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About the Creator

Amy Lukavics lives and lurks in Northern Arizona along with her husband and three children. A fan of scary stories since she was a child, she found excitement and comfort in her town's library and the horror section of the video store before eventually discovering Stephen King in her mother's bookshelf. When she isn't reading or writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing roller derby with her local team, cooking, crafting, and playing games across various platforms.
Her novel The Ravenous was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award in the Superior Achievement in a YA Novel category, and Daughters unto Devils was a YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers in 2017. Her short story, The Neighbor, was featured in Don't Turn Out the Lights, a tribute anthology for Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, edited by Jonathan Maberry.
Photographed by Chelsea Stazenski

About the Performer

Lauren Fortgang is an NYC based actor. She works regularly as an audiobook narrator for a vast roster of publishers featuring Audible Studios, Hachette, Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Scholastic, Blackstone Publishing, and beyond. She's voiced hundreds of titles including works by James Patterson, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Candace Bushnell, Ann M. Martin, R. L. Stine, and Brené Brown. Lauren is both an Audie Award and multiple-Earphones Award winner whose work has been recognized by Audiofile Magazine, the Audio Publishers Association (APA), Library Journal, USA Today, Market Watch, Bustle, Forbes, and Publisher's Weekly. She lives in Brooklyn with her beau, one resident cat, and one determined foster.

What listeners say about Cold Water Veins

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quite surprising little story

great short story, kept me intrigued till the end and didn't go too over board.

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Creepy Good

If you like unexpected and creepy you’ll probably enjoy this book. The story was fairly slow to get started, but then it became crazy creepy! I did not expect how it ended. The narration was good, too. I recommend this read.

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The Mountain and the Shadows

Cold Water Veins is a creative and nicely written book that tells of two sisters with very different past and future's. Lauren Fortgang is an amazing narrator she uses emotions and voices to bring the story to life while giving it heart. I highly recommend this book if you like intricate suspense and horror.

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Surprisingly good

Great short story. It was slow in the beginning but worth the read. I was not crazy about the climax, but overall an original story.

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HUH...

WTA.. What was this..I don't have words.. Saddest part.. There's a good story in there.. just forgot to tell it.. Well... At least the train wreck was a short ride...

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So elementary and trite

Will never recommend this book. It was a waste of my time and battery life.

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Terrible

Not worthy of being on audible. Bad middle school level writing. Not worth the time, even for free.

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cold water veins

I thought that the book was pretty good. short and sweet. I would like a book 2 to continue the story

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Too supernatural

Interesting but not the genre that I prefer, if the unusual and spooky are your bag, than I can recommend this as your next read. Too dark for me!

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Great Story!

This story was able to get and hold my attention right from the start. Characters were introduced well, as the story took on intrigue. At all times you know where the characters are, as well as what they are doing.
The story closed as well as it had begun.

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