Eternal Spring

Flowers, vacation, baseball, prom…what does spring mean to you? From unicorn hunters and teenage exorcists to Egyptian princesses and aspiring ballerinas, this collection of thirteen stories by some of the most exciting authors in Young Adult fiction explores young love and new beginnings during the most beautiful time of the year.

Barre HoppingCollectively, the thirteen authors in Eternal Spring have published over 90 books, and have received or have been nominated for several prestigious awards, including the RITA,® the Golden Heart,® the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence in Mystery and Suspense, the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, the Cybil Award for Best Young Adult Fiction, the EPIC e-book Award, the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award, and the New York Public Library’s Books for the Teen Age list.

Amanda’s story is “Barre Hopping at Midnight.”

Aspiring ballerina-slash-amateur detective Dani Spevak is back in this humorous short story!

Dani and her friends are spending spring break in beautiful Sedona, Arizona for the annual Southwest Teen Arts Festival. But how can she concentrate on performing when her not-quite-boyfriend is in town filming the lead in a hot new vampire movie… and he was seen kissing his costar?

This short story stands alone and can be read in any order, however chronologically it is “Book #2.5″ in the Dani Spevak Mystery Series, following CODENAME: DANCER (Book #1) and POINTE OF NO RETURN (Book #2), and right before PAS DE DEATH (Book #3).

The Eternal Spring print anthology contains the following stories:
“Camp Cauldron” by Juli Alexander
“Barre Hopping at Midnight” by Amanda Brice
“The Vanishing Spring” by Carey Corp
“The Princess of Egypt Must Die” by Stephanie Dray
“Spring Perfection” by Leslie DuBois
“Picture Not Perfect” by Lois Lavrisa
“Potionate Love” by P.R. Mason
“1:30, Tour Eiffel” by Jennifer McAndrews
“Off Balance” by Renee Pace
“On a Field, Sable” by Diana Peterfreund
“The Language of Flowers” by Rhonda Stapleton
“Dating After Dark (With Clowns)” by Tawny Stokes
“Sometime” by Alica Street

What they’re saying:

“I really dug Amanda Brice’s Twilight parody. So awesome!”

-Mari Mancusi, author of Skater Boy

April, 2012

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