Monday, November 2, 2015

Awakening by Laura Greenwood

Title: Awakening
Author: Laura Greenwood
Series: Alventia #1
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal
Release Date: March 11, 2015
Take a journey to an alternate world where not everything is what it seems.

In an effort to have a child, the Queen makes a deal with the Dark King, but she soon discovers that the deal has dire consequences for her beloved Sleeping Beauty. In an effort to help, the Queen’s mother alters the curse so that Keira will sleep for 100 years, but there is a catch; if Keira awakens before then she may still be doomed.

After sleeping for over 90 years, Keira is awoken by Philip, the son of the Dark King and the one she was intended for. Despite sharing his father's bloodline, Philip refuses to be like his father and won't make Keira do anything that she isn't ready for.

Supported by a powerful witch and her brother, Hansel and Gretel, Philip and Keira have to make a choice, one that will define Keira's destiny. Changing their lives forever.

What Others Are Saying:
"Awakening is definitely unique, a little like Robert Coover's "Stepmother" meets Twilight meets E. L. James meets Schrek -- and this crazy combination is amazing" - Amazon Reviewer

"Laura is not afraid to break the bonds of this traditional story and push it to new limits..." - Aspiring Joy

"Author Laura Greenwood writes with an innocence that is reminiscent of children's stories but with a more grown up plot."  -Mommsez...

"This put the Grimm back into Fairytales, this is no Disney remake! This is a mash-up of Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretal and even a dash of Rumpelstiltskin in the shape of the Dark King who wants the first born." - Amazon Reviewer

"This book was easy-to-read and cute. The awakening part was quite steamy, and I enjoyed the characters. The combination of fairy tales characters such as Hansel and Gretel was a nice surprise and helped add substance to the story. The drinking scene with Keira, Phillip, Hansel and Gretel was wicked and exciting." - Amazon Reviewer

Author Bio:
Laura is an avid reader and runs a book blog at trips down imagination road, and having always played around with the idea of writing a book, she now has, and has several more in the works!

You can find Laura on several pieces of social media.

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