Laryssa Jordyn McCardy has written several novels, short stories, and poems. She aspires to share insightful stories of the influence of identity in Christ through genres of fantasy, suspense, and mystery. Laryssa is currently a college student and resides in Ontario, Canada with her loving family.
When Laryssa called to see if I would help her with the book cover design, I was surprised because I didn't realize she had a talent for writing. I knew she had great artistic ability and was thrilled to read the draft of her first novel. I was pleased to help create the cover art and design as well as photographing her first portrait as a novelist
Seventeen-year-old Rayne reluctantly moves to a rural town. Behind her new home, there is a deep forest, partially untouched by human contact. Most nights, Rayne hears eerie cries through her bedroom window. When she investigates the noise in the dilapidated wood, what she finds is unfathomable.
Soon, this discovery will threaten to disturb the delicate internal balance of her life. She will have to determine where her loyalty lies, but the true question remains:
What lies beneath the pines?