Rook by JC Andrijeski
Allie's War, Book One

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The world is dying. Everyone feels it, and yet, no one knows.
They said that when the end was near, a Bridge would come, and lead them out of the darkness of that dying world.
Allie Taylor's life was relatively normal...
Until Revik showed up.
And told her she was that Bridge.

ROOK: Allie's War Book One
"You are the Bridge..."

Like most humans, Allie spent her life distancing herself from Seers, a race of human-like beings discovered on Earth in the early 1900s. Then she catches her boyfriend in the arms of a hot band groupie, and Allie goes from San Francisco artist slacker to the girl wearing the GPS anklet.

That's the least of her problems, though, compared to the shock of discovering who--and what--she really is.

Yanked out of her life by the mysterious Revik, Allie finds out that her blood may not be as "human" as she always thought. Through Revik she learns the truth: that Seers are nothing like she thought, that the world is nothing like it appears to be...and she has far more in common with Seers than she ever wanted to believe.

Praise for Rook: Allie's War Book One
"Be forewarned, once you get started, you will be hooked on the series!" ~ Alchemy of Scrawl
"[S]uch strong chemistry between Allie and her guide, Revik, that it takes your breath away." ~ Literary R&R
"[F]illed with more backstabbing betrayal, twist and turns than I even thought possible..." ~ I (Heart) Reading

Series Summary
The Allie's War series is a psychic romance set in a unique, gritty version of Earth populated by a second race of psychic beings called Seers. Its heroine, Allie Taylor, was marked "The Bridge" from birth, born to be the leader of the Seer race and the bringer of the next stage in humanity's evolution. Unfortunately, to many Seers, that means the death of just about every human on the planet.

She is helped and hindered, awakened and impeded by her antihero partner, Dehgoies Revik, whose on-again-off-again relationship with the dark beings known as the Dreng may destroy them both.

The series takes place in a modern version of our world at the brink of apocalypse and a dystopian future. It spans centuries along with the lives of its main characters, the Seers, and the wars they fight with themselves and their human allies and enemies, (appropriate for ages 17 and up - steamy sex scenes in parts!).

More Praise
"Why this book isn't sitting on a NY Times bestseller list, I have no idea..." ~ SM Johnson, author of the DeVante Vampire series
"By the end of this first book in the series, I think I was as exhausted as the hero/heroine from being so emotionally invested..." ~ A.B. Shepherd, Book Blogger & Reviewer
"[A]n action packed thrill ride..." ~ Thomas K. Carpenter, author of The Digital Sea

Books in the Allie's War Series ~
Rook: Allie's War Book One
Shield: Allie's War Book Two
Sword: Allie's War Book Three
Shadow: Allie's War Book Four
Knight: Allie's War Book Five
War: Allie's War Book Six
Bridge: Allie's War Book Seven
Prophet: Allie's War Book Eight

See also, the Prequel Novels ~
New York: Allie's War Early Years
Revik: Allie's War Early Years
Terian: Allie's War Early Years
Birth: Allie's War Early Years

About JC Andrijeski

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JC Andrijeski has published novels, short stories, essays and articles, including the Allie's War series and The Slave Girl Chronicles, as well as the middle grade novels Maya Papaya and Jack Dervish, Super Spy. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies, and ranges from humorous to modern day fairy tales to apocalyptic. In addition to a graphic novel set in the world created in her Bridge series, and has also penned the occasional screenplay. Her nonfiction articles cover topics from graffiti art, modern culture, meditation, psychology, journalism and history. For more on JC Andrijeski or her work, visit
Published November 15, 2013 by White Sun Press. 440 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, War, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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