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Title: Sacred
Author:  M. C. Beeler
Publisher: Half Sun Press
Page Count: 412 pages (roughly)
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Comp Titles: Narnia, Inkheart, Studio Ghibli, Lord of the Rings
Format: eBook, paperback, hardcover
Release Date: June 24th, 2021

An orphaned girl. A mysterious new world. One connected fate.

When Beatrice Tidal is shipped off to summer camp by her foster parents, she expects the worst, but she does not expect to find herself pursued by a shadowy demon through a strange magical land where she must uncover the mystery of her past and rise to the challenges of her future.

Worse, Obellius Kalaar, usurper to the throne of Eslura, will stop at nothing to find Beatrice and prevent her from gathering the Sacred Rulers to reunite the kingdom. Now Obellius has escaped from his island prison confinements and is determined to regain his throne.

Can Beatrice help these powerful Rulers and save Eslura from Obellius, or will the shadow of darkness fall forever over this sacred land?

Sacred, Eslura’s Calling is the first book in the Sacred series, a young adult fantasy adventure. Steeped in friendship, adventure, and furry creatures, Eslura’s Calling is a thrilling beginning to a fantastic new series.

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Sneak Peek of First Words:

Rumor had it the sun never cast its rays down on Morgaedion, Eslura’s prison island. But that day, its warm glow tickled Demise’s back. With the Heart of the Book of Fire, one of the four elemental pillars of the land, burning beneath his robes, he felt like the Rulers of old must have felt when they united Eslura under the Sacred banner. For the first time in his life, Demise was more than a Shadow Reaper, a collector of souls; he was a messenger for the rightful king of Eslura. 

Demise sauntered through Eslura’s most guarded prison gates, cloak whisking behind him. No words were exchanged between him and the prison guard—a ratty-looking man with a beard down to his steel-toed boots. No eyelashes were batted, and no second glances were taken. It was here where a man could disappear from the world forever, never to be bathed in the sun’s rays again. And it was to here his king had been banished.

About the Author:

M.C. Beeler, raised in northern Indiana, lives in a small city just close enough to be considered part of the Chicago-land area. A student at Marquette University, she is studying business with a concentration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship in hopes to use her skills to not only help herself, but other authors pursue their writing careers.

On the off chance that she isn’t stationed at her writing desk, she can be found glued to whatever Nintendo console she can get her hands on working to sustain her self-proclaimed title of “Pokémon Master”. You might also find her snuggling with her golden doodle or hitting the slopes during the winter season (aka her favorite season) either snowboarding or skiing.

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Book Blitz: Heavenward, by Olga Gibbs



Celestial Creatures, #1
by Olga Gibbs

When angels initiate a war, humans on Apkallu die.

Deprived of human worshipping, angels resort to burning human souls to sustain themselves, when the ancient Qal of an assassinated archangel wakes up on Earth inside a human, disturbing the precarious peace.

Holding the key to all three realms, the allegiance of this archangel will mean eternal dominance in a game on a global scale.

Thrown into a battle of courts, tangled in a web of intrigues and palatial games, naïve Ariel is surrounded by powerful factions, chasing their own agendas. There’s no one she can trust; everyone stands to gain something from her death.

In the “CELESTIAL CREATURES” series you will find immersive world-building, Sumerian language and religion, re-imagined Christian mythology, new blood-thirsty creatures, plenty of sword fighting, the final grand battle and high-octane adventure throughout

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About the Author:

Olga Gibbs is a mental health expert who has experience of working with disturbance in adolescents and young people. Using her Masters in Creative Writing, she explores taboo topics such as borderline personality and social effective disorder, effects of abuse and insecure attachment in young people and the inner world which is so rarely spoken about.

She was born and raised in USSR and now lives in UK.

Olga Gibbs is also a creative writing coach and mentor.

Please visit author website for more information on upcoming books.

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