Children of War: an anthology to support the children of Ukraine

When Russia invaded Ukraine, fourteen authors came together to make a difference and raise awareness about the experiences of children trapped in war. This multi-genre anthology is the result. All proceeds of this book are being donated to Voices of Children Foundation in Ukraine, an aid organization that supports the psychological healing of children suffering war-related PTSD.

Meet Astrid V.J.

Astrid V.J. is a South African fantasy author who writes transformation fiction: exploring our human capacity to transform our lives and achieve success in the face of adversity. Elena Shelest is an author of historical and contemporary fantasy with a message of hope and guaranteed happy endings. The name is Katz. Daan Katz. Looking for breathtaking stories packed with trauma and suffering? Look no further. Daan’s got you covered! C Phillip writes action-packed historical fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy books with a generous helping of romance, suspense and strong female leads. I. Vélez is a Puerto Rican author of steamy paranormal and fantasy romances. Light and darkness are always clashing in her works to show you nothing is as it seems. Susan Stradiotto writes fantasy for New Adult and later Young Adult audiences, with storylines enjoyable for adults too. Themes focus mostly on relationships of all kinds, family situations, coming of age, and finding oneself or one’s destiny. Darrah Steffen is a young adult fantasy author with stories of good triumphing over evil and characters you can’t help but love. MJ Krause-Chivers is a Christian historical fiction author who also writes Christian non-fiction penned as Miranda J. Chivers. Her themes include mental health, coming of age and difficult relationships. Joan T. Seko is a Japanese-American historical fiction author. Her stories are a collection of Victorian historical romance, feudal Japan, the Holocaust, American history, etc. Nandita Pant Joshi writes stories and poetry about things close to her heart – strong female characters, the will to keep fighting and a message of hope even amidst the most adverse circumstances. C. Borden is a Christian Fiction and Fantasy Author from the US whose works illuminate the facets of faith and of human nature: the good, the evil, and everything in between. Whenever historical drama fiction author Lauren Lee Merewether visits a place seemingly untouched by time, an emotionally intense family saga is born soon after. J.C. Seal writes a unique blend of fantasy, mythology, paranormal and romance in a way that makes you believe this could all be true.

APOCALYPSE ONLINE: An Apocalyptic Litrpg Adventure (Bargain Book)

At first everyone thought it was a game…

But aliens have arrived and they are turning people into fertilizer.

Brad and Sam are gamers and when they started playing the hot new game Apocalypse Online they had no idea that the game was a preview of reality! With the help of a benevolent alien AI and nanotechnology, our heroes will have a chance to survive the apocalypse. They just have to survive, level up and find other survivors.

Jake is no gamer. But when he finds out aliens have arrived, he’ll do anything to protect his little sister Sam.

Will they be able to grow strong enough for the second wave or will they become alien plant food?

APOCALYPSE ONLINE is a litrpg/gamelit post-apocalypse fantasy series filled with action, adventure, aliens and snarky AIs.

If you are a fan of System Apocalypse, Defiance of the Fall, or the Sun Shadow series, you’ll love Apocalypse Online!


Meet Robyn Wideman

Best Selling Author Robyn Wideman writes fantasy, from teen sword and sorcery books like Stoneblood Saga, to gamelit and litrpg series like Darkthorn Academy and New Realm Online.

Roll For Initiative

Game night will never be the same again for Terry, Jewel, Mandy, and Morgan.

The role-playing gamers thought they were getting together for a gaming session. Now they’ve been summoned into another reality.

One that looks and feels an awful lot like the games they’re used to playing.

But this is no game, and the Power that brought them here has plunged the players into a life or death battle. They must defeat their enemies and escape the dungeon, or die trying.

When the game becomes all too real, it’s time to roll the dice and play for keeps.

Can they forge a strong enough team to win through the challenges to come? Or will the Tomb of Malevolent Evil destroy them and doom this new world to darkness?

