About the Book

Awakening, Haunting. Chilling. Mesmerizing. “Awakening” is an ambitious work of fiction that blends horror with science fiction and post-apocalyptic themes.

Imagine awakening to a world on the brink of destruction, with extraterrestrial visitors floating through the skies – and leaving destruction in their path. That is the case for a young boy in this novel. Get ready to embark on a terrifying but captivating adventure!

Young Cross pressed his face tightly against two small, cupped hands to cancel out the glare of his bedroom light. With his surveillance point still somewhat blurred, he grabbed a shirt from a laundry basket in the corner of his bedroom in order to wipe the glass, then raced over and turned off the light. After heading back to the window where he once stood, he removed the remaining moisture from the glass and was now amazed by the clarity of the fire blazing throughout the power plant a few miles away. While standing there peering out of the window, he heard multiple explosions on the horizon.


About the Author

Spending formative years in and out of the disadvantaged neighbourhood’s on the east side of Cleveland inspired Dark Kent to cultivate an imagination that allowed him to project his mental creations into a written form while wishing to escape that harsh reality. As he expressed himself through storytelling, he developed a love for creating fictional tales many found enduring and interesting, which sparked the imaginary path set before him to attempt pinning one of the greatest yarns published for contemporary readers to enjoy.

Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book, Awakening, What is it about?

This story is about a little boy and a babysitter’s battle to find his parents as the rage of an alien-controlled zombie horde attack them for reasons unknown to them. Unknown to the young Cross, his parents may be closer to his location than he thought.

Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, Awakening, is it directed at any particular market?

Adolescents to young adults

Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?

My favorite author has to be Stephen King. His drama-filled horror amazed me during my younger years. My personal favorite, (Salems Lots) left me totally amazed by its plot.

Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?

Never stop writing to correct grammar or context, just continue free-writing until your eyes hurt.

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