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A New Paranormal Novel by Cheryl Rainfield, author of 'Scars'!
After making a big splash with her edgy, realistic and hopeful novel SCARS, Cheryl Rainfield is hitting the literary scene once again with her new paranormal fantasy HUNTED.
Rainfield broke the silence about the rising issue of teen cutting through SCARS,
which after being challenged in a Kentucky public library, began an outpouring of
support from readers and fans – many who had used self-
Her new book HUNTED centers on Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where that’s illegal. Caitlyn is on the run from government troopers, trying to stay hidden and alive – and trying to help make the world a better place for others with paranormal talents. Rainfield was inspired to write HUNTED from experiences in her own life.
“Like my main character Caitlyn, I know what it’s like to have my life be threatened, and I know what it’s like to be tortured. And I know what it’s like to have to choose between hiding who I really am or being myself, even if it means being hurt more,” Rainfield said. “And I think that’s something a lot of people can identify with.”
Rainfield is an incest and ritual abuse survivor, feminist, queer, and avid book reader and lover. She writes and creates art, and lives in Toronto with her little dog, Petal, and cat, Amazon.
“Spellbound by this one! HUNTED’s got my vote for the sharpest, most thought-
“With its eerily contemporary themes, HUNTED will set your pulse to pounding as Caitlyn
struggles to cling to a faith in the basic goodness of humankind in the face of overwhelming
evidence to the contrary,” said Cinda Williams Chima, author of The Demon King, a
VOYA Perfect Ten, VOYA’s Best Science Fiction, and 2011 ALA Best Fiction for Young
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