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Waking Chaos

(Paldimori Gods Rising #1)

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  50 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Lia Davies – My past is a lie, but I’m not sure I’ll live long enough to discover the truth.

The thin veneer of my perfect small-town life is ripped apart when I’m accused of crimes I didn’t commit. And the one solace from my painful past—my art gallery, Whimsey—is put in jeopardy. I’ll do anything to save my business, even enter the Paldimori Games to win the $3-million-do
Kindle Edition, 2, 331 pages
Published June 24th 2019 by Dragon Mountain Press LLC (first published September 18th 2017)
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Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a page turner. This author did a fabulous job of bringing the characters to life and making me want more. I'm eagerly awaiting the next book because I need more Chaos!! ...more
Lynne Hinkey
Feb 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lia Davies is having a run of bad luck: her boyfriend slept with her assistant, nasty rumors about her are flying around town, and the bank is calling in the loan on her art gallery. As she becomes more ostracized in the community, her options run low. A mysterious invitation to participate in the Paldimori Games–offering a hefty cash prize to the winner–could be the only solution to her problems. The action, characters, plot, and setting are all very well done, and the reader gets caught up and ...more
Mar 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal
I really enjoyed this book. I could have done without some of the rather explicit sex (I felt like some of that was over-the-top, and too much for this story), but that was probably the only negative. I liked the characters, and the world-building. It felt pretty original, or at least different than other paranormal "worlds" I've become attached to. I feel like there's a lot more to learn about the Paldimori, and I'm looking forward to reading other books in this series. ...more
Leandra Hernandez
This writer really grabs the audience with very in depth details that make the story line so much more interesting than other reads; you start to get sucked into the world created, right alongside the other characters involved!! Cannot wait to see what happens in the next book
Mar 22, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: z-2020, dnf
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Jeanne Johnston
Feb 14, 2020 rated it did not like it
Argh! Another incomplete book that ends in a bad cliffhanger. The story was weird, the heroine and love interest were unlikable, the villain a bitch with lame motivation, and the non-ending a pisser.
Aimee Ann
Oct 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Waking Chaos is an incredible, engrossing fantasy read that hooked me from beginning to end. It has everything you would want in a fantasy book and more; it has intrigue, thrilling action sequences, a sprawling adventure and let’s not forget wonderful characters who are easily likable! I adored everything about this book, it takes the reader on a journey of a woman’s self-discovery and it makes for a fascinating, enchanting read. I found this book to be incredibly addictive, so much so that I fo ...more
Mary T
Jan 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gods-goddesses
This is a great well written story. It is unlike anything I have read before.

Lia is a Chosen by the God of Chaos, Titan, and is one of several to save the Paldimori race who are descendants of the six Primordial Gods of Greek Legend. Bennett is the Kyrion (leader) of the House of Chaos to whom she is bonded heart, mind and soul.Lia has much to learn about her powers, her duties as a co-ruler with Bennett, and what she has to do as a Chosen.
I am looking forward to the next book to see what will
Sep 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't usually review books or other products, BUT Waking Chaos (Paldimori Games, Book 1) needs to be your next read. Personally, I connected to the characters at different parts throughout book, making the entire storyline feel lifelike. What an amazing author to accomplish this! Be prepared, the story and characters will seduce you in more ways than one! I didn't want the story to end, and now, I don't know if I can wait to read the next book in this new series by T. L. Callahan. ...more
Oct 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Freaking Fantastic!

One of the best books of read this year. Lia is amazingly sassy and her dialogue is hilarious. This book has so much going for it. Beautiful world building, great characters, some action in and out of the bedroom. Emotional growth in both the hero and heroine a few twists you don't see coming and a satisfactory ending. Highly recommend for lovers of paranormal with a mythological twist, sexy God's and a strong female lead who comes into her own.
Feb 14, 2020 rated it really liked it

Interesting story and characters. It combines real world with other world. I enjoy that aspect. Although this is paranormal, it is not the paranormal that involves shifters, vampires etc. I enjoyed the aspect of female friendship that is true and dependable no matter what.
Jan 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A surprising book

When I first started reading this book I found myself thinking not bad. Strong characters keep getting stronger. Detail a surprising amount of action make reading so easy. By the time I was getting to the end I did want to put it down
Sam Cantwell
Oct 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I wasn't too sure what to expect when I ordered this but the story between Lia and Bennett scorched the pages and I really want to know what happens next.
Donna Brissey
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Good series I just hope it’s continued
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T.L. Callahan is the author of the paranormal romance series Paldimori Games. She has always been a book lover; devouring romance, fantasy, and poetry since she was a young girl growing up in Kentucky. Her love for the outdoors inspired hours of wandering the woods pretending to be on adventures discovering magical creatures and being the heroine of her own stories. That hasn’t changed much these ...more

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Paldimori Gods Rising (3 books)
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