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Intuition (Intangible, #0.5)

Intuition (Intangible, #0.5) - J. Meyers Read this and other reviews at my blog.

Luke and his twin sister Sera have unusual abilities. Hers is a gift—she can heal with a touch of her hand. His is a curse—he can see the future but he can’t do anything about it.

On a hike up the mountain, Luke has a vision unlike any other—one that leaves him terrified. Knowing that it will come true—and that he must do everything in his power to stop it—leaves his own future uncertain.
Twins, Luke and Sera, have special abilities. She can heal someone with her touch, and he can see the future but can't do anything about it. On a hike up a mountain near their home, Luke has a vision unlike anything he ever had before. His visions are never wrong, and he just had the one he never wanted to see.

I love prequel novellas. I know a lot of people dislike them, but I think they are brilliant. They are an ideal way to see if you are going to like a story. It's a minimum time investment for great results. They are perfect to drum up interest in a story and get you hooked. Intuition does just that.

Luke and Sera are nice characters. Of course you don't learn too much about them, it's a teeny novella, but you get to see that they have a great relationship with one another and they are nice to see. They don't come off as annoying or whiny. They seem to be fairly level-headed considering they have these gifts to live with.

The plot is simple. They are on a hike and Luke is dealing with the pre-effects of his visions. He knows one is coming, but he doesn't know when it will arrive. He has a vision of someone being hurt and they go to try to stop it, but don't make it in time. Afterwards, he has a second vision, this time one that is more than he ever wanted to see. It's very straight forward. But the writing is done really well. You are slowly built up to this, and then hooked. You aren't left feeling overly emotional, but your interest is piqued and you know that the first novel in the series is going to be on your to-read list.

All in all a strong start to what looks like it will be an interesting series. Plus, the novella is $0.99 or less on Amazon, B&N, and Smashwords. What do you have to lose?