Sonar the Crashing by B. Truly *Giveaway

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Sonar the Crashing

by B. Truly

Is it more than déjà vu? With the Romeland family it may be destined to be true.

Life on Earth is not the only place where devastation occurs and hard choices must be made. The Royal 4 of Kadan live in the Sonar galaxy three million light years from Earth. They travel to Earth to obtain the resources they need to give their world a fighting chance.

Their mission is compromised and they’re faced with life changing events. They have amnesia and no memory of their past. Strange dreams start to occur. They wonder if it’s more than a dream, or is it déjà vu? The mind is a complex mystery. Amnesia is a secret unknown. The role it manifests in these characters’ lives is a catastrophic cyclone.

Shiray is frantic when she is the first to find out about their true destiny and that the love of her life no longer remembers who she is. She must find a way to restore her family before all is lost. They must prevail because the fate of their planet lies in their hand.

~excerpt

Book Excerpt # 3 (Chapter 8)

Title: Dance with Amnesia

It had been several weeks since I had retrieved my memory and still had not found out any information. Would I ever see my husband again? Would I ever see my planet again? I wondered if King Julius had gotten our distress call from the ship before it went down. If he had gotten the call, why hadn’t he sent a rescue team? A Polar must have sabotaged our ship to make it crash and given us amnesia so our mission would fail. It’s the only thing that made sense. Syira and the others must have lost their memories also, because no one had tried to contact me in all this time. I hoped Kadan hadn’t lost the war already and we weren’t too late.

I got on the computer in the living room. I was going to try again to hack into the CIA or the FBI system to find some information on our crashed ship. I was skipping school today, but my foster mother was at work, so I had plenty of time.

I couldn’t get into either system, so I went to the garage to get some wires and bolts. I was going to use my Kadanan knowledge, which I finally remembered, to rig the computer’s hardware so I could get into their systems. I sat back down and set up the wiring and bolts to the computer. Then I went back to the CIA’s website. There had to be something on the crash. I started putting in codes. It took me about five minutes, and I was in. Bingo! That was easy. I should have thought about rigging the computer sooner. I started searching through random files and then typed in unidentified object and a code mission came up. I typed in some more codes, and a file opened. It was a recording. I pushed play, and a man spoke:

Two males and one female were found two miles east of Convey Valley on May fifteenth, two thousand eleven. They had no knowledge of who they were. Is there a relationship between them and the spacecraft? There was also another female found two point five miles west of where the other three were found. She also had no knowledge of who she was. None of them had serious injuries. They were sent to Denver Methodist for a day of observation and the three found east of Convey were sent to Dempstead Foster Home. The separate female was sent to Elite Foster Care. The two males and female that were found east of Convey Valley were taken into private foster care and reside in Denver, Colorado. The female who was found alone was also taken into private foster care, and resides in Parker, Colorado. Detailed personal records of these four are being kept in a separate file for Major Compton. At this time no hostile actions have been shown by the surveillances. Special agents on Major Compton’s team have been assigned to keep watch over these surveillances to see what transpires and if there is any form of extraterritorial activity between them.

The recording ended. I should have known we were being watched. Who was this Major Compton? I continued to hack through the files. Pictures came up on the screen of our ship. They had it! The first few photos of the ship were of the original wreckage. Our ship had a large hole in the side. In the next photos of the ship it had been fixed. I couldn’t believe they were able to fix it.

We must have all been thrown out of the ship at impact, or at least I had been. I had woken up on the ground and didn’t see our ship, Bryan, or the others. The recording said I had been found in the opposite direction of the others. I was amazed we all survived. I assumed the force field surrounding the ship saved our lives and kept the ship mostly intact, except for the large hole that had been on the side. I wondered what material they used to fix it, as the metals used to create it on Kadan were not available on Earth. I hoped it would hold together in space, if it could even fly.

I remembered how sore I’d been on the day they found me, but at the time I didn’t even know why I was hurt. I had a few cuts and bruises, but nothing was broken. I didn’t remember a lot from that day; it was all a blur. I remember waking up and wandering around lost. Then the police officers found me, at least that is who they told me they were. But now that I was recalling the memory, the four men had on black suits. I don’t think they were the police. They must have been CIA agents. It would make sense with all the information I was putting together.

It pissed me off we were being watched like guinea pigs. They must be in the shadows, waiting and watching for us to show signs we weren’t human.

I tried to search for an address to where Bryan was sent, but I couldn’t find one. It must have been in the other file for Mr. Compton the recording mentioned, but I wasn’t able to access it. I was so frustrated. All I had to go on was that he, Nile, and Syira had been sent to Denver.

