Bryna Butler settled down with her high school sweetheart on their family farm along the banks of the Ohio River. Life on the farm is never dull, especially with their two young sons who fearlessly provide constant entertainment.
Butler holds a bachelor's degree in mass communications, and has spent the last 16+ years working in corporate communications in the financial sector. After hundreds of published press releases, annual reports, and numerous business publications, she decided to try her hand at fiction.
Butler's young adult paranormal novels feature strong female leads and are woven from elements of horror, suspense, comedy, and mystery, all in a modern, small town setting. She is inspired by authors like Rachel Caine, Charlaine Harris, Lauren Kate, Joss Whedon, Neil Gaiman, Stephenie Meyer, and MaryJanice Davidson. Her work contains no profanity or explicit scenes, making it appropriate for pre-teen as well as teen readers.
Of Sun & Moon (Midnight Guardian #1)
Whispering Evil (Midnight Guardian #2)
Shadows Rising (Midnight Guardian #4) - Halloween 2012
For All Time <working title> (Midnight Guardian #5) - Spring 2013
House of Gammen (Midnight Guardian #6, FINALE) - Fall 2013
Werewolf Biology (Ice Wolves #1) - Late 2013
T.R. Graves, debut author of The Warrior Series, lives in Texas with her husband of twenty-five years. Together, they raise their eighteen-year-old daughter and eight-year-old son.Besides being blessed with a supportive family, she counts her career as a registered nurse in not-for-profit hospitals among her most fulfilling accomplishments.
T.R. Graves's Books:
Warriors of the Cross (Warrior, #1)
Guardians of the Cross (Warrior, #2)
Enemies of the Cross (Warrior, #3)
Dark Angels of the Cross (Warrior, #4) - Spring 2013
Worth Dying For (Underwater, #1) - Fall 2013Worth Living For (Underwater, #2) - Fall 2013
Suzy Turner has worked as a journalist, assistant editor, features editor and magazine editor. Early in 2010 however, she began writing full time and has since completed her trilogy for young adults, The Raven Saga. She is currently putting the final touches to her newest novel, The Ghost of Josiah Grimshaw, due out in November 2012.
Although Suzy is a Yorkshire lass at heart, she left her home town of Rotherham, UK, to move to Portugal with her family when she was ten. The Algarve continues to be her home, where she lives with her childhood sweetheart and husband of 14 years, Michael.
Suzy Turner's Books:
The Ghost of Josiah Grimshaw - Release Date November 13, 2012
Rachel Coles lives and works in Denver, Colorado with her husband Adam, and young daughter Rosa. An anthropologist by training, Rachel pursued her love of diverse cultures and passion for mythology into writing. She is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, and grew up with background in Semitic and Middle Eastern folklore. Together with her husband and daughter, she enjoys martial arts, science fiction, fantasy, and horror, in all their forms. They are, in fact, the proud parents of one of the youngest Trekkies in the state. Rachel Coles' other credits include the story Orphans of Lethe in the new anthology What Fears Become from Imajin Books, and numerous other horror shorts in genre magazines.
Rachel Coles's Books:
Into The Ruins: An Anthology of New Beginnings
Beyond the Veil: A Ghost Story Anthology
K.C. BlakeBorn and raised in California, K.C. Blake fell in love with YA books during the seventh grade when she was assigned The Outsiders to read for a book report. After finishing this classic, she began her own short story. It was six pages and didn’t turn out exactly like she wanted, but she was hooked. Years later, she wrote for Harlequin. Her books are still available as ebooks on the Harlequin website. But she eventually returned to her first love, YA. Now she has two series with the Vampire Rules series and the Witch Game series. She lives in Missouri with her two cats, Gracie Bear and the real life Blanca.
K.C. Blake Books:
Melissa Pearl was born in Auckland, New Zealand, but has spent much of her life abroad, living in countries such as Jordan, Cyprus and Pakistan... not to mention a nine month road trip around North America with her husband - "Best. Year. Ever!!" She now lives in China with her husband and two sons. She is a trained elementary teacher, but writing is her passion. Since becoming a full time mother she has had the opportunity to pursue this dream and her debut novel hit the internet in November, 2011. Since then she has produced three more books with her fifth novel, Betwixt, is due out in November 2012.
Melissa Pearl's Books:
Golden Blood (Bk 1 - Time Spirit Trilogy)
Black Blood (Bk 2 - Time Spirit Trilogy)
Pure Blood (Bk 3 - Time Spirit Trilogy)
Forbidden Territory (co-authored with Brenda Howson)
Betwixt (due for release - Nov 5th)
Terah Edun is a young adult fantasy writer born and raised in the Atlanta metropolitan area, who transplanted to the Northeast region for college, and now lives in South Sudan. She writes the stories that she always loved to read as a young girl. She prefers tales of adventure, magic, fellowship and courtship – in other words high fantasy. No planes, trains, or demons dressed in Dolce & Gabanna will cross her pages. Sometimes you’ll see cloaks, daggers, independent and strong girls, independent and strong guys, sweet and soft spoken girls, sweet and soft spoken guys, markets, cute guys, sparkly magic and irritatingly know-it-all boys.
She is inspired by authors like Tamora Pierce, Cinda Williams Chima, Naomi Lane, and Mercedes Lackey. Her work is appropriate for young adults and adult readers. The book she’s currently working on is , the second in her young adult high fantasy series.Red Madrassa
The Companion's Guild
Laura A. H. Elliott
Laura A. H. Elliott loves writing about enchanted road trips, shadow worlds, and alien romance while eating lots of popcorn. She lives in a tree house on the central California coast. After twenty-plus years as a freelance graphic designer/animator with clients including E! Entertainment Television and The Los Angeles Times, she crossed over into the world of publishing non-fiction and followed her heart to the world of fiction. She is the author of the paranormal romance Shadow Series (also available in audiobook format), the sci-fi romance Starjump series, and stand alone literary romance novel Winnemucca, a small-town fairy tale. Her latest release is Shadow Slayer, book 2 of the Shadow Series. Moon Killers, book 3 is due out this spring. She's also due to release her first adult title later this year. She's happy to have been included in the new adult anthology Midnight Surrender.
Laura A. H. Elliott's Books:
Moon Killers (Shadow Series #3) Spring 2013
(Shadow Series #4) Fall 2013
Heather Sutherlin lives in Arkansas with her husband and three children. She loves all things creative and enjoys the worlds she dreams up, longing to live the adventure alongside her characters. When she’s not at her writing desk, she is busy exploring and learning with her children or cooking big elaborate meals in the kitchen with her husband. You can see more of Heather at her website, HeatherSutherlin.com.