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Elfen, completely original tales full of medieval-style warfare, secrets sprinkled with romance

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022


Elf and the Princess

Elfen Series Book 1

Warrior Trilogy Book 1

Anna Del C. Dye

YA Epic Fantasy Adventure Romance

most thrilling and captivating tale for readers of all ages

was a great and prosperous kingdom, known throughout the lands for
its friendly, hard-working people and fair trade. But a bitter
struggle of succession between twin brothers left the kingdom
devastated, the people divided. Some stayed with Fenil, who had
conquered the crown, others followed Renil to the wild lands of the
north, founding a new kingdom.

Adren, the last princess of the vanquished realm of Menarm, finds
herself alone in a world where women live in the shadows of men. Not
only must she battle her enemies, but also a truth that could
obliterate her last hope for happiness and bring dishonor to all
those whom she hold dear. On her quest, she finds unlikely allies in
a powerful prince and a defiant mercenary, only to be devastated by
an ancient and wily elf. Will Adren be able to survive this final

Elf and the Princess is a brilliant tale of high adventure, true
love, and medieval-style warfare between elves, men, and orcs.
Drawing inspiration from the myths and legends of Europe and from
such writers as J.K. Rowling and J.R.R. Tolkien, Anna del C. Dye
spins a completely original tale that will leave the reader wanting

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in the Elf City

Elfen Series Book 2

Warrior Trilogy Book 2

the serene and beautiful city of the elfs, life has changed but
little since Menarm was destroyed and the war ended. Three springs
have passed and Adren, the last princess of Menarm, has settled into
her new life. Her champion, the Silent Warrior, has not been seen
since the battle at Wilapond.

the peaceful life in her new kingdom is challenged by enemies the
elfs are unable to fight. Disaster seems imminent for their whole
race. Will Adren have to witness the destruction of this kingdom and
once again find herself alone in the world? Or can the Silent Warrior
come to her rescue and save them all?

again Anna’s inspiration from the myths and legends of Europe and
from writers such as J.K. Rowling and J.R.R. Tolkien has woven a new
and completely original tale full of suspense, adventure, and
medieval-style warfare in “Trouble in the Elf City”, Book
Two of The Silent Warrior Trilogy. This tale of high adventure
between elfs and men will take you to a fantasy world that will leave
you asking for more. Join in the continuing saga of Adren and the
elfkind, in book two of The Silent Warrior Trilogy.

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In a Conquered Realm

Elfen Series Book 3

Warrior Trilogy Book 3

their visit to the vanquished Kingdom of Menarm the elfs face many
uncertainties. However, they are strong in numbers and sure of their
purpose. Zyrthal, the young elf strategist, is given the task of
finding the kingdom’s hidden treasures; but instead the elfs
encounter ruthless highwaymen.

the two half-elf princes play among the ruins of Menarm to their
hearts’ content while their parents attend to their work cleaning and
repairing the houses around the castle, in an effort to revive the
city. It is a hard job and they could run short on time.

the midst of all this commotion the boys disappear from the dead
kingdom. Brigands want riches and they will let the boys go if the
city of Menarm gives up its treasures to them. They allow only one
person to go to verify that the boys are alive and the elfs confide
in the most harmless figure among them: The Menarm Princess. The
outlaws have no clue as to the hidden shadow that will accompany her,
the Silent Warrior.

Adren’s warrior has been battling demons of his own and finds himself
in great doubts concerning his performance as the champion of the
last Princess of Menarm. These shadows in his heart double with the
disappearance of the two half-elf princes and he harbors misgivings
that he won’t succeed in rescuing the young boys and thwarting the
mercenaries. The Silent Warrior fears that he has fallen from Adren’s
graces forever.

in a Conquered Realm is the outstanding finale to The Silent Warrior
Trilogy. Anna has answered all the open questions in the continuing
saga of this beautiful race. A masterpiece of storytelling, The
Silent Warrior Trilogy will leave you with a sense of peace, love,
and great accomplishment and take you on a journey you will not soon

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Roilden Stones of Elf Mountain

Elfen Series Book 4

… or Monarchy? Should the wisest of races choose such a path, or
return to the traditional council?

queen has lost the Roilden Stones of Elf Mountain to a power-hungry
wizard. After all, one can be deceived, but twenty?

the stones missing, a fatal drought grips Andoriah, the new elfin
home. Death to all is imminent. Who will retrieve the Stones when the
Gold Elfs won’t act? Will heroes arise before Andoriah burns in
eternal fire? Can the missing elf queen and her daughter be found?

Roilden Stones of Elf Mountain is the long awaited prequel, and final
installment in Anna del C.’s elf series. Discover the Elfs, an
eternal race who chose to live in a world of woes away from their
motherland. Love them, feel their pain and their happiness in a land
that will test the core of their beliefs and bravery. Written in the
genre of The Lord of the Rings and the Shannara series, The Roilden
Stones of Elf Mountain comes alive with battles, heroism, action and

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of the Elfs

Elfen Series Book 5

an immortal race ceases to be immortal, woe to the land.

legend tells of elfs crossing paths with the dying wizard, Zoltan.
The Old Sorcerer’s nefarious deeds had caused the wizarding school
to chastise him severely. On his deathbed, Zoltan asked the elfs for
help. Losing patience in his delirium, he cursed them.

the immortal elfin race is slowly, but surely dying. Their only hope
lies in a servant of kings who must learn to love the elfs before he
will attempt to save them. But no one, elf or mankind, has ever heard
of this man. Can the healer be found before their race is gone

by Tolkien’s masterpiece, Anna del C. has created a brilliant
medieval tale. Curse of the Elfs is full of high adventure, romance
and battles that will leave you awed from beginning to end.

I would like to take another moment to comment on Dye’s writing
skills. Few can surpass her. With each book she sets the bar higher.
I am amazed that she finds another way to improve what I consider
perfection. —Readers Favorite

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Royal Elf of Abalon

Elfen Series Book 6

deep relationship between Amaria, the princess of Abalon and Marken,
the chancellor’s son, comes to a halting stop after their kingdom
is almost annihilated. However, death isn’t the only thing this
battle brings. Elfs come to their rescue and, as a souvenir, take the
princess home with them.

by fury, the overprotecting queen orders the extermination of the
mighty elfs. Her captains know they can never win, so they are
pleased when Amaria intervenes so desperately that she loses her
mother. The unprepared princess is left to care for a kingdom that
will demand her true love.

Royal Elf of Abalon is the stand-alone continuation of Anna’s Elf
series. Once again she has crafted an exciting new tale full of
jealousy, betrayals, and death. A Royal Elf of Abalon is a
masterpiece created in the genre of Tolkien that you’ll love to the

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& the Flying Elfs

Elfen Series Book 7

should be forever…

upon a time the elfs’ lives were quiet and peaceful. Then mankind
and their enemies happened. The giant eagles have been the Elfs’
friends for millennia—but has something turned the majestic birds
against them now?

say that in perilous times you discover who your true friends are.
When a mad wizard wreaks havoc, can the elfs alone obtain victory
against him? Save the eagle race? And the mankind caravan?

what awaits you in “Shahira & the Flying Elfs” the new epic
fantasy novel by Anna del C. Dye. Written in the genre of J.R.R.
Tolkien’s works and the Shanara series, this story is full of
action, romance, and secrets. It will keep you turning the pages.

