CL Gaber has written a completely unique, fresh and original story in Ascenders: High School for the Recently Departed. This is a paranormal romance story that will keep you enthralled from the beginning to the end. The characters are well written and their stories will keep you captivated
and invested in them every step of the way upon their journey. This is a story about the afterlife for teenager,s which could possibly give you a glimpse of what that could be like.
Walker Callaghan has ascended into one part of a heavenly realm, the Midst, but she doesn’t know it yet. Walker wakes to find everything she knew is gone. She finds herself at the Academy and much to her dismay, on a huge learning curve about the afterlife. Walker finds herself on an
adventure of epic proportions, which has plenty of ups and downs.Daniel Reid is also a teenager at the Academy and lives next door to Walker with his siblings. Daniel is a bit of a mystery as he keeps to himself but he is a man with a mission and nobody and I mean nobody will sway him from the path he so desperately seeks. He is determined to find a way to get his youngest brother, Bobby, who is an earth bound spirit.
Slowly but surely Walker finds herself a part of the Reid clan and in love with Daniel. Walker decides that whatever Daniel has planned she will not let him face it alone, she will be right there by his side come hell or high water. The Academy has many famous people from all walks of life that appear as the many members of the faculty. Dr King reigns as the Academy’s principal and is the enforcer of the rules in this realm but there are no rules. The story is fun and highly imaginative. There is love and friendship, danger in bounds, fear and acceptance. There is a quest, a new world to explore, and emotions to develop. The story takes you on a journey to a new world that will leave you wondering just what is on the other side.
Reviewed by @jennadb