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Transcend

(Transcend Duet #1)

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“In another life, she was my forever.”

An unexpected tragedy leaves Professor Nathaniel Hunt a widower alone with a newborn baby.

He hires a nanny. She’s young, but well-qualified, with a simple life, a crazy name obsession, and a boyfriend she met at the grocery store.

Over time, he discovers she knows things about him—things that happened before she was born—like a
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Kindle Edition, 318 pages
Published March 25th 2018 by Jewel E. Ann
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
DNF @ 55%

I love Griffin.
I only care about Griffin.
And I don’t feel like reading a whole other book and a half of Swayze angstily stuttering between Nate and my Griffin.
So I’m stopping right here - aka (view spoiler) - and pretending it’s the end.

Am I missing out? Sure.
Do I care? Nope.
Jewel Ann
Aug 08, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition


FREE For this weekend only!
Transcend (book 1)
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Transcend is book 1 in a duet.
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~Anna's ƦªϻƁℓℹռg$~
FBF




Fucking.
Brain.
Fried.



*******Spoilers. Probably. Or maybe not.*******

So she’s not suffering from some form of mental disorder.
He’s not suffering from some form of mental disorder.
She doesn't have a brain tumor.
She isn't clairvoyant.
She’s not Nate and Daisy's daughter.
She hasn't had a heart transplant.
This isn't a paranormal romance.
It's not a time travel romance either.
Right?



F.M.L.
I have NO idea what is going on.


Jewel E. Ann, you EVIL woman.
Is this… Is this a freaking love triangle?






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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE+++++++ STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}


His shadowy figure ghosts toward me. I will never let this be more than an unspoken thought, but I love looking at Nate—the one in my head, the one in the picture, and the one before me. And it breaks. My. Heart. I love Griffin so completely. He’s everything. What’s left when you have everything? Nothing.






Mind Blown!!! I’ve said it over and over, but Jewel E. Ann is seriously one of the most talented authors out there! Her stories are
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Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
"A single touch can say things twenty-six letters can't even begin to say."

To try and begin to say what this book is and what this book did to me, would simply be impossible.


I have adored this authors writing in previous books. So when a new book came available, I was immediately like, sign me up. I was blind to what it was about and I'll admit, reading some reviews before starting this, I was like "ohhhhhh". I knew going into this book, I would be getting a new type of book from her that I
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KAS
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Great Scott!! & Oh! My! Word!!

What an exhilarating ride with an ‘I need to know yesterday’ cliffy.

Thank the stars book two of this duet has released because I won’t be able to have a moments peace until I know how all this ‘stuff’ turns out! Either way, my heart is going to hurt.

I do believe this incredible ride just got started and my stomach will be doing multiple somersaults!

Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
I tried to be Switzerland for this story. I tried really hard not to choose sides, not to assume the worst, not to hate the actions of Swayze-pie, but to trust that the author wasn’t going to break my heart beyond repair. I’m not sure I succeeded. Because Griffin… lawd have mercy… I need this man in my life. I need this man in Swayze’s life.



Griffin was such a suprising young man. As Swayze said, he was more than just his 23 years. He was kind, he was caring, he was not only gorgeous but
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Jennifer Kyle
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
5 'Familiar Stranger' STARS

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Jewel E. Ann has quickly become a one click, never even bother in reading the blurb, author for me. In this first part of her new duet, within pages she got me out of my book funk and had me engrossed in Nate, Swayze, and Griffin’s story. It’s a story with all sorts of possible outcomes to follow in the next book and one beautiful new born baby!

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Our Heroine Swayze runs into Professor Nathaniel Hunt at her therapist office and she is flooded with memories
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Hulya Kara Yuksel
OMFG that end!!! AHHHH I need 2nd book right now.... :-/

Dilek VT
5 stars because I cannot give 10!



Whatever I write here won’t do justice to this duet. The value of it is indescribable. You need to read it and feel it.

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The writer takes a very interesting plot -reincarnation - and tells us a very unique story of 3 people. I know many other writers have tried the same topic but none stands out in my mind. For example, I read “All of It by Kim Holden ” and it was a failure in my opinion.

