-Awakenings- is the first of five science fiction/ fantasy vels in the -Grave Misgivings- series. Hope Is A Waking Dream-Aristotle. In a world too busy for imagination to thrive, Julie Mahoney walks briskly in blissful igrance. She leads what could be described as a perfect life until the day she accidentally kills a pedestrian in a tragic hit run accident. Little does she kw that this freak incident will be the catalyst which leads her to discover a whole new reality. She stumbles onward, down an uncertain road as her life becomes dominated by ghosts, bizarre visions and endless unanswered questions. She soon discovers that there is a darker truth within her 'waking dreams' that has been hidden to her blinkered eyes. Unwittingly she is led into a world of danger, confusion and mistrust; a world in which everyone (including herself) begins to question her sanity. As she valiantly tries pull her shattered life together and work it all out, she encounters many dubious characters whose intentions are unclear, though highly questionable. If she is to survive in this brave new world, she must open her heart and mind as she wakes to what her future is destined to be.
C. E. Sundstrom (1968-Present) was born Carl Eric Sundstrom in Carlton, Victoria, Australia. He grew up in Kinglake West just north of Melbourne and now resides in a little town called Doreen. He has a degree in Horticulture to his name. He has worked as a nurseryman and funeral director prior to returning to his one true passion, writing. His first dabble into the literary world was the five part SciFi/Famtasy series -Grave Misgivings-. Three novels in this series have so far been released. They are -Awakenings- (2014), -Phoenix- (2015) and -Hope- (2017). He is married with no children and two rather spoilt cats. He has always believed in spirits and the things which go bump in the night. His main influences have been Stephen King, Edgar Alan Poe, Agatha Christie & Douglas Adams.