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is an award-winning author. She was born in Chile and came to Utah to
marry her husband; of 44 years. They are the parents of three princes
and a princess.

writes clean High fantasy, Young adult, paranormal, romance and kid’s
picture books. She has published 7 fantasy books on her Elfen series
and received two awards for them. Her love story was published in the
anthology entitled Angels Round About by July C. Olsen and published
by Covenant. Another of her articles was included in the book
Mother’s Message in a Bottle, edited by Tyler Hayden and published by
Ninbus Publishing. She also wrote her award winning Middle Grade
Fairy tale, Emerin’s Nightmare.

A Royal Romance series started with “Once Upon Two Kingdoms.”
Her latest book, number 8 in that series, is Enchanted Kingdom,
published Feb 2022. She has received two awards for this series.

has written three Christmas books in her “The Other Santa”
series all taking place during the depression era, with more to come.

also writes colorful bilingual books as A. C. Dye for children and

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Not all men are created equal; don’t believe me? Ask the werewolves!

Monday, July 25th, 2022



An Enchanted Kingdom by Anna del C. Dye

Princess Angelic’s first love comes to her Father’s party, where he welcomes a race of dark people to her kingdom.

When the grandmama of that race visits her, one night, she wakes up alone in an enchanted forest where only small animals can get in. She doesn’t grow old, eat or need new clothes. As nice as that is, how will she return to normal life? and what happened to her beloved Robin or her kingdom in the thirty-plus years of her exile?

Robin meets the woman he wants to spend a lifetime with and wants to go home to arrange for their wedding. However, his delegation can’t go out of her kingdom and no one can come in.

On top of this bizarre situation, his princess is nowhere to be found.

Her father remains consumed with guilt for years and Robin will have to take over if he wants to set her kingdom free, go home and find his princess.

The new grandmama is able to sent a cristal ball to the enchanted forest to find the princess. However, what they found instead is a princess that believes them all dead. And a minotaur bent on protecting the princess from hungry werewolves.

How can Robin save his princess and return her to his side?


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Anna was born in the extreme South along some famous beaches. She grew up with four other siblings being placed in the middle. Her mother died when she was six and she found a new mother in her husband’s mother and loves her dearly. She accredits her mother-in-law with teaching her many things in life.

The green eyed, brown haired author moved north to marry her husband Rodney and has resided in Utah since then. Her husband, a native of Idaho, met her in her hometown. They fell in love and she came to Utah on Christmas Eve to be married two weeks later. They are the parents of three princes and a princess.
Early on in her life she showed an affinity for sewing and took classes that rewarded her with the opportunities of doing costuming for the cast of four musicals, which she enjoyed immensely. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and understands some Portuguese.
Some of Anna’s writing recognitions:
She received the Editor’s Choice Award from the International Library of Poetry and had her article entitled A New American Mother published by Desert Saints Magazine. Her short story entitled Amerine—Fairy Princess wan an award in the Oquirrh chapter contest and was published by Kalkion Magazine. Other articles about family and relationship have been published frequently in the MOMS CLUB® of Salt Lake Valley-West.

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Twitter: @AnnadelC
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real danger may come from someone much more sinister…a foe with supernatural powers and a growing collection of faces

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021



Tale From Somerset

E. Reed

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Coming of Age


years ago, a curious star fell to the island of Somerset. That night
Ike Ryder met Alina, the little girl who fell from the heavens.

Ike Ryder is on the cusp of manhood and being called to join his
father’s decade-long war, a fight he vehemently opposes. Before Ike
is forced to take up arms, a messenger from the island of Somerset’s
Great Spirit visits him. Ike is named the Great Spirit’s new champion
and called to make a perilous journey to the Spirit’s sanctuary.
While all of Somerset seems to doubt Ike’s abilities as a warrior, he
resolves to reach the Spirit and use her power to end the bloodshed
plaguing the world of Dawn.

from Somerset, Alina fights alongside the Knights of Tenshi, the
legendary peacekeepers of Dawn. After most of their regiment is
killed in an ambush, Alina and the few survivors race to warn
Somerset of a coming invasion. Although she and the other Knights
fear their enemies of war, the real danger may come from someone much
more sinister…a foe with supernatural powers and a growing
collection of faces.

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Passionate about
storytelling, E. Reed devotes much of his time to writing and
producing. He studied Media Production at Pepperdine University
graduating as valedictorian. A native of Southern California, Eric
enjoys swimming in the ocean, exercising, and cooking.

Dawn Crusade is the
first novel in a fantasy action and adventure series. Published at
the age of 22, E. Reed is an author you will anticipate seeing a lot
more of with a growing collection of great novels.

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Royal romances galore for the summer

Monday, June 14th, 2021


I want to alert you that most of my Medieval Princesses romances are on sale for a short time here:

The list of Anna del C. Dye’s work is below:

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King Keban’s gaze upon Princess Arianne will be punishable by death. However, her brother, the king, gave him another option—Now he will return home with the princess as his wife. He wonders at the turn of events, but only for a small moment. After staying there for a night filled with hair-curling cries and dreadful noises coming from her brother’s chamber, he could never leave her in that place…not even for his kingdom.

Once Upon Two Kingdoms


An arrangement made when Elizabeth was just a babe ties her to someone she has never met, never spoken to, never loved. Now old enough to choose, she desires freedom—a way to choose her own path—her own husband. The moment Elizabeth meets Patrick she knows he is her soul mate. But when you are bound to a crown how is any choice your own?

Her Prince Charming



A future worth rescuing, a love worth waiting for, and a dream worth sharing

Danger lurks in the court as Stanislav the high chancellor, seizes an opportunity to take the crown and the princess for himself. Caught between duty and freedom, Princess Alexandra has to choose to be free to find a happy ever after or marry Stanislav as he demands and let him take the crown from her. When Prince Christoffer offers a solution by marrying her…wouldn’t that mean another marriage without love? However, if she accepts his proposal, she will sentence him to death.

A Princess in Disguise



To save her love she must remain hidden…to save her kingdom she must reveal herself

Oleah has learned from books since infancy and swears she has a library instead of a brain. Why a farmer’s daughter needs all this learning escapes her, until fate sets her on a collision course with Anitolia’s plan to obtain absolute power. Anitolia is ruthless, so Oleah fears for Stephan who loves her unconditionally. Stephan has suffered much under Anitolia’s obsession. However, it will be Oleah who breaks his heart if she is forced to marry Anitolia’s son.

Kingdom by the Sea



A secret passageway conceals more than spider webs.

The common belief in two kingdoms is that Serena, the Princess of Delmar, wants slaves. Even her fiancé loses his love for her, in commiseration with the islanders captured in her name. When she discovers his betrayal with a slave girl, it could be the end for Linah and all the slaves held prisoner in Delmar. After all, a powerful yet brokenhearted princess could become a weapon too deadly for her opponents to survive.



Anna del C. Dye was born in Chile. She has received six awards for her stories. She is fluent in Spanish & English. She lives in Utah, with her husband of forty plus years.

The Silent Warrior Trilogy belongs to her Elf Series that includes seven stand-alone high fantasy books. Anna’s A Royal Romance series includes all the books in this post and more. She has also authored the novelettes The Chancellor from Connier, A Princess’ Heartache, and A Fatal Snooze. A collection of Christmas tales based on the depression era are part of her writings too.

And last but not least, her middle-grade book, Emerine’s Nightmare and her bilingual collection of kids books written under A. C. Dye are also available for more go to:

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Sale ends July 25.

I hope you’ll take the time to enjoy one or more of my princess’s adventures and have a great summer.

