10 September 2021

The Awakening: Three Sources. Two Worlds. One Connection.by Dana Claire Book Tour and Giveaway and Review!

Awakening by Dana Claire

The Awakening: Three Sources. Two Worlds. One Connection.by Dana Claire Publisher:  Chamberlain Publishing House (May 20, 2021) 
Series: The Blood-Light Trilogy #2 Category: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Aliens, Romance Tour dates: August15-September 17, 2021 
ISBN: 978-1792367090 
Available in Print and ebook,  319 pages
  The Awakening

Description Awakening by Dana Claire

The government called her a weapon. Her mother called her a gift. She called it a forced fate. Beatrice Walker is no stranger to surprises and after the year she’s had, finding out she is responsible for billions of lives is a drop in the bucket. Until she learns there may be more to the prophetic plan to prevent the extinction of two planets—both Earth and Ferro, and that she isn’t the only Blood-Light they will need to fight the imminent threat of an asteroid hurtling toward the planets. He grew up a loyal heir. He trained to be a soldier. He found purpose with the Rebellion. Cash Kingston didn’t think falling for a Blood-Light—part human, part Ferroean—was possible. But when he met Beatrice Walker, all of that changed. What didn’t waver was his quest to save his beloved planet Ferro and his new home, Earth. Not only from the oncoming asteroid but from leaders of both planets with more sinister agendas. Together, Beatrice and Cash, plus their team, must uncover who they can trust, how they can stop their enemies, and what superpower matters most, or they will lose everything they are fighting for.

Praise Awakening by Dana Claire

Having thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, I was absolutely sure I was going to love this one as well and boy, I wasn't wrong. This is the second book in this stellar series and it's even more action-packed than the first. It starts off with a bang and doesn't let up the entire time. It also introduces more fun and quirky characters that I immediately fell in love with. And what an ending! It was done so uniquely and kept the momentum going until the very last page, during which we're also treated to some astounding revelations that just make me that much more anxious for the next book to get here already. If you like young adult scifi action adventure, you'll love this author and this series. They're both outstanding.” -5 Stars DTChantel 

 “I’m so in love with this series!! This is the second book, which you expect for it to be not quite as good as the first, NOPE!!! This was just as great as the first, if not a little better!!! The growth we see of the characters and not just the main characters, is so well done. We have a few new side characters that brought a lot to the story. But my favorite are Cash, Beatrice and Ashton. But I totally ship Cash & Beatrice!!! I can’t stress this enough... if you like Romance with SciFi (like The Lux series by JLA, The Kricket series, The Saven series) you will LOVE this series!!!! It’s definitely it’s own series, not a copycat, but just to give you an idea of the kind of Romance with SciFi story it is. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SERIES!!! And I can’t wait for the next book!!!” -5 Stars Donna (Book Dragon Girl)

“I was so excited to read book two in this series! There was just enough backstory sprinkled in so that you could still follow the story if you hadn't read book one (and enough to remind the reader if they read book one a while ago). I was pulled right back into Bea and Cash's story, and I could barely put the book down until I reached the end. From rescuing Ashton, to Cash being captured, to Bea's first experience of Ferro, to the surprising "reward" for saving the world, I had to keep turning the pages. We're left with a cliffhanger at the end, though, so I hope Ms. Claire is industriously writing volume three!” -5 Stars Cyndi 

 “This book is beyond amazing. It keeps you so hooked at all times. You cannot go wrong with this read.” -5 Stars Amazon Customer

Awakening by Dana Claire

Guest Review by Katy

Beatrice Walker may be in for more than she bargained for in this fast-paced sequel to the first book in Dana Claire's thrilling “Blood Light Trilogy”. 

Beatrice was a normal human girl, when she was suddenly plunged into the extraterrestrial world of Cash Kingston, a handsome alien guy from the planet Ferro. Bea soon learned that she was actually half Ferroean herself, since her biological father turned out to not be the man that raised her. All of this was revealed in the first book in this series, 'The Connection.' 

In the second book, Beatrice and Cash must travel to California to wake up his girlfriend, Sera from the coma-like state that she is being kept in by the Ferroean resistance. Of course, having only recently begun a romantic relationship with Cash, Beatrice is divided in her feelings about waking up Sera. 

Adding to this uncertainty is the fact that Beatrice also recently discovered that she contains the life source of Sera inside of herself, which is part of the reason that she and Cash are so drawn to each other to begin with. Between her romance with Cash possibly being in danger and the discovery of her new, alien powers, Bea has a lot to deal with. Suddenly she has a reason to be nostalgic for the days of normal high school drama. 

'The Awakening' ratchets up the tension from the first book and adds new characters, new problems and higher stakes. Beatrice and Cash's relationship faces unforeseen hurdles in the form of both Sera and Cash's newly introduced brother, Ashton, who has been living in a safe house for years. In an unexpected twist, Ashton reveals to Beatrice that he has a connection to her that even Cash doesn't know about. 

If you are looking for a YA series that has sci-fi, action and romance, this is the book for you! 


About Dana Claire

Dana Claire

When author Dana Claire had several poems published as an elementary school student, she was hooked and writing became her passion. A shared dream of hers and her mother's, she promised her dying mother that she would become a published author and that dream has been realized with The Connection. Dana believes that a good story is made through strong character development; when readers become attached to the characters' emotional state and are invested in their objectives. She believes that the beauty of reading is that one can live a hundred lives within the stories of books. Her own stories come to her in her dreams, and she wakes up with book ideas. Dana's family is very supportive of her writing and the creativity and sentiment driving it. Enjoying bicoastal living between Los Angeles and New York, Dana says she "lives the best romance in the world being married to the most amazing man she could ever ask for." The Connection was her debut YA novel, the first volume in a planned trilogy. The Awakening is the second volume.  She is also the author of The Reclaimed Kingdom, a YA fantasy romance novel. 




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Awakening by Dana Claire

Giveaway Awakening by Dana Claire

This giveaway is for a prize pack: 3 print copies and 3 matching eye masks, 1 each per winner. It is open to Canada and the U.S. only and ends on September 17, 2021,midnight pacific time. Entries are accepted via Rafflecopter only.


The Awakening Web Tour Schedule


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Lisa's Writopia Sept 8 Review & Excerpt

Katy Celticlady’s Reviews  Sept. 10 Review

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Mindy A Room Without Books is Empty Sept 16 Review 

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 Awakening by Dana Claire

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