The Strongest Ring (A YA Short Story)

The Strongest Ring (A YA Short Story)

by Laura Bradley Rede

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Overview

Beck doesn’t consider herself a tree-hugger. With her multi-colored dreadlocks and her combat boots, she’s more at home in a club than in the woods. Then she falls for Jordan, a handsome vampire who remembers Earth’s past and wants to save its future. But will Jordan’s friends accept Beck’s help? Or will they decide that humans are the problem – and the solution is wiping them out?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940044482845
Publisher: Laura Bradley Rede
Publication date: 04/18/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 437,931
File size: 152 KB

About the Author

Laura Bradley Rede is the oldest of nine kids. She grew up in a small town in Maine and now lives in a little hippy-punk neighborhood of Minneapolis with her wonderful partner, their three amazing children, one great dane, one dachshund, and four city chickens. She is a winner of the Writers of the Future Award for fantasy and science fiction and the author of many YA short stories. She often quotes Bela Lugosi, the original Dracula, who said “I have never met a vampire personally, but I don’t know what might happen tomorrow.”(A girl can hope, right?) Darkride is her first novel.

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The Strongest Ring (A YA Short Story) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
About humans & vampires & saving trees.. And YES !! They DO have something to do with each other...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A GREAT well-written free short story of the supernatural, nature, and young romance.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
miztrebor More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this short story. While there was a lack of a full history between how the vampires came to live side by side with humans, without hiding, I feel that I wasn’t left wanting to know too much more due to how into the story I got. I’m interested to see what the author’s take on that situation is though, it’s one of the things I enjoy in a paranormal setting; “How did this world come to be how it is?” sort of thing. The environmental message/theme in the story was a nice touch. It added to the story by giving it a place to move toward, and at the same time provided the readers with a little hint at “we CAN help out the planet,” without the message sounding at all preachy or overbearing. On top of this is a nice gentle presented romance. This and all the other elements came together nicely in a few thousand words that made me glad I picked this one up.