Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SILENT by David Mellon, releasing March 18, 2017 from Merit Press/Simon & Schuster. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from David:
Hey guys! Here it is - my first novel! Rolling out, March 2017! You’re going to want to get in on this giveaway for a signed copy. See you in March!
~David Mellon (SILENT, Merit Press/Simon & Schuster)
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Here it is!
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Although she doesn’t know it, Adi is in deep peril. She’s inadvertently made an enemy of a mysterious stranger named Coal, who is just waiting for the chance to take revenge on her and her family.
Innocent Adi is only annoyed when she’s entrusted with taking her pampered younger twin brothers to Europe from India. As a girl, of mixed British and Indian heritage, she’s used to being pushed to one side. But then, Coal moves in, kidnaps the twins, and forces Adi into a terrible bargain of silence and a deadly game.
Adi now knows what real trouble is. Her only clue is the watch full of riddles she has been given. Cutting her hair and dressing in the uniform of a dead solider, she makes her way across a continent darkened by war, encountering allies and enemies from a handsome drunkard to a murderous priest. In a story that reads like an epic legend, Adi must find in herself more courage than any boy, in a desperate bid to save her brothers’ lives and her own.
David Mellon grew up in Denham Springs, a tiny town on a river in south east Louisiana. After attending San Francisco Art Institute and California Institute for the Arts he graduated from Art Center College of Design with a degree in Illustration. After many years of painting pictures and drawing storyboards for film and tv commercials he discovered UCLA Extension Writers' Program where he was nominated for the 2016 Allegra Johnson Prize. Silent is his first novel. He's been a member of SCBWI since 2011. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Judith.
Three winners will each receive signed copies of SILENT.
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