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Please share and enjoy all this happy ever after and may all be well with you,

Anna del C. Dye

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Very upsetting to many Mejuarian mothers and fathers having mewlings is that their ancient tradition of birthing nests on an ancestral altar would be away from their homes

Monday, April 12th, 2021


in Strength: Stance Upon Heartache


Mejuarian Book 2


Zola Blue





god-like creatures named Mejuarian living on planet Ercutis, their
world was near perfect.


a cross between an animal and godly beings, have a splendorous
village where everyone gets along. They live in a hierarchical
society, and everyone loves their king and queen. A near utopian life
that allows all Mejuarian to rise to their most extraordinary levels
of consciousness. That is until they discover using systems much like
our own, an asteroid is on course to decimate their village and erase
their long history. Short notice, they plan to move all inhabitants,
along with those bound to them by their magical powers, to the other
side of their planet and reside in the lands of their longtime ally
and trade partners, the Dragonors.


upsetting to many Mejuarian mothers and fathers having mewlings is
that their ancient tradition of birthing nests on an ancestral altar
would be away from their homes.


all seems to go as planned, and they depart with all twelve ships
successfully. One ship dedicated to moving the birth alter intact
with nests placed on it trails the fleet. Unfortunately, the Mejuar
scientist’s slight miscalculation allowed for the meteor’s early
arrival. A shockwave forces the underpowered, overloaded ship
carrying the nests to crash land. Before its descent, a piece of the
broken altar is dragged into space, and two of its occupants


earth, a family torn with grief after the loss or their mother tries
to enjoy a day of convalescing by a local lake. Hubert, the local
veterinarian with his two children Ren a teen, and Brooklyn, his baby
sister, are exploring after a picnic lunch. Ren discovers the charred
nests and is curious as to what they are. Hubert also becomes
interested in the unusual possible chrysalids. The inquisitive vet
takes the nests back to his facility and uses the extent of written
and photo journals available to him in 1960. He is unable to identify
them and ponders, what are they?


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Four: Destruction of Honor


Mejuarian Book 1



masterful race of magic users called Ecrutians once lived on earth.
They held a divine eminence over humans, using them as pawns in a
game of chess.


the old ways were no longer accepted by most, Ecrutians grew soft and
lackadaisical and allowed attitudes of pride and self-importance to
consume them. A lust for power overtook many with aggressive natures
for destruction and harm to others.


Ecrutians created long-distance teleportation enchantments, and this
once peaceful race of spellcasters began to explore other planets in
search of others to dominate with their magic.


one of the most powerful Ecrutians, had natural abilities that gave
the creation of life. His staff of gnarled, twisted wood infused with
magical enchantments, too, held terrible spells.


maintain order and preserve Ecrutian life, Thie decides to join with
three other powerful magic users to form one fearsome magical force
so their lands might be saved. He chose Lotus, Os, and Irenia, three
supernatural beings that couldn’t have been any more different from


an Ecrutian sorceress, had a pleasant countenance, flirtatious
manner, fanciful demeanor, and a festive quality. One of the most
adored sorceresses in the village, she worried over the deterioration
of their kingdom.


burly and over eight feet tall, was a formidable force. Dark eyes
with no pupils, he never smiled, and a scowl on his face always
intimidated. A warrior in his soul, he fought deadly battles against
other warlords.


an ancient wizardess, clumsy, awkward, and limited social ability,
always made other Ecrutians shy away from her, but she loves peace
and cherishes the life of all creatures. All love in the village
diminished, and she sought for the return of harmony.


Four unite into one being named Thire-los. Joined power directed
through Thie’s staff is unstoppable. All Ecrutians live under their
rule or suffer the consequences. Under their leadership, as
Thire-los, kingdom order is soon restored. However, restlessness
consumed the great entity, and the four began to fight within.


longer can Os live under such scrutiny by Thie, and he is cast out by
the sorcerer and banished to earth to live out his life as a meager
human. Without the four, order quickly returns to chaos. Irenia
watched nature turn to decay while Lotus suffered heartbreak at the
loss of Os, her true love.


all Ecrutis falls to ruin and despair, Irenia and Lotus hatch a plan
to reunite Thie-los.


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in Florida, I am a resident of the US, but now I reside on a lovely
island in British Columbia Canada with my mother and two dogs, and
one cat. During the early years of my life, I worked in the business
industry, thus reaching my goal of obtaining my degree in Business


love to read, and over my lifetime, I have probably read hundreds of
books. Now that life has given a bit more time to concentrate on my
personal life, I am following God and writing fun, fanciful fiction
stories, which blend over into the fantasy realm.


hope that each time I put words on the paper, it makes you want to
read it. I always hope someone has fallen in love with my words and
want to continue reading them.


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The Vault of Kings; Gelendor has fallen to Darkness, but in the Light…there is still hope

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021


Light in the Darkness


Vault of Kings Book 1


Matt Taylor


YA Fantasy



ten years, the dark mage Maelos has shrouded Evendreil in darkness
and oppression. With no hope in sight, many are struggling to
survive; others pray that their luck will remain. In searching for
answers, Sylas stumbles upon an ancient artifact–a mysterious silver
amulet–that confirms the reality of the fabled Vault of Kings.
Hoping to overthrow Maelos and end his evil reign, Sylas and his
companions set off to find the legendary elemental stones of power
that are needed to unlock the door to the vault. If they are to
succeed in their quest, they must first learn to master the ancient
art of Magick in all of its basic forms: Light, Darkness, Water,
Fire, Nature, and Air. Then they must pray that whatever secret is
contained in the Vault of Kings will be enough to give them the edge
that they need to defeat the most powerful dark mage that the world
has ever seen.


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has fallen. Darkness has descended once again. Despite the danger,
Torren has decided to stay in Gelendor to try and form a secret
rebellion while the others make their journey towards Sindmyr, the
Capital of Light. Once there, Sylas and Samara will need to convince
the King of Sindmyr to join their cause and fight back against the
armies of Maelos. To be successful, the two young mages will not only
need to continue to master the ancient art of Light Magick, but also
uncover an ancient secret that has been hidden away beneath the City
of Light for generations. A secret that could prove deadly to any who
attempt to wield it. Most importantly, Sylas will need to prove that
he is worthy to obtain the Stone of Light and unite it with the
ancient silver amulet. With two Elemental Stones of power at his
side, Sylas will bring himself one step closer to completing the key
to the Vault of Kings. One step closer to unlocking the powerful
secret that’s been hidden from the world for over a thousand years.
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a small town boy from Southeast Idaho. I’ve wanted to share
my stories and wild imagination with the world for a long
time, and finally decided that now is better than never. I have
loved reading fantasy books ever since I was little, but there was
always something missing, something that I wished that I could add to
the story, to make it mine. Writing a book and putting yourself out
there for the world to see is daunting to say the least, but the joy
and sense of accomplishment you get from seeing your story out there,
for all to read and enjoy is a feeling like none other.



hope that you will enjoy the worlds of my mind, and take part in the
adventures that have been hidden from the world, but are now finally
being revealed.


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The sylph are awake and moving from the depths with one goal in mind… destroy all life on Aster

Thursday, February 4th, 2021


Salvation of Innocence


Bridge of Magic Trilogy Book 1


Robert E. Balsley Jr.





young woman embarks on a harrowing journey to save her world’s last
vestige of magical healing in Robert E. Balsley Jr.’s epic new
fantasy novel, 
Salvation of Innocence


the goddess of healing, wishes to share her ability to help those in
need, providing “empaths,” which give clerics the means to
magically heal others-a means that some people fear and wish to
destroy. In response, a dark magic known as the Purge is created to
seek out and eradicate all empaths.


one lone survivor remains, spirited away by Althaya and hidden in a
magical stasis field. There, the last empath must remain alive until
the time comes for rescue-but the Purge will not rest until the last
empath is found and killed.


thousand years later, Kristen Rosilie Clearwater is only beginning to
realize her destiny. Having been brought to the island of InnisRos as
an orphan, she has long felt a “tug” toward something she
can’t quite understand. But when she begins experiencing the dreams
of a young child, Kristen knows that the two are somehow
connected-and that the fate of the world, and the future of healing
magic, rests on.


