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Waking the Dreamer

by K. Aten

Waking The Dreamer - K. Aten
Editions:Kindle: $ 9.99
ISBN: B07DQQFT84
Paperback (Abkhazian): $ 17.95 USD
ISBN: 978-1619293823
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
Pages: 200

By the end of the 21st century, the world had become a harsh place. After decades of natural and man-made catastrophes, nations fell, populations shifted, and seventy percent of the continents became uninhabitable without protective suits. Technological advancement strode forward faster than ever and it was the only thing that kept human society steady through it all. No one could have predicted the discovery of the Dream Walkers. They were people born with the ability to leave their bodies at will, unseen by the waking world. Having the potential to become ultimate spies meant the remaining government regimes wanted to study and control them. The North American government, under the leadership of General Rennet, demanded that all Dream Walkers join the military program. For any that refused to comply, they were hunted down and either brainwashed or killed.

The very first Dream Walker discovered was a five year old girl named Julia. And when the soldiers came for her at the age of twenty, she was already hidden away. A decade later found Julia living a new life under the government's radar. As a secure tech courier in the capital city of Chicago, she does her job and the rest of her time avoids other people as much as she is able. The moment she agrees to help another fugitive Walker is when everything changes. Now the government wants them both and they'll stop at nothing to get what they want.

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Awards

  • 2019 Golden Crown Literary Society Goldie award in the Science Fiction / Fantasy category
  • 2018-2019 Rainbow Award for F/F Alternative Universe/Reality & Sci-Fi / Futuristic

About the Author

Award winning author and Michigan native, Kelly Aten-Keilen brings heroines to life in a variety of blended LGBTQ fiction genres. She specializes in speculative fiction, focusing on extra-ordinary women who are as flawed as they are compelling. Kelly's goal with each new novel is to make people #Think, #Feel, and #Discuss.

"Some words end the silence, others begin it."