Asylum

Asylum

by Kristen Selleck

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Overview

Across the country, hidden in plain sight, are the forgotten remains of a once-great psychiatric movement: the asylum. These crumbling castles all share a common appearance and history. They inspire curiosity, fear, and even a few urban legends. Chloe Adams came to Birch Harbor, a small college town in the U.P., to escape the stigma of mental illness. Her new roommate Sam Klingeman, came to drink her weight in vodka and find a hot guy with a trust fund. Between Chloe's developing relationship with campus hockey hero and floor RA, Seth Maird, trying to be the voice of moderation for Sam, and her new position as teacher's assistant for the eccentric Dr. Willard, she's stayed busy enough to keep the past firmly behind her. But the voices return...and this time, she's not the only one that can hear them. The beautiful old dormitory she lives in is hiding a secret. A secret that will uncover a dark plot 200 years in the making. Will Chloe be able to hold onto the new life she's worked so hard to build, will she relapse into a world of her own making, or will she, perhaps, fulfill the legacy she was born into?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013939035
Publisher: Brother Maynard Publications
Publication date: 10/30/2011
Series: The Birch Harbor Series , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 380
File size: 292 KB

About the Author

Biography
Kristen Selleck is avidly evil. Until recently, she worked as a mad scientist. After several diabolical attempts at world domination proved unsuccessful (most notably, building an army of robots from used pipettes, empty reagent boxes, and other things left lying around the lab), she decided to pick up the pen. She used the pen to poke an annoying lady at the gas station in the eyeball. Then she decided to write. She has been known to speak with a strong Russian accent. This is inexplicable due to the fact that she was born in Detroit. It has also been documented that she likes vodka, roller coasters, things which are purple, and blowing things up with dry ice. She abhors kittens, wood paneling popularized in the 1970's, and her arch-nemesis Jimmy (the Evil Overlord of Specimen Processing). She was last known to reside in Grand Rapids, and may be in the company of two evil apprentices, and her devoted henchman, Shad. If seen, please contact the FBI immediately (she owes someone in Accounting a sandwich).

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Asylum: Book One of the Birch Harbor Series 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Courtnie21 More than 1 year ago
Best time to read this book is at night, when you're alone ;) Read it in one sitting! Sam is such a badass and I instantly fell in love with Seth! The ending is a cliffhanger but there's going to be a part two! Yaaaay!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Socially awkward, Chloe Adams is a hot mess! As if freshman year at college is not hard enough, she finds herself living in a haunted dormitory. It seems the old building was once an asylum and not all of the ex inhabitants have moved out! Fortunately, she has Sam and Seth to share this journey with. Asylum is a great read: alternately humorous, romantic and then just plain frightening as the restless ghosts of Abraham's Men cry out to Chloe for help. Enjoyed every page!
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