Awake at Dawn

A Shadow Falls Novel

C. C. Hunter

St. Martin's Griffin



Trade Paperback

400 Pages


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From the moment Kylie Galen arrived at Shadow Falls Camp, a camp that helps teens tap into their special…talents, she’s had one burning question:  What am I?  Surrounded by vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters, fairies and witches, Kylie longs to figure out her own supernatural identity…and what her burgeoning powers mean.  And now she’ll need them more than ever, because she’s being haunted by a new spirit who insists that someone Kylie knows—and loves—will die before the end of the summer. If only she only knew who she was supposed to save.  And how…

But giving Kylie the most trouble is her aching heart.   Gorgeous werewolf Lucas left camp with another girl, but he’s still visiting Kylie in her dreams.  And Derek, a sexy half Fae who’s always been there for her when she needed him, is pushing to get more serious—and growing impatient, especially when Lucas returns.  Kylie knows she needs to decide between the boys, and it’s tearing her up inside. 

Yet romance will have to wait, because something from the dark side of the supernatural world is hiding in Shadow Falls.  It’s about to threaten everything she holds dear…and bring her closer to her destiny.


Praise for Awake at Dawn

Awake At Dawn was an enjoyable read with a refreshing cast of teenagers with a unique take on the paranormal . . . The ending took me totally by surprise and I am anxious to see what the next book holds!” –Night Owl Teen Reviews

“Fans of the Twilight series will love this series. I cannot wait to see how this all plays out in book three.”—Fallen Angel Reviews

Awake at Dawn is addicting. Somewhere close to the middle, I knew I had to finish that day or I would not be able to sleep. I needed answers, and I just knew if I waited a little longer I would get some Lucas action. C.C Hunter really brings these characters to life and you feel like you know them.”—Awesome Sauce Book Club

Awake At Dawn is the second book in the Shadow Falls series and it is easily as awesome as the first!  There is almost always something new or exciting going on . . . and readers will easily connect to Kylie and the secondary characters.”—Live To Read Blog

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Chapter One
“You have to stop it, Kylie. You have to. Or this will happen to someone you love.”
The spirit’s ominous words flowed from behind Kylie Galen and mingled with the crackle and pop of the huge bonfire about fifty feet to her right. The frigid pocket of air announced the spirit’s presence loud and clear, even if the words were only for Kylie’s ears and not for the thirty other Shadow Falls campers standing in the ceremonial circle.
Miranda stood by Kylie in the people chain, completely unaware of the ghost, and gripped Kylie’s
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  • C. C. Hunter

  • C.C. Hunter is the author of the young adult fantasy series Shadow Falls, including Born at Midnight. She grew up in Alabama, where she caught lightning bugs, ran barefoot, and regularly rescued potential princes, in the form of Alabama bullfrogs, from her brothers. Today, she's still fascinated with lightning bugs, mostly wears shoes, but has turned her focus to rescuing mammals. She now lives in Texas with her four rescued cats, one dog, and a prince of a husband, who for the record, is so not a frog. When she's not writing, she's reading, spending time with her family, or shooting things--with a camera, not a gun.
    C.C. Hunter is a pseudonym. Her real name is Christie Craig and she also writes humorous romantic suspense romance novels.
  • C. C. Hunter
    C. C. Hunter