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Awakened (Vampire Awakenings, Book 1) [NOOK Book]

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Professionally edited by Leslie Mitchell at G2 Freelance Editing and re-released 2/12/14.
Traumatized by her past, and struggling to move on from it, Sera has spent the past three years of college hiding herself from the world and content to stay that way. A chance encounter with Liam shatters her sheltered world, leaving her stunned and shaken by the strange feelings and emotions he arises in her, feelings she never thought she would experience and that frighten her in their ...

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Awakened (Vampire Awakenings, Book 1)

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Overview

Professionally edited by Leslie Mitchell at G2 Freelance Editing and re-released 2/12/14.
Traumatized by her past, and struggling to move on from it, Sera has spent the past three years of college hiding herself from the world and content to stay that way. A chance encounter with Liam shatters her sheltered world, leaving her stunned and shaken by the strange feelings and emotions he arises in her, feelings she never thought she would experience and that frighten her in their intensity. Harboring a dark and deadly secret of his own, Liam knows that he should stay away from Sera; that he will only bring her more hurt, but he is irresistibly drawn to her and unable to deny himself the pleasure that only she can bring to him. But when their pasts collide with their present, and Liam’s true nature is revealed, will their love for each other be enough, or will they be torn apart forever?

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Each book in this series is a stand alone novel.
Cover art by EbookLaunch

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044771901
  • Publisher: Brenda K. Davies
  • Publication date: 7/29/2012
  • Series: Vampire Awakenings , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,151
  • File size: 326 KB

Meet the Author

Author of the Vampire Awakening Series and historical romantic fiction. Also writes under the pen name Erica Stevens.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2013

    Note to the author

    While you show a lot of promise bad editing can really detract from a story. These were repeated vocabulary errors:

    Using:
    Withered instead of writhed
    Sedated instead of sated
    Than when you meant then
    To when sentance called for too
    Too when the sentance called for to

    Had these errors only appeared once I'd have put them down to typos, but they were repeated numerous times throughout the story. Goal here is not to be hyper-critical; just offer some constructive feedback to pay attention to vocabulary and word usage.

    85 out of 141 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2013

    Wonderful hard to put down

    This book is 733 pages and let me tell you it was worth it. I couldn't put it down. It was a really great read. Romance, suspense, and intrigue. This is the first book I read by this author, glad I choose it. I am reading another book by this author called Destined it has 713 pages finally books that have enough pages to read and be great until the end.

    57 out of 62 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    What

    I am 13 and i read up to 245pages and nearly vomited this is not what i expected. Writers please start to put down the content of this book. Ex.for ages 17and up.

    53 out of 97 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2012

    Great story!

    This was a great story. I loved the story line. I couldn't put it down. Spent 3 nights reading it and accidently stayed up until after 4:00am twice. Sweet ending:)

    35 out of 40 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    A must read

    Really enjoyed this story!! This is ment for young adults and older due to sexual interactions. This really is nothing like twilight, no love triangle, no warewolves. This book was a very entertaining page turner at over 770 pgs, and it's free. Don't pass this up.

    31 out of 37 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    Not horrible....

    First the good. I liked the overall story line. It flowed nicely and the characters were interesting. The bad. It was a bit cheesy. Everything was done "softly." "He chuckled softly." "She smiled softly." "Moaned softly" etc etc... The dialogue felt forced. I found myself trying to rephrase some of the sentences to make them less awkward. Seemed like it was written for younger readers except it is jam packed with graphic sexual situations. Ok for a free book but I wouldnt pay for it.

    28 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2012

    Great Read

    I really loved this book I couldn't wait to see what happened next I loved it from the first chapter to that last I love how many different elements were incorporated to keep you wanting to read what happens next the suspense, steamy romance, the bond of friendship when reading I felt like I was experiencing what Sera was going through in each situation feeling scared, happy, frustrated, love ect, ect these are just a few reasons why I loved the story so much that I read all 773 pages in one sitting. Highly reccomended don't pass this one up happy reading. :)

    22 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2013

    Pass this one up

    This book was garbage. Coming from an English major who spends the majority of her time reading, this was pretty bad. I saw many grammatical errors while reading, along with incorrect word choices and confusing transitions. The author jumped around with the chsracters way too often with too little notice. Also this book is very unoriginal because it has many similarities to the Twilight series, excluding the sex scenes. The plot was okay but overall this felt more like a rough draft than a finished product.

    15 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2013

    Poor story teller

    Its great that this medium offers opportunities to so many writers.
    I didn't care that the story was predictable.
    when i see repeated misuse of too instead of to and than instead of then; I am convinced this story teller needs to first learn the primary medium of communication......English language!

    13 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2012

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    Amaazzin! Some parts i laughed and others i was mad and totally freaking out! If vampires existed i would want a relationship just like this one! Def going on my repeat reader shelf

    12 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2013

    Good

    What's up with the amateur editors, just let us know if you liked the book or not.. and the other thing that drives us crazy is the unnecesary long review get ti the point you are not critics..

    8 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2012

    College vamps

    Twilight for mature readers :)

    8 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 9, 2013

    I feel like I've read this story before... Promising story, but

    I feel like I've read this story before...
    Promising story, but hard to read. Poorly edited & disjointed storyline. Feels like a bad Twilight meets Snowbound (Elizabeth Kirke) meets 50 Shades. Wasted time!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    M

    This was a great book. Full of mystery, romance, vampires and revenge. Wish there were a sequel.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    Wow

    Love this book better then twilight!

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2013

    Crap

    Written by a 12 year old i think ... crap .. no star . I had to for posting

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2012

    Boring...

    Stopped reading it after 10 or 15 pages of oh how could you - i meant to tell you - didn't want to lose you blah blah boring don't waste your time.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2013

    Good read

    Good Read

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2013

    diff!

    a good read all the way to the end... with a happy ending!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2013

    Amazing

    It was an amazing read. I had no idea that Liam was a vampire. The only that i wondered about was if they told her friends the truth or not because at the end they were beung picjed up from the airport. Other than that it was wonderful

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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