Posts Tagged ‘epic fantasy’

Half-Blood Dragon
Dragon Born Saga Book 1
by K.N. Lee
Genre: Epic Fantasy
Pirates, dragons, mermaids. A new world of mythical creatures and epic
adventures await. Embark on a coming of age journey that will leave
you breathless.
New York Times bestselling author, K.N. Lee presents Half-Blood Dragon,
the first epic fantasy adventure in the Dragon Born Trilogy.
Time is running out for half-blood, Rowen, a lady-in-waiting to a
princess. While the two princes of the Dragon Court vie for her
affection, she spends her days and nights dreaming of a future free
from prejudice based on her lineage. The half-blood is not who she
appears to be. As a prophet, she knows what the fate of the realm
holds, and it’s not the grand parties the kingdom is used to.
Death is on the horizon, and Rowen sees herself as its cause.
The taunts of her sleepless nights are realized when she is framed and
sentenced to death for the prince’s murder. For a human, there’s
nowhere to run and no one to turn to in a kingdom where power is
tightly held by full-blooded dragon shifters.
It will take a stranger from the shadows to save Rowen from an unjust
execution and reveal a truth full of terrifying potential. She must
face her fears, navigate through dangerous lands of magical
creatures, and find the courage to accept her fate, awaken her gift,
and set the world on fire.
Grab your copy of this action-packed sword and sorcery adventure perfect
for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Throne of Glass,
and Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn today!
Magic-Born Dragon
Dragon Born Saga Book 2
Magic. Betrayal. Dragons. The epic coming of age adventure continues, but
this time the stakes are higher than ever.
New York Times bestselling author K.N. Lee brings you all this and more in the
sequel to the #1 international bestseller, “Half-Blood Dragon.”
Rowen is on the run. Convicted of a murder
she didn’t commit, a last-minute surprise rescue from the gallows by
the notorious pirate Elian Westin should have brought her a measure
of freedom, if not peace. Instead, Rowen has more enemies than
ever…and more questions.
The royal navy of Withrae is on her
heels to bring her to justice, and her erstwhile savior Captain
Westin wants her back because he believes she is the key to finding
the legendary Red Dragon, a creature so powerful that it can change
the course of time.
Hunted by dragon shifters who despise her
and feared by humans who don’t understand her, half-blood dragon
Rowen must unravel old mysteries in order to outsmart new
adversaries. She can only hope that her new, uncontrollable magical
abilities don’t get her killed before she can confront the man who
set all of this in motion…
…a man who hates her but will do anything to save her life.
Download your copy of this epic, swords and sorcery adventure.
Queen of the Dragons
Dragon Born Saga Book 3
Royal Dragons. Mysterious prophecies. Vengeful wizards.
The Dragon-Born saga is just beginning.
The world’s fate rests on
the shoulders of one half-blood Dragon. They killed the prince she
loved, framed her for his murder, and still want to see her dead.
But, none of that matters when she is taken by the infamous Red
Dragon. Rowen now finds herself without hope, a plan for escape, or
her memory. Ancient secrets are revealed during her captivity, and a
strange black Dragon risks his life to save her. When he finds
himself injured and also kept in the Red Dragon’s lair, the two of
them must find a way to survive.
Captain Elian Westin
and what remains of his crew make the journey to Withrae where a war
is brewing. Dragons versus humans. Which side will they choose? The
answer isn’t as simple as Elian thinks when he is brought
face-to-face with the woman who broke his heart. The rules are no
longer as simple as he once believed when the fate of his daughter
and her mother are left in his hands.
But, in Draconia,
things are rarely what they seem, and the origins of a curse are
revealed.
Join New York Times bestselling author, K.N.
Lee on a journey through Dragon territory, where magic and mystery
collide in this epic fantasy adventure that is just the beginning
.
Perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones and Sarah J. Maas’
Court of Thorns and Roses. Grab your copy today!
War of the Dragons
Dragon Born Saga Book 4
Dragons. Magic. War. In a mystical world where Dragons reign, one mysterious
duo of wizards rise from the shadows to even the battlefield.
New York Times bestselling author, K.N. Lee presents the fourth
installment in the fast-paced, thrilling epic fantasy adventure that
swept the world away with the #1 international bestseller critics are
comparing to Rick Riordan’s young adult novels, Half-Blood Dragon.
The lines are set. Wizards versus Dragons, and as
queen of Withrae, Rowen finds herself faced with the fate of the
kingdom in her hands.
Her crown binds her to the palace, even
