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1 June – C.B. MacGillavry Author Interview
My series revolves around the Domus Dianae, a house built on the ruins of an ancient temple on the shores of the Lake Garda, Italy. It’s a magical place and that’s why it’s such an important place. I write urban fantasy, so I keep it quite close to real life, even if I like to use myths and legends to explain magic and link my ideas together with my characters and fantastic elements.
3 June – Jan Marie Author Interview
Angelic Confessions by Jan Marie
“In a world where the Father created all I was born…an angel.
A new breed I was meant to overthrow the children of heaven.
To prevent this I was taken, and raised as Father’s own. my memories wiped, the killer beast inside me caged. Memories never stay buried though…and love could threaten us all.”- Aye
5 June – RJ Mirabal Author Interview
The Tower of Il Serrohe by RJ Mirabal
Don Vargas, a man who has lost his way. A rundown casita near the Middle Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico. Nightwing, a bat offering an unlikely hero a formidable quest. Portal to another valley, the Valle Abajo, where lifestyles are primitive. Clans in the Valle Abajo begging for help to overcome the Soreyes, a wily clan terrorizing the valley for generations.A Tower erected by the Soreyes which seems to be a mysterious source of their power. All this leads to a unique modern fantasy involving curanderas, an alcoholic looking for escape from the failures of his life, an enigmatic bat who manipulates events behind the scenes, adventures, a beautiful woman, and more surprises in this contemporary New Mexico-based tale.
7 June – Cheri A. Schmidt Author Interview
The Order of Curse-Bound Knights
by Cheri A Schmidt (book 4 in the Fateful Series)
A dying knight, the infamous Sir Maximilian…
A curse saves him. That curse makes him even more dangerous…and he likes it. To him, a new life as a vampire is an appealing thing.
The man who turned him into this great, fearsome warrior tasks him to watch over and protect his mortal daughter, Nadia. But the beautiful Nadia puts Max’s skills as a knight to the test, captures his heart, and bewitches him with eyes of emerald green. A power more potent than any magical curse.
9 June – KJ Hawkins– Author Interview
Trisha finds herself in the clenches of a monster like no other. She has to fight her way to freedom only to find herself looking at death’s door. Will she survive the fight or will a secret hidden from her be her saving grace?
Stories of fantasy ranging from dark, to light and inspiring, bring life to this anthology. The creatures featured throughout, both good and evil, display the devastating or wonderful personalities they were given by the authors who created them for your enjoyment.
11 June – Rebecca Jaycox– Author Interview
The Other Inheritance by Rebecca Jaycox
Seventeen-year-old Reggie has been having a tougher time than usual. As if dealing with her alcoholic mother and fighting school bullies isn’t enough, this biker dude shows up in her dreams, babbling about magic and a world called the Other.
Then, in biology class, her finger brushes a dead frog set out for dissection and it leaps off the table, scaring everyone, including her.
13 June – Louise Findlay Author Interview
The Rogue’s Odyssey by Louise Findlay
(Also included in Dreamless Roads anthology)
Heroes with an edge are always fascinating and when the métier is poetic, the romance tends to rise exponentially because, after all, everyone loves a rascal who’s only a heartbeat away from being on the wrong side of the tracks, but who somehow always battles on to win the day, whether that’s fleeing from dastardly henchmen, or fighting a terrifying dragon.
15 June – Nicole Giles Author Interview
Seventeen-year-old Emma Harris is drowning on dry land.
No one knows what’s happening to her, and she’d like to keep her evolution from human to mermaid a secret, but the truth is getting harder and harder to hide. From her adoptive family, from her friends, and especially from the irresistible James Phelps.
Her time in the ocean is spent dodging a possessive merman, while her time on land is split between caring for her special-needs brother and squeezing in every last possible moment of human life.
17 June – Melissa Barker-Simpson Author Interview
by Melissa Barker-Simpson
Prequel to the Fractured Series by Melissa Barker-Simpson
After the Demonic War, a battle which devastated the mortal realm, humans now stick to the world’s major cities. To even the score, and to protect those cities, hunters joined together to establish cells across the globe. Maddison Wood is part of an alpha cell within the north of England. Maddison must fight for her freedom, her independence, and for a prisoner who has not seen the light of day for almost a century.
19 June – Ali Cross Author Interview
Become by Ali Cross
(Desolation #1 ): It’s never too late to choose.
Sixteen-year old Desolation Black wants nothing more than to stay in Hell where it’s cold and lonely and totally predictable. Instead, she’s sent back to Earth where she must face the evil she despises and the good she always feared.
21 June – Renee Scattergood
Demon Hunt a novella by Renee Scattergood
Auren longs for adventure and a break from her tedious life on Appolia. It’s the start of summer, and she is looking forward to her yearly camping trip with her foster father, Kado. She believes these trips are for fun, but when they arrive on Luten Isle, Kado informs her that she is a shadow stalker, and she is in training.
One morning, Auren decides to take her training into her own hands. She only means to practice seeing the veil to the shadow world, the world of the shadow people and the source of their power. Instead, she opens the veil releasing a demon, a guardian of the shadow world, into the physical world.
23 June – Allison D. Reid Author Interview
Journey to Aviad by Allison D. Reid
Threatening clouds and fierce storms besiege the city of Tyroc. More frequent and powerful than ordinary storms, young Elowyn, a weaver’s daughter living in the outskirts of the city, senses something disturbing and unnatural about them. She soon realizes that the storms are but a warning sign of much more frightening things yet to come.
25 June – Lee Dunning:The Multi-Layered Antagonist
Exile’s Gamble by Lee Dunning
The demon possessed army of King Oblund has been crushed but at great cost. Now, the demons which destroyed Second Home have scented the vulnerability of Teresland and set out to draw the elves into more conflict. Raven, restless to prove herself, decides on a reckless plan, one which could either provide the elves with a new weapon, or doom her and W’rath both.
27 June – Joshua Robertson Not All Fantasy is European
Melkorka by Joshua Robertson
Melkorka is built around Slavic, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern mythologies. The setting is unique, where men and monsters still tread through a rugged and unexplored terrain. Humans have not yet discovered iron or steel. Most importantly, it is a story that will cause you to ask the question: who is really good and who is really evil?
29 June – Debbie Manber Kupfer Author Interview
by Debbie Manber Kupfer
When Miri’s grandmother dies, she takes with her the family secret. Miri finds herself alone and abandoned in a St. Louis boarding school. After she is befriended by others with the same strange, magical powers, her history comes alive. And with it, Miri’s fate becomes more dangerous with the members of an underground St. Louis society known as the Partnership for Animagi, Werewolves, and Shapeshifters, better known as P.A.W.S.