Brand of Light Audiobook is HERE!!!!

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VOIDS!! It’s here!! It’s HERE!! Brand of Light audiobook officially populated on Audible today–a whole month sooner than expected! Thank you, Kailey Bechtel, for letting me know! It’s on several other sites and and in some library systems already. If it’s not in yours, please request it! I’ve thrown together this quick 60-second teaser with a sample from teh full audobook and featuring Marco with Master Hunter Roman de Burco, discussing the Decree that will irrevocably alter Marco’s life … I had a very long, heartbreaking journey to this glorious production. I started over fifteen months ago, chose a narrator whom I adored … but sadly, he went completely MIA on us. Would not communicate. Things weren’t happening. A Findaway …

Morgan Busse Cover Reveal!!

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GEAR UP!! COVER REVEAL, Y’ALL!!! I’m thrilled for my friend Morgan L. Busse and her brand-new young adult steampunk novel, SECRETS OF THE MIST, releasing August 2021. This is the first installment in her new SKYWORLD SERIES, YA steampunk duology will soon be available for preorder in a sleek, sexy hardcover from Enclave. #youknowyouneedit   ABOUT SECRETS OF THE MIST: What’s lurking in the Mist is the least of their worries… In a world where humanity lives in the sky to escape a deadly mist below, Cass’s only goal is survival. That is, until she finds a job on the airship Daedalus as a diver. Now she explores ruined cities, looking for treasure and people’s lost heirlooms until a young …

DAWN OF VENGEANCE releases!!

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MARCO RETURNS!!!! GRAB YOUR COPY NOW!! I’m delighted to share that DAWN OF VENGEANCE, the epic next installment in the Droseran Saga, released on Tuesday December 8th. It’s time for you to grab this beast of a book and join Marco in his journey across the quadrants. DAWN follows on the heels of its predecessor, Brand of Light, which won multiple awards this summer.   ABOUT DAWN OF VENGEANCE: A haunting prophecy upended his identity. Now it demands his life. Once a formidable bounty hunter, Marco Dusan is plagued by insecurity as he tours the realm he now rules. This quiet, backwater planet is not as untouched as he’d once thought. Evidence of collusion between Droseran factions and the powerful …

Kardia Illustration Reveal!

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ILLUSTRATION REVEAL!!! Look at this gorgeous rendering of KARDIA, the capital of Kalonica and residence of the royal family from the Droseran Saga. Originally when I wrote of Kardia, I had something in mind that more resembled Kensington Palace, but as this illustration came to life, I realized I had it wrong. The royal residence would not be simple, not in Kalonica. Not as the most powerful realm on Drosero, home to centuries of medoras. So, I let the incredible Laura Hollingsworth take the lead and was thrilled with how it came out. You will see much more of Kardia in DAWN OF VENGEANCE as well as the third book. REMEMBER: PREORDER DAWN OF VENGEANCE now and submit your receipt …

Soul Raging Releases

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  Reaper hunts one of its own! ABOUT SOUL RAGING: Leif Metcalfe is done waiting for answers and seizes control, a move that comes with a high price and a deadly risk: teaming up with the enemy. He can only hope that what he uncovers will heal the wounds he’s inflicted on those he loves. Iskra Todorova believes Leif is on a collision course with death and knows firsthand the irrevocable cost of that path to the soul. While trying to protect her daughter and intervene with Leif, Iskra is forced to set her sights on the man behind the evil organization ArC–Ciro Veratti. Torn apart by injuries and opposing views on how to handle Leif’s act of treachery, team …

VVolt N629 (ret) Seizes Rainbow Bridge

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VVolt is gone. Our hearts are shattered. Mid-morning yesterday—after he’d eaten breakfast and taken his medications—I noticed he wasn’t doing well. He seemed very mopey, then borderline lethargic, refusing food and water. So, we took him to the ER … and late last night he went into distributive shock, likely from the cancer. The Red Bank Veterinary Staff, especially Dr. Levitt, was extremely respectful and caring—they draped a flag blanket over him as Brian and I watched him leave our sides to seize the Rainbow Bridge. Around 11:30pm, he went peacefully amid our tearful, whispered thanks for his love and his service.   Many of you have heard me say—I’ve never known or loved a dog like VVolt before. It’s …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #12

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Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all the stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 5 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS on 10/15 at noon MST with Stop #1 at LisaTawnBergren.com. Hunt through our loop using Chrome or Firefox as your browser (not Explorer). There is NO RUSH to complete the hunt—you have all weekend (until Sunday, 10/18 at midnight MST)! So take your time reading the unique posts along the way. We hope you’ll discover new authors/new books and learn new things about them. Submit your entry for the grand prizes by collecting the …

Brand of Light Wins 2020 Carol Award!

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I’m over here minding my own business, having dinner with my husband–at a restaurant for the first time in six months!!–and my phone starts blowing up … BRAND OF LIGHT won the 2020 ACFW Carol Award – Speculative!! This is the first-ever win with this award, which is special to me for so many reasons, including that I grew up in ACFW as an author, I coordinated the Carols a while back, and–mostly–because BRAND is truly the story of my heart and one I never gave up on. WOWOWOW!!!!

Brand of Light Wins Two Awards!!

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WHOOOOAH!!! I’m blown away. Tonight at the Realm Makers conference, they held the awards banquet and BRAND OF LIGHT won not one, but TWO awards!!! It won the 2020 Alliance Award, which is a reader-nominated and -voted award–so a MASSIVE THANK YOU to all my loyal readers who took time to vote for BRAND OF LIGHT. The second award was the Realm Makers Award for Science Fiction!! Ahhh, I cannot believe it–but I’m soooo happy that this book baby of mine is getting some love!! THANK YOU, REALM MAKERS!!!

Enclave Summer Reading Giveaway!

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Enter to win all Enclave Publishing titles that release between December 2019-October 2020! These will be physical books, not ebooks or audiobooks. One person will win the Limited-Edition Hardcovers of Brand of Light, Hidden Current, The Vault Between Spaces, For Whom the Sun Sings, Mortal Sight, and Dust. They will also win a paperback of The Story Hunter and Crystal Witness, along with paperback ARCs of Swift, Forsaken Island, and Apprentice.   ENTER NOW: https://bit.ly/EnclaveSummerGiveaway