Sneak Peek Saturday: The Mark

The Mark
By: Jen Nadol

Pub date: January 19th, 2010

Sixteen-year old Cassie Renfield has seen the mark since forever: a glow around certain people as if a candle were held behind their back.

The one time she pointed it out taught her not to do it again, so Cassie has kept quiet, considering its rare appearances odd, but insignificant.  Until the day she watches a man die.  Mining her memories, Cassie realizes she can see a person's imminent death.  Not how or where, only when: today.

Cassie searches her past, her philosophy lessons, even her new boyfriend for answers, always careful to hide her secret.  How does the mark work?  Why her? 

Most importantly, if you know today is someone's last, should you tell?   


There is nothing like the gut-hollowing experience of watching someone die, especially when you know it’s coming.

I saw the man with the mark at the bus stop on Wilson Boulevard when I crossed Butter Lane, as I did walking to school every day.  I wanted to look away, pretend he wasn’t there and run for the safety of algebra and honors English, but I didn’t...

This book sounds so so good. You can read the remainder of the available excerpt here. Visit Jen Nadol's website here.


  1. This sounds intriguing! I love the cover, too.

  2. So exciting I am patiently awaiting this books arrival

  3. Hehe I did kind of the same Teaser xD

    I already read the book, will post a review tomorrow ^^

  4. Oh, BTW Im having a contest ^^ ENTER!




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