I gave her a funny look and loosened the drawstrings. A dark green stone
fell out into my hand. It had little red splotches on it and was hung with three
small chains from a silver crescent that looked like the moon. The metal of the crescent looked very old, as if it had been pounded by hand.
“You made me zink of it when you mentioned your dreams earlier.” Kelly
said. “I zought you might appreciate it.”
“What is it?”
“It’s a talisman. According to legend, it was originally used by da Lucid as a gateway to da dream world.”
“That’s really cool,” I said, “What’s it got to do with me?”
“Talismans are very magical. Dey have da power to make extraordinary
transformations. Why don’t you keep it for a while? See how it works?”
“Oh, come on,” I disagreed. “You don’t really believe that, do you?”
Doctor Kelly smiled. “I believe very much in powerful transformations.”
Publisher: Twilight Times Books
Genre: paranormal fantasy
Print ISBN: 978-1-60619-027-2
eBook ISBN: 978-1-60619-026-5
May 15, 2013 ebook
July 15, 2013 print
Disfigured at birth and ostracized at school, Travis Hunter dreams of
acceptance and secretly yearns for the affection of a beautiful young woman named Corrine. When a mysterious doctor promises to help Travis through something called lucid dreaming, Travis gets more than he ever bargained for and soon finds himself learning the secrets of love and life in a fantastic unconscious world.
ABOUT NATALIE ROERS
Natalie Roers is a veteran writer, voice artist, and on-air personality. A journalist by trade, Lucid is her first work of fiction involving such serious social themes as bullying, acceptance and compassion. Natalie is currently working on her second book that deals with the complex issues of mental illness. With each book she writes, Natalie hopes to raise money and social awareness for worthy causes. She lives with her husband, Cory, and son, Austin, in Columbia, South Carolina.
Lucid will be available for download at all fine online retailers May 15th, 2013.
The paperback will follow with a release in July. To learn more about the project or to book this author for an interview, please check out jointhelucid.com.
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