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She Steals Justice

Indie Ink Awards 2022 Nominee Perfect for fans of J.Elle’s Wings of Ebony, Kaylynn Bayron’s The Poison Heart, and the hit show Lucifer, J. Clark infuses the unexplored combination of comic book style archery, the fierce power of plants, a pinch of alluring romance, and the perfect blend of vigilantism and Black Girl Magic into one fantastical tale of female empowerment, social justice, and self-discovery. She Steals Justice is a powerful urban retelling of the Robin Hood legend set in the American South—from an author who knows the area intimately. In this adult fantasy book Robyn Carter can’t stand her sister’s boyfriend—and for good reason. His mistreatment of her has Robyn’s patience wearing thin with each misstep. When her sister becomes pregnant, however, Robyn’s fight becomes more than just about her sister’s safety. She fights for her family, other victims, and the less fortunate in her Black Southern community—vigilante style. Her Robin Hood days take her down a spiraling rabbit hole filled with more questions than answers. She starts uncovering a supernatural side of herself she never knew existed. Blindly, she descends hoping to uncover hidden truths. To the reader: This book contains scenes that may depict, mention, or discuss abusive relationship, blood, cheating, death, misogyny, murder, physical abuse, poisoning, pregnancy, racism, sexism, violence. Please read with caution, and protect your mental health as needed.

Meet J. Clark

Author, training archer, and busy mother J. Clark weaves poetic prose in her novels to keep her sane. Aside from her debut novel her poetry publications include Contemplations of the Faithful, Fall Fancy, and “Barter” in the Poetry Leaves 2020 Anthology. When she’s not writing you can find her gardening, practicing archery, spending time with her daughter, and supporting indie artists. She lives in Georgia with her family.

Illusions: Ravens of Darkness

An ancient cult. A supernatural addiction. A forbidden love.     Evie Willow is terrified of drowning but she’s even more afraid of her own feelings. When the charismatic, telepathic lifeguard, Talon Renwyck, suddenly turns his affections toward her, Evie’s ability to rein in her feelings is threatened. Talon knows a secret which plunges Evie into the deep waters of her hidden emotions.     As she drifts away from the life she knows into Talon’s beckoning arms, Evie learns that Talon is much more than just the handsome guy she’s falling in love with. Caught in a dark and supernatural addiction and tied to a secret cult, Talon is crying out for help. Can Evie save him from himself? Is their love the real deal or is it an illusion? Nothing is what it seems. “A clever, chilling, magical novel.” – Amazon Customer Review Illusions is the first book in the Ravens of Darkness Series. If you like character driven, paranormal romance sagas with a hint of mystery and magic, then you’ll love the Ravens of Darkness Series.

Meet Elle Preston

Elle Preston is the author of the young adult paranormal romance series Ravens of Darkness. Her debut novel, Illusions, is the first in the series. Elle sets her stories on the mystical shores of Lake Michigan. She lives near the Indiana Dunes with her husband, five kids, and a bunch of spoiled furbabies.

Dragon Assassin Academy – Year 1

Humans and dragons are enemies. When I lose my father in one of their ruthless attacks, I’m recruited to go undercover and kill their king. There’s only one problem: Billy. My hot teacher seems to suspect me, or maybe our sizzling attraction is mutual. But if he finds out who I’m a spy, I’m dead!

Meet T.M. Caruana

MBA graduate and ACCA member T.M. Caruana lives in Gibraltar, where she consumes too much coffee and chocolates, but finds it to be just the fuel she needs to pursue her passions. T.M is best known for her paranormal romance and romantic fantasy quests filled with dragon shifters, wolf shifters, and witches! If you like to travel through portals to other worlds, imagine casting spells, or retrieve magical artifacts among the pages of fiction, then you’ll love T.M.’s witty imagination and foreboding prophecies. Start feeling like a Tomb Raiding Bella Swan by subscribing to T. M. Caruana’s newsletter or grabbing one of her novels today. Your life is your dream, -if you can dream it, you can live it-

Journey to the Hopewell Star

★★★★★ GOLD MEDAL WINNER, 2021 READERS’ FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (Young Adult – Sci-Fi)
A mysterious star could bring stability to her world…or lead her to a blistering end.

Quiet and introverted twelve-year-old Sam Sanderson is comfortable living a simple life on her family’s peaceful farm. That is, until a mysterious visitor arrives one night, thrusting her on a formidable and dangerous journey across galaxies.

With little direction and no training manual, her mission is to find the elusive Hopewell Star to save a dying planet. But with time running out, a destructive business mogul tracking her every move, and deadly disasters threatening her community, she’ll have to rely on her wits, courage, and friends to make things right and restore peace to both worlds…all while surviving seventh grade.