someone she loves dearly is kidnapped by the Trinity brothers who
rule in the southern islands of the human realm. She must find a way
to protect her family without abandoning her duties. There’s one
young man who can help her, the scribe who once worked for her
father. Together, they hatch a plan to stop the war, protect both the
humans and the Dragons, and prevent the prophecy Rowen has always
dreamed would come true.
The end of the world.
As a
curse plagues all of Draconia, preventing its people from shifting in
their Dragon form, Rowen and Rickard will come face to face with
their darkest nightmares, and the truth of the red dragon from
Rowen’s prophecies will be revealed.
Embark on a magical
journey packed with heart-pounding action and a dash of romance that
fans compare to George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Sarah J. Maas’s
Court of Thorns and Roses, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Fate of the Dragons
Dragon Born Saga Book 5
While Ophelia finds herself taken to a palace far away and held hostage by
the devilishly handsome Trinity brothers, her homeland plunges into chaos.
The king of Withrae is at war. His queen is on
her deathbed. Who will lead the Dragons as one wizard and his devious
sister take the throne?
Withrae is in peril, and though Princess Noemie attempts to keep her people
together, she is no match for the wizard who wants to see the Dragon
nations fall. Gavin has a mission–one Rowen asked him to complete
with what may be her last breath. Find the mermaid kingdom, rescue
Ophelia from the brothers who rule the Trinity Islands, and reverse
the curse that plagues her people.
With the sorceress, Feyda by his side, he sets off on a journey that might
very well save the entire world.
New York Times
bestselling author, K.N. Lee brings a reverse harem legend perfect
for young adults and adults who love a high fantasy, sword and
sorcery adventure! Download the epic dragon fantasy that fans are
comparing to Game of Thrones and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Trigger Warning: Contains a suggestive reverse harem scenario
suitable for young adults and adults
K.N. Lee is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She is the
author of the Dragon-Born Saga, Eura Chronicles, Wonderland
University, and the Chronicles of Koa series. When she is not writing
twisted urban fantasy, epic tales of dragons, pirates, and mermaids,
and dark poetry, she does a great deal of traveling and spending time
with her family. Wannabe rockstar, foreign language enthusiast, and
anime geek, K.N. Lee also enjoys gaming and sketching. She is a
winner of the Elevate Lifestyle Top 30 Under 30 “Future Leaders
of Charlotte” award for her success as a writer, business owner,
and for community service.
She is signed with Captive Quill Press and Patchwork Press and
represented by Hershman Rights Management.
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Spark of Defiance
Games of Fire Trilogy Book 1
by Autumn M. Birt
Genre: Epic Fantasy
352 pages
Six months after a tragic war, the world of Myrrah has found peace.
But many of the heroes have not.
Wandering to avoid memories of lost friends and past actions, Zhao
reluctantly returns home to fulfill a promise to his sister. And to proclaim to
the elders of his people that their treatment of Air Elementals is
wrong. His homecoming is met with hostility but not for the reason he
expects. It is far worse.
To protect his gifted niece from a life of hardship and subjugation like
the one he endured, Zhao must rescue his sister. Even if she doesn’t
wish it. Quickly caught once again in events greater than he can
handle alone, Zhao struggles to prevent a personal conflict from
erupting into a larger battle. But friends are distant, and more than
a few are wrestling with new problems of their own.
Welcome BACK to the world of Myrrah full of elemental magic and epic
fantasy adventure!
A new trilogy begins in Games of Fire with book 1, Spark of Defiance.
Gates of Fire and Earth
Games of Fire Trilogy Book 2
415 pages
Success will destroy elemental magic.
Failure condemns this world and the next.
Named Guardian of the Elemental Spheres, Lavinia seeks the lost gates to
the spirit realm and their ancient guardians. But some of the
guardians have left their duties and those that have stayed may prove
as dangerous as her enemy, whose wrath threatens the world. To end an
ancient punishment inflicted on them by the Goddess for their role in
a forgotten war, the Ashanti will conquer this world and that of
spirit to gain power over death.
Lavinia must close the gates to stop the Ashanti, even though by doing so she
risks ending all elemental powers.
And the act has consequences greater than the ancient guardians imagine.
But one gate has a new guardian as
well as the old, and the last time he saw Lavinia, he tried to kill
her before she stole his power. And he’s been seeking revenge

