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Adorno, Daniel
Daniel Adorno
Daniel Adorno is an author of novels based in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He began writing back in 4th grade when his teacher assigned everyone to craft a short book with construction paper. Daniel was up to the task and wrote a book on race cars worthy of a Pulitzer. Before he was a teenager, his father bought him a typewriter for his birthday and Daniel started writing a sequel to the original race car story, which he titled The Hot Rod. Unfortunately, the book was never published, but Daniel discovered a love for writing from that first story and he continued to write short stories throughout high school and into college. His first completed manuscript was a fantasy story that he finished during finals week of his sophomore year in college. For 8 years, the novel sat in limbo waiting to be edited and then Daniel placed in the top five of a local writing contest. Everything changed. He dusted off the novel and a year later his debut novel, The Blade Heir, was published on Amazon.

Daniel currently resides in Minnesota with his wife and son. Besides writing, Daniel enjoys reading speculative fiction, creating digital art, and teaching Sunday school students at his church.

The Blade Heir (Azuleah Trilogy, #1) by Daniel AdornoThe Blade Heir
Carpe Tempus by Daniel AdornoCarpe Tempus
Thy Kingdom Come (The Navitas Epidemic, #1) by Daniel AdornoThy Kingdom Come

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Byrd, Lavay
Lavay Byrd
Lavay Byrd is a young independent author since she wrote her first book, The Miraculous Birth, 2010. For as long as she can remember, Byrd has always had a love for horses, yet she cherishes an even stronger devotion as “a Follower of Jesus Christ”, which all began when she was only five years old. Her gift of story-telling surfaced only a couple years later as she would re-tell some of her favorite Bible stories through illustrations with her family and friends. As time went on, her God-given talent to write creatively continued to improve as she took courses relating to “creative writing” from middle-school to college.

Today, she lives in Newnan, GA with her family, still exploring the “fictional worlds” of her books and making plans to continue her studies in college. She is even holding on to her life-long dream that God will one day bless her with her very own horse.

The Miraculous Birth (Light Horse Dark Horse #1) by Lavay ByrdThe Miraculous Birth
The Light Horse (Light Horse Dark Horse #2) by Lavay ByrdThe Light Horse
The Soter Herd (Light Horse Dark Horse #3) by Lavay ByrdThe Soter Herd
King of Aethon (The Aethon Chronicles #1) by Lavay ByrdKing of Aethon


Cook, C.B.
C.B. Cook
C.B. Cook is just a 17-year-old girl trying to find out where her King is guiding her, while writing the stories of the people she creates, the worlds she wants to live in, and the adventures she dreams about. Also known as a mysterious creature called an "author". She's a Christian and a homeschooler dedicated to changing others lives through the power of the written word.

Paralyzed Dreams by C.B. CookParalyzed Dreams
Twinepathy by C.B. CookTwinepathy

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Elliott, Ashley
Ashley Elliott
Ashley Elliott is a writer, reader, musician, photographer, tree-climber, and Leaguette. She speaks fluently in movie quotes and spends most of her time fangirling over her latest obsession. In her free time, she enjoys laughing with her friends, laughing over Christian indie films (but secretly loving them), and laughing with her five crazy siblings. Ashley is a homeschool graduate and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Humanities through CollegePlus. She lives in Georgia with her parents and siblings, and doesn't have any pets.

Becoming Nikki by Ashley ElliottBecoming Nikki


Fusaro, Phillip
Phillip Fusaro
Phillip Fusaro has spent his life in Virginia. He has been a stage actor, in several acting groups. He is also a dance instructor at a local ballroom dance studio. His affection for medieval fantasy is what originally inspired him to write medieval fantasy stories. And he has been dabbling in writing since age eleven.
His first book, Seraph's Rise, was picked up by Outskirts Press, a Christian Publishing House, and published with their help in April of 2015. His Sequel to Seraph's Rise is currently being written and is due to be finished and released in the Spring of 2016.
To learn more about his book and series the Sentinels' Epic go to:
To learn more about Phillip Fusaro, or to support your local author go to:
(I'm also on LinkedIn.)
His inspiration rests in the works of greats such as Tolkien and Lewis, as well as the works of those such as John Flanagan, Cliff Graham, and Alice Borschardt. He has drawn inspiration from many Celtic Influences and the lore of many different societies. He also finds a great deal of inspiration within the beautiful and scenic Shenandoah Valley in which he lives. His home is in Stephens City, Virginia.

