Copy of HARDBOUND Special Edition Cover.

"She was like an ice princess whenever he looked at her, her tawny brown skin always appearing as soft as a blanket of snow, with her heart draped in sheets of frostiness that only seemed to melt when she wanted it to."

"Because now, as he stood here underneath a pale lavender sky studded with the silver stars of his dreams, he knew that he wanted to be there the moment she ran out of tears."