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The Awakening - Book 1 in The Awakening Series

Lisa M. Lilly

Publisher: Lisa M. Lilly

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Tara folded and unfolded the pink referral slip. Her fingers made sweat marks on the paper. “I can't be pregnant. I haven't had sex.” 
 
So begins The Awakening, a supernatural thriller that tells the story of one young woman who finds her life at risk over a phenomenon she cannot understand. She recently learned she is pregnant, despite never having had sex. Her fiancé breaks up with her, convinced she cheated on him, her plans for medical school are derailed, and even her parents and best friend doubt her story.Only a stranger claims to believe she is still a virgin, but when prenatal tests reveal shocking information, the fringe religious order he belongs to turns against her, fearing an Apocalypse. Tara must fight for her life as she seeks a safe place to give birth and the answer to one question: Are she and her child meant to save the world or destroy it?The Awakening is the first installment of the bestselling four-book Awakening series that also includes The Unbelievers (Book 2), The Conflagration (Book 3), and The Illumination (Book 4).

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