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Bridge of Magic Trilogy Book 2



this suspenseful sequel to 
Salvation of Innocence
the war against evil rages on. This time good must fight on two
fronts to stop a great evil-one strong enough to commit genocide-or
their world will be changed forever.


barely escaping death at the hands of the vampire Lukas, Emmy still
faces an even greater threat. The Purge is approaching. Emmy and her
comrades’ only chance is to get help from the sentient city of
Elanesse and commit the first assault.


way, another conflict is brewing. Father Horatio Goram must face off
against the power-hungry First Counselor Mordecai Lannian, whose
demonic concubine pushes for war, but the odds are against him.
Emmy’s fate rests on this struggle, and this determined priest will
do anything to win.


a realm where healing magic relies on a single emissary’s ability to
commune with the gods, Emmy’s death would have wide repercussions.
This sensational thriller reveals the destructive power evil will use
to achieve its dastardly ends-and the depths to which good must go to
stop it.


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The Loss of


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has come to InnisRos!


Ak-Séregon Stone, stolen by the demon Nightshade, has been used to
force open a corridor between Aster and the Svartalfheim, the home
world of the Dark Elves. The Dark Elf army, led by Nightshade’s
father, Aikanáro, marches on InnisRos. Only Father Goram and his
allies, with Queen Lessien’s army, can close down the corridor and
break the stranglehold the Dark Elves have on the island of the Elves
of Light.


the Dark Elf invasion of InnisRos is only one phase of Nightshade’s
design. To ensure InnisRos’ human allies stay on their side of the
world, she blackmails Lord Ternborg, leader of the Draugen Pesta, the
Black Death, to invade the mainland from the east. Forced to
collaborate with the mercenary cities of HeBron and Madeira, Lord
Ternborg reluctantly leads three armies into the Forest of the Fey
and the surrounding valley to capture the sorcerer stronghold of
Havendale. Tangus, Kristen, Emmy and the humans now have their own
war to fight on the mainland.


deep below the surface, a new threat arises. The sylph are awake and
moving from the depths with one goal in mind… destroy all life on


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E. Balsley, Jr honed his fantasy writing skills as a game master in
Dungeons and Dragons over twenty-five years. During that time he
developed the thoughts and ideas that turned into the Bridge of Magic
series. The Salvation of Innocence is the first book of that trilogy
and Robert’s debut novel. Robert graduated from Elder High School in
Cincinnati, Ohio. He served in the US Air Force for six years. After
his discharge, Robert started working at Tinker Air Force Base in
Central Oklahoma where he’s been an engineering technician, first
level supervisor, and lead technician. Robert retired in late 2014.
He left Oklahoma and currently lives in Burlington, Kentucky. He and
his wife have three children, three grandchildren, and three dogs.


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The Magic in Fire Anthology; The Masters of Fire were once a powerful brotherhood, but now…

Thursday, December 31st, 2020


Magic in Fire


Fantasy Anthology


stories by


Young, Dragonness Wyverna, A. H. Serrano, L. R. Huseboe, Kieran


A. Warne, R. A. Darlinge, Aörali Eden, B. R. Storm, Ilona Krueger,


Dawson, Michelle Crow, J. T. Moriarty





stories – Thirteen authors.


One theme – The Magic in




 – The
Doll Boutique


nothing healthy about a tan – Melinda had heard the warnings and
frankly, being stuck in a cramped white coffin was not her idea of
fun. But when she wakes from the solarium bed in a dusty prison cell,
Melinda realises she’s gotten herself into a tighter spot than she


 – Fire
Under Water


have come to the desert, and with them comes death. The oasis has
been an indestructible black rock and shelter for the Desharihn fire
sprites for generations. But when a band of humans arrive to mine the
rock, it is up to Fia, the last Rahar sprite, to save the tribe from
the humans’ immutable greed.


H. Serrano
 – Conviction
by Fire


with the power of fire, Lhii Fuéra’s duty is to protect, but in
the aftermath of a murder, she’s the one placed on trial. As the
daughter of a great general, Lhii soon realizes that justice matters
little among the powerful, and she’s faced with a choice: Become
the victim or blame the victim.


R. Huseboe
 – Flames
of Green


and his Knight Commander Kae, wander the thick forest in search of
information about their missing spy. What they found was a battle
against their century-long enemy, the Shaedyn. Will they prevail or
face the same unknown fate?


 – Hummingbird


from home and missing his love, Marco is fighting a war to end all
wars. When hope seems lost, a strange entity appears with an offer to
help him survive.


A. Warne
 – The
Masters of Fire


Masters of Fire were once a powerful brotherhood, but now only two of
their brothers remain in the free world. Will they be strong enough
to liberate their kin from the clutches of the Mad King? Or will an
uncomfortable truth unravel their master plan?


R. Storm 
– The


the beginning of Earth, Watcher has been tethered to immortality,
waiting for the final soul to depart. The day finally comes and
Watcher prepares for rest, but he’s confronted by the bringer of
apocalyptic carnage.


 – Song
of my Soul


the realist, Felicity does not entertain anything that is
unscientifically based. Her clinical assertions leave no room for
magic and imagination. It is said, however, that Pride goes before a
fall. And fall, she does. Is there salvation from the pit? Does she
rise from the ashes? Is there hope for a new understanding?


 – A
Spark of Courage


Zabriel’s fire magic is weak, but Princess Maniela’s will to defy
their cruel father is strong. Zabriel agrees to help his sister, and
she leads them into a battle that will determine the fate and future
of their kingdom.


– The


Momma Courtney shows up on Prudence’s doorstep and draws magical
wards to protect the house from an impending attack; Prudence’s
reality is thrown into chaos as she discovers she’s the last Flame
Keeper. Now with the entire village’s lives in her hands, can she
save them from the body-snatching Ifrits with her untrained powers?


T. Moriarty
 – Petals
of Autumn


the legendary dragon, Flallemin, sets its sights on Goblin
Birchwoods, Wedina has an impossible challenge: train the entire
tribe. While there are plenty of shields, there’s only one sword
and Wedina knows it’ll take more than might to deal with the hungry


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A. Darlinge & Aörali Eden
 – Fated


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Elsie, realizes she might have walked right into a setup, including coming face-to-face with a creature she doesn’t know if she should kill or protect

Sunday, December 20th, 2020


Wisp of Fate


True Series #1


Kristy Centeno


Urban Fantasy



True lives with only one goal in mind …


avenge her father’s death.


a traitor among the brotherhood of the Cause, an organization
dedicated to the destruction of all magical creatures, her father was
unjustly murdered for falling in love with a celestial being, leaving
a teenage Elsie to learn the creature-hunting business with the help
of her father’s old friend.


life revolves around besting the Cause and keeping the world safe
from any creatures that get out of hand. When her mentor signs her up
for another case, she jumps at the opportunity to steer business away
from the corrupt organization.


long into the investigation, she realizes she might have walked right
into a setup, including coming face-to-face with a creature she
doesn’t know if she should kill or protect.


feared little in life, but she isn’t prepared to face the demons of
her past, especially those hell-bent on killing her. Outwitting her
enemies means solving the case, but in a world where she has more
foes than friends, who can she trust?


