Awakening Macbeth

Genre: Paranormal Romance

For Fans Of

Time travel romance fans of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldón and romantic Scottish Highlander novels, as well as authors Nora Roberts, Heather Graham, Deborah Harkness, Elizabeth Kostova and Christine Feehan, will love this riveting tale of paranormal-driven suspense. The sizzling romance between a woman learning to love and a military veteran hero doesn’t hurt, either.

Book Summary

The rules are simple: Die in your dreams. Lose your soul.

"A page-turning paranormal romance"--KIRKUS REVIEWS

After the death of her father, University of Virginia professor Brodie Macbeth begins to have terrifying nightmares in which her life is threatened. It's grief, Brodie reasons.

But when Brodie falls for Iraq War vet Joe Birnam, she'll find out that the dreams are a real and deadly game. The prize is Joe's soul. But Brodie doesn't know how to play, let alone win.


When Brodie discovers the shocking supernatural cause of her nightmares, it imperils not only her relationship with Joe, but both their lives. The author expertly interweaves historical facts, drawn from the books Brodie is reading, into the character's bad dreams.

Both Brodie and Joe are relatable characters; indeed, he's so perfectly flawed that many readers will fall in love with him, too . . .

A suspenseful, page-turning paranormal romance -- KIRKUS REVIEWS

About the Author

Carmen Amato is a retired Central Intelligence Agency intelligence officer using 30 years worth of counterdrug and espionage experience to craft intrigue-filled crime fiction, including the Detective Emilia Cruz police series set in Acapulco.

A recipient of both the National Intelligence Award and the Career Intelligence Medal, Carmen is also a survivor of three earthquakes, a train derailment, and a scuba diving encounter with a lionfish.

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