Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Cover Reveal: Stained by Cheryl Rainfield

On Nov 19th, 2013 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will be realeasing the newest title by author Cheryl Rainfield, Stained.

In this heart-wrenching and suspenseful teen thriller, sixteen-year-old Sarah Meadows longs for "normal." Born with a port-wine stain covering half her face, all her life she’s been plagued by stares, giggles, bullying, and disgust. But when she’s abducted on the way home from school, Sarah is forced to uncover the courage she never knew she had, become a hero rather than a victim, and learn to look beyond her face to find the beauty and strength she has inside. It’s that—or succumb to a killer. Tag Line: Sometimes you have to be your own hero. 

From the author: Like I did with SCARS and HUNTED, I drew on some of my own experiences of bullying, abuse, and trauma to write STAINED and to give it greater emotional depth. Like Sarah in STAINED, I experienced abduction, imprisonment, periods of forced starvation, mind control, and having my life threatened. And like Sarah, I tried hard to fight against my abuser, keep my own sense of self, and escape. I hope readers will see Sarah's strength and courage, and appreciate her emotional growth as she reclaims herself.

And now, for the moment you've been waiting for...
Isn't that cover intense?!

You can check out the newly released trailer too!

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Cheryl Rainfield is the author of the following books: Stained: Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.
Parallel Visions: Kate sees visions of the future--but only when she has an asthma attack.
Hunted: Caitlyn is a telepath in a world where having any paranormal power is illegal. Monica Hughes Award finalist
Scars: Kendra must face her past and stop hurting herself before it's too late. GG Literary Award Finalist, YALSA's Top 10 Quick Picks.

To find out more about Cheryl visit her website.


  1. Thanks so much for taking part in the STAINED cover reveal and letting people know about it! I really appreciate it. :)

  2. I haven't heard of this until now but it sounds like a really intense read - thanks for featuring it!


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