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with a sprinkle of romance to top them off. Her passion for writing
stems from a lifelong enjoyment of reading and the pleasure derived
from the magical worlds created by authors like her. She prefers her
female leads strong, independent, and stubborn who will stop at
nothing to save their loved ones and protect those they care for.


currently resides in Pennsylvania with her five kids, a quartet of
noisy parakeets, and a spoiled puppy. When she is not working or
writing, she juggles her free time between raising a handful of
minions and pursuing other career goals.








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Embark on a journey of self-discovery and political upheaval as a common street rat takes the first steps of her great journey along the paths of love, magic, and war

Monday, September 21st, 2020
of Destiny
Rising Saga Book 2
M.K. Adams
YA Fantasy 
A young woman on the
verge of greatness. A soldier who has lost all that he holds dear.
And, the lingering shadow that watches over them both.
Five years have passed
since Lyvanne joined the Spring. Her people have swelled in number,
but so have the threats they face. Growing into her role as a
fighter, Lyvanne must risk a daring trip to the capital to save the
man she looks to as a brother from the fatal grasp of the king.
Gromwell, a soldier in
the king’s army, has been called back to the Rive. At the behest of
his king, he must put aside the trauma of losing his loved one, set
out on a mission to discover the location of the insurgent group, and
find a way to put a stop to them for good. Or, risk bringing ridicule
and ruin down upon his family.
Journey’s will collide
as opposing forces in the war for the Rive make their most critical
moves yet.
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young orphan on the run from the King. A warlock with the power to
protect her. And, the fighter holding them together.




The Rive,
a realm ruled by the iron grip of a war-hungry King, is on the brink
of rebellion and Lyvanne, a young girl who has witnessed a vision of
his downfall, is the key to victory, whether she wants to be involved
or not.
Forced to leave her loved ones behind, her life
becomes a deadly game of cat and mouse. With the King willing to stop
at nothing if it means finding the one who threatens his reign. But
when a defiant insurgent group known as The Spring takes her into
their protection, Lyvanne is offered something she never could have
dreamed of before. The chance to fight back, the chance to make a
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political upheaval as a common street rat takes the first steps of
her great journey along the paths of love, magic, and war.


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is a new author within the fantasy genre. He works in politics by
trade but writing is where the heart lies, and he’s been concocting
worlds and stories since he was a child. He carried out his degree at
the University of Kent, Canterbury, before moving into the private
sector in London.




M.K. also has an unhealthy obsession with
collecting Funko Pops and can often be found listening to the Lord of
the Rings soundtrack when locked away working on his next novel. An
avid reader of fantasy and all its sub-genres, M.K. is always on the
lookout for the next great story.
Able to find inspiration in
the smallest of details he is a firm believer that creating new
worlds from scratch is one of the most fulfilling past-times. That
belief also led him to the world of Dungeons and Dragons, a hobby
that he believes perfectly compliments the creative outpouring of
working on a new fantasy novel.
His favourite author is
J.R.R.Tolkien, and he found great inspiration when he visited
Tolkien’s hometown (and local pub!) in Oxford.


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If they don’t stop the Naguals, both humans and witches will be at their mercy and the world as they know it will be over

Friday, September 18th, 2020
The Black Eyed Witch
The Black Eyed Witch Series Book 1
by Rowan Staeffler
Genre: YA High Fantasy
Lithia is in hiding. She has to be. As a witch, she possesses the inhuman strength, superior healing ability, and long life characteristic of all witches. She is being hunted by Noran, an evil king, who has been kidnapping and vivisecting witches in an attempt to gain their abilities.
Ronan, a human royal guard and former witch hunter, is also on the run. King Noran framed him for killing the previous king, and he escaped the palace before the king could silence him. Lithia convinces Ronan to team up with her, and together they devise a plan to assassinate the malevolent king.
As they travel across the kingdom recruiting others to their cause, they must defeat terrifying creatures the king has sent after them and battle the horrifying monsters that plague the land. Their attraction to grows, but the secrets they are keeping from each other could unravel the whole plan and even threaten their very survival.
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Lithia is a witch and possesses the natural inhuman strength, healing ability, and long lifespan that all witches have. Ronan, her lover, is a human royal guard and a former witch hunter. Together they travel the kingdom, hired by cities and villages to eliminate the creatures that prey on their citizens.
While defending a town against an attack, the humans inexplicably turn on them. When the battle is over, no human is left alive. Word of the bloodbath spreads, and enraged humans blame the witches for the deaths.
On the run and desperate for answers, every place they stop has new tales of similar massacres across the land. They discover a group of Naguals, hideous shape-shifting brutes, are behind the humans’ attacks on witches. A race against time begins as Lithia and Ronan hunt the Naguals while being chased by the very humans they are trying to save. If they don’t stop the Naguals, both humans and witches will be at their mercy and the world as they know it will be over.
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Originally born in Australia but moved to Switzerland when I was 5. After 14 years completing school and an apprenticeship as a fitter and turner, I moved back to Australia. Eventually I moved to Hong Kong for 3 years and got married. My wife and I moved to Australia. We currently live in Darwin.
While I enjoy a good story and fantasy as such like reading the Throne of Glass series, I was tired on reading about magic for pretty much every fantasy trope there is. I want to take a different take with mine that does not involve magic and typical creatures such a dwarfs and elf’s.
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This time, Marilia and her twin brother, Annuweth, find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict

Friday, September 11th, 2020
of Jackals
Trilogy Book 2
Morgan Cole
war with Tyrace is over.



was supposed to be a time of celebration. Of triumph. But for Marilia
Sandara, hero of Chrysathamere Pass, the cost was too high. After
watching her childhood friends slaughtered before her eyes, all she
wants to do is sail back to Svartennos and try to forget the price
she had to pay for her victory.



the peace isn’t long to last. After Emperor Vergana makes a
shocking announcement—that he means to disinherit his true-born
son, Rufyllys, in favor of his adopted child, Prince Ilruyn—the
seeds are sown that will plunge Navessea back into war. This time,
Marilia and her twin brother, Annuweth, find themselves on opposite
sides of a conflict that threatens to undo all they fought for. By
the time the dust settles and the killing stops, only one of the
children of Karthtag-Kal may be left standing.


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the bastard daughter of a painted lady, Marilia was told she would
live out her days within the walls of her mother’s brothel, a
companion for the rich men of Tyrace. But after a terrible betrayal,
Marilia’s world turns upside down. With the help of her twin
brother, Annuweth, she flees the only home she’s ever known in
search of the one man who can offer her a chance at a better life:
one of her deceased father’s friends, the Emperor of Navessea’s
greatest general.



follows is a journey spanning years, from the streets of the desert
city of Tyracium to the splendor of the emperor’s keep and the
wind-swept, wild island of Svartennos. Along the way, Marilia
discovers, for the first time, the gift she has for strategy and
warfare—a world that is forbidden to girls like her.



the empire is threatened by a foreign invasion, the defense of
Navessea is left in the hands of a cruel and arrogant general no
match for the empire’s foes. With the fate of her new home and her
family hanging in the balance, Marilia swears to use all her courage
and cunning to help repel the enemy…if she can convince anyone to
follow her.



struggle that follows will test her to her core and lead her back to
the past she thought she had escaped. Facing treachery within her own
ranks as well as a devious enemy commander, Marilia will need all the
help she can get, even if it means doing something her brother may
never forgive—making a pact with the man who murdered her



by The Song of Achilles and Ender’s Game, Marilia, the Warlord is a
blend of the epic and the personal, a story of war, romance, envy,
the rivalry between brother and sister, and a young woman’s fight
to find her place in the world.


