Doorways to Arkomo – Book 1 of the Spirit Oak’s Gift
by Jacqueline Dooley
Word count: 67,000
Within Arkomo’s Four Kingdoms, one hundred princes are raised in total seclusion, preparing for the Departure—a sacred ceremony that will finally allow them to live freely among their people.
But Sorel, Arkomo’s only princess, fears the Departure isn’t what it seems.
One night Sorel opens a magical Doorway into a strange world—the place she calls Hospital. There she meets 11-year-old Grace Woodward who is desperately ill. Hopeless and about to give up, everything changes for Grace when she meets Sorel and learns about Arkomo—a world that once only existed in her imagination.
Grace and Sorel embark on a journey to save the Princes before the winter solstice—the night of the Departure. With Grace growing sicker each day, and Sorel dangerously close to being discovered, they’ll both need a miracle to survive
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The Lost Book of Anggird
by Kyra Halland
Genre of this Book: Fantasy
Word count: 130,600
For Perarre Tabrano, who intends to live her life as an independent woman, the chance to work as a translator of ancient books for the renowned Professor Roric Rossony is an opportunity she can’t pass up. Professor Rossony is as famous for his difficult personality as he is for his scholarship, but there’s far more to him than meets the eye, and Perarre quickly finds herself fascinated with her employer.
Professor Roric Rossony is the Vorunne Dominion’s greatest expert on Magical Balance. He has been entrusted with the vital task of discovering what is going wrong with the Dominion’s powerful magica. With Perarre’s assistance, he begins investigating the origins of the magica – and finds that truths taught for hundreds of years might not be true at all.
Then Professor Rossony goes too far in his research, digging into lost and forbidden books. Magical disaster strikes and he is transformed overnight from respected scholar to the most-wanted criminal in the Dominion. Together, he and Perarre embark on a journey to discover the roots of an 800-year-old conspiracy, a journey that will change the way magic works, and their own lives, forever.
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