The Awakening: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book 1 (Hardcover)
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This is book number 1 in the The Dragon Heart Legacy series.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts begins a new trilogy of adventure, romance, and magick in The Awakening.
In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a swordrepresenting both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own
When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now shes an anxious twentysomething mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost fatherand its worth nearly four million dollars.
This newfound fortune would be life-changing for anyone. But little does Breen know that when she uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldnt have imagined. Here, she will begin to understand why she kept seeing that silver-haired, elusive man, why she imagined his voice in her head saying Come home, Breen Siobhan. Its time you came home. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny liesthrough a portal in Galway that takes her to a land of faeries and mermaids, to a man named Keegan, and to the courage in her own heart that will guide her through a powerful, dangerous destiny
About the Author
NORA ROBERTS is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including Legacy, Hideaway, The Chronicles of the One trilogy, Under Currents, Shelter in Place, and many more. She is also the author of the bestselling In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.
"Bestseller Roberts launches a fantasy trilogy with this heartwarming story of a woman finding her true self across parallel worlds." Publishers Weekly
"This is a captivating novel, difficult to put down." School Library Journal
If you are ready for one magickal and amazing ride then you have to get your hands on The Awakening. Hold on for dear life because when you open this book you are in for the most freaking amazing fantasy ever! Fresh Fiction
A fun, fast-moving middle-grade adventure story with lots of humor. After feisty Maeve gets in trouble once again at her Victorian London boarding school for "Upright Young Ladies" she's forced to sort through the school's garbage. Amazingly, she discovers an old sardine tin that contains a grouchy djinni and his 3 wishes. After her first wish is wasted and her secret's been exposed, others try to steal the djinni for their own selfish purposes. Maeve, with the help of her roommate, Alive, and Tom, an orphan boy, has to use her ingenuity and spunk to retrieve her djinni and decide what to do with her last wish. Along the way she learns a lot about herself and about friendship means. Will she use her last wish for her own dreams, or will she be a true friend and give it away?
Ages 8+ - reviewed by Nikki