Fantasy

New Short Fiction: “Seven of Swords” (from The Storyteller’s Tarot) by L. A. Jacob

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of "Seven of Swords" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) by L. A. Jacob, the author of the "Grimaulkin" and "War Mage" series. Thievery, trickery, something precious is stolen. When Tamerlane, a finder of lost souls, is presented with the unusual task of finding a stolen pit bull, he knows that all creatures have souls that appear in the spirit world. It shouldn’t be hard to find a dog, right? Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Seven of Swords" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) is the newest release in our Dragon Gems...

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New Book Release: “Hunter (The Unwoven Tapestry: Book Two)” by Morgan Chalut

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Hunter (The Unwoven Tapestry: Book Two) by Morgan Chalut. Is the challenge to blame for its revelation? With Ruben still missing and no sign of their enemy’s force, Donovan races to uncover the mysteries of blood magic while training the next generation in New Seeking. Away from the familiar halls of the Order, he learns from Annette to develop the skills to lie and secret his true self amongst the nobility and whatever spies may skulk in their midst. Donovan encounters changed relationships, rediscovered and more complex than he ever wished,...

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“Sky Chase” by Lauren Massuda Wins Firebird Book Award

We are excited to announce that the young adult fantasy Sky Chase by Lauren Massuda won a Firebird Book Award in the Young Adult (YA) category. Travel to a vast world of airborne ships and floating islands. The crew of The Raging Storm, led by 16-year-old Captain Cordelia, protects the floating Caelum Islands from strange creatures and criminals. When Cordelia is poisoned, she must find the cure before time runs out. Her only hope is to join an alliance with a mysterious doctor — one who has carried a grudge against her father for years. Not only will Cordelia have...

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“Mermaid Steel” by Jay Hartlove Wins BookFest Award

We are excited to announce that the fantasy romance Mermaid Steel by Jay Hartlove won awards at The BookFest Spring 2022 in the Multicultural Romance and Love Story & Romance categories. The power of love over hate. A human blacksmith and a mermaid weaver fall in love and must overcome the fear and hatred that divides their neighboring villages. Only by reconciling deep cultural differences can the forbidden lovers bring their peoples back from the brink of war. A grand adventure, a hero with a dark past, a powerful goddess, and a message of hope for us all. Mermaid Steel...

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New Short Fiction: “For the Favor of a Lady” by Steven D. Brewer

For the Favor of a Lady

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "For the Favor of a Lady", the second story in the "Revin's Heart" series, by Steven D. Brewer. Even a pirate will stop at nothing to help his little sister. When Grip, the first mate, is dismayed by his little sister's surprise engagement, Revin accompanies him home to learn who arranged her marriage and why. Available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers, "For the Favor of a Lady" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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New Short Fiction: “Grey Mother Mountain” by Elyse Russell

Grey Mother Mountain

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Grey Mother Mountain" by Elyse Russell. When her village is destroyed, an elderly woman seeks help from the last remaining dragon to get revenge. Together, these two elderly females vow to rain vengeance down upon their enemies in a storm that will bring an entire city to its ruin. "Grey Mother Mountain" is also the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection and is available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers. Signed editions are also available!

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New Short Fiction: “Sinera” by J Dark

Sinera

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Sinera", the newest story in the Glass Bottles series, by J Dark. Not all quests are epic. Some are personal. Driven by a need to find her own truth about humanity, Sinera leaves Underhill to find the one human who commands fear and respect from the Elves, and discover the truth with her own eyes. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Sinera" is also the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Elyse Russell

Elyse Russell

We are excited to announce that we have officially signed an agreement with author Elyse Russell to publish her story, "Grey Mother Mountain", as part our Dragon Gems short fiction program. Elyse Russell has been writing since she was seven. She loves stories in all forms. When writing, she tends to stick to short stories and graphic novels, and most of her works are speculative in nature. Elyse has had works accepted with Mermaid's Monthly, Hyphen Punk, Crone Girl's Press, Outcast Press, Markosia, Last Girls Club, and more. Her horror graphic novella, The Fell Witch, is an allegory for postpartum...

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New Book Release: “Sky Chase (Book One of The Flight of Ships)” by Lauren Massuda

Sky Chase

We are excited to announce the immediate availability of Sky Chase (Book One of The Flight of Ships) by Lauren Massuda. Travel to a vast world of airborne ships and floating islands. The crew of The Raging Storm, led by 16-year-old Captain Cordelia, protects the floating Caelum Islands from strange creatures and criminals. When Cordelia is poisoned, she must find the cure before time runs out. Her only hope is to join an alliance with a mysterious doctor — one who has carried a grudge against her father for years. Not only will Cordelia have to race against time, but...

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New Short Fiction: “The Third Time’s the Charm” by Steven D. Brewer

The Third Time's the Charm

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "The Third Time’s the Charm" by Steven D. Brewer. When an airship is hijacked by pirates, a young man with a secret loses his mentor … and his future. After twice thwarting the pirates' plans, he must finally come to terms with the pirate captain and decide whether to ally himself with him … or to confront a hostile future alone. Available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers, "The Third Time’s the Charm" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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