Turning seventeen and starting college should have been the most exciting time in Eve's life. But when she intermittently begins to experience intense flashes of heat and glimpses strange things that defy explanation, she begins to question her health and sanity. Yet Eve's suffering seems to not only affect her, but those around her. All that is, except for Dylan. A stranger who seems to know more about Eve than she does herself. As Eve tries to unravel the mystery of her strange affliction, she discovers an ancient magical heritage she never knew existed, and only now is her mind awakening to the true world around her. But the more Eve uncovers about herself, and the mysterious Dylan, the deeper in danger she finds herself. Awakening is Book One in the saga of The Golden Ones, intertwining ancient Celtic mythology with modern day teenage drama and forbidden love.