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The Light Arises, C. S. Wachter
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The Light Arises

Rayne must face the darkness within himself, accept his calling as Light Bringer of the One, and find the golden-haired girl from his dream.
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“The Light Arises will leave readers craving the next word for the next world.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Dagger's Sleep, Tricia Mingerink

Dagger’s Sleep

In a land of mountains, canoes, and fairy tales, one princess races to wake the sleeping high prince in this gender-swapped Sleeping Beauty retelling.
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The 49th Mystic, Ted Dekker
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The 49th Mystic

Rachelle Matthews begins to dream of another world so real that she wonders if Earth might only be a dream.
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“Fans of Dekker’s Circle Series will enjoy the new episode’s bewilderingly breathless twists and turns . . .” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Story Peddler, Lindsay A. Franklin
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The Story Peddler

In a world where art is magic, one storyteller gets more than she bargained for when her stories spiral out of control and accuse the king of treason.
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“This story spins a perfect array of delightful characters living with complex magical abilities in a truly unique world.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Chronicle of the Three: Eden Sword, Tabitha Caplinger

The Chronicle of the Three: Eden Sword

In this final installment of The Chronicle of the Three, light and darkness collide as Zoe discovers there is more than one battlefield in this war.
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The Rejected Princess, Katie Clark
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The Rejected Princess

If Roanna is to save herself and her future, she must stall her marriage and squelch the growing rebellion—all while discovering how deeply her power runs.
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“Katie Clark has fashioned a cozy political thriller braided with thoughtful ambiguity and adorned with romance.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The White Forest, Aviya Carmen

The White Forest

A fallen kingdom and a cursed forest await the arrival of their true savior and prince.
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Rhats!, Kerry Nietz

Rhats!

A naive man-sized rat goes on a space adventure.
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Diondray's Discovery, Marion Hill

Diondray’s Discovery

Diondray Azur never questioned his regular life. But everything changes when he learns that the true history of his family and his world isn’t what he was taught.
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Diondray's Journey, Marion Hill

Diondray’s Journey

Can Diondray and his five companions interpret the ancient text that will heal two opposing peoples and unite Kammbia forever?
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Blessings and Trials, Thomas Davidsmeier

Blessings and Trials

In a world where Fallen Angels walk the earth, a few faithful use their amazing blessings to hold out against the darkness.
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Strength, Lauren H. Salisbury

Strength

In an Esarelian court rife with intrigue and prejudice, the Ra’hon’s daughter will need powerful allies to help protect her adopted human son.
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Cadence, Dianne J. Wilson

Cadence

Kai is determined to reverse the damage of dark Affinity training, but his plans are thrown into chaos by the appearance of a mysterious pendant.
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The Lightningfall, Steve Rzasa
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The Lightningfall

To stop an empire from burying the world under ice, Bowen must assemble a disparate cloudship crew and traverse the isle-filled skies.
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“Rzasa’s first-person, present-tense delivery proves surprisingly versatile . . .” — Lorehaven Magazine
Phoenix Fire, S. D. Grimm

Phoenix Fire

When life changes overnight for Ava, she’ll have to fight harder than ever to keep the family and love she never thought she could have.
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The Seer, Erin R. Howard

The Seer

The last of the Seer’s bloodline hangs in the balance as two estranged demon and angel brothers are forced to work together to save a girl’s life.
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Experiment 93, R. S. Burghardt
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Experiment 93

Thomas knows the girl that he’s just met isn’t human—and she needs his help.
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“Good storytelling mechanics. . . . A light and enjoyable read.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Courage, Lauren H. Salisbury

Courage

In a galaxy where Esarelian rule is absolute, one woman defies the empire in order to save her son’s life.
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The Sorcerer's Bane, C. S. Wachter
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The Sorcerer’s Bane

Raised in darkness, called by light, a young slave boy challenges the might of a demonic sorcerer.
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“C. S. Wachter flings thematic windows open to sunlight and storms.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Castaways, Jes Drew
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Castaways

When four youths are cast away on an apparently deserted island, they begin to realize they might not be so alone after all.
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“Younger readers will take delight in this light, sweet tale.” — Lorehaven Magazine