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being bombarded with one too many school motivational posters, I
decided to “shoot for the moon” by pursuing a risky double-major
in creative writing and history on the assumption that the worst-case
scenario would be landing among the stars. I instead landed in
long-term unemployment—and unpaid internships, let’s not forget
the unpaid internships—in small-town Ohio. Eventually, after
several re-writes and two unhappy years, my first novel (not counting
a couple of incredibly pretentious high fantasy books from my high
school and college years that have all hopefully been hunted down and
burned) was picked up by a literary agent—and then put back down
when it was determined it was not marketable to a young adult


I began making more financially sound life choices and now work as an
attorney in the public sector while continuing to write on the side.


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Two peoples worked to nurture their infant world into something glorious and beautiful… but then another god revealed himself: Death… 

Saturday, July 25th, 2020


Ashes of Ailushurai
The Esfah Sagas Book 1
by Christopher D. Schmitz
Genre: Epic Fantasy
Dwarves, elves, & goblins collide…
…Esfah is another world originally from the creators of Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance.
Here there be dragons!
When a reluctant Dwarven adventurer undertakes a quest on behalf of his blind father, he accidentally awakens an ancient evil banished ages ago. Now, with dark elves and goblinoid trogs snapping at his heels, Hy’Targ must prevent a powerful lich from reuniting with the ancient bones of his lover. Failure means a new age of darkness will spread across the land.
Prince Hy’Targ of the Irontooth vagha would much rather stay in the library and read about the exploits of others. In his studies, however, he uncovers the tale of a powerful artifact he believes could restore his father’s sight. On his quest, he accidentally triggers a trap that releases an ancient undead general that was long ago sealed away to prevent him from beginning a planet-wide uprising of the dead. Hy’Targ knows that this fiend must be destroyed before he can regain his full strength, and he knows where the lich has escaped to.
Journeying towards the creature’s dark tower, he enlists the help of the few souls who believe him, one of whom is an imprisoned thief that must first be freed… a thief who is linked to their problems more closely than they realize. He stole the sacred bones the lich is after and undead scouts pursue his every move. Can this band of unlikely heroes prevent a second rise of the Black Tower?
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Elves. Dwarves. Blood Oaths & Dragons.
There are far worse things crawling upon Esfah than goblins…
…some, even swords and sorcery cannot defeat.
A devious elder monster allies with the lava elves of the Obsidian Grotto. She promises to provide an elven general with arcane weapons to throw down their dwarven enemies, and also the support of a black magic wielding cult hidden within the Nhur-Gale Forest. General Shedakor assumes that any bargain with such a dark creature would extract a high cost… but can he afford to pay it?
Meanwhile, on the far side of Esfah. An elven hero from the northern coasts embarks on a mission to protect his home from the goblins of Brackishomme swamp. But Davian Whisperwynd is prone to rash vows and the gods will not release the adventurer from a promise to lay down his sword: an oath that complicates things when he promises a beautiful enchanter that he will retrieve an item from the lair of the Death god himself.
Neither knows it, but the gods of fate have interlinked their destinies.
In the mid 1990s there was one fantasy RPG that ruled them all: D&D, of which Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, and many other books and gaming worlds were a part of. It’s publisher, TSR, created another gaming world that won Game of the Year in 1995. That world was Esfah.
In eons past, when time was young and creation malleable, the four powers of Nature — earth, air, fire, and water — the children of Nature, gods in their own rights, brought forth two races of beings to care for their fledgling world of Esfah, created by the all-father, Tarvenehl. One race, the Selumari or coral elves, was created to husband the fluid forces of air and water. The other race, the Vagha, a dwarvish race, embodied the stability of earth and the tempering power of fire. Together, these two peoples worked to nurture their infant world into something glorious and beautiful… but then another god revealed himself: Death…
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Christopher D. Schmitz is an author of fiction and nonfiction books. Before throwing himself into book writing he had published short fiction in more than twenty outlets. In addition to a day-job working with teenagers, he also writes for a local newspaper, speaks/sells books at comic-cons and other festivals, runs a blog for authors, and makes an insanely tiny amount of money playing the bagpipes.
He grew up as a product of the 1980s and thinks Stranger Things is “basically my biography.” He lives in rural Minnesota where he drinks unsafe amounts of coffee with his family and three rambunctious dogs. The caffeine shakes keeps the cold from killing him.
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In a tumultuous time of deception, magic, and adventure, she must sacrifice something dear to her: her ideals, her devotion, or her life

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020


The Divine Potentials Book 1
by Ethan Stein
Genre: Epic Fantasy
High Priestess Daena Vulatanne has spent more than a decade preparing to lead the Holy Order of the Water Goddess Anahita. The safety of the isolated community of women has always been paramount, but the arrival of a strange messenger forces her to question if their exposure is worth risking her role as the future leader.
Asha’s presence in the village threatens the secrecy the women have fought to maintain. While he carries a message for Daena’s people, he also holds the key to a rogue Order member’s lifelong ambition: revenge for the destruction of her brethren.
The purity and innocence Daena thought she knew soon gives way to evil and corruption. In a tumultuous time of deception, magic, and adventure, she must sacrifice something dear to her: her ideals, her devotion, or her life.
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Ethan Stein was born in Buffalo, NY, where he developed a love for writing at an early age. While the beginnings were rather gory and incomplete, it was the start of something important.
In college, Ethan developed a far greater love and understanding of writing, even taking a few courses on how to be a better writer. It was there that he also began to develop the world of Mahrahspand, which was the foundation of his Divine Potentials Series.
His wife and two kids have been very supportive in his quest to further flesh out his fantasy world, and are eager to discover all that he has to offer.
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I honestly don’t know. If I believe you, someone whom I’ve known all my life wants me dead

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
Echoes of Love
by Gina Ardito
Genre: Historical Romance
Royal governess Chesna Dubrow must protect the five-year-old king of Amatia from Napoleon Bonaparte’s invading army. To do so, she’ll be forced to wed one of the emperor’s loyal soldiers. But Pietor Gabris isn’t any soldier. Years ago, he broke Chesna’s heart, forgetting the vows they’d made to love each other forever.
Pietor’s return to Amatia is embroiled in subterfuge. Amidst the deceit surrounding him, he clings to the one truth he cannot ignore: his timeless love for Chesna. Yet confessing what’s in his heart would sentence them both to death. To keep Chesna safe, he must portray the role of traitor, ensuring her animosity continues to blow hot and harsh.
As danger and intrigue swirl around the palace, can Chesna place her faith—and heart—with the one man she swore she’d never forgive?
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old saying goes, if you love something, set it free, and if it is
meant to be, it will return. In Gina Ardito’s historical fiction
novel, she explores the idea of lost love, and bitter-sweet
in the fictional country of Amatia, Chesna is the governess of the
young prince Mikhail, as a means to ease her broken heart. Six years
prior, her childhood sweetheart, Pietor was sent off to Russia, and
soon forgot all about Chesna. However, fate will soon bring the two
lost lovers together again, but under dire circumstances. As
Napoleon’s armies march upon Amatia, Chesna finds herself caught
between loyalty to her country, and what her heart desires.
does a masterful job blending real-life historical events, with a
beautifully crafted love story. She crafts a suspenseful and engaging
narrative, taking readers through historical events, and the inner
conflicts within Chesna, and Pietor. The storytelling is beautifully
done as Ardito explores the concept of long-lost lovers, betrayal,
and learning to follow your heart. The narrative flows in an organic
way, with tension masterfully woven throughout. The dynamics between
Chesna and Pietor is natural, and their relationship is very well
with a tender love story, the author sets up a mystery that Chensa,
and Pietor must unravel before it is too late. Readers will be on the
edge of their seats, as they follow along in the race against time.
Chesna must figure out who to trust, and who she can place her faith
those looking for a suspenseful, yet tender love story, Echoes
of Love
a fantastic historical fiction novel. Gina Ardito is a fantastic
writer, and her novel will pull at your heartstrings, as well as
leave you breathless.


