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Michael D. Young

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Michael is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Western Governor’s University with degrees in German Teaching, Music, and Instructional Design. Though he grew up traveling the world with his military father, he now lives in Utah with his wife, Jen, and his two sons. Michael enjoys acting in community theater, playing and writing music and spending time with his family. He played for several years with the handbell choir Bells on Temple Square and is now a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

He is the author of the novels in The Canticle Kingdom Series, The Last Archangel Series, the Chess Quest Series, and

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Michael D. Young I'm currently working on the sequel to "The Hunger", which is tentatively titled "The Thirst".
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The Last Archangel

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The Canticle Kingdom

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The Hunger

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Carol of the Tales and Othe...

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Portrait of a Mother

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The Last Kingdom

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The Frozen Globe

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The Canticle Prelude

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Here are some questions author Darren Simon responded to regarding his book, Guardian’s Nightmare.

Tell us a bit about your new book, Guardian’s Nightmare:

It’s a middle-grade young adult urban fantasy novel set in San Francisco. It’s meant to be a fun, exciting read—but one parents can feel comfortable allowing their children to read. The story centers around a thirteen-year-old girl, Charl...

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The Last Kingdom The Last Archangel
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