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Review and Giveaway: Pulse by Linore Burkard July 15, 2019

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Pulse-Celebration-Tour-FB-Banner.jpg About the Book

Book: Pulse

Author: Linore Burkard

Genre: Christian YA/Apocalyptic Suspense

Release date: August 24, 2015

Pulse-184x300.jpgWhat do you do when the whole world stops?

Andrea, Lexie and Sarah are just ordinary teens until a mysterious event shuts down all technology. In the dead of winter, there’s no heat, no internet, no cell phones–not even a working car.
In this chilling Christian YA tale, most of the population doesn’t survive. Pitting faith and grit against a world without power, the girls and their families must beat the odds. But can they find the strength to survive when society collapses and technology fails?

 

Click here to get your copy.

 

About the Author

Linore_Smaller-276x300.jpgLinore Rose Burkard wrote a trilogy of genuine regency romances for the Christian market before there were any regencies for the Christian market. Published with Harvest House, her books opened the genre for the CBA. She also writes YA Suspense/Apocalyptic fiction as L.R. Burkard. Married with five children, Linore home-schools her youngest daughter, teaches workshops for writers, and is the Vice President of the Dayton Christian Scribes.  Her latest PULSE EFFEX SERIES, takes readers into a “chilling possible future for America, while affirming the power of faith in the darkest of times.”

 

More from Linore

When my sweet historical romance series was published, I never dreamed my next would be YA/dystopian. What a switch in genres! So, how did I go from one end of the writing spectrum to another? Blame it on an idea that refused to die. I read a headline about how close the earth came to suffering a catastrophic electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, in 2012. We missed the worst effects of a solar flare by a hair (in space terms); but the “what if” factor had been set in motion. What if that flare hadn’t missed us? What if I was a teen raised on electronics–or an adult medically dependent on them–and it all went dead in a matter of seconds? What if the next flare doesn’t miss? PULSE, the first book in my PULSE EFFEX Series, was born.

The books shows life in the aftermath of such an event for three teens and their families. With the world plunged into a new dark age, can they keep hope alive?

Blog Stops

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Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, July 25

A Reader’s Brain, July 26

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Linore is giving away the grand prize of an eBook copy of her book and a $25 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway!

https://promosimple.com/ps/e683/pulse-celebration-tour-giveaway

My thoughts:

I really found this book interesting. It is set up differently too. We are in the POV of three teens and the book is sectioned into parts. They are big “parts” not short chapters. Normally that would bother me, but it didn’t in this book because it made sense.

In part one we read from Adrea’s POV, in part two we are in Lexie’s and it’s during the same time frame as Andrea’s, and in part three is Sarah, again same time frame. Then it goes again.

Anyway, I found it interesting how the different families react. How would a family that doesn’t know Jesus handle it, how about a family that does and what a bout a young girl who is searching?

The author brought to light so many things we rely on and take for granted and when they are gone, then what? How do we handle it?

Even thought this is YA novel anyone who enjoys something different would like this book, I did.

Grab your copy at Amazon or your favorite retailer.

A copy of this book was given to me through the Celebrate Lit Team. All opinions are my own. 

 

3 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: Pulse by Linore Burkard”

  1. carylkane Says:

    Thank you for the great review and being part of the tour.

  2. Emma Says:

    This sounds quite interesting.


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