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Waken by Angela Fristoe – A YA Paranormal Romance Novel


Years of abuse and an eventual abandonment makes Janie want to forget her parents, and moving to her mother’s hometown of Everod doesn’t make things any easier for her. But then she meets Tristan, who ignites emotions within her. Because of him, she’s ready to ignore everything, even how Everod seems ready to pounce on her like she’s fresh meat. But the town is hiding secrets and Janie discovers the truth. The people of Everod have been waiting for her. Of she wants to survive, she needs to confront the truth of who and what she really is.



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Our Summary

Waken is a YA paranormal romance novel set in Everod. It follows Janie, who has to tackle the truth about herself and confront her feelings for Tristan in a town that seems to want to pounce on her. Fans of The Wolves of Mercy Falls and Hush, Hush will love this supernatural YA fantasy thriller that will keep you on the edge until the very end.

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What Readers Are Saying

The story line was easy to follow and I loved how it differed from other werewolf/shapeshifter books I have read before. I fell into the book as if I as watching a movie. I easily connected with the characters, visualized them, and lived with them. I find myself wanting more…” – Tyrus Parker, Amazon user ★★★★★
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WAKEN is an intense and mysterious emotion-packed thrill ride that doesn’t pull any punches. I don’t want to give away any twists in the story, but there were parts that were completely heart-breaking and no one is “safe” in this world–no matter how much you grow to care about them as a reader.” – Amazon customer  ★★★★★
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Be prepared to face the hidden depths of human emotion and sacrifice tempered with hope, love, and interesting plot twists. Family, friends, and neighbors are not who they seem and yet the plot is interesting enough to keep you guessing until the end.” – Tina Bastien, Amazon user ★★★★
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About the Author

Angela grew up in Alberta, Canada. Her passion for writing grew gradually after being ignited by The Hunger Game and Twilight crazes. Angela lives on Vancouver Island with her family, where she is pursuing her Masters degree while continuing to write and serve as an instructional coach. Learn more about Angela on her website and her YA book review blog You can also follow her on Twitter @afristoe.

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Preview the Book

Waken is a YA paranormal romance fantasy novel that will appeal to fans of the supernatural, mysterious towns, shapeshifters, werewolves, suspense, thrillers, mysteries, and strong heroines.

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