honestly don’t know. If I believe you, someone whom I’ve known
all my life wants me dead. I have nowhere to turn and no one whom I
can trust. I am surrounded by enemies on all sides. Do you have any
idea how that makes me feel?”
I kill houseplants. There. Now you know one of my greatest shames. I’m not boasting. I just figure that if you’re reading this, you’re looking for more than how wonderful life is as a writer. You get enough of that elsewhere. Ditto for political rants, how to lose thirty pounds in a week, and creating gorgeous crafts with nothing more than twine and soup cans. My goal is to connect with you, dear reader, even if you’re not a writer, not a New Yorker, not a mother, not a female. We’re human (unless one of us is a spambot), and what we have in common is flaws. So here are a few more of mine:
I sing all the time. I sing songs most people don’t know–jingles from television, crazy stuff I used to listen to on Dr. Demento, Broadway and movie soundtracks, and I can even bum-bum-bum through instrumental music. I sing in the car. In the shower. While I’m grocery shopping. And I headbop while I sing. When I’m not singing, I talk to myself. Just ignore me and move on. You get used to it after a while.
I don’t eat my vegetables. Seriously. I only started eating salad about ten years ago, but I’d still rather have a cookie.
Given the option, I would live in a mall where I would never have to worry about freezing temperatures or too much sun. I’m extremely fair-skinned and could burn under a 60-watt light bulb.
I can’t sleep without background noise so the television’s on all night. If it’s too dark and too quiet, all I have are my thoughts. And even *I* don’t want to be alone with my thoughts.
Don’t ask me to Zumba, line dance, or march in the parade. I have absolutely no rhythm.
I color outside the lines. Not because I’m a rebel, but because I suck as an artist. My artistic ability is limited to being able to draw Snoopy sleeping on his doghouse. And I don’t even draw that well.
Regrets. I have more than a few.
My favorite activity is sleep, and I’m pretty good at it. I don’t clock a lot of hours, but I can powernap like a Persian cat and rejuvenate within ten minutes.
I consider shopping and dining out excellent therapy for anything wrong in my life.
My feet are always cold. Always. My husband of more than a quarter century claims it’s because I’m an alien sent to Earth to destroy him. (He might be right about that.)
Coming to my house for a visit? Unless you’ve given me plenty of advance notice, be prepared. My floor will not be vacuumed, there will be dishes in my sink, and I only make my bed when I change the sheets once a week (I’m climbing back into it ASAP. Why make it?) Housecleaning is not high on my priority list. Okay, to be totally honest, it’s not on the list at all.
I can resist anything…except ice cream.
Since this is our first date, I figure I’ve revealed enough secrets for now. But if you’ve read this bio and think I might be the author for you, pick up one of my books or stalk my website:
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Dragon fantasy and romance collide in this series of a coming of age wizard and his many trials

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020


Knights of the Dragon
Of Knights and Wizards Book 1
by A.J. Gallant
Genre: Epic Fantasy
In a fantasy land full of knights, dragons, kingdoms and wars, a boy is transformed into a sorcerer before his time.
To save his kingdom he must learn fast, but not a single spell has worked for him. As he sleepwalks, he conjures, driving people away from him and even transforming his father – the king – into a chicken. It might be too dangerous for King Darrius to allow his son to remain in Leeander.
He’s a Tarcranian Wizard of the highest power, and distracted enough without a female to grab his attention. But Raina’s beautiful face captures him, and after Marcus befriends one of the dragons, she discovers his quandary.
And so the adventure begins.
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Knights of the Wizard
Of Knights and Wizards Book 2
Young Marcus is trying hard to become a respectable sorcerer, but he’s failing miserably… and casting spells while he sleepwalks doesn’t help either. But will he really be banished from his own kingdom?
Meanwhile, a grey dragon awakens from a four-hundred-year nap and discovers that there is a new and powerful wizard in existence – and that he just might be a danger to him. Ash must be killed.
With the Dwagord residing on the other side of the mountain range, never before able to venture into Leeander’s part of the world, their wizards have finally blown their way through the mountain, and are planning to conquer everyone and everything. But to the Dwagord, this new land is as puzzling as it is fascinating, with much more magic than exists in their homeland.
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Knight of the Sword
Of Knights and Wizards Book 3
Marcus still hasn’t mastered his powers, he’s not the suave and in control wizard he would like to be. Now poor Marcus is now contending with courting and try as he may, is fumbling around in the dark, trying to win his lady’s favor. How long will Raina wait for his full attention? Is she being too demanding? Marcus has been warned that he must find and keep the Staff of Herding, a powerful magical tool for its owner out of the hands of three dark sorcerers. But is it too late? Who is the guardian that protects this staff? How can anyone get past such a powerful protector who has hidden it away deep where no one would dare to look.
Meanwhile, in a dragon cave, a young and powerful dragon wizard is growing into his powers, but what does he have to do with Marcus? In a world filled with magic, will their paths cross again? A powerful sword, that can only be handled by the pure of soul has become a quest for Princess Alexa as she sets off on a deadly quest to retrieve this sword and bring it home as a gift. Can the sword help win back the stolen staff? Will Marcus finally come into his own and get a handle on his magic or will evil overtake the world?
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Knights of the Full Moon
Of Knights and Wizards Book 4
“A.J. Gallant is back and Knights of the Full Moon has got to be right up there as one of his best medieval fantasies to date.”
Who will be transformed into a new sorcerer? Who will perish?
The source of magic is releasing an excessive amount of magical ingredients into the world with dire consequences. Never before seen monsters, dragons with no wings and whales floating up and out of the sea. Marcus and his dragon friend who’s also a sorcerer tried but failed to contain the source.
What will happen to this magical world now?
An epic fantasy of sword and sorcery, medieval adventure, romance, and magic. Sprinkled with humor. Arthurian with lots of twists and turns. Ever changing enchantment makes life a complicated affair.
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Knights of Ash
Of Knights and Wizards Book 5
Dragon fantasy and romance collide in this series of a coming of age wizard and his many trials and tribulations of suddenly being thrown into the wizarding world. A medieval world of dragons, wizards and wizards and of course knights. Did I mention talking dragons? And one dragon in particular that bonds with Marcus which is unheard of in this land. A wonderful series of great and unpredictable adventure.
Marcus always thought that dragons were at the top of the food chain, but crunchers are moving into the area and they kill dragons. The Tar-Cranian Wizard cannot imagine his land without dragons, but even the sorcerers, including Raina and Ash may have enough experience to stop them.
And Marcus must journey to the Upside-Down forest to replenish his magical ingredients, but at more than five hundred leagues away the chances of returning are not good.
Meanwhile, a hunter named Shaun has eyes for the woman that lives across from him, but his father is ready to sell her.
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A. J. Gallant is the best selling author of several books, including Knights of the Dragon (of Knights and Wizards series) and Dracula Hearts series, the first book in the series is Dracula: Hearts of Stone.
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What is she supposed to do now?)
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When we don’t make the right decisions, the guilt may be overwhelming, but it takes courage to continue

Monday, June 1st, 2020


I’m a retired high school English teacher. A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds—Ancient Egypt, Medieval Wales, and coming soon, a hair-raising adventure through ancient worlds in search of 5 rare Phoenix Feathers.

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Their friendship put him in harm’s way. Will it be enough to save him? 

Across the dark water to the land of ancient Gaul, renegades take Cedwyn and the littl’uns farther from home and rescue.

