Rio Kaiser’s day off from school turns to disaster when Ilnin and his hunters escape the world hidden beneath Burnt Mountain. She avoids capture, but her mother and father aren’t as lucky. Rio plans to use her usual ability to control the elements during her return to the underground world of living nightmares to find and rescue her parents, but everything goes wrong when she ends up in the prison cell next to them.
Injuries and illness strike, and Rio’s friends and family begin turning on each other. She is unable to help them while her worsening hallucinations threaten everyone’s chance of escape, including her own.
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About the Author
Burnt Mountain The Monster Within is Cheryl Campbell’s debut novel. The sequel, Burnt Mountain One in the Chamber will be released in late 2013. Cheryl was born in Louisiana and lived there and in Mississippi prior to moving to Maine in 2001. She has a varied background including art, herpetology, emergency department and critical care nursing, and computer systems. She lives in the Bangor area with her two dogs, gecko, and horse. To follow her blog, visit www.burntmountainbooks.com.