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About The Saint of Carrington

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THE SAINT OF CARRINGTON

A Spirited Christmas Story of Hope, Healing, and the Power of Believing

The Saint of Carrington is the story of a man who has lost his way, a town that has lost its faith in Santa Claus, and the young boy who teaches them all to believe again. It is a tale of love, loss, the power of family, and the magic of Christmas.

It is December 1899, a time of great promise and industrial adventure, but ever since William lost his father last year on Christmas day, the festive season holds no enchantment, and the turn of the century holds no excitement.

The small note simply read “Save for Christmas.”

When he stumbles upon his father’s secret hiding place and finds tickets for an ocean voyage to take them clear across the Atlantic to a little town called Carrington, it seems his father is reaching out to him from beyond the grave. The small note attached simply read “Save for Christmas.” But when William sees the date on the handwritten receipt, he realizes this was his father’s last act before dying. That’s when he knew they had to go.

What he didn’t know, was who was waiting for him on the other side.

 

About the LightBridge Series

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Young Adult Adventure/Fantasy Series  ➸  A supernatural coming of age story

A vibrant tapestry of magic, adventure, and intrigue, about the inward and outward journeys of a young teen chosen by a race of ancients to inherit the most powerful magical object in the world.

Book One: THE SECRET HALF   

Available now on Amazon 2nd edition / formally titled Destiny’s Call

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A Supernatural Coming-of-age Story.

In the first book of this Young Adult Fantasy Adventure series, a young teen born under mysterious circumstances learns just before her 13th birthday that she possesses a unique ‘soul signature’ and has been chosen by a race of ancients to inherit the most powerful magical object in the world.

An unexpected move to New York City challenges her courage and resilience as she encounters both natural and supernatural enemies, but when Ani sees a vision of death in a ‘future memory,’ she must embrace her magical destiny to save herself and those she loves from dark forces determined to possess the magic of the ancients and corrupt its power.

Book Two: THE HIDDEN GATES                                

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Release Date: Summer 2018

In Book Two, The Hidden Gates, Ani, and CJ make their way to the ruins of Machu Picchu, where they meet Hazool—local boy, con-artist—who gives tours through the ruins for quick cash. When Hazool learns the girls are in Peru to find the” Lost City of the Inca,” where Ani believes her mother is being held captive by the legendary Guardian tribe, he convinces them to hire him as a guide on their trek through the treacherous Amazon Jungle, secretly hoping to find the fabled city of gold with its promise of fame and fortune.

This unlikely threesome embarks on an extraordinary adventure into the heart of a forgotten land, surrounded and protected by a magical realm. They discover along the way, that destiny has many dangers and dubious riddles to solve, where their new bond of friendship becomes vital to their very survival.

Book Three: THE LOST PATH & Book Four: THE SHADOW OF AZIMARA

RELEASE DATES: • The Lost Path is slated for a summer of 2019 release • The Shadow of Azimara is slated for a summer of 2020 release  • Subject to change.  

 

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The Adventure continues…

In Books Three and Four, Ani and her new friends discover, after navigating through the treacherous labyrinthian caverns, that the legendary subterranean city is not what it is fabled to be. As Ani studies with the Light Master and learns to harness the magic of the ancients, she discovers that with such power comes a price. But it is a price she must pay if she is to save those she loves from certain death. Only with courage, magic and the help of her double soul, Eli, can she defeat the dark forces that threaten her family, her friends, and all of Azimara.

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About The Dragonbond Books

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THE DRAGONBOND BOOKS – in progress!

The Dragonbond Books will tell the tale of an infant boy who is dropped at the front door of a 200-year-old library and raised by the head Librarian who lives in a basement apartment below the stacks. On the boy’s 9th birthday, per his parents request (left in a note), she gives him the few items his parents left him, hidden in the bassinet that cradled him; an ancient book of unknown origin, a very old leather & feather quill,  a roughspun cloak with an ornate cloak-pin, and a peculiar looking, slightly rounded, speckle-spotted “rock” that, three months later… yep, you guessed it,  hatches into a baby dragon. With each new passing day, the boy begins to understand the archaic language of the mysterious book and learns that he is the last remaining descendant of an ancient lineage called The Dragonbond Tribe and can, therefore, speak with and bond with dragons or rather, one particular dragon. And as you know, everything changes when you have a dragon in your life. All manner of mischief and mayhem ensues.

 

Author’s Note: I’ve always wanted to write a dragon book! I’ve been waiting a very long time for the right tale to emerge (spiky dragon tail), and finally, it has bubbled up to the surface from the depths of my inner creative well. I am having so much fun writing it, that every morning I wake and can’t wait for the end of the day when I crawl into bed–my room dark but for a single dim light to illuminate my keys– and write for a few hours before falling asleep and dreaming of… you guess it… dragons!

The Dragonbond Books will be launched initially as eBook only by my own shiny new publishing company Cloud Chaser Books and will be episodic (one adventure a month). I may sell the paperback rights to a larger publishing company later on down the line, but for now, I am looking forward to the control self-publishing affords. 

Other EGJ Books in the Works

• THE TREASURE OF RAVENSTONE • SHADOW OF THE SUN • INFINITY EIGHT • RIVERDAWN •

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