Led by her heart rather than her head and without any thought for her safety, fifteen-year-old Guinevere sets out alone to save Cedwyn. And if she fails…?

Eleven-year-old Cedwyn’s trust in Guinevere is absolute. But will his sacrifice to save her and protect the littl’uns end with the loss of his own life? 

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When we don’t make the right decisions, the guilt may be overwhelming, but it takes courage to continue.
Guinevere stood back, away from the other knights, while Arthur and Merlyn negotiated with the sea people. She glanced from time to time at Cedwyn’s father, but he ignored her as did the others. She approached the small group of knights hoping to talk with Sir Derwyn.
As imposing as Brynwyn, Cedwyn’s father towered over her. His shirt, covering his battle gambeson, made him appear bigger and more fearful. She had just opened her mouth when his stare prevented her from speaking. His words were not comforting.
“Lady Guinevere, do not say a word. For as long as I’ve known you, which has been your whole life, you have always been headstrong. No,” he said raising his hand, “don’t say anything. I know this isn’t all your fault, however, that doesn’t change the fact that now my son, my only son, my heir, has been taken prisoner, and is somewhere across that dark water in the land of Gaul.” He paused trying to find his words. “I don’t know whether we’ll find him, or if we do, whether he will be alive or dead. I do know Brynwyn will never forgive me if I don’t bring him back safe.”
“I’m so sorry, Sir Derwyn.” Not finding herself silenced, she continued, “I never meant for this to happen. I tried…”
“I’m sure you did, but had you done as you were told in the beginning, we would not be standing here now.” He paused again, weighing his words. “You may be our future queen, but right now you are just a stubborn princess who believes she can do what she wants without any consequences. And that, young lady, is not true. You must have some qualities that enlisted the loyalty of my son, but those escape me. I only hope that my son, and your friend, is not lost to us forever.” With that he turned from the group and went to stand alone.
The ache in her chest grew. Guinevere struggled to breathe, to remain standing. Guilt washed over her threatening to drown her and put an end to her life. Never had she ever felt such a weight.
Oh, my Lady, do not let the words of a hurt father crush you. Sir Derwyn blames himself as much as you. You see, the loyalty his son has to you is no different from the loyalty he has to your father. He is proud of Cedwyn, but he is also afraid. Stay strong, Guinevere.


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Can one Sorceress, two Draggons, four warriors, and a god crush this evil influence from existence?

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
False Gods
The Prophet Trilogy Book 1
by Don Newton
Genre: Epic Fantasy
How many gods do you really need? Erador has more than its share…
In a strange multiverse ruled by magic and immortals, the last remaining souls, fleeing the destruction of Earth, struggle to survive. The Draggons want them dead. The gods want more power. But the humans want to live, and there’s only one sorceress who can make that happen. The fate of humanity is in her hands – so, no pressure…
Gods always want more power…
The Civil War fractured their world, and the gods just made it worse. Now their followers are split into four separate factions, and they all hate each other. Riots and bombings force further divisions among them, and the leaders are at a loss about what to do. Most of them, anyway.
Heroes are sometimes girls…
Alisha Callus rose through the sorceress ranks, mastering the Orphic currents and learning to bend space and reality to her will. Now, she’s the last Adeptus Supreme on Erador, and she has to kill a god. But she’s not sure she can.
Gods don’t like to be killed… 
But sometimes, they deserve it.
Can one Sorceress, two Draggons, four warriors, and a god crush this evil influence from existence? Follow this ragtag band of heroes on an epic quest to free their world from an immortal’s vicious grasp. Who knows, they might do it…
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The Prophet Trilogy Book 2
Revenge is always sweeter face to face… 
The false god, Zaril, died in a blazing bolt of light, victim to the wrath of an Adeptus Supreme. Now, it’s Kat’s turn for some payback. All she can see through the red tinge of hate that fills her eyes is the face of her lover’s killer. The fact that he’s also her father barely weighs on her mind. He chose his side, and now he’ll pay for his decision.
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The Prophet Trilogy Book 3
The Draggon King, Darkonus, died at the hands of his daughter – the cold steel of her dagger taking his life, and the void-wraith trapped within sucking his soul away. Now Kat has ascended to the Draggon throne and become their Queen.
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The Trial of Sa’riya
Prelude to The Prophet Trilogy
Draggons are the worst…
The war with the Draggons is raging, and only the battle-hardened Na’Geena warriors can stand against them. They have the weapons that can kill them, and the Griffins they ride are the mortal enemies of the lizards. There’s a chance they could be defeated, but they have allies in the Eradorians, and a secret mission could turn the tide and destroy the Draggon King. Only a god can make it work. But will he help?
Ok, her twin sister was killed, but it was an accident…
When the Carolonian sun exploded, Zi’anna was caught in the blast-wave, and even her immortality and the powers of the K’Pa couldn’t save her from certain death. Now, the immortal’s Elder Council wants her sister, Sa’riya, to pay for that loss, with her life… But not all of them…
Follow along as the trial unfolds. Will they find her guilty? Would you? 
“When you know the right question to ask, the answer will be obvious.” – Yin, The positive aspect
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Don Newton is a writer and armchair philosopher, author of the science fantasy trilogy “The Prophet”, and short stories too numerous to count. Don has been in love with science fiction and fantasy his entire life. The first alternate world he created was the result of a sixth-grade essay assignment, and he’s been hooked ever since. That world has grown and transformed into an entire multi-verse of possibilities to explore. Don’s not just a writer though, he has hobbies too: like making up funnier lyrics to popular songs. He sings them to himself when no one’s around—especially in the car. Don has a degree in Nursing and he’s a certified Paramedic. Six years in the Army sent him to places as diverse as Hawaii and Germany, where he was awarded the Army Achievement Medal for conduct above and beyond the call of duty. Having lived in nine different states and two foreign countries, he now calls the desert southwest home.
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Deer Among Wolves’ is book 1 in ‘A World in Ruin’, a series of action-packed and intriguing tales of life after the apocalypse 

Friday, March 27th, 2020


Deer Among Wolves
A World in Ruin Book 1
by Rebecca Fernfield
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Survival
An extinction-level plague was only the beginning
Sixteen years have passed since an unstoppable plague ripped through the world killing billions.
A few desperate, mis-matched groups of men, women, and children found their way to a small town and learned how to survive, then thrive.
Now death is stalking them once more!
Newly appointed First Officer, Jude Sinclair, is under pressure when death follows a group of struggling survivors into town.
As the townsfolk sicken then die after a short, painful illness, Jude is desperate to learn how to stop the disease and save the town from extinction.
Deacon Carlisle lost everyone he loved to the plague and then ruthless survivors, now all he wants is to protect his new family and escape the infected town, but the unthinkable happens when his son disappears.
With the sickness claiming lives, and the boy missing, Jude and Deacon must rely on their own ingenuity to discover the truth, and save everyone they love.
Does Jude have what it takes to protect the town from its invisible enemy?
Can Deacon rise to the challenge of saving his son?
What is the truth behind the deaths and the boy’s disappearance?
‘Deer Among Wolves’ is book 1 in ‘A World in Ruin’, a series of action-packed and intriguing tales of life after the apocalypse.
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British author, Rebecca Fernfield, is a lapsed medievalist who spends her days plotting the overthrow of evil regimes and devising intricate plans to rescue their victims. She’s also given to flights of fancy about the end of the world and what she’d do if supermarkets suddenly ran out of chocolate, wine and other essentials. She lives among the flatlands of the Humber estuary where Vikings and Saxons once fought and where, sometimes, on foggy mornings, you can still hear the echoes of clashing swords.
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