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by Y.I. LeeIrene, a gifted young artist, always paints with a mirror strategically positioned behind her, as an aid with perspective. As she puts the finishing touches to her latest painting, and studies its reflection in the mirror. She is shocked to see an extremely tall man, half hidden by the trees staring back at her. Irene had not placed a figure in the painting. So who was he? Where did he come from? When she examines the canvas, there is no one there! Puzzled and a little apprehensive, Irene tu... more
by Paul E. HorsmanMuus’ fateful journey as the Shardheld nears its end. After braving the dangers of the desolate Sea of Rom, he and his friends reach the Empire of the Baljaren. Here, he decides to slip away decides to slip away from his friends and finish his fateful journey alone. In the dead of night, he leaves the Imperial palace for the fast naval galley that will bring him across the sea to Gaul. From there he plans to cross the Barrier Alps into Falrom and seek for the Kalmanir stone he must revitalize.... more
by Katrina Archer
Untalented, a stain on her family's honor. Orphaned and barred from the Guilds, she has nowhere to go when her Talent fails to emerge.
Brother-in-law to the king. Thwarted in his ambitions, he'd do anything to usurp the throne. And he finds just the scandal he needs when he unearths Saroya's hidden pedigree.
The Kingdom of Veyle
Where all power flows to the Talented, and where the Guilds ... more
by Janet McNulty
Book 1 of 4 (Solaris Saga)
Every myth has a beginning.
After escaping the destruction of her home planet, Lanyr, with the help of the mysterious Solaris, Rynah must put her faith in an ancient legend. Never one to believe in stories and legends, she is forced to follow the ancient tales of her people: tales that also seem to predict her current situation.
Forced to unite with four unlikely heroes from an unknown planet (the philosopher, the warrior,... more
by J.L. McCreedyThe average ten-year-old girl seldom travels far from home. She doesn't worry about being kidnapped by witches or imprisoned in medieval castles where children meet their unspeakable demise. She rarely gives thought to curses, potions and magic. She certainly is not risking life and limb to decipher ancient rites and lost treasures.... But Liberty Frye is about to discover that she is not just an average girl. When a cryptic note from long-lost relatives arrives one day, the news it bri... more
by Michael C Bailey
The world is full of magic…and it wants the Hero Squad dead. Winter in Kingsport heats up when the necromancer Black Betty comes to town, on the hunt for the Libris Infernalis, a legendary book of dark magic with the power to raise hell on Earth...literally. Facing power beyond their understanding, the Hero Squad turns to the Protectorate’s resident sorceress for help, but the mysterious Dr. Enigma seems to have an agenda of her own. Is she on the side of angels, or is she a devi... more
by Michael C Bailey
It was the worst summer of Carrie Hauser’s life, and the weirdest: it was the summer her parents announced they were getting divorced, and when a dying alien passed on to her his fantastic superhuman abilities.
All Carrie wants now is to settle into her new home in Kingsport and get her life back to something resembling normal – but that won’t be easy when her secret is discovered by a group of teenage super-hero wannabes, who need her help to discover why e... more
by Justus R. Stone
Tyler Drake uses video games as an escape. His latest obsession is the MMORPG Revelations, that lets players choose the side of Heaven or Hell in a war for the hearts and souls of humanity.
When events from the game appear to bleed into the real world, Tyler begins to question his gameplay decisions.
Because if the game is real, he has committed terrible evil.
And Hell owns his soul.
by Judy Probus
Three seemingly normal children struggling to overcome their own personal issues are summoned to save a hidden planet in peril, the ImagiNation. The kids and Zhii, the daughter of the alien planet's benevolent ruler, must embark on a wild adventure to collect and restore the all-powerful crystal heart in order to have any chance of defeating their evil adversaries in an impending battle to take over the world.
by Teddy Jacobs
by Rachel MorganProtecting humans from dangerous magical creatures is all in a day's work for a faerie training to be a guardian. Seventeen-year-old Violet Fairdale knows this better than anyone--she's about to become the best guardian the Guild has seen in years. That is, until a cute human boy who can somehow see through her faerie glamour follows her into the fae realm. Now she's broken Guild Law, a crime that could lead to her expulsion. The last thing Vi wants to do is spend any more time with the boy ... more
by Beth BrownFourteen-year-old Ellis has been living with her grandmother for as long as she can remember. For Ellis, every year is a new town, a new house, a new school. Every year is spent wondering about the next year, never any closer to discovering her purpose in life, making lasting friendships, or learning about the parents she lost when she was four. . . . Until this year. . . . This year, Ellis starts Ida May High School where she meets Starling. Like many Ida May students, Starling’s parents work f... more
by Erik Daniel Shein
A year has passed since the Monsterjunkie family has opened up their mysterious, macabre estate to a few trusted souls. But Crow and his sister Indigo face new challenges, including random acts of cruelty and harassment, a secret trauma that haunts Crow, and a shocking crisis with a close friend as they seek sanctuary in the most unexpected and unusual places. The Monsterjunkies continue their ancestral legacy in the world of cryptozoology, and delight in their quirky, mystical, and charming ... more
by Valentina CanoThe day Anne Tinning turns seventeen, birds fall from the sky. But that's hardly the most upsetting news. She's being dismissed from the home she's served at since she was a child, and shipped off to become the newly hired parlor maid for a place she's never heard of. And when she sees the run-down, isolated house, she instantly knows why: There's something wrong with Rosewood Manor. Staffed with only three other servants, all gripped by icy silence and inexplicable bruises, and inhabited by a y... more
by J.P. Cianci
Dayanara Kenna can survive a night with some of the worst man-eating plants conjured to life by man. She knows what do when a sea dragon rises from the crystalline ocean waters near her isolated village.
But when she discovers a young man setting himself on fire outside her village boundaries, she realizes there is a lot she still doesn't know about the volcano-ravaged world around her.
Her search for answers takes her on a wild adventure where she encounters new friends... more
by John EatonStavross D’Vinn is the quintessential young farm boy in love with the prettiest, and richest girl in town. His dark fate is sealed after a harmless prank goes terribly awry and he is expelled from the only home he’s ever known. Far to the south, Tynaul and his friends search for the location of the elusive Banereaver, an ancient sword that was once the symbol of power for the Arcanian Sorcerer-Kings. But the Arcanian Empire is crumbling; greed, sloth and corruption are tearing it apart. Gene... more