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Felicity Cole sells flowers in the streets of Victorian London to feed herself and her young brother. But she has a close-guarded secret--her brother is a Tainted, born with special abilities that society fears and a shadowy organization called the Hunstsman scours the country to eliminate. When Felicity becomes the target of one of these individuals, she discovers something horrible: she's Tainted, too.
Rescued by a mysterious gentleman on the eve of execution, she's whisked away to a school funded by Queen Victoria, established to train selected Tainted into assassins in service of the crown.
Struggling to harness her incredible strength, speed, and ag...
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The sea keeps secrets.
Gryshen’s never belonged. She’s always been . . . odd. And she’s never wanted her role as chieftain’s daughter.
There are too many expectations. She’s expected to lead a pod of iloray who don’t seem to trust her. To be the responsible sibling, while her charming kid brother jokes, hunts, and woos. To marry her father’s unbearably dependable aide, Bravis.
Life in the water has always moved too fast. And now it’s speeding up.
Gryshen’s beloved father is dying, leaving her to take the throne and guard her pod’s sacred pearl, a magical gem that gives life to all iloray.
When she meets the remarkable Coss, son of the most ruthless chieftain in Oceas,...
Tracy Banghart’s debut novel, Grace and Fury was released last month. It is the story about two sisters living in a patriarchal society that limited all women’s rights and their fight to find their place and voice within the world they live in. She was kind enough to answer some questions from our writer, Teralyn, discussing her debut novel, writing, and more.
Tracy grew up in rural Maryland and spent her summers on a remote island in northern Ontario. All of that isolation and lovely scenery gave her the time to read voraciously and the inspiration to write her own stories. Always a bit of a nomad, Tracy now travels the world Army-wife style with her husband, son, cat, and sweet pupper, Scrabble. She wrote Grace and Fury while living i...
Ahead of her new YA fantasy novel, The Warrior Queen, Emily R. King was kind enough to answer some questions from our writer Teralyn to discuss her new novel, writing, and more.
Why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself?
Hello! I’m Emily R. King author of The Hundredth Queen series and forthcoming Evermore Chronicles. I live in the mountains with my husband, our four children, and our cantankerous cat. I’m a shark advocate, Diet Coke drinker, and certified scuba diver.
How did you first get into writing?
I’ve always like to read and did well in English in high school and college. It wasn’t until I was 24 and taking care of two little ones that I started writing in earnest.