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The Savage War, Esther Wallace
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The Savage War

While civil war rages within the kingdom of Mira, the Lord Carpason believes Arnacin to be their only hope.
“With The Savage War, Esther Wallace spins a tale that balances moral conviction with moral complexity.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Decree, Tricia Mingerink

Decree

From the story of how Leith and Martyn met to Ranson’s search for a life outside of the Blades, these stories will answer plaguing questions and expand the world of Acktar.
Adrift, J. S. Rogers

Adrift

Fallon returns to Ariboslia, but the creatures she’s there to save want her dead.
Oath Sworn, Meg MacDonald
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Oath Sworn

One man’s sacred oath, one boy’s sacred duty; their choices will shape their world in ways neither ever anticipated.
“Strange concepts and tumultuous dialogue can soar over the reader’s head, but this narrative moves at a riveting clip.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Etania's Worth, M. H. Elrich

Etania’s Worth

Etania sets out on a journey to save Tamnarae and learn to master her new powers with the help of Melchizedek, her father, and her handsome bodyguard.
The Light Unbound, C. S. Wachter
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The Light Unbound

Alone and weak, Rayne lashes out at the One and turns his back on his quest; can he learn to trust again before it’s too late?
“Ambitious in scope and relentless in speed, this novel concludes C. S. Wachter’s saga on a high note.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2020
F'lorna of Rodesh, Alisa Hope Wagner

F’lorna of Rodesh

As F’lorna prepares for the Double Moon Ceremony, storms begin to build across the lands of Rodesh.
Auxland, M. B. Aznoe

Auxland

Khomar finds his homecoming marred by old prejudices and rivalries.
Seed: Judgment, Joshua David
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Seed: Judgment

After judgment, a renegade soldier searches for a spirit that might turn back the darkness.
“Joshua David’s Seed: Judgment marries The Thing, Resident Evil, and Mad Max to generate a post-apocalyptic tale of frenetic intensity.”
Strand of Faith, Rachel J. Bonner

Strand of Faith

When the choice is between love and life, how can anyone decide?
Eilinland: Through the Wall, Bailey Davenport
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Eilinland: Through the Wall

In a world divided in half by a wall, four warriors venture into dangerous northern territory in search of a missing girl.
“Eilinland: Through the Wall serves a light, entertaining read, with good thematic substance to accompany the fun.”
Lorehaven review, spring 2019
Mark of the Raven, Morgan L. Busse
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Mark of the Raven

Lady Selene is torn between upholding her family’s legacy or seeking the true reason behind her family’s gift of dreamwalking.
“Those who walk in dreams wield great power to inspire—or destroy.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2018
Overpowered, Kathryn McConaughy

Overpowered

Barred from the city of refuge, Taliyah’s only chance at safety lies with a band of seven mercenaries.
Resonance, Dianne J. Wilson

Resonance

Saved from death and freed from the spiritual realm, all Kai wants is a chance to go back for the friend he left behind.
Sword of Decision, Anne H. Campbell

Sword of Decision

It takes a sword to sever the past from the present and set a former assassin free from the powers of darkness.
The Sword and the Way, G. K. Werner

The Sword and the Way

Reavers killed his kinfolk. Now Jorgan Anderson seeks a legendary sword-dance, which will probably kill him.
Never to Live, Just B. Jordan

Never To Live

To save him, she let the madness take her … and now it won’t let her go.
Hera's Doom, Sarah Myria Carter

Hera’s Doom

Hera Jackson never expected Arcadia to go to war. Much less a civil war.
Armor of Aletheia, Ralene Burke
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Armor of Aletheia

An orphaned princess is charged with finding the sacred armor of her people in order to defeat an ancient evil infecting her world.
“Ralene Burke’s Armor of Aletheia gives readers classic fantasy suffused with spirituality.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
Shelter Island, John Paul Tucker

