Touch


by Michelle Sagara

Nathan died in the summer before his final year in high school, leaving behind a mother who was devoted to him and a girl­friend he loved. His mother and his girl­friend, Emma, are still alive; Nathan is not. But he wakes in his room — or in the shrine his mother’s made of his...

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Nathan died in the summer before his final year in high school, leaving behind a mother who was devoted to him and a girl­friend he loved. His mother and his girl­friend, Emma, are still alive; Nathan is not. But he wakes in his room — or in the shrine his mother’s made of his room — confused, cold, and unable to interact with anyone or anything he sees. The only clear memory he has is a dream of a shining city, and its glorious queen, but the dream fades, until he once again meets Emma — by the side of his own grave.

Nathan wants life. He wants Emma. He wants warmth, sensa­tion, a sleep that doesn’t leave him confused and aching.

But the cost, to Emma, will be incal­cu­lably high — because Emma just might be able to give him what he wants.

Hardcover published January 2014 by DAW Books
ISBN 9780756408008 • 384 pages • Cover art by Cliff Nielsen
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Mass Market published February 2015 by DAW Books
ISBN 9780756408442 • Cover art by Jody Lee
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