In the Storm

Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult

By Karen Metcalf

Publisher : Vagabondage Press, LLC

ABOUT Karen Metcalf

Karen Metcalf
There’s a phrase in the South: “telling stories”, which means telling lies.  Growing up, Karen Metcalf told a lot of stories, which wasn’t always a good thing.  She was raised on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where she spent most of her time reading science fiction and hor More...



Abandoned by the world around her, Carly believes she is fated to a life of torment at the hands of her stepfather and is desperate for an escape. When she can bear the abuse no longer and gives in to a thunderous rage, she suddenly finds herself in an unfamiliar, yet beautiful, storm world. This limbo between dimensions appears to be her private sanctuary, but it may just be her purgatory.

No one escapes fate without sacrifice, but is the price more than Carly is willing to pay?

I have always been obsessed with the storms of coastal North Carolina, where I grew up. I love the way the world looks at night when it is lit up by lightning. It always felt like a glimpse into an alternate dimension. I wanted to create a place that always looked like that. Everything else fell into place along the way there.