Shelter Island

Can Cary, Clarisse, and Gregory help an intelligent race of birds end a centuries-old conflict before war invades their homeland?
Gods They Had Never Known, J. S. Helms
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Gods They Had Never Known

The divine order of creation is violated, leading to idolatry, corruption, and the threat of extermination.
“Gods They Had Never Known strongly supports biblical morality and the truth of how sin distorts goodness.”
Lorehaven review, spring 2019
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The Wolf Prince, Claire M. Banschbach

The Wolf Prince

A cursed prince and his brother race against time to defeat an evil sorcerer before a wicked spell dooms them all.
The Deceit of Darkness, C. S. Wachter
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The Deceit of Darkness

Sigmund puts a new plan to thwart prophecy into action while Rayne struggles to face the residual darkness coiling within him.
““The third installment in C. S. Wachter’s epic fantasy series crystallizes the series’ Christianity.””
Frosted Fire, Maegan M. Simpson

Frosted Fire

Hunted by soldiers with dark enchantments on their side, Iyanka fights to find hope for herself and her people.
Fairest Son, H. S. J. Williams
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Fairest Son

When mortal huntress discovers a maimed faerie prince up in the mountains, she must choose her side in an ancient feud.
“H. S. J. Williams’ novella Fairest Son contains familiar echoes: seven “dwarves,” a poison apple, a poem of prophecy. But the story is unique.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2018
Child of the Kaites, Beth Wangler
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Child of the Kaites

To free her people from slavery, Rai must decide if she is a warrior or historian in this desert fantasy retelling of the story of Moses.
“With well-realized characterization, the overall narrative flies like a thematic arrow toward the real-life account of God freeing his people from Egypt.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2018
The Shattered Blades, Aidan Russell

The Shattered Blades

The heroes have returned home, but there is no peace to be found there.
Visions of Light and Shadow, Allison D. Reid

Visions of Light and Shadow

Is Aviad calling Elowyn and Morganne to follow the road beyond Minhaven?
Door to Altharia, Martyn McGrath

Door to Altharia

In a conflict between ancient and mortal enemies, a scarred youth will emerge as a world’s brightest hope.
Fawkes, Nadine Brandes
Reviewed

Fawkes

In 17th century London, Thomas joins his father’s gunpowder plot to blow up the king of England.
“Guy Fawkes’s 1605 gunpowder plot gets a color-magical twist.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2018
Launch, Jason Joyner
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Launch

Teens with supernatural gifts must choose what to do with them when they’re invited to a social media conference by a tech billionaire.
“The story inhabits its youthful, modern world with conviction. Fun and never airy, Launch offers a good ride.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2018
The Wisprian World, Book I: Tears of Alphega

The Wisprian World, Book I: Tears of Alphega

Before darkness was o’er the deep, a world was whispered.
Coiled, H. L. Burke
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Coiled

As the ugly twin to a perfect sister, Princess Laidra lives her life in the shadows—until her parents offer her as bait for a giant serpent.
“H. L. Burke weaves faux-mythology and complex characterization into a narrative that slithers along at a brisk clip.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2018
Affinity, Dianne J. Wilson
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Affinity

Kai was born with the ability to see brokenness and to fix it. Then a freak accident leaves him trapped in the spiritual realm.
“Affinity is a creative and original play on old concepts, and if you’re willing to take the ride, you’ll find it goes places.”
Lorehaven review, fall 2018
Speed of Sight, C. R. Flamingbush
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Speed of Sight

An awkward boy from a broken home discovers the power of a special comic book to defeat bullies and save lives.
“In Speed of Sight, C. R. Flamingbush presents a fun concept—comic book stories within Pete’s comic-book-style story, like plays within a play.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019
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.
“The Light Arises will leave readers craving the next word for the next world.”
Lorehaven review, winter 2018
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.
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.
“In The 49th Mystic, Ted Dekker overhauls Other Earth with an adventure that’s part The Village, part Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.”
Lorehaven review, summer 2019