Published July 2011
Genres: YA Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Cicada (Cicada Trilogy #1) by Belle Whittington
Summertime for Blair Reynolds and her friends had always been carefree and fun…until the summer they happened upon something that was not human. As they band together in a fight for their lives, Blair’s true love becomes something more than human. Something unnatural. And their survival depends entirely upon their ability to keep a secret.
Published January 2013
FIREFLY (Cicada Trilogy # 2)
Everett meant every word. In fact, he’d willingly give up his own life to protect the girl he’d always loved.
Belle resides somewhere north of Houston, Texas in a small inconsequential town with the smallest most inconsequential name. There in the shady reaches of the pines, elms, and oaks, she daydreams of adventures and secrets that she weaves throughout her stories. She studied literature at University of Houston and is quite sure that she has the best readers and fans in the whole wide world.
Amazon: Cicada (The Cicada Trilogy)
Belle Whittington provides a closer look at the places that inspired the series!
searching for secrets that lay hidden in the unlikeliest of places. It’s in those places, nestled beneath the shady canopies of the pines and ancient oaks, you’ll find most of the places my
characters visit in FIREFLY.
Lake Conroe, for instance, plays a role in the lives of the town folk of Willis and also in the lives of my main character Blair Reynolds, her family, friends, and even a foe. For, you see, the murky waters of Lake Conroe lap at the eastern boundary of the family ranch. Not only has the lake provided hours of enjoyment in the lives of many of the characters, but it also ends up saving Blair in the ending chapters of FIREFLY. If you haven’t visited the lake, you should do so sometime … either on vacation or by picking up my books!
Before my characters
prepare to travel to unknown territories south of the border, there are a few
stops in Willis where they even bump into actual residents. If you’re considering a weekend trip to
discover where it all happens in FIREFLY, you’ve got to include The Pizza Shack on your list of “must
visit” locations. You can even sit at
the same table where Ash and Blair share a pizza together after a run-in at the
Like most coming-of-age stories, my characters grow and move on to different places. In the case of Blair and her friends, those places lie deep in the jungles of Brazil where another small, inconsequential town called Cândido Godói harbors secrets about the connection between them and the extraterrestrials that have become a dangerous reality in their lives. But, to find out more about that, you’ll have to wait for the release of MONARCH in 2014!
visit Willis, Texas! Though the town may
seem small, the adventures are quite the opposite!
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eCopy of Firefly!!