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Author of fantasy and paranormal romance.
Marty Mayberry writes anything from young adult sci-fi to adult historical fantasy. When she’s not dreaming up ways to mess with her character’s lives, she works as an RN/Clinical Documentation Specialist. She has a BA in International Affairs in German and an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. She lives in New England with her husband and grown children, as well as three neurotic cats and a geriatric chocolate lab. Give her a long walk on a powdery beach, an ancient ruin to explore, or a good book, and her life’s complete. She’s represented by Jessica Watterson of the Sandra Dijkstra Agency.
Ariella Moon draws upon her experiences as a shaman to create magical Young Adult fiction. Her series include The Two Realms Trilogy, a medieval fantasy adventure, and The Teen Wytche Saga, a series of sweet contemporary paranormal romances. Ariella spent her childhood searching for a magical wardrobe that would transport her to Narnia. Extreme math anxiety, and taller students that mistook her for a leaning post, marred her youth. Despite these horrors, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Davis. She lives a nearly normal life doting on her extraordinary daughter, two shamelessly spoiled dogs, and a media-shy dragon.
Taralynn has a degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and has spent most of her professional career behind the scenes of the beauty industry in sales and distribution. Now she's returned to one of her first passions as an author. She enjoys writing and reading stories that involve real character emotion with a twist of the unexpected. Her work often reflects a glossy and cinematic feel, with interwoven story lines, and hints of mystery. The first of a novel series, KING UNVEILED, will be released May of 2019 as an indie author under the imprint Beach Cove Books.
Rachelle is the author of dark and twisty YA and Adult fantasy full of kick ass and complicated heroines, and is represented by Mary C. Moore of Kimberley Cameron & Associates. When she’s not penning fantastical worlds and impossible situations for her characters, she enjoys reading, dancing with her tribal belly dance troupe, watching paranormal investigation shows, and traveling to all corners of the globe. She resides in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband and rescue pit bull, Rasta (who thinks he owns the place). She can subsist completely on coffee/tea, wine, and books.
Tuere Morton writes young adult fiction by night and is a health professional by day, earning an MS from the University of Stony Brook. When she isn’t voraciously reading, the Long Island native’s fearless children and lovable German shepherd serve as inspirations for her stories. She hopes you’ll enjoy the first book in her series, ICON
Arwen Paris is the author of young adult fiction. Her debut YA Sci-fi Urban Fantasy novel FATE OF THE STARS released September 1, 2017. The second book in the Fate of the Stars series RIVAL is coming in 2018. The actions packed pages of her novels are filled with characters that are forced to face fears they never expected. When she's not writing, you can see posts of her (too many) vacations that keep her sane. Arwen lives in Washington, has a big crazy family & after the day job, she writes Fiction For the Fearless - #F3Fanatic.
A resident of Northern California, Gayle is a fantasy geek who loves creating worlds, then writing stories involving characters who have to figure out how to survive in those worlds. A hybrid author and a proud member of Romance Writers of America and several of its chapters, Gayle’s twelve books and three series span the paranormal gamut from Young Adult Fantasy to Adult Paranormal Romance, with a Paranormal Ménage recently added under her pen name, Marie Booth. As long as there’s magic involved, she’s in.
A lover of all things happily-ever-after, a young Shaila would finish reading her Golden Books copy of Cinderella and then chuck it aside -- all because there wasn't an epilogue. (Was it too much to ask what happened after she hooked up with the Prince?) Book 1 of her multicultural teen paranormal, Soulmated, is coming out April 2017 from Month 9 Books. She's also working on a multicultural new adult contemporary. Rep'd by Amanda Leuck of Spencerhill Associates.