I got out of the CIA system and did an Internet search for Denver high schools. Several came up. I would just have to start and go down the list. Cashmere High was the first one, so I would start there. I would go there during school hours and see if I could find them.

I caught the city bus the next morning to the school. When the bus got to my stop I walked up to the school. I took a deep breath and didn’t know what I would do, if I actually found Bryan. I might pass out.

As I approached the school the bell rung, and students scattered. I looked around, nervously, then walked toward the courtyard. Suddenly I heard a familiar voice. It was Syira! She was talking to some hunk. I moved a little closer; feeling relieved to see her, but would talk with her later. I wanted to find Bryan and wouldn’t be satisfied until I did.

I walked inside the school, searching different hallways. The bell rang again and there were not a lot of people in the halls. Suddenly I couldn’t move. I felt a presence behind me, and knew it was Bryan. I was almost too scared to turn around, and then heard a woman’s voice behind me. I forced myself to turn, and there he was, more gorgeous than I remembered him. He was talking with a girl and he gazed at her lovingly. This crushed my heart. Who was she? We looked so much alike. Her eyes were light green, and she was my height and petite frame. Her hair was long and wavy like mine too, except it was blond.

This pissed me off immensely. They started laughing, and I felt so jealous. Then they embraced in a tight hug. At that instance tears started streaming down my face. I turned and double-timed it down the hallway. He remembered nothing. What was I going to do? Whatever it was, I had to do it fast.

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4 Fangs
Independent Reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors that Rock.
    Bryan, Shiray, Nile and Syira are on a ship heading for Earth when they lose control of the ship and it crashes. They are found wandering ouside of Boulder, Colorado with no memories. Bryan, Nile and Syira are sent to one foster family and Shiray who was found separately was sent to another. They are placed in high school because they don’t know there ages and guess. After being on Earth for a couple years they all start having weird dreams of another planet. They all feel like the dreams are so real. Shiray is the first to get her memories back with the help of her teacher Mr. Galvan and hypnosis. She remembers they are on a mission to come to Earth to obtain black diamonds to help them win a war against Polaris. After that she goes to the other three to see what they know. They have not gotten all of there memories back. Shiray is very upset about this when she realizes Bryan who is her husband does not  remember her and now has a serious girlfriend.
    This is a very complicated story and I probably did not do justice to it on my summary of the book. It was an extremely good book. The story line is awesome. There is so much going but you don’t get lost or confused with the story line. I had a hard time putting this book down. I had to know if Bryan would remember Shiray and what he was going to do about his new girlfriend. All of the characters are very likeable. I’m excited for book two to come out. I did not care for the prologue. I think the book would have been fine without all the explanation on why they speak English and how similar the planets are. That could have been written into the actual story line I think. I also felt that the characters talked a little stiff. I don’t know if that was suppose to be intentional or not.
     I would recommend this to a Y/A reader who enjoys Sci-Fi.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

I have wanted to be an author since I was fifteen years old and I’m grateful to have accomplished this dream. I have three wonderful children and a husband who defines the person I am today.

I have very vivid dreams and a wild imagination. I like to read and watch tons of TV shows and movies. I’m addicted to romance and get a thrill out of action and suspense. I write New Adult, Fantasy, Sci-fi, and Paranormal-Romance.

In the Sonar series it was fun to explore different elements of Sci-fi romance and create various realms of powers for my characters. I want to show my readers that Sci-fi can be fun, but also traumatic. I hope you guys enjoy the Sonar Series.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22031096-sonar-the-crashing

http://www.amazon.com/Sonar-Crashing-Trilogy-Book-ebook/dp/B00IZ4VNYA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1417727241&sr=8-1&keywords=sonar+the+crashing

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sonar-the-crashing-b-truly/1119170040?ean=2940045820974

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/427440

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Sonar-Series/284038358428864

http://www.thesonartrilogy.com/

 The author will be awarding 3 book marks (1Sonar, and 2 different Melanie, the companion novel book marks), 1 Sonar The Crashing pen, $15 Amazon gift card, Sonar The Crashing e-book (e-pub, mobi, or pdf) (US ONLY) to randomly drawn winners via rafflecopter during the tour, and 3 book marks (1 Sonar, and 2 different Melanie, the companion novel book marks) and a Sonar The Crashing pen to randomly drawn hosts. Additionally, Goddess Fish Productions will be awarding a $5 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn host.

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Posted on March 4, 2015, in Paranormal Romance & Author's That Rock. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Thank you for hosting my novel, and for the great review.

  2. Great excerpt, thank you.

  3. I glad that Shiray had the special knowledge and skills with the computer etc to locate the others and to find out the government was watching them.

  4. interesting sounding book

  5. I like the intriguing excerpt!

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