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Siren Song
by B.A. Blackwood

How can a pint-sized, self-avowed word nerd master otherworldly forces when she hardly has the wherewithal to master calculus? That’s exactly the conundrum for Ariel Robinson, a freshman at Montana State University who encounters far more than the normal coed’s share of strange new circumstances.

Siren Song: Book 1 of the Siren Song Trilogy is author B.A. Blackwood’s first of three wildly inventive, humor-inflected young adult fantasy novels starring fallen angels who roam the earth, and the unsuspecting who happen across their high-flying paths. With wit, suspense, and a romance that transcends the human plane, it’s a smart, fantastical foray certain to absorb readers who relish a read that’s equal parts fantastical and funny.

When Ariel receives the glossy brochure from Montana State University inviting her to apply, the outdoorsy tomboy feels like a lifer who's been shown the secret escape passage from the cell block of her parents’ Dallas socialite scene. But when she arrives in Bozeman with her trunk load of books, the welcoming committee is far from what she had imagined. As if it’s not bad enough that her roommate Kristin looks like Barbie crossed with Gossip Girl, some invisible being with a sinister voice literally knocks her flat onto the frigidly cold sidewalk—and onto a hospital gurney. It seems that she’s actually been lured into the training grounds of two battling factions of the Fallen Angels, who are convinced that Ariel can lead them to the Piece of Home, a mysterious, highly coveted object lost when they were evicted from the big mansion in the sky that will determine who wins their war. All is not lost, however. A ridiculously good looking senior named Michael seems intent on popping up everywhere to chaperone her home. And while her blonde bombshell roommate Kristin and geeky classmate Todd insert themselves into their relationship in various vexing ways, Ariel is soon initiated into a world of Fallen Angels, including the kindly, patriarchal Achimalech, snooty Daniel, robotic Cyrus, and superstar lawyer Lucian. As Ariel is enmeshed in a battle beyond the scope of humanity, she learns that despite their heavenly pedigree, angels have romantic impulses, wandering eyes, and are as quick to lie, steal, and even murder as any mere mortal. Can Ariel find the Piece of Home and settle the age-old score—and snag a super hot boyfriend in the process?

Siren Song: Book 1 of the Siren Song Trilogy will keep you dying to read on, and laughing all the way to the pearly gates.
 
 
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