The Awakening (Awakenings Book 1)

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Margo and Cian hated each other, until they didn't.

Pronunciation and meanings of the Irish words:
Aoife- ‘Ee-fa’
Breandan- ‘Brendon’
Cian- ‘Key-an’
Daideó- ‘dadj yoh’ grandpa
Eoin- ‘Oh in’
Áilleacht- ‘awl-yukht’ beauty
Mhamó- ‘mum oh’ grandma
Chuisle- ‘koo-shla’ a romantic term, literally means pulse
Eejit- ‘ee-jit’ foolish person
Gobdaw- ‘gob-da’ idiot
Leanbh- ‘l-yon-ov’ my child
Muppet- dummy
Nollaig Shona- ‘Nul eek hon a’ merry Christmas.
Póg mo thoin- ‘pog ma hone’ kiss my ass
“You’ve got a face on you like a well slapped backside”-angry
Wagon- An overbearing, contrary and unattractive woman

Table of Contents

Ch. 1

Submitted: May 19, 2017

I hated him.  I legitimately hated him.  I hated his arrogant attitude and how he knew that he was gorgeous.  I hated how ... Read Chapter

Ch. 2

Submitted: May 20, 2017

The next few years went by quickly.  I was extremely busy with school.  It was the end of senior year and I had dreamed of goin... Read Chapter

Ch. 3

Submitted: May 20, 2017

I hardly slept that night.  I kept thinking about Cian’s hands on me, his mouth on me, the way he looked at me, the way he sounded... Read Chapter

Ch. 4

Submitted: May 21, 2017

I heard the clicking of a computer keyboard when I woke up, and felt throbbing in my head that was so bad I was sure I had died and gone ... Read Chapter

Ch. 5

Submitted: May 21, 2017

“You really like talking, huh?”  I teased Cian.   He grinned at me.  “It’s important.  If we want a relat... Read Chapter

Ch. 6

Submitted: June 07, 2017

The next morning the incessant ringing of my phone woke me up.  I groaned, stretched, and yawned and still didn’t want to wake up.... Read Chapter

Ch. 7

Submitted: April 28, 2017

I told Cian I wanted to take a shower to get ready for that evening.  After I’d gotten in and my hair was soaked through, Cian pop... Read Chapter

Ch. 8

Submitted: June 17, 2017

Cian and I spent the next several days looking for apartments, cleaning out the building for his store, and having sex.  There was a... Read Chapter

Ch. 9

Submitted: June 18, 2017

Lewis stopped the car in front of a dilapidated farm house.  The surrounding area was completely baron.  Even if I tried to scr... Read Chapter

Ch. 10

Submitted: July 02, 2017

From the moment I returned home from the hospital three days previously, my mom and Cian had been hovering.  They hovered so much, I... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 02, 2017

The chill of fall was just on the edge of the wind.  Just enough to remind everyone that summer was coming to an end and lives had t... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 24, 2017

A quickie from Lewis' POV Read Chapter