/
Follow Donna on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DonnaGalanti
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Imajin Books: http://www.imajinbooks.com/
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