Thursday, December 17, 2015

Blog Tour | A Lost Legacy: Awakening by C.E. Dimond

A Lost Legacy: Awakening
Release Date: 07/09/15
204 pages

Summary from Goodreads:
Finn Adams thought she knew what her life had in store for her; a mundane existence of day to day life. After meeting Eamon her whole world is flipped upside down. When her mother goes missing, Finn soon discovers that she is a witch and she is being hunted for her power. Ripped from the only life she's ever known, Finn is transported across the country to Broadhaven, Maine to discover the secrets she never knew about herself, her heritage, and the tremendous power she's kept hidden for so long.

Her loyalties are tested when she learns of her true parentage and discovers she is part of a prophecy, destined to awaken an ancient power that has been lost for centuries . As she struggles to learn from her mother's past, she is faced with the ultimate struggle of good and evil, family or friends. She must learn who she can trust and find the power within herself to stop the prophecy from coming true. 

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Excerpt

I sat up with a start, my heart racing as my eyes took in my surroundings. After a moment 
of panic, a calm settled over me as I realized I was in my room. It had only been a dream, a horrific, confusing, and altogether terrifying dream. My heart was still racing, pounding fiercely against my chest, as I felt a cold sweat beading on the back of my neck. It took a few seconds before I realized I was holding my breath. Letting out a sigh of relief, I turned my eyes to the clock by my bed. A groan escaped my lips as I saw the time; it was three A.M. Running my hand down my face, I took a second to compose myself, taking in slow careful breaths, trying to calm my heart. Sliding my hand back up across my face, I ran it through the long strands of blond hair, pulling them off my neck and over my shoulder. As I turned to lie back down, a shadow moved past my window and I froze, my breath caught in my chest once more. Standing up quickly, I moved to the window but found nothing but the darkened street below, illuminated only by the
singular lamppost at the intersection. Of course, there was nothing there; I was on the second story. That sort of thinking was probably one of the first signs of insanity. Finally letting my breath out, I stared at the streets for a moment just to be certain, before I shook my head clear and turned back to bed. Clearly, I needed sleep. Between this and my dream, the chances of getting a decent night's rest were slim at this point. Lying back down, I gazed at the ceiling for a moment before I squeezed my eyes shut tightly. School started back tomorrow, the first day of junior year, which just meant one more year of being just a little bit lower on the food chain. I turned my head to glance at the time; I blinked in confusion as the clock still read three A.M. Reaching my hand over, I hit it only to see it click into one after three. Yup, it was definitely
broken. With a sigh, I closed my eyes, trying to let the dream escape my mind as I drifted back to sleep.

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Awakening Playlist

1) Icarus – Bastille 
2) Sail Away - Stray Dogg
3) Our Song - Matchbox Twenty
4) Kings and Queens - Thirty Seconds to Mars
5) Somewhere Out There - Our Lady Peace
6) Never Say Never - The Fray
7) My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark - Fall Out Boy
8) Love Runs Out – OneRepublic
9) Longest Night - Howie Day
10) Closer To The Edge - Thirty Seconds to Mars
11) If You Could See Me Now - The Script
12) Get Home – Bastille
13) How To Save a Life - The Fray
14) Bad Blood – Bastille

15) Heartless - The Fray Cover

About the Author:
I am an Irish-Canadian Young Adult author who was born in Winnipeg, Canada (yes, it really does exist). I love my city and love even more that it's become Hollywood's running joke (Don't believe me? Just check out Youtube).

I have always been a writer, from poems in my Grade 6 diary (Ode to Hobbits), to short stories in the back of my math's book. I have always loved to create stories and find myself constantly creating new characters.

I am a dedicated Fangirl of many proportions and I have a knack for getting expressions all wrong and saying incredibly stupid, but often hilarious things (My graduation gift from my friends was a book of my own quotes).

I am a proud alumna of St. Mary’s Academy, an all-girls Catholic prep school and I studied Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg. Currently, I am still hanging out in Winnipeg.

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