Arson” by a talented author named Estevan Vega. For those of you who are unfamiliar with an audio book its essentially someone reading you a story that you listen to in your car or on your ipod. In Arson’s case it features multiple voice talents. This where I get to use my audio degree.
To voice my opinion, its a pretty great read. I would know because doing this audio book I have heard the story quite a few times and I’d have to say it has severe replay value. Its fast paced with an intriguing plot, and involves a character who can start fires with his mind, which is right up my alley. The book comes out in march so I suggest you pick up a copy; they are selling straight from the publisher here.
Here is an excerpt :
“Arson Gable feels like a freak. He can create fire. He never asked for it. He never wanted it. But he can’t shut it off.
Before now, three things were true: he both loved and despised his grandmother; his life was going nowhere; and he was alone. But when a strange girl—who feels more normal behind a mask than inside her own skin—moves in next door, Arson hopes to find something he’s never had: purpose. Using what he fears most about himself, Arson must face his consuming past and confront the nightmare that is his present as he walks the fine line between boy and monster. Dark, moody, and breathtakingly relevant, Arson, the chilling chronicle of an isolated boy with unimaginable ability, is sure to ignite the hearts and minds of a new generation.”