Author Donna Galanti’s Book Excerpt & Giveaway

For the first time ever, my friend and fellow author, Donna Galanti, is offering on sale Book 1 in her Imajin Books paranormal suspense Element Trilogy, A Human Element. The book is available on Kindle for $0.99 cents.

As a bonus Book 2 A Hidden Element, is up for free (US and UK only). Valid from October 27 till October 31st.

You can also join the Rafflecopter Giveaway and stand a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card (click the Rafflecopter link below to participate).


Excerpt for Human Element…

The man in black waited at the facility's back door holding an envelope and a small bundle wrapped in a ragged towel. His long coat kept his muscular girth dry from the storm's deluge. His wide-brimmed hat slung low over his jagged face, as water poured off its edge in a steady stream. This weather did not bother him. He waited patiently in the chilled spring night to deliver his packages and receive one in return. The door opened, spilling fluorescent light onto his feet. A plain-looking nurse held a crying bundle in her arms.
The man could hear the child's bellowing cries coming from underneath the blanket covering it. She pushed the child into his arms as if eager to be rid of it. He reached down and hung his head lower, to shield the bundle from the rain and his own face from the glaring light. He took the bundle and handed the nurse his packages. The nurse grabbed the envelope but quickly placed the lump on the ground as if the contents were distasteful. The nurse began to close the door when he heard another far away cry.
The man wedged his foot in the door.
"What was that?" He had to nearly shout over the din of the rain.
"Nothing." The nurse looked up.
The man risked looking her in the eye.
"The girl is in pain and won't keep quiet." She clutched the envelope and folded her arms across her sagging bosom.
"It sounded like another baby," he said.
"It's just the whimpering slut. Now she's paid double for what she's done."
The nurse took a step back as if aware she had said too much already. She
glared at him. "Now go on. You have what you wanted. And so do I." She picked up the lump from the ground and shut the door in his face.
The man in black stood there for a long moment, considering the woman's choice of words. He was sure he had heard another baby. What if another child had been delivered and the frigid woman and country doctor kept it secret? Fascinating. He decided to keep this information to himself. He would find the opportune time to use it. He was a patient man.
But first, he had to see for himself.
He peeled back the child's bunting and looked for the first time into its yellow eyes. For that moment, the baby fell silent.
"Welcome to Earth X-10."
The baby resumed its wailing.
The man turned with his noisy package and melted into the darkness satisfied, as the doctor had been, that the night's events had provided him with more than he had asked for.

About A Human Element: 

One by one, Laura Armstrong’s friends and adoptive family members are being murdered, and despite her unique healing powers, she can do nothing to stop it. The savage killer haunts her dreams, tormenting her with the promise that she is next. Determined to find the killer, she follows her visions to the site of a crashed meteorite–her hometown. There, she meets Ben Fieldstone, who seeks answers about his parents’ death the night the meteorite struck. In a race to stop a mad man, they unravel a frightening secret that binds them together. But the killer’s desire to destroy Laura face-to-face leads to a showdown that puts Laura and Ben’s emotional relationship and Laura’s pure spirit to the test. With the killer closing in, Laura discovers her destiny is linked to his and she has two choices–redeem him or kill him.

Praise for A Human Element:

“A Human Element is an elegant and haunting first novel. Unrelenting, devious but full of heart. Highly recommended.” – Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author.

Praise for A Hidden Element:

“Fascinating…a haunting story about just how far parents will go to protect, or destroy, their children in the name of love.”—Rebecca Cantrell, New York Times best-selling author.

Purchase A Human Element here: On sale for just $0.99 10/27 – 11/2!

Purchase A Hidden Element here: On sale for FREE 10/27 – 10/31!

Meet the Author

Donna Galantii is the author of the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy and the children’s fantasy adventure Joshua and The Lightning Road series. Donna is a contributing editor for International Thriller Writers the Big Thrill magazine and blogs with other middle grade authors at Project Middle Grade Mayhem. She’s lived from England as a child, to Hawaii as a U.S. Navy photographer. Donna enjoys teaching at conferences on the writing craft and marketing and also presenting as a guest author at elementary and middle schools. Visit her at: and She also loves building writer community @

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