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Mande Matthews

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Mande Matthews is the author of the ShadowLight Saga. Her debut novel is "Bonded" - book one of the ya epic fantasy trilogy. A free prequel to the ShadowLight Saga, entitled "The LightKeepers" is now available for free at most online retailers.

While attending a performing arts college for writing and arranging, Mande discovered Joseph Cambell's Masks of God series. Her desire to understand humanity through myth and legend mingled with her love of fantasy fiction, birthing her life-long quest to create original new worlds for readers.

A hermit at heart, Mande recedes into the realms of imagination where she occasionally surfaces to face the real world aided by her minions: a husband who plays the dog drum (the belly of their border collie),...more

Average rating: 3.59 · 640 ratings · 93 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Light Keepers (ShadowLi...
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Betrothal (Queen's Honor, #1)
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Bonded (ShadowLight Saga, #1)
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Broken: Book 2 of the Shado...
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Quest (Queen's Honor, #2)
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Broken is Available! The ShadowLight Saga continues with book 2, Broken. Swan struggles to discover the power that resides inside of her while Hallad’s misguided by Ravenna, First Walker of the Norns. Their involvement will leave Swan alone and vulnerable as she’s struggling to discover and control her power. Now, until March 17th, get $1.00 [&hellip
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The Light Keepers Bonded
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" This was a wonderful sequel to Bonded. I was unable to set my kindle down, until I had read it through to the end. I am usually pretty good an figuring out how a story will end, but I was unable to do that with this one. Mande will have you guessi... " Read more of this review »
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" Amazing! Again, couldn't put it down. I just have to know.......when is third book coming out??? I want to read it now! "
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“Between darkness and light there is truth.”
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“The world does not create you. You create the world by what you choose to believe.”
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“the branches that stuck up from the banks of the ice covered waters. The young woman slid around”
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