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Mara, Gretchen and Ginny take on a conspiracy involving some of the most dangerous people in their world

Friday, May 1st, 2020

 

The Rebels of Caer City
Mara of the League Book 2
by Thomas M. Kane
Genre: Fantasy
Throughout five years at a strict boarding school, Mara has turned to her friend Annie-Rose for comfort. Now Annie has disappeared. Mara teams up with two other students – bold Gretchen and soft-spoken Ginny — to find her missing friend. Together, Mara, Gretchen and Ginny take on a conspiracy involving some of the most dangerous people in their world.
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The Witches of Crannock Dale
Mara of the League Book 1
When an enemy army threatens eleven-year old Mara’s home, she makes up her mind to save her family, one way or another. But when the knights protecting her village arrest her favorite aunt for witchcraft, she discovers that the difference between friend and foe may not be as obvious as she once thought.
This is a story of war and espionage, set in a low fantasy world. It is also about a child getting to know her mother and father in a new way.
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Thomas M. Kane is a fantasy author living high on a wooded hilltop. He taught international relations at a British university for close to twenty years and brings his insights concerning real-life war and politics into his fiction. He takes a character-based approach to writing, paying attention to his protagonists’ personal relationships and inner lives.
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Unlike the elves, who can hide behind their magically protected walls, the other races in Kartania’s kingdoms are drastically affected by the absence of an allied dragonrider

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
Zahara’s
Gift
Bond
of a Dragon Book 1
by
A J Walker
Genre:
YA Fantasy Adventure 
 
A
young man forced into action. A juvenile dragon alone in a new world.
Whispers of a terrible evil returning to power.

 

 

Nineteen-year-old
Anders lived a fairly normal life until the only family he had was
taken away from him. When he finds himself forced to embark on an
action packed adventure, he discovers there is more to the world than
he was told. The magical force that flows within everything around
him becomes revealed. Dragons, elves, orcs, and goblins lurk around
nearly every turn along the path as he pursues his two kidnapped
cousins.

 

 

As
Anders discovers more about his family’s past, he learns of their
involvement in The War of The Magicians and the circumstances leading
up to the attack of his hometown. When Anders is told about his
potential involvement in a prophecy involving dragons and their
powerful magic, he will need to make a difficult decision. Will he
continue to follow the path that is laid out for him or can he make
his own destiny? Will he ever be reunited with his family again? And
if he succeeds, will he ever be able to return to the life he once
knew?

 

 

Bond
of a Dragon: Zahara’s Gift is the first book in an adventure
fantasy series.
 

 

If you like fast-paced adventure novels,
fierce dragons, powerful magic, and a hero fighting for justice, then
you’ll love the fantastic starter in A. J. Walker’s new page
turning series.

 

 

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Secrets
of the Sapphire Soul
Bond
of a Dragon Book 2
 
A
dragon and her rider put to the test. Betrayal among allies. With
Kartania’s fate in the balance, who will take control?

 

 

Anders
knows the war to stop Merglan from reclaiming his grip on the world
is just beginning. With no certainty about where or when Merglan will
attack next, Anders and his companions must take action to stay one
step ahead of the cruel sorcerer and his evil dragon.

 

 

As
he searches for ways to stop Merglan’s domination of their world,
Anders discovers more than he expected. With several nations of
Kartania on the brink of collapse, he must make a difficult decision.
Is the young rider ready to deal with the consequences he’s facing?
Can Anders overcome the odds and unravel the secrets of the sapphire
soul?

 

 

Bond of
a Dragon: Secrets of the Sapphire Soul 
is
the second novel in an adventure fantasy series.

 

 

If
you like gripping suspense, bold dragonriders, and page-turning
action, then you’ll love A J Walker’s latest installment in
the 
Bond of a
Dragon 
series. 

