Almana by Julayn Adams
Age Group: Young Adult
Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian
Release Date: March 4, 2016
In the aftermath of World War III, the world has become a dangerous place.
The ruthless dictator, Equis, and his army, Armageddon, are quickly taking over major metropolitan areas on the west coast. The end of humanity is eminent.
Their one hope lies in the hands of a 17 year old girl, Alexa. When Almana volunteers to leave Heaven to guide Alexa, she never thought that her own destiny would include falling in love with a human.
Now, cursed to remain on Earth forever, Almana finds that her task is much more than she bargained for.
When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,
I alone beweep my outcast state
And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries,
And look upon myself and curse my fate,
Wishing me like to one more rich in hope,”
It is my name. It is my curse.
I am Almana
With a diverse background ranging from preschool teacher and professional princess to diagnostic sonographer, Julayn Adams has discovered a new passion and talent for writing.
Originally from Massachusetts, she now resides in Australia with her husband and four children, three of whom she home-schools.
With her first work, a children's book illustrated by her youngest son, already released, she is excited to introduce her Young Adult novel, Almana, in January of 2016.