the trespassers

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this is a story about the nature of love. how one loves another and why. heres the blurb as i sent it to the lit agents. but before you read it i gotta tell you this is a romantic tradgedy. a very sad tale...



At the heart of Amber’s inner worldly tale of self discovery is the heavy black stone that has served as the abused girl’s heart for nearly eighteen years. When it’s found by the whipping boy of a bizarre nature cult in Canada’s remote northwest it becomes impossible for her to lug around like a wooden leg any longer.



New fears (cults and highway killers) mix with old dread (beatings and abandonment) and cross mysterious lines (zombies and adulthood) during a confusing summer away when mean spirited Amber finds a body in the woods.

Riley’s warm body.

After an intense and startling first impression the lives of these two very vulnerable people crash into each other over and over again with the recklessness of youth. Upon learning he is the only member of a “family” of 120 that is to be punished for the wrongdoings of all the others her bitter brittle heart breaks.

Out of that crack her emotional scars start to slip and into the space left behind come uncomfortable new feelings of fondness for others. While trying to find a way to stop all the strange new and unwelcome old feelings jiggling around inside her while rescuing Riley from his painful environment she winds up knee deep in her own baggage and finally ponies up the will to toss it off the roof of her step dad’s cabin.

But this journey into each others worlds is not conducted in a vacuum.

Amber’s family, Riley’s cult, nosey townsfolk and events around town all have a way of steamrollering over whatever’s going on. Including the kidnappings. Which have been plaguing hitchhikers on British Columbia’s HWY# 16 for over 40 years earning it the nickname “Highway of Tears”.

When Amber works out how her family and Riley’s are involved with the missing kids she has to use skills she only just learned to save more than just Riley’s hide from getting whipped.

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the trespassers

Submitted: December 25, 2011

this is a story about the nature of love. how one loves another and why. heres the blurb as i sent it to the lit agents. but before you read it i gotta tell you this is a romantic tradgedy. a very sad tale...



At the heart of Amber’s inner worldly tale of self discovery is the heavy black stone that has served as the abused girl’s heart for nearly eighteen years. When it’s found by the whipping boy of a bizarre nature cult in Canada’s remote northwest it becomes impossible for her to lug around like a wooden leg any longer.



New fears (cults and highway killers) mix with old dread (beatings and abandonment) and cross mysterious lines (zombies and adulthood) during a confusing summer away when mean spirited Amber finds a body in the woods.

Riley’s warm body.

After an intense and startling first impression the lives of these two very vulnerable people crash into each other over and over again with the recklessness of youth. Upon learning he is the only member of a “family” of 120 that is to be punished for the wrongdoings of all the others her bitter brittle heart breaks.

Out of that crack her emotional scars start to slip and into the space left behind come uncomfortable new feelings of fondness for others. While trying to find a way to stop all the strange new and unwelcome old feelings jiggling around inside her while rescuing Riley from his painful environment she winds up knee deep in her own baggage and finally ponies up the will to toss it off the roof of her step dad’s cabin.

But this journey into each others worlds is not conducted in a vacuum.

Amber’s family, Riley’s cult, nosey townsfolk and events around town all have a way of steamrollering over whatever’s going on. Including the kidnappings. Which have been plaguing hitchhikers on British Columbia’s HWY# 16 for over 40 years earning it the nickname “Highway of Tears”.

When Amber works out how her family and Riley’s are involved with the missing kids she has to use skills she only just learned to save more than just Riley’s hide from getting whipped.



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