Thursday, September 19, 2013

Read Awakening and enter the giveaway for Hulluchan Pro Irish dance ghillies!

Awakening: Book One of The Geis
by Christy Dorrity
Photo: courtesy Christy Dorrity

I'm so tickled to announce to you the publication of my debut novel, Awakening: Book One of The Geis! Awakening is a young adult mythic fantasy based in Celtic mythology. It is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Hulluchan Pro ghillies
Photo: courtesy Antonio Pacelli
To celebrate, I'm giving away a pair of Hulluchan Pro Irish dance ghillies, generously donated by Antonio Pacelli.

To enter the contest, purchase a copy of Awakening, and then send me a proof of purchase (whether it be a confirmation email, a screen shot of your purchase, or a photo of you with the book or the cover on your eReader), and then enter the Rafflecopter giveaway below!

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About the Book

. . . because some Celtic stories won’t be contained in myth.

A little magic has always run in sixteen-year-old McKayla McCleery's family—at least that’s what she’s been told. McKayla’s eccentric Aunt Avril travels the world as a psychic for the FBI, and her mother can make amazing delicacies out of the most basic of ingredients. But McKayla doesn't think for a second that the magic is real—it’s just good storytelling. Besides, McKayla doesn’t need magic. She recently moved to beautiful Star Valley, Wyoming, and already she has a best friend, a solo in her upcoming ballet recital—and the gorgeous guy in her physics class keeps looking her way.

When an unexpected fascination with Irish dance leads McKayla to seek instruction from the mute, crippled janitor at her high school, she learns that her family is not the only one with unexplained abilities. After Aunt Avril comes to Star Valley in pursuit of a supernatural killer, people begin disappearing, and the lives of those McKayla holds most dear are threatened.

When the janitor reveals that an ancient curse, known as a geis, has awakened deadly powers that defy explanation, McKayla is forced to come to terms with what is real and what is fantasy. A thrilling debut novel based in Celtic mythology, Awakening is a gripping young adult fantasy rife with magic, romance, and mystery.

Awakening (The Geis, #1)

Praise for Awakening

"AWAKENING is a wonder and a delight. Christy Dorrity is a talent to watch."
~David Farland, New York Times bestselling author of Nightingale

"I thoroughly enjoyed AWAKENING, a captivating and unique debut novel that creatively integrates Irish dance."
~ CHRIS NAISH, Riverdance member and Creative Director of Fusion Fighters Irish dancers.

About the Author
Christy Dorrity
Photo: courtesy Christy Dorrity

Christy Dorrity lives in the mountains with her husband, five children, and a cocker spaniel. She grew up on a trout ranch in Star Valley, Wyoming, and is the author of The Geis series for young adults, and The Book Blogger’s Cookbooks. Christy is a champion Irish dancer and when she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably trying out a new recipe in the kitchen.

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