Blessed

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Blessed
I have been touched by angels. Blessed.

Seven simple words that changed my world forever.

Now, forced to enroll at the Academy of Seraph, I soon realize that my enemies could be anywhere, including behind the very walls that are supposed to protect me. And, thanks to my hidden abilities, I know it’s only a matter of time before I’m forced into a war that I inherited but did not choose.

Then there is the mind-boggling handsome commander of the academy, who is hell-bent on keeping my secret from the world. A secret that could cause me to be hunted by the fallen angels—the darken.

My future hinges on me being able to hide who I truly am—the archangels’ prized possession.
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Just a Little Complicated

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Just a Little Complicated
Some secrets aren't meant to stay buried.

Hailee Munroe thought her life was picture perfect.Great friends. A perfect boyfriend. Co-captain of the cheer squad.Her senior year was everything she wanted it to be, until it was taken away in one horrific moment. A moment that takes her best friend, Hope, away from her forever.

Now plagued with survivor's guilt, she lashes out and blames the person she holds responsible.Nick.Her dead best friend's boyfriend?and her secret ex.She's managed to hide their past for this long, but she doesn't know he's hiding something even bigger- something that will change everything.

Hailee must face the shocking truth head-on or risk losing it all in an instant.

Secrets are revealed, lines are blurred, complicated is just the beginning.

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1500
1499. Children are disappearing in Venice. Rumor has it a demon is to blame, but no one knows for sure. Beatrice de la Pietà, an orphan on the brink of a new life, cannot be bothered with such stories though. Meeting the expectations of her new employer, Cassandra Fedele, is all she cares about, and she'll do anything to hold onto her new apprenticeship as a cook and maid in her household. Demons and missing children will have to wait.

When Signora Fedele's requirements of Bea take a sharp turn from domestic work to more academic pursuits however, the orphan begins to fear one day she may let the famed scholar down. Matters only become more complicated when Bea meets a girl obsessed with stopping the demon she was so determined to forget. Prompted by her new friend's dedication to justice, and bolstered by the humanistic education she never bargained on receiving, Beatrice reluctantly dives into the danger and daring that flow through the heart of her watery world.
Co-Authors / Illustrators
Lamis Al Huraibi
Publisher Name
Amici Press

WAIT FOR IT

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WAIT FOR IT
When a freak bathroom accident cuts his Earthly life short, academic bowl team captain Martin Van Assen is surprised to find himself languishing in the waiting room of the Soul Reassignment Office with only the overly dramatic Zelda Kozikowski and her maybe-ex-boyfriend, the oft-reincarnated Zeke Zabar, for company. The unlikely trio gets tired of sitting around with nothing to do but bicker while they wait to start new lives, and sneaks through a portal that takes them back to Earth in ghostly form. The search for meaning in their previous lives takes these three lost souls on the journey of an afterlifetime, all the way to the infernally warm intake office of Hell itself. Martin, Zelda, and Zeke might figure a few things out along the way, but none of it will matter much if they have to spend eternity in a pit of fire. Or worse.
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Ink Smith Publishing

Eloia Born

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Eloia Born

“Loved it! A well-written narrative of disability, dystopia, and exploration...consider it a spiritual successor to Lois Lowry’s The Giver and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village.”--Nicole Dieker, Discovery Reedsy

“Britta Jensen's epic worldbuilding shines and the story is full of mystery, suspense, and heart. I'm looking forward to more stories in this universe.”--Amanda Bennett, Midday Moonrise Blog

Long-listed for the 2016 Exeter Novel Prize

A girl who's lost her mother. A boy learning about love. Both with a secret neither knows about and a journey that could tear them apart.

When half-sighted Leanora catches her father committing an unspeakable crime she is forced to flee her village with her blind best friend, Dex. Together they seek answers to the Mists that caused disabilities in many communities on their planet. The journey of discovery isn’t without hardship. Dex drifts away from Leanora, new truths emerge about her family and a newfound power haunts her. Across the deserts of Eloia her heart calls her in a new direction. Does she have the courage to heed its call, even if it means leaving everything she knows behind?

The sequel, Hirana’s War, releases October 1, 2020.
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Publisher Name
Murasaki Press LLC

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