Seraph's Rise (First Tale of the Sentinel's Epic) by Phillip FusaroSeraph's Rise

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Huneke, Morgan Elizabeth
Morgan Elizabeth Huneke
Morgan Elizabeth Huneke is a homeschool graduate who lives in Georgia. She has enjoyed creating characters and writing stories since early childhood. Her other interests include reading, playing the piano and violin, and politics. She is the author of Across the Stars, a sci-fi fantasy adventure for children and The Experiment, a children’s political thriller with a sci-fi twist. You can find out more at her website, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

Across the Stars by Morgan Elizabeth HunekeAcross the Stars
The Experiment by Morgan Elizabeth HunekeThe Experiment
Creighton Hill (Time Captives Book 1) by Morgan Elizabeth HunekeCreighton Hill


Hutchinson, Robert J.
Robert J. Hutchinson
Robert J. Hutchinson has been a professional writer and author his entire adult life, working both for Christian publications, such as Christianity Today and U.S. Catholic, and for secular magazines and newspapers. He was once the managing editor of Hawaii Magazine and the Hawaii Bureau Chief for The Hollywood Reporter. Hutchinson attended Catholic schools, studied philosophy and French as an undergraduate, moved to Israel to learn Hebrew, and earned an M.A. in New Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary.

His new book, Searching for Jesus: New Discoveries in the Quest for Jesus of Nazareth---and How They Confirm the Gospel Accounts, has just been published by Thomas Nelson. It's about how new discoveries in archaeology and New Testament studies are challenging older scholarly ideas about who Jesus was and what he was trying to achieve -- and reveal that the basic portrait in the New Testament is actually far more plausible than many of the scholarly "reconstructions" of the past 150 years.

Hutchinson is also the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible which argues that the ideas embedded in the ancient Biblical texts gave rise to such developments as modern science, the recognition of universal human rights and constitutional government.

In addition, he is the author of When in Rome: A Journal of Life in the Vatican City which recounts the adventures of his family when they lived in Rome and Hutchinson researched the inner workings of the Vatican; and The Book of Vices: A Collection of Classic Immoral Tales (Audio Editions) which was a light-hearted attempt to poke fun at William Bennett's The Book of Virtues and is full of excerpts from ribald classics.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible by Robert J. HutchinsonThe Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible
When in Rome A Journal of Life in the Vatican City by Robert J. HutchinsonWhen in Rome: A Journal of Life in the Vatican City
Book Of Vices by Robert J. HutchinsonBook Of Vices
Searching for Jesus New Discoveries in the Quest for Jesus of Nazareth---and How They Confirm the Gospel Accounts by Robert J. HutchinsonSearching for Jesus: New Discoveries in the Quest for Jesus of Nazareth---and How They Confirm the Gospel Accounts




Kaiser Writes, E.
E. Kaiser Writes
E. Kaiser Writes
Authoress and lover of books, I love to talk about writing, books, and authors anytime, anywhere. My writings are mostly novel length, and I'm in the process of getting my second series polished!
I've not delved into fairytale retelling until this set of plot lines grabbed me, but the tales are so compelling it won't let go, and it's been a sheer pleasure to write them.
Anybody interested in participating in a blog tour for the Thaw: books release in January? ;-)

Get to know me better at

I blog at E. Kaiser Writes-A-Blog.

'Like' my author page on FB, E Kaiser writes;

or follow @EKaiserWrites on Twitter!!/EKaiserWrites

Friend E. Kaiser on Goodreads!

Jeweler's Apprentice (A Five Gems Book) by E. Kaiser WritesJeweler's Apprentice
Traitor's Knife (Five Gems #2) by E. Kaiser WritesTraitor's Knife
Winter's Child (Thaw #1) by E. Kaiser WritesThaw: Winter's Child
Winter Queen (Thaw, #2) by E. Kaiser WritesThaw: Winter Queen
Prince of Demargen (Thaw #3) by E. Kaiser WritesThaw: Prince of Demargen
Reindeer King (Thaw #4) by E. Kaiser WritesReindeer King
Space Kitties Feline Forays Through The Galaxies (Space Kitties Anthology Book 1) by A.J. BakkeSpace Kitties: Feline Forays Through The Galaxies


Kazmierczak, Margaret
Margaret Kazmierczak
Margaret Kazmierczak was born in 1958, fortunately she has not died yet, that is why she has written her first novel "How to make Victoria Sponge". Born of two parents she is the only daughter of four children. A definite tom boy as a child, Margaret grew up in South West England where she played football endlessly with her brothers. She eventually won a medal doing what she did best - kicking a ball.

Margaret has had a full life and eventually succumbed to marrying and producing three children of her own. She loved telling her own stories to her children and encouraged them to help with the plots. This love of story telling finally became a reality when her first novel was published in September 2014. So instead of kicking a ball, Margaret was kicking words around, passing, dribbling and eventually scoring the winner.