Continue this epic fantasy journey begun in book 1 of the Games of Fire trilogy,

Spark of Defiance.
Friendships are tested as what is sacrificed is more than some are
willing to give. Welcome back to the world of Myrrah and meet the
Elementals of Fire, Earth, Water, Air, and Spirit who shape it. Pick
up book 2 of the Games of Fire trilogy, the
Gates of Fire & Earth,
today!

A New Goddess
Games of Fire Trilogy Book 3

The time has come to end their punishment or the world.

For nearly destroying the world in an ancient war, the Ashanti were
cursed by the Goddess Mhyrah with lifespans of less than a decade. To
regain normal lives for his people, Beh’kana, the Ashanti King,
will conquer death by gaining control of the source of all elemental
magic: the spirit realm. Even if he must burn the world to do so.
After all, he already killed his closest friend to gain the Ashanti
throne.
But his defeat at the Earth Gate nearly cost him his life.
Lavinia did not seek to be named Guardian of the Spheres when she touched
each to gain control of elemental power. But now that choice has
propelled her to being the key to stop the Ashanti. She controls the
gates that allow magic into the world. And she must close them or the
Ashanti will cross into the spirit realm and gain power beyond
imagination, enough to enslave or destroy the world they once sought
to rule.
But with the closure of each gate, an elemental power is lost.
Only two gates remain open. Magic is faint. Just when the fight grows the
most desperate. To win needed help, Lavinia has promised a man who
once tried to kill her best friend that she would open the gates and
restore magic again.
It might give them the power to fight the Ashanti or it will give their
enemy the world.
Discover the end to the epic fantasy journey begun in book 1 of the
Games of Fire trilogy, Spark of Defiance, and continued through book 2,
Gates of Fire & Earth. The
struggle for the power over life and death as well as all the
elements comes to a dramatic conclusion. Can a cruel ancient
punishment be ended without destroying magic or the world? Welcome
back to the world of Myrrah and meet the Elementals of Fire, Earth,
Water, Air, and Spirit who shape it. Pick up book 3 of the Games of
Fire trilogy,
A New Goddess, today!
Discover
the world of Myrrah- full of elemental magic and epic fantasy
adventure with the Rise of the Fifth Order trilogy!
Find them on Amazon!
Autumn is a best selling author in fantasy, epic fantasy, and war – not all
on the same series though! She is the author of the epic fantasy,
adventure trilogy on elemental magic, the Rise of the Fifth Order.
Her newest series is Friends of my Enemy, a military dystopian/ dark
fantasy tale laced with romance. Friends of my Enemy was released in
full in 2015 and is quite the story full of strong characters, tight
plots, and lots of action. Meanwhile, she is working on a new epic
fantasy trilogy, Games of Fire, set in the same world as the Rise of
the Fifth Order. The first book was released in March of 2016.

Author Q & A

Should you read the Rise of the Fifth Order trilogy before reading Games of Fire?

You should definitely read Spark of Defiance, book 1 of Games of Fire, before reading the Gates of Fire & Earth. I did my best to lightly explain some of the pertinent events from the first trilogy, the Rise of the Fifth Order, in this new epic fantasy trilogy, Games of Fire so that you could start with Spark of Defiance.

But a few readers have said they got a lot more depth for having read the Rise of the Fifth Order first. They suggest you start there! It is certainly a great introduction to the world of Myrrah and the characters by starting with Born of Water, which is free to pick up. But I won’t say you absolutely have to.

Is Games of Fire a continuation of the Rise of the Fifth Order trilogy?

The Games of Fire and the Rise of the Fifth Order trilogies are related in that they are set in the same world of Myrrah, utilize many of the same characters, and are full of elemental magic. Games of Fire begins with Spark of Defiance, which is set six months after the final book, Spirit of Life, of the Rise of the Fifth Order trilogy ends.

New problems have developed, so the Games of Fire story line is stand alone trilogy with the same heroes from the first story. However a few events that happened in the Rise of the Fifth Order are the cause of the new challenges rising in Games of Fire. So the two series are linked, but each consists of a different set of adventures and issues to solve.

I’ve only ever heard of four elements, but these books have five even though it is based on elemental magic?

This is true! Five elements, air, earth, water, fire, and spirit is actually an eastern philosophy. I wish I could say I invented it. Lol. The difference really comes with the element of earth. Only dead things and soil can be controlled by an Earth Elemental, while plants or anything living (like the ability to change into another living creature) is something that a Spirit Elemental controls. Spirit Elementals are also able to control the other four elements, at least to some degree.

Part of the discovery in the Rise of the Fifth Order series is that the ability to control one element might indicate latent gifts in any element. However, it is always difficult to learn to control the element opposing your own. So a Water Elemental might learn to control fire, but only with difficulty! AND a few of the heroes have discovered that if you can learn to control fire, earth, air, and water then no matter what element you are born with, you can unlock some of the gifts of spirit.

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