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New Audio Edition Release: “Mermaid Steel” by Jay Hartlove

Mermaid Steel (audio edition)

We are thrilled to announce the release of the audio edition of Mermaid Steel by Jay Hartlove. 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. Narrated by Jenn Broda, the audio edition of Mermaid Steel is available now from Audible, Amazon,...

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New Book Release: “Mermaid Steel” by Jay Hartlove

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Mermaid Steel by Jay Hartlove. 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 is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions. Join us tonight for a live discussion...

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New Book Release: “Balls in Play (Book Three from Stories in Glass)” by Paul S. Moore

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Balls in Play (Book Three from Stories in Glass) by Paul S. Moore. Is it true that heroes are made, not born? Does the right stuff come out of hiding when we recognize the moment the game is on the line? Who will come off the bench to save the world from itself? In these times, it’s good enough just to force the game into extra innings.​ Otis McKinney, Dr. Henry Milton, an embattled Panamanian tribe, a failed baseball prospect, a dedicated cab driver, and the Asmudi family walk into a...

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Jay Hartlove

We are excited to announce that we have officially signed a deal with author Jay Hartlove for his book, Mermaid Steel. Jay Hartlove is the playwright, director and producer of The Mirror’s Revenge, the musical sequel to the Snow White fable, which had its theatrical run in the San Francisco Bay Area in August 2018 to rave reviews. Jay is also the award-winning author of the urban fantasy "Goddess Rising" Trilogy (Goddess Chosen, Goddess Daughter, Goddess Rising) and the upcoming fantasy romance Mermaid Steel. His book, Mermaid Steel, is scheduled for publication in November 2020. We welcome Jay to our...

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New Book Release: “Zima: Origins (A Z-Tech Chronicles Book Story)” by Ryan Southwick

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Zima: Origins (A Z-Tech Chronicles Story) by Ryan Southwick. Free at last of the programming that drove her to kill, the formerly enslaved artificial intelligence known as Zima now has her own android body, and is determined to find her place in the world … and to gain the family she never had. But the transition from a regime-ending killing machine to stand-up citizen is more difficult than Zima anticipated. Years of brainwashing have left her with a litany of unpredictable, lethal reactions, which force even her liberators from Z-Tech to...

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Join Us for the (Virtual) Book Launch of “Angels in the Mist” by Ryan Southwick

Join us for the (virtual) book launch