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The One Apart by Justine Avery - Book Tour + Giveaway

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The One Apart
by Justine Avery


GENRE: Paranormal



Only one obstacle stands in his way of enjoying a normal life. He remembers—every life he's lived 

Tres is about to be born... with the biggest burden any has ever had to bear. He is beginning again—
as an ageless adult trapped in an infant body.

He and his teenage mother face life filled with extraordinary challenges as they strive to protect, 
nurture, and hide how truly different he is. But Tres alone must solve the greatest mystery of all: 
who is he? The answer is linked to the one question he's too afraid to ask: why am I?

In his quest, Tres discovers that all is considerably more interconnected and dynamic than he could 
ever imagine—and fraught with far more danger. He cannot hide from the unseen threat stalking him 
since his birth.

Life as he knows it—as all know it—is in peril. And Tres is the only one aware.



“He needs a name,” Maria said, pouring scrambled eggs onto the plate decorated with a face of bacon

Sancha stared at her plate. “He has one,” she said.

The hot iron skillet slipped from Maria’s hand; she sighed her relief as it landing safely on the stove 
burner. “What... did you decide?”

“I didn’t.” Sancha prodded at her eggs, recovering her bacon art one eye at a time.

“I thought you—”

“He has one already. I just don’t know what it is.”

Maria’s subconscious almost recognized the truth in the statement before it was buried by her 
conscious again. “Don’t be silly. Did you choose a name? If not, I will have—”

“No, you will not,” Sancha ended the conversation.

* * *

In the fenced back yard Maria referred to as “the garden,” sat a rusting swing set for two: 
Sancha’s favorite spot in the whole world. Swinging there—in and out of the shade of the 
broad-reaching maple tree—seemed to slow time and shoo away all teenage troubles.

“I have to name you,” she called out to her bright-eyed baby resting in a basket nestled in the grass 
below her. She swung her pale legs to propel herself higher into the morning sunlight, her glittering hair
swirling around her. “But you won’t tell me what yours is,” she pouted.

Her polka-dotted summer dress fluttered in the breeze as her legs scooped up another pocket of air. 
“I guess you can’t,” she concluded on a downswing. “Yet,” she shouted into the air.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Justine Avery is an award-winning author of stories large and small for all. 
Born in the American Midwest and raised all over the world, she is inherently an explorer, 
duly fascinated by everything around her and excitedly noting the stories that abound all around. 
As an avid reader of all genres, she weaves her own stories among them all. 
She has a predilection for writing speculative fiction and story twists and surprises she can’t even 
predict herself.

Avery has either lived in or explored all 50 states of the union, over 36 countries, 
and all but one continent; she lost count after moving 30-some times before the age of 20. 
She’s intentionally jumped out of airplanes and off the highest bungee jump in New Zealand, 
scuba dived unintentionally with sharks, designed websites, intranets, and technical manuals, 
bartered with indigenous Panamanians, welded automobile frames, observed at the Bujinkan Hombu 
Dojo in Noba, Japan, and masterminded prosperous internet businesses—to name a few adventures. 
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree that life has never required, and at age 28, she sold everything 
she owned and quit corporate life—and her final “job”—to freelance and travel the world as she 
always dreamed of. And she’s never looked back.

Aside from her native English, Avery speaks a bit of Japanese and a bit more Spanish, her accent is 
an ever-evolving mixture of Midwestern American with notes of the Deep South and indiscriminate 
British vocabulary and rhythm, and she says “eh”—like the Kiwis, not the Canadians. 
She currently lives near Los Angeles with her husband, British film director Devon Avery, and their 
three adopted children: Becks, Sam, and Lia. She writes from wherever her curiosity takes her.

Avery loves to connect with fellow readers and creatives, explorers and imaginers, 
and cordially invites you to say “hello”—or konnichiwa.

Twitter: @Justine_Avery



Justine Avery will be awarding a $10 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner 
via rafflecopter during the tour.

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  1. congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

  2. Great post and thanks for the awesome giveaway :)

  3. What is the best book that you read in 2017? Thnaks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com


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