Hurricane, #1

Hurricane is the debut Young Adult novel by Jenna-Lynne Duncan. It takes place just a few days before Hurricane Katrina strikes New Orleans, Louisiana. All Adriana wants to do is start school and be able to spend some time with her too busy father, alone - without the company of his girlfriend and her daughter. The night before school starts she begins having dreams featuring the Boudreaux twins, never knowing that they will eventually become a huge part of her life, in ways she never thought imaginable.

Jenna-Lynne Duncan creates an amazing world, surrounding a tragic event. Adrianna is likeable, tough, and brave. The Boudreaux twins are steamy, mysterious, and interesting. There is never a dull moment in this novel. The only thing missing is more pages! Hurricane is a completely new take on Young Adult Paranormal Romance and fans of the genre will appreciate that the story is unique and captivating!

Book Blurb for Hurricane

"I anxiously looked around, my heart palpitating, just in time to see an alligator slink into the green algae covered water that was on either side of us. I swallowed hard, and my heart raced even faster. Alligators were a different type of predator—the one thing I was afraid of. Now I was on my own personal swamp tour. What if my kidnappers left me in the middle of a swamp with five of them creeping up on me? I’ve had that nightmare before and—oh no, if my dreams really are a sign of the future—I couldn’t breathe now."

Adriana couldn’t decide what was worse—that Hurricane Katrina was heading for New Orleans, or that she might not survive her kidnapping to see its potential effects. She had trusted Hayden, even fallen for him, and now he and his brother Luke were taking her deeper and deeper into the Bayou. Why had two of her classmates, the mysterious Boudreaux brothers, kidnapped her? Why had Adriana’s dreams started predicting the future? Most importantly, would she make it out of the Bayou alive…

Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2011 4.00