Sea of Dreams

Sea of Dreams

by C.L. Bevill

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Overview

In a single night, everyone has vanished. Only Sophie remains, a typical seventeen year old girl from Oregon. While hiking with her father, she goes to sleep one night and wakes up to find that a sea of dreams has washed over the world, irrevocably changing everything. Electricity no longer works. Technology has ground to a halt. Towns have disappeared. New animals, unicorns, gryphons, and giant beasts for which Sophie has no name, have appeared. In her determined quest to understand and to endure, Sophie finds other survivors. Zach, young, handsome and full of his own secrets is one. There is Gideon, a fifteen year old leader of a group of other survivors in the California Redwoods. There is also the Burned Man, an individual who wants Sophie dead for both thwarting him and escaping his sinister intentions. All have special psychic abilities in common, which leads Sophie to believe that is the reason they survived. Sophie’s premonitions, Zach’s eerie dreams of Sophie before the change, and Gideon’s supernatural powers of perception all link them together in a very dissimilar world. Sophie’s recently developed empathy to one of the new creatures, something that resembles both a firefly and a pixie, will guide her in her burgeoning role as both protector and protagonist in a startling newborn period. Magic is real. Technology is gone. The new and the old must learn to coexist or be vanquished forever. Sophie struggles to understand her responsibilities and to stay alive and one step ahead of the Burned Man.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011124617
Publisher: C.L. Bevill
Publication date: 10/20/2010
Series: C.L. Bevill's Dreams Series , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,675
File size: 433 KB

About the Author

C.L. Bevill is the author of several books including Bubba and the Dead Woman, Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas, Bubba and the Missing Woman, Bayou Moon, The Flight of the Scarlet Tanager, Veiled Eyes, Disembodied Bones, and Shadow People. She is currently at work on her latest literary masterpiece.

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Sea of Dreams 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 137 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have enjoyed all of C.L. Bevill's offerings. Some are spooky, some are very funny, some are both. This offering kept me reading until my eyes were going cross eyed. This is a very different approach to the armegeddon theme. It was very enjoyable, and easy to read. If you like unusual fantasies you will love this book as I did. I cannot wait for a followup to continue the storyline.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just re-read this when I realized Ms. Bevill had finally written a sequel. It was as good the second time as it was the first. If you have never read any of Ms. Bevill's work, she is amazing! She writes in many different genres, and I have yet to be disappointed in ANY of her books. This is a fantasy read that gives us a different spin on the typical end of the world story. It is a great book for any pre-teen and up. There is a budding romance, but it is written tastefully and without any graphic sex scenes. To the kids that want to use this as a writing forum, I am begging you to find a different spot to write in. This is a place for reviews of books. Many people use these ratings to determine if they would like to purchase a book. I do not understand why you all cannot find somewhere else to play these games. Thank you Ms. Bevill for a great fantasy. I am off to read Mountain of dreams. I am sure it will be fantastic. -- SPeeD
Chyldofforever More than 1 year ago
I finished this in one day even tho it is over 600 pages long, it was that good. I hope that there is or will be a sequel because i love the characters.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was fantastic. I discovered C.L. Bevill a while back and enjoy all of her books. Thank you for a book I didn't want to put down or to end.
willieRI More than 1 year ago
One of the best purchases I have made is my Nook. If I had not done that I would never have found C. L. Bevill. She is an AMAZING storyteller. All of her books are different and hook you from page one. Sea of Dreams is no different. I would recommend her books to everyone. You won't be disappointed
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book...I loved the firefly pixies!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Uhbelievable as it was, this book had my attention at the very beginning! I dont normally like to read first person stories but somehow the style and ease of the main character (Sophie) personality made it comfortable to accept her viewpoint as I read each paragraph, then it was pages and sson chapters. The story flows into a grand fantastical adventure of a world changed overnite....set in the Pacific Northwest, gives the reader much to imagine Sophie along her travels. I will be watching for a sequel or perhaps I can hope for even better - a series? Heh heh...What do I know, I am just a reader who enjoyed the book and dont want it to end....I want to know more....what happens next? LOL Even if I never know more, I wholeheartedly reccommend this book to anyone who likes fantasy adventure and wants to escape for the day in its pages!
Ladynghtmare More than 1 year ago
OMGOSH! Read this, read this, Read this! She is a kick baccasanna writer! One of the best. I want to just read her books all day & all night......So sleepy...
Anonymous 3 months ago
hate+it+when+there%27s+not+really+an+ending%2C+to+be+continued..
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read other books by Bevill and never have I been disappointed. I will buy the follow up to this free 259 pages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gripping, combination of fantasy, yet down to earth tale of an 17-18 year old girl in a post apocalyptic world. Has humor, romance, action packed. Strong female teenager that can hold her own, physically & mentally. Can be enjoyed by all ages. I am an older reader & i highly recommend this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reminds me a lttle of THE LORD OF THE FLIES...........
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gpod book recomwndd for al ages
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great storyline with a interesting spin on paranormal
Anonymous 26 days ago
Nice take on the post apocalyptic theme. Suspenseful and good characters
Anonymous 29 days ago
You want to clear the next few hours to read this !! its that damn good! Oh you will see with in the first chapter! you will get that " well this is ..oh Yup. Its going to be good" feeling to which you would be right! Lol what a ride this book was! 5?'s all day long! Loved it!!
Anonymous 3 months ago
Unpredictable in its journey, the plot keeps you guessing.
Anonymous 6 months ago
If+you+don%27t+think+you+like+sci-fi+or+fantasy%2C+you+will+be+pleasantly+surprised+by+this+one.+It+moves+along+and+you+can+really+get+caught+up+in+the+story+if+you+need+a+real+escape.+Usually+in+sci-fi+or+fantasy%2C+there+is+so+much+description+of+everything+that+the+story+gets+lost+and+confused+to+me.+There+is+just+enough+detail+without+getting+bogged+down.+I+couldn%27t+stop+reading.+
Anonymous 6 months ago
Kept+me+interested.+good+flow%2C+give+it+a+try.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story line.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good, kept me wanting more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have never read anything from this author that I did not thoroughly enjoy!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I for one prefer adult suspense, paranormal, crime drama. The Bubba series i enjoy as a break in my normal genre. This series is very good but bores me at times. Its not edge of the chair-cant put down reading. Still, its a five stars for younger readers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The writer has so much imagination and an amazing ability to pull the reader into it. I couldn't put this book do.wn! Id suggest it to anyone.