Common

One person knows of the plot against the royal family and cares enough to try to stop it—the servant girl they banished.
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Walker's Vale, John J. Zelenski

Walker’s Vale

James Cooper, his wife Maria, and their four year-old autistic daughter soon discover that the ideal life they wanted comes with a steep price.
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The Last Runner, Shaun Stevenson

The Last Runner

A teenage boy, enslaved to run jobs for the elite, must face the world of Abra, where monsters run free, Queens rule like iron, and death is only a breath away.
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The Tremblers, Raquel Byrnes
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The Tremblers

Branded as traitors, Ashton and Charlotte brave the treacherous floating sky ports of Outer City to hunt down an elusive inventor.
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“Crack open this rip-roaring tale of post-apocalyptic steampunk peril.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Pirate Princess, K. R. Martin

The Pirate Princess

When her throne is taken, a girl turns pirate to save her people.
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Amber Eyes, S. D. Grimm

Amber Eyes

The hunted Feravolk are counting on Jayden, a dagger-wielding, storm-detecting orphan to save their race.
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The Æglet's Answer, Timothy Michael Hurst

The Æglet’s Answer

Experience the impact of walking by the Spirit on a world under demonic oppression.
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Freedom's Heroes, Celesta Thiessen

Freedom’s Heroes

Two couples are forced into marriage, tasked with saving everyone, and sent away on the former prison starship, Freedom.
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Keeper of Shadows, Bridgett Powers
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Keeper of Shadows

To save the Seven Lands from the Shadow Mist and its keeper, a teacher with limited vision must overcome a curse of chronic pain.
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“. . . This gentle, imaginative fantasy has magic of its own.” — Lorehaven Magazine
White Owl: The Adventures of Fiona Clark, Book 1, Hans Erdman

White Owl: The Adventures of Fiona Clark, Book 1

If Fiona Bridget Yaleria-Clark can return to Kildare Abbey, she will gain prophesied power to defeat the Dark Druid.
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The Awful Truth About Forgetting, L. Jagi Lamplighter

The Awful Truth About Forgetting

When Rachel runs afoul of the hidden force hiding these terrible secrets, she must face her most desperate hour yet.
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Burning Rose, Hope Ann

Burning Rose

An age of unrest explodes into a war that touches the lives of a dedicated sister, a young wingmaster, and a pardoned rebel, changing their lives forever.
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Bramblewild, Audie Thacker
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Bramblewild

A halfling man joins the trade caravans and travels across his world, meeting friends and making enemies.
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“Despite its occasional slowness, Bramblewild is an engaging journey with a comforting end.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Rise of Aredor, Claire M. Banschbach
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The Rise of Aredor

A prince must escape slavery in a foreign land and return home to free his country from his former master.
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“With action and intrigue reminiscent of a Robin Hood story . . . Claire M. Banschbach spins an enjoyable, worthwhile adventure of wartime courage.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Tower of Refuge, Lauren Lynch

The Tower of Refuge

Facing his own mortality, a young man leads a group of friends on a life-altering journey in an attempt to steal time.
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Summoner, S. D. Grimm

Summoner

Allie accidentally summons a soul who wants more than Allie is willing to give. And the boy next door could be the key to saving her.
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The Armoire

A young woman comes to realize her life’s purpose through discovering a secret in her grandmother’s armoire.
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Kristian's War, Peter Wisan
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Kristian’s War

When a stranger directs him to take a new path, Kristian begins the journey of a lifetime towards a distant King who is rumored to solve all problems.
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“Imagine if John Bunyan sought the help of John Rambo in writing an updated version of The Pilgrim’s Progress . . .” — Lorehaven Magazine
Walking on the Sea of Clouds, Gray Rinehart
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Walking on the Sea of Clouds

Two pioneering couples are determined to survive and succeed in this near-future technological drama of the first permanent lunar colony.
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“This novel’s style is literary, its pacing episodic, its science hard as a vacuum.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Earthcore Book 1: RotoVegas, Grace Bridges
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Earthcore Book 1: RotoVegas

Anira finds herself mysteriously affected by the untamed thermal forces of New Zealand–and they have a job for her.
“Bridges's sense of place is lovingly grounded, and the style flows like water.” — Lorehaven Magazine