I am so excited to be able to share my book trailer video with you today for my latest book, Finding Katie.
Excerpt from Chapter One
A laugh bubbles up and I have to stifle it quick. One of the ward nurses walks past, but doesn’t look in. As quietly as I can, I grab my clothes from the bedside locker. It says everything that they’re the same ones I was admitted in. See how much my folks care? They haven’t even bothered to launder my stuff.
Dried blood has left my jeans and zip-front sweater stiff, and they stink of sweat and vomit. But I can’t leg it out of here in this open-backed gown. The wires make it slow going and tricky, but I manage it. I have to leave the t-shirt, ‘cos there’s no way I can get that on without releasing the sensor pads. Still undetected. Okay … here goes.
Fast as I can, I snatch off the wires and stumble for the door. The alarm rings out as I hit the corridor at a run. The opposite wall looms at me and I rebound off it. I scan around to get my bearings. Shit. The nurse’s station is between the doors and me. I tell you, I was born this lucky.
I'm Kate … Kate Charlesworth. I’m seventeen, and self-harming. This time I cut too deep, and I’m in hospital. I hadn’t meant for it to be so bad—it just sort of happened. I needed a lot of distraction that day.
You’ve had bad days, right? Days it hurts too much to think. Days you just wanna stay in bed. Days when the world needs to go away for a while. Right?
What do you do when you've hit rock bottom? When there’s nowhere left to turn?
This one little mistake lands me back on a psych unit—the last place I wanna be. Only this time, the nurse I end up with isn’t content to stick on a band-aid and send me home. She wants me to face my demons. But to do that, I’ll have to face who I am … who I used to be … I’ll have to find Katie.
About the Author
Here are ten things she thinks you ought to know about her …
1. Born in 2013 (at least the author was …)
2. Really boring
3. Has absolutely no sense of humour
4. Biographer is a compulsive liar
5. Reads … a lot
6. Writes … even more
7. Completely sane(in)
8. Neighbours are nuts
9. If you’re feeling extra brave she’s around
10. Online …
Amazon UK Author Page / 4Wills Publishing Author Page
Other Books by Harmony
The Battle for Brisingamen
Rave Soup for the Writer’s Soul
Polish Your Prose