If you ever bump into Margaret and ask her a question she will probably answer with a playful anecdote, as something is always happening in her life that creates a script of humourous outcomes.

It would have been rude for Margaret to have written something dry and crusty. Her sense of humour forbade her to write a documentary, or a factual account of the plight of the planet. Her faith lived out in day to day commotion afforded itself to a 'slightly' different perspective on life. Hence a Christian fiction novel was born about a lady called Victoria Sponge. And no is not a cookery book. It is a funny, thought provoking, tender, faith filled, at times painful journey that takes place during one week. The book kicks around with the true concept that God is our father and friend who walks with us during our day to day tasks. Victoria's household is chaotic, caring and central to the message of the book.

If you want to read something different yet not very heavy about our relationship with God, then "How to make Victoria Sponge" could be your cup of tea/coffee with a large slice of cake.

How to make Victoria Sponge by Margaret KazmierczakHow to make Victoria Sponge

You can check her out by going to her blogsite:


King, Jack
Jack King
Born in Tennessee to a military family, Jack King grew up crisscrossing the USA, twice living on the west and east coasts, and several states in between. Upon obtaining graduate degrees in both business and history, Mr. King began a successful sales and marketing career, working for Fortune 500, mid-sized, and start-up firms along the way.

After years of moving place to place, King settled in Plano, Texas where he lives with his wife and six dachshunds: parents Barney & Truffles, and their puppies Streak, Cherry, Princess, and Boy Dog.

Mr. King is a self described fitness fanatic, volunteer coach youth basketball, and player/coach on his own men’s team. He likes to read YA, historical fiction, adventure, fantasy, and classics, etc.

King weaves common themes into his stories, using historical adventure and danger, exotic or unusual locales and time periods, seasoned with bits of stirring romance.

Mr. King writes novels for young adults as well as for grown-ups.

Quest for the Middle Kingdom by Jack KingQuest for the Middle Kingdom
Time Rider Wildertrek by Jack KingTime Rider Wildertrek


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McDermott, Shannon
Shannon McDermott
Shannon McDermott is the author of the epic fantasy novel The Valley of Decision, as well as the futuristic The Last Heir and the novellas Beauty of the Lilies and Summer Leaves (Sons of Tryas, I and II). She has also written Inspection and Sweet Green Paper (Adventures of Christian Holmes, 1 and 2).

Her second novel was released May 31, 2014. She is currently writing The Shameful Years, a science fiction story about the exploration of Mars and America’s Great Collapse. She is also a regular contributor at Speculative Faith, where she blogs every other Wednesday.

Shannon is the third child and oldest daughter in a family of thirteen children. She was homeschooled through high school and edited at SALT Magazine. She loves sweet coffee, chocolate, politics, and literature. If you want to know more about her, visit her website or her Facebook page.

The Last Heir by Shannon McDermottThe Last Heir
Beauty of the Lilies (Sons of Tryas) by Shannon McDermottBeauty of the Lilies
The Sunrise Windows by Shannon McDermottThe Sunrise Windows
The Valley of Decision by Shannon McDermottThe Valley of Decision
Sweet Green Paper (Adventures of Christian Holmes 2) by Shannon McDermottSweet Green Paper
Inspection (Adventures of Christian Holmes 1) by Shannon McDermottInspection
Summer Leaves (Sons of Tryas, II) by Shannon McDermottSummer Leaves
Cards (Eternities) by Shannon McDermottCards

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Solomon, P.H.
P.H. Solomon
P.H. Solomon lives in the greater Birmingham, AL area. He strongly dislikes yard work and sanding the deck rail. However, he performs such duties to maintain a nice home for his loved ones as well as the family's German Shepherds. In his spare time, he rides herd as a Computer Whisperer on large computers called servers (harmonica not required). Additionally, he enjoys reading, running, most sports and fantasy football. Having a degree in Anthropology, he also has a wide array of more “serious” interests in addition to working regularly to hone his writing. He is currently finishing the first book of a fantasy series and hopes to see it in print soon. He's also been chosen as a VIP member of Nonnie Jules' Rave Reviews Book Club.

The Black Bag by P.H. SolomonThe Black Bag
The Bow of Destiny by P.H. SolomonThe Bow of Destiny
An Arrow Against the Wind by P.H. SolomonAn Arrow Against the Wind

You can also connect with him on:

Author Retailer Links:
Barnes & Noble - The Bow of Destiny
Barnes & Nobel - Author
Kobo - The Bow of Destiny: pending/check book link

Mailing List Links:
Via the News & Signup tab on his Facebook page
Street Team for Preorder promotion (be listed in the credits of his next release!) as well as newsletter list
Archer's Aim Digest








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