The Watcher Book Blast

The Watcher

The Watcher

by Lisa Voisin

Release Date: 03/04/13

Summary from Goodreads:

Millennia ago, he fell from heaven for her.

Can he face her without falling again?

Fascinated with ancient civilizations, seventeen-year-old Mia Crawford dreams of becoming an archaeologist. She also dreams of wings—soft and silent like snow—and somebody trying to steal them.

When a horrible creature appears out of thin air and attacks her, she knows Michael Fontaine is involved, though he claims to know nothing about it. Secretive and aloof, Michael evokes feelings in Mia that she doesn’t understand. Images of another time and place haunt her. She recognizes them—but not from any textbook.

In search of the truth, Mia discovers a past life of forbidden love, jealousy and revenge that tore an angel from Heaven and sent her to an early grave. Now that her soul has returned, does she have a chance at loving that angel again? Or will an age-old nemesis destroy them both?

Ancient history is only the beginning.

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the watcher - lisa voisinPraise for The Watcher:

“Voisin’s THE WATCHER blends paranormal mystery and romance into a book that is sure to keep readers turning the pages late into the night.”

— Eileen Cook, author of THE ALMOST TRUTH

“Perfect for fans of angels and demons, Lisa Voisin has created an uplifting tale of redemption, love, and spirituality that gives hope. Never preachy, THE WATCHER is the perfect answer to critics who claim Young Adult literature is too dark.”

— Stephanie Lawton, author of WANT and SHRAPNEL

“The Watcher is stunning! A paranormal romance that you won’t want to put down. Voisin will enthrall you until the very last page.”

— Stephanie Keyes, author, THE STAR CHILD series

 “Grips the reader, pulls them in and leaves them cheering for good!”

— InD’tale Magazine

“The Watcher is my favorite angel fiction tale yet.”

— Katrina @Kindred Dreamheart

“This book is phenomenal! I was hooked in right away and didn’t want to stop.”

— Michelle @Michelle’s Paranormal Vault


He pulled the car over to the side of the road and parked it. A heavy silence grew between us. The rain thrummed against the roof of his car and my heart stuttered anxiously against my ribs, like a hummingbird flapping its tiny wings.

He took a deep breath and his voice was thick when he said, “If I misled you…”

My heart stopped, and I blinked at him as heat filled my face. He hadn’t misled me. The feelings I had for him were one hundred percent my own doing. I should have known better.

“I’m not available,” he continued, “the way you want me to be.”

What did he mean, the way I wanted him to be? Any way I could be with him would be fine. Anything was better than not speaking at all. And then the pieces came together: gorgeous and unavailable. He had a girlfriend. Oh God! Why hadn’t I seen the signs before? He didn’t flirt with anyone because he was in love with someone else.

Not caring about the rain, I opened the door and dashed out of the car.

Michael caught up with me and grabbed my arm. I pulled it away.

“It’s wet,” he said. “I’ll take you home.”

Tears burned my eyes, making me grateful for the heavy rain that washed them away, cooling my skin. “I’ll walk.”

“Come on,” he said, “don’t be foolish. You’ll catch a cold.” A wet strand of hair clung to my face. He brushed it aside, so gently, and a deep current trembled through me, compelling me toward him. It was all I could do to hold my ground. His eyes widened and he stepped back. In that moment, I knew he felt it too.

I glared at him. How dare he touch me? Why did he care? Why did he pay attention to me at all?

He shook his head sadly. “Mia, I’m…”

Taken. I know. I shook my head, not wanting to hear any more, and there was this look he gave me, a mixture of pain and something else—something forbidden—that made me want to kiss the rain from his lips.

About the Author

lisa voisinA Canadian-born author, Lisa Voisin spent her childhood daydreaming and making up stories, but it was her love of reading and writing in her teens that drew her to Young Adult fiction. In her spare time, she teaches meditation. So when she’s not writing, you’ll find her meditating or hiking in the mountains to counter the side effects of drinking too much coffee. She lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her fiance and their two cats.

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TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast ( with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (, a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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6 Responses to The Watcher Book Blast

  1. Sounds really good AND she’s Canadian, so I will definitely look this one up :).

    • TBM says:

      Funny that you mentioned that, since I thought of you when I read she was Canadian. Not that you only support Canadian authors, but it is cool to support a “local.” I love the sound of this book.

  2. Sounds very reminiscent of Twilight in that excerpt so I would probably enjoy it. On the down side, my library had neither Cox nor Meyer’s Breaking Dawn, so I doubt they will get this one in a hurry. Perhaps I should put in a request for them to buy teeny vamp novels? !

    • TBM says:

      You should. I’m really surprised they didn’t have Breaking Dawn. When I moved from Boston to London I was surprised that my little library in South Kensington didn’t have many books. I got spoiled by the system in Boston. Not only did I have access to the large library but I could request books from 27 smaller branches. It was awesome! Now I can request from the British Library, but it costs 11 quid. I could buy the book for that.

      • When I was a kid we had some great libraries, a local one in town and a larger one in the city, where I could go to request books, usually reference for my university studies – but there was no charge back then. £11 is ridiculous. Never mind Breaking Dawn, they didn’t have any Twilight novels, I may end up having to buy it 😦

      • TBM says:

        I’ve heard in some of the libraries around here that if a book isn’t requested in a certain time period, say three months, they get rid of it. I don’t understand that policy at all. None of the Twilight novels. That’s interesting.

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