‘Dawn of the Dreamer’ is coming

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Debut author L J Higgins portrays struggle for truth, one’s beliefs set in mind controlled society in near future

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At its core is about finding strength to believe in yourself and standing up for one’s beliefs

CALLIOPE, Australia – “Dawn of the Dreamer” (published by Xlibris AU) hooks readers from the opening chapter as they are carried into a very familiar future where society is controlled by technology – subconsciously.

The debut young adult novel by LJ Higgins is set in 2023 where dreams are no longer created by the mind but controlled by a multimillion dollar corporation using their popular product the ‘Wristcuff’. Wearers are told it will improve one’s life by helping them heal faster, learn more, lose weight and sleep better; but little do they know this device controls their ability to dream, ultimately controlling their minds.

Higgins, 29, who is a stay at home mother of two, has put an imaginative spin on today’s technology driven society where wearable devices are extremely popular.

“Even though the book is set in the future, it is relatable with the settings and technology very similar to how it is today, giving readers a sense that being controlled by technology is quite possible,” said Higgins. “However as much as technology evolves and takes control of our lives; ultimately what makes us human will never change.”

This edgy and gripping book is sure to be snapped up by eager readers when it’s officially released online via Amazon and Barns and Noble on 13 April. Its strong inventive descriptions enable the reader to easy relate to the characters and visualize the settings which are based in towns across central Queensland, Australia. The dominant character Amelia is powerfully independent and the veil of ignorance towards the Wristcuff is lifted when she meets someone who helps her see through the lies and secrets. Higgins hopes to inspire readers to believe in themselves for that’s how dreams are made into reality.

“At its core is about finding strength to believe in yourself and standing up for one’s beliefs,” said Higgins.

“Dawn of the Dreamer” is an empowering and beguiling young adult novel.

“Dawn of the Dreamer”
By L J Higgins
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 212 pages | ISBN 9781503501218
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 212 pages | ISBN 9781503501225
E-Book | 212 pages | ISBN 9781503501232
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
L J Higgins hails from Central Queensland, Australia and is a busy fulltime mother. Her love of books inspired her to return to her dream of writing a novel. She hopes to instill in her young children the power and wonderful world of books and dreams. “Dawn of the Dreamer” is Higgin’s debut novel, the first book in her Dreamer Trilogy.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit xlibrispublishing.com.au or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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