 

 

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of the Sapphire Soul 
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Fall
of the Kings
Bond
of a Dragon Book 3
 
Lost and without
guidance. Merglan’s imperial grip tightens on the free nations.
Venomous magic penetrating the resistant. In the end, all kings must
fall.
With Anders
displaced from the campaign in Southland, he must navigate through
more than just the foreign land he awakes in. The sapphire’s
intoxicating grip has given him more than just a craving for power.
Its tainted magic pushes him closer to the precipice of becoming more
like the evil that he is foretold to destroy. As he attempts to
resist the darkness, Anders must work through his pain and return to
the fight he abandoned so suddenly.
After the allied
armies are forced to disband, the five nations begin to feel the
effects of the dark sorcerer’s imperial rule. With Westland
occupied by foreign invaders and Southland flooded with orcs, the
humans must band together in resistance. Unlike the elves, who can
hide behind their magically protected walls, the other races in
Kartania’s kingdoms are drastically affected by the absence of an
allied dragonrider. Without a united army to combat Merglan’s
expansion, the fate of Kartania hangs in the balance. Can Anders
resist the urges he feels to allow the evil inside? Can he work with
his dragon to gain back what advantage they once had? Will Kirsten
survive long enough to see Westland’s revolt? What will become of
Ivan and those left behind in Southland?
Bond of a Dragon:
Fall of the Kings is the third installment in the Bond of a
Dragon series. This highly suspenseful and emotional tale comes
to a crescendo in the final chapters; don’t miss out on this epic
by A J Walker.
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of Fall of the Kings to continue the dragonrider’s
experience!
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AJ
Walker is a fantasy author whose first works is the Bond of a Dragon
series. Growing up in western Montana and spending most of his time
outdoors has given AJ plenty of adventures to draw from when he’s
creating his stories. AJ Walker is an avid outdoor enthusiast, a
world-class whitewater kayaker, and former wildland firefighter. His
personal experiences, just to name a few, include grizzly bear
encounters in northern Montana, a life-threatening winter survival
experience, and several whitewater rescues. Using the influences from
his many personal adventures, AJ Walker loves to transport readers
into his mythical world of Kartania, where his characters find
themselves embarking on the most epic of journeys. Kartania is home
to magical creatures, bold heroes, and evil sorcerers who are sure to
keep you on the edge of your seat.

 

 

AJ
Walker writes stories inspired by other fantasy authors like his
person favorites Brandon Sanderson and fellow Montanan Christopher
Paolini. Walker aspires to emulate the creativity of these works, and
the works of many other great fantasy writers. AJ’s unique and
exciting personal experiences combined with his wild imagination
create an exciting world that is sure to please anyone who loves
fantasy adventure or fast-paced adventure stories.

 

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When an enemy army threatens eleven-year old Mara’s home, she makes up her mind to save her family, one way or another

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
The
Witches of Crannock Dale
Mara
of the League Book 1
by
Thomas M. Kane
Genre:
Fantasy 
 
When an enemy army
threatens eleven-year old Mara’s home, she makes up her mind to
save her family, one way or another. But when the knights protecting
her village arrest her favorite aunt for witchcraft, she discovers
that the difference between friend and foe may not be as obvious as
she once thought.
This is a story of
war and espionage, set in a low fantasy world. It is also about a
child getting to know her mother and father in a new way.
Goodreads
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Thomas
M. Kane is a fantasy author living high on a wooded hilltop. He
taught international relations at a British university for close to
twenty years and brings his insights concerning real-life war and
politics into his fiction. He takes a character-based approach to
writing, paying attention to his protagonists’ personal relationships
and inner lives.
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“We were evil once and the gods are still punishing us…”

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

 

Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. 
 
Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood. He also has a passion for caving, urban archeology, taking pictures of clouds, and architecture. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their four dogs.

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Three books in one:
The Dead Held Hands
The Machine
The Temple of the Exploding Head
Starfarers and explorers, the League
settled on Kana thousands of years ago. They found it to be a paradise, a
perfect, virtually uninhabited planet waiting just for them in the cradle of
space.
Lovely Kana … it was too good to be
true …
But, all was not as it seemed.
Simmering beneath the ground was a demented god who had soaked Kana in blood
for untold ages, luring in victims, lying to them, and rejoicing in their
suffering as they died at the hands of his dark angels.
And there will be blood again … From
his Temple in the ground, the Horned God stirs.
When Lord Kabyl of Blanchefort, a
young man troubled by the weight of the world, dares give his heart to a girl
from a mysterious ancient household, one that pre-dates the League itself, he
comes to know the shadows of the past that hover over her.
He comes to know of the Horned God,
and for love he is destined to face him. All roads lead to the Temple of the
Exploding Head, a place of evil and death, rooted in the ancient past, but also
tied to the distant future.
“We were evil once,” she said, “and
the gods are still punishing us…”

 

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She
began having visions when she was five years old. All of her kind had visions,
and hers were especially vivid. She could see the future, and she didn’t want
to. Many of her family saw their deaths in their visions, at the hands of the
demons, and they crumpled up in sadness and waited for it to happen—waited for
the end to come. She watched one of her brothers waste away in such a state.
She went to her grandmother and pleaded
“Why, why does this have to be?”
And her grandmother calmed her as only she could and said: “Nothing has
to be. Nothing is indelibly etched. If you see bad future, or you see a
darkness coming, then make it better. Keep your head clear and fight for what
you want, as I have done. How do you think I’ve lasted so long?”
Her aunts and uncles didn’t like that sort of talk. What sort of thing
was that to tell a child? Filling her head with dreams and impossibilities.
Their motto was simpler and much more stark: Live your life while you can and
hope for the best, and, when the end comes, let your head swarm and take you to
places where there is no pain and sadness, where the demons can’t hurt you.
As if such a place could exist.  
 
–Lady Sammidoran learning the
brutality of the world.
 

 

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The only problem is that I must defeat the darkness before it swallows both of our worlds

Sunday, October 20th, 2019
Beware
the Violet
The
Eulogimenoi Series Book 1
by
Maria Vermisoglou
Genre:
YA Fantasy 
Discovering
supernatural creatures are real is one thing but learning I have
powers and learning to use them is quite a feat.

 

My
name is Violet Webb. I live in a small town that nearly worships
Halloween but I hate it. I can’t wait until I graduate and get as far
as I can from that silliness.

 

Everything
changed when I followed the white rabbit. I ended up in a Realm full
of vampires, fairies, witches and every creature possible.

 

 

Oh,
Did I mention Jacques?

 

The
hot shapeshifter with the French accent that makes me see rabbits
everywhere?

 

 

Now
what?

 

 

Some
bloody lady of Fate gave me a prophecy to get home. The only problem
is that I must defeat the darkness before it swallows both of our
worlds.

 

 

Can
I go through without making the ultimate sacrifice?

 

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Librarian.
Reader. Writer. Reviewer.

 

 

Maria
Vermisoglou is an International Bestselling fantasy author

Librarian.
Reader. Writer. Reviewer.

and she
loves throwing her heroes into impossible situations. She draws
inspiration from books, travels and…the ceiling. (So, blame the
ceiling!)

 

 

She
started writing 4 years ago when an idea came to her. That idea
started all…

 

When
she’s not writing, she loves a good riding on the fantasy dragon but
a book can also be exciting along with a cup of tea.

 

She’s
currently residing in Crete as a librarian, battling monsters and
supernatural creatures from overcoming the world.

 

 

In
July 2018, she was nominated as the second place winner in the First
Annual Indie Awards as the Favourite New Female Author.

 

 

 

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Little did I know that those ten weeks at Chanute Air Force Base, would haunt my soul to this very day

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood, he also has a passion for caving, urban archeology and architecture. His highly imaginative “League of Elder” book series is published by Loconeal Publishing


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In 1992 an aimless young man decided to serve his country and joined the Air National Guard. To complete his training, he was sent to venerable Chanute Air Force Base in the flats of Illinois to learn how to turn wrenches on jet engines. It was a place brimming with history, a place he soon
grew to love.
Soon thereafter, Chanute closed its doors forever, becoming a modern ruin in the years that followed, taking the young man’s heart with it.
This humorous, witty and occasionally ribald memoir details the experience of one of the last Airmen to pass through the hallowed gates of Chanute Air Force Base, and how the experience haunts him to this very day.

 

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–Little did I know that those ten weeks I would spent at Chanute Air Force Base, the American Timbuktu on the plains in its last dying days and destined to become a modern ruin, would haunt my soul to this very day.
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Twilight’s Ashes as Heaven Fades book one by Auler Ivis-readersfavorite.com

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

This is a totally entertaining book for adults. I say adults because they should have the patience to go through it and love it. There is nothing against a young adult reading it, only that is written in a way to help you savor every detail and the youth of today want to skim through too quickly to really enjoy it.

As the story line begins we are introduced to one of the main characters, (more…)

Deirdra Eden Coppel a fantasy author’s interview.

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Deirdra is a fresh new YA author with a strong voice and a passion for creative marketing in a changing literary world. She works full time as a professional writer and illustrator. In 2009 she began creating animation for e-books.

Using a combination of history, mythology and fantasy Deirdra has spent (more…)