What I am trying to say is
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Paige


I love that every single Jewel E Ann book is different. You’ll never ever get the same story twice. And then she goes and writes this duet and I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO THINK. But in a good way.

I’ve been reading this for months a couple chapters at a time via the newsletter and I am most certainly in love with a certain grocery store guy. I had big hopes of how this book was going to play out. Of course it went a way I never expected and I have no idea how Epoch will go at all but I cannot wait to
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Alex ♈
It was my 1st book by this author.
She is very talented, no doubt.
Very unique story, very unique writing.
Despite I didn’t particularly like any of the characters, I couldn’t put this book down.
Extremely captivating.

Many of my trusted friends loved this book / this duo.
I guess I’m an outsider *lol*


Yes, the writing was good, but I also rate and review the story, so…

!!!Please don’t click the spoiler, if you are going read this book(s)!!!

My honest opinion – probably unpopular, but still mine; may
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 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
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“I’m afraid of what’s going to happen when you realize I’m not her”.
He cups the side of my face with his hand. I can’t breathe. If he kisses me, I will shatter. I’m afraid what will happen when you realize you are her”.


WTF did I just read?!. I knew that this was going to be one of those stories that days after you’ve finished reading it, you’re still going to be thinking about it. I knew it was complex, different, and thought provoking and I couldn’t wait to dive in because this book right
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NMmomof4
4 Stars

Overall Opinion: This is a hard one to rate without ruining it. I appreciate the fact that I had kind of skimmed reviews and didn't get nitty-gritty type spoilers, because I think it was better to go in blind. I hope I don't ruin it for anyone, and please (as always) don't click my spoiler tags unless you really want it possibly "spoiled"!

That being said...I liked it. I always love this author's writing style and her unique storytelling capabilities. She never fails to suck me in and
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Em Lost In Books
Apr 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, 2010-19, 4-star
"The people in our lives gives color to our existence. When we love , we choose to let part of our heart - part of our soul- live inside of another person. Their happiness is our happiness. Their grief is our grief. And when they die... part of us die too."

I remember reading the blurb last month and I didn't pay much attention. I was not looking for that kind of romance and author was new to me. Cliffhanger in the end was the final straw. But I kept seeing this on my home page repeatedly with
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Malene
How do you do it Jewel E. Ann? Every book of yours is a treasure. Unique.
I never know what I’m going to get when I start to read the first page of one of her books. What I do know and haven’t been wrong so far is her characters and stories are compelling and always leaves me wanting more and it’s the same with Transcend. This plot is so fascinating and something I’ve been thinking about too but now even more so after finishing Transcend. The reason I’m so vague about the plot is I don’t want to
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~**Anna**~ A Romance Reader
This book blew my mind! What an amazing story!

I won't be talking about the plot in this review cause I don't want to give anything away, but I will be talking about what this story made me feel.

This is one of the most unique books I've read in the past couple of years. It captivated me. I talked about this book with my friends and family while reading it and that's pretty rare for me, but I was that enraptured by it. It grabbed me from the first page and didn't let me go. This is one of the
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warhawke
Genre: General Fiction/Romance
Type: Book 1 of 2 from Transcend Duet
POV: First Person - Dual
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Nathaniel (Nate) Hunt was out of depth. Struck by a tragedy, he was left to pick up the pieces with his newborn baby. He hired a nanny as an extra hand but what he got was more than he bargained for.

Swayze Samuels was a young woman who was still figuring out her life. But when it came to handling a baby, she was more than capable. However, being around her new boss confused both of them because it
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Carol
Currently FREE on Amazon 07/12/19
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5 stars.
Part one of a duet. Story abruptly ends. Cliffhanger.
Slightly paranormal romance with an unusual love-triangle.
Riveting and captivating from page 1.
The writing is stunning.
Griffen, Nate and Swayze had my full attention. These characters and this story, so so good.
I am starting on part 2, right now.
Jewel E. Ann is killing it this year with her book releases.
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may ❀

This. Is. How. You. Write. A. Love. Triangle.

I love these characters SO FRICKEN much im going to be in literal tears for the next week no one touch me

5 stars!!

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jia and maram are back at it with peer pressuring me into reading books that will hurt my soul with them :)))))
Angela (Reading Frenzy Book Blog)
I continue to be amazed by the creative capacity of Jewel E. Ann. Her books refuse to be contained in tidy, predictable boxes. Transcend is aptly named because it surpasses all expectations in terms of originality, intricacy, mystery, and poignancy.

Jewel E. Ann excels in the development of characters who are flawed but believably compelling. One of the strengths of this book is the protagonist, Swayze. She is 21 and incredibly intelligent and trustworthy, but in some ways still immature. The
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Aisling Zena
Jul 30, 2018 marked it as on-hold-to-get-back-to  ·  review of another edition
On pause at 45%

No,no,no,nope! #TeamGriffin! And fuck triangles. Fuck all of them,equilateral, isosceles, supernatural, real life and fictional.

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I really want to get back to this because the writing is so engaging but I hate this triangle. I really do.
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4-4.5 's

I really enjoy Jewel E. Ann's books but I knew by the title of this one that it would be deep. So, yes, this duet is about reincarnation but I think the author does a good job at not being preachy. Actually, let me rephrase that...her love story will have you wishing for a reincarnation.

Swayze's always been different - she's just known things...unexplainable things but it's not until she's leaving her therapist's office and runs into Nate that things start clicking. Unfortunately, he
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The Book Bee
Feb 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
REVIEW: WHAT DID I JUST READ....?
"The mind functions with memory, but flourishes from discovery."


I feel like some throw around the word angsty because they know that draws in the readers. They know that's a turn-on for some and use it every chance they get - right or wrong, and I understand that desire to captivate and bring in those readers. I crave well written angst. I love when it strings me along and it makes me anxious. I love when it makes me pace because I can't figure it out. It
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Heather❀Book and a Blanket❀
This was a truly fantastic and unique read and the premise of this story had me intrigued for the whole book. This almost borders on paranormal or maybe not... depends on what you believe. I think what I loved the most about this story is that it was so unpredictable. I love books like this that keep me on the edge of my seat and make me want to to devour it in one sitting.

Nathaniel is now a widower with a newborn baby and he hires Swayze as a nanny. He is 15 years her senior and she is a
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
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SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

“The people in our lives give color to our existence. When we love, we chose to let part of our heart –part of our soul- live inside of another person. Their happiness is our happiness. Their grief is our grief. And when they die…part of us dies too.”

Transcend was everything we love about Jewel E Ann. Her writing is sublime, perfection to the optimum level which meant we could not put it down for love nor money. It was addictive and compelling with characters that are
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4.5 Stars!



Swayze Samuels is a 21 year old nanny with aspirations of becoming an elementary school teacher. Throughout her life, she experienced situations that she couldn’t logically or scientifically explain. Feeling these memories and sensations caused her to question things but always seemed to subside on its own. Now that Swayze is experiencing it again, complications arise when she realizes an unexpected connection.

“Something’s wrong with me,” I whisper while choking back a sob. There’s a
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Jen
Mar 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMFG THIS BOOK IS CRACK AND YES I'M SHOUTING!! I can't even begin to describe my love for this story and these characters. Jewel E. Ann is crazy talented and I held my breath till the very last page. Griffin, Swayze, and Nate... I'm so invested in this whole story and I don't know how to survive until Epoch comes out. I search for these types of books, and when I find one, it's like hitting the lottery. I cried, my stomach was in knots, and I fell in love. So I'll be over here breathing into a ...more
Sara➽ Ink Is My Sword

This is so different from any other romance novel I have read, the craft is so mature and intriguing.

“With a single smile she showed me love never dies. We just experience it in different forms, ever-changing like the tides and the stars in the night’s sky.”


Quick thoughts before continuing with Epoch:
-I keep questioning what is the romance part? Like I feel this is so much more than that. Do you consider Nate and Swayze's connection a romance?
-Love the writing
-Love the pace
-Love Griffin
-Nate
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Dee Montoya



Outstanding read. I couldn’t put it down. I’m totally in love with every single character. Simply WOW!
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