From discovering the secret of the Hopewell Star to locating a lost civilization, this book has it all: exhilarating adventures, mystery and intrigue, and fascinating characters—you won’t be able to put it down!

Praise for Journey to the Hopewell Star:

GOLD MEDAL WINNER, 2021 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards
WINNER of the Literary Titan Gold Award (December 2020)
GOLD AWARD RECIPIENT, MOM’S CHOICE AWARDS®
“A RED RIBBON WINNER and highly recommended” – The Wishing Shelf
Book Awards 2020 (UK)
A Must-Have New Brunswick Book of 2020 – Atlantic Books Today
LONGLISTED for The Miramichi Reader’s “The Very Best!” Book Awards 2021

“[A] spellbinding story that is impossible to put down.” – Readers’ Favorite

“A well thought out, entertaining fantasy adventure that works on several levels.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Young adult author Hannah D. State effortlessly blends science fiction and fantasy in Journey to the Hopewell Star, an engaging story featuring an alien culture and a destructive megacorporation that is as enjoyable as it is timely.” – IndieReader (starred review)

“Wonderfully imaginative!” – Cary Caffrey, bestselling author of The Girls From Alcyone

“Five stars for a fine debut novel!” – The Miramichi Reader

“A wonderfully engaging fantasy adventure for YA. Cleverly plotted and totally unique, I’d highly recommend it.” – A ‘Wishing Shelf’ Book Review

“Refreshing…well-written and thoughtful.” – Literary Titan

“A page-turner full of surprises.” – The Prairies Book Review


Meet Hannah D. State

Hannah D. State is a Canadian author. She graduated from McGill University with a BA and earned her MPL from Queen’s University. Hannah is bothered by inequality, violence, greed, complacency, snakes, entering a dark room, and not getting enough sleep. She enjoys writing about strong-willed characters who don’t fit the norm and who overcome great obstacles with perseverance, self-discovery, and help from others. Sometimes Hannah can’t keep up with her characters’ ideas and plans, so she takes breaks, drinks coffee, does yoga and tai chi, and takes nature walks to calm her mind and really listen. Journey to the Hopewell Star is her first novel. You can find her author page on Facebook.

Arkham Anonymous

As you walk into the basement, people sitting in a circle tell stories of cosmic horrors. Stories that cannot and should not be told depict a man stuck inside a never-ending nightmare. The dream filled with horrors embodies; a college student searching for the nameless church only to find oblivion, an assassin sent to kill a demonic rabbit and a young, trans woman kidnapped for sacrifice to an underground cult. The stories defy all comprehension. Welcome to Arkham Anonymous.

Meet Antoinette M Cancelliere

Ani Cancelliere lives in Banshee, PA. She lives with her partner, 6 cats and two bunnies

The Last Sage of Selvus

Matteo isn’t strong or fast or tough. He isn’t particularly popular among his peers. His grades are middling, at best. In fact, the only thing he’s very good at is idling. Out of all the 12-year-olds he knows, he’s memorized the most nursery rhymes, childhood superstitions, and fairy tales. ‘Til now, that skill has never won him favor in life. But when a mysterious, fairy-like stranger appears, he finally sees a chance to make good on all his latent talents. Her name is Vera. She offers a gift: sugar cubes of a magical variety. Vera promises that if the citizens of Matteo’s hometown eat them, all evil and malfeasance will be gone for good. But are her intentions for the city good or evil? And even if he did know, can a little boy convince his town of the truth?

Meet Daniel R. Jones

Daniel R. Jones is a writer from Indianapolis, IN. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Lindenwood University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Bethel College. Previously, he’s had work published in over a dozen journals, newspapers, and magazines, including Aphelion, Black Rabbit Quarterly, Parody Poetry, the South Bend Tribune, In the Bend, The Drabble, Anxious Poets Society, StarLine, and Time of Singing. He was a 2017 nominee for the Rhysling Award with the Speculative Fiction Poetry Association and won an award for best poem in the 2013 edition of Crossings, Bethel College’s Literary Journal. Daniel R. Jones’ first poetry collection, The Wrenching of the Hip That Precedes the Blessing, is now available from Wipf and Stock. You can find it at the publisher’s website or at Amazon. You can find his Amazon Author Page here: https://www.amazon.com/author/danielrjones