Open Window: Truth from the Shadows

Under my own control, led by my newly discovered personal power, I had crossed the defensive line which I had spent my entire life building.  Digging deeply, facing my fears, I was uncovering the mysteries that had plagued my happiness and kept me in the dark shadows of the living until now.  And it was the hand of the dead that was dragging me back to life.

        From afar, Alex Wells appears as a typical high school senior, but the dreams that invade her mind are anything but typical.  Nighttime visits from long passed relatives are commonplace.  Questioning her sanity, she struggles inside self-inflicted walls, hiding her secret from the world.  It is only her Grandmother and younger sister, Camilla, who accept Alex for who she is: a psychic-medium. 

     Reluctantly coming to terms with her ever-increasing psychic abilities, it is the latest dream of a young stranger’s violent suicide that has Alex spinning out of control.  While she attempts to take charge of her life, she is compelled to uncover his story, forcing her to face her own fears and follow him on his journey to seek redemption.  As her family and friends watch her spiral into a well of despair, she refuses to give up seeking out his truth, no matter the cost.  It may only be the new boy in school who can lift her from the depths of self-destruction, but he too has a secret to hide.

     Open Window: Truth from the Shadows is a PG-13 Paranormal Romance.  Parental guidance is suggested since it deals with issues of suicide, violence, and adult content.

To read the first chapter of Open Window: Truth from the Shadows click on the Open Window tab for a little sneak peek!



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15 responses to “Open Window: Truth from the Shadows

  1. HARVES!!! I can’t wait to read your book!!! 🙂 I love yoooo 🙂 I want us to be writer/art buddies!! 🙂

  2. Michelle

    Don’t stop here…the first chapter is just a taste! Such a great novel; I didn’t want to put it down. I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys mysteries, paranormal or romance. Not just for the young adults! Grown-ups (especially those young-at-heart, like me) will really enjoy “Open Window”!

  3. Alicia

    I’m looking forward to reading your book. It’s amazing that you were my art teacher at one time. Such talent you have. Congrats on your book, hoping this new type of art is a complete success and wonderful journey.

  4. I would love to read your book. I am sure it is great, I know I will not be able to put it down.
    I can’t afford to buy it right now. And I can’t fiqure out how to get it any other way.

  5. Heather

    I couldn’t put my Kindle down or turn it off. I loved it. Can’t wait for more! Please let there be more. The details of the first chapter had me hooked…

  6. I totally enjoyed this book, especially since it is my favorite genre to read. I was so impressed at how you were able to make each character so “real” that i could visualize them in my head as how I would picture them in “real life”, and not all books have made that connection for me. I soooo cant wait for the next one!! and to all those filmmakers out there….this book would make an awesome movie 😉

  7. Jeannine

    Can’t wait to read it this summer-one way or another 🙂

  8. christine

    Just read a small part of this…and I cant wait to read more!!!:-)

  9. Kristen Shaw

    so proud of you Ms. Harvey!

  10. Ryan R. Bickford

    Haven’t read it yet but ny fiance loves it!

  11. This book is totally amazing! Once you pick it up, you cant put it down. Courtney needs to put out a whole series! 🙂

  12. Janice King

    I am so happy for you and your new-found fame. I’m looking forward so much to reading your book!

  13. Just read the “sneak peak”,and now I can’t wait to read the rest! Congratulations on your first novel Courtney!

  14. samantha

    I’m ordering your book today and can’t wait to start reading it!

  15. Shannon

    Heard you on the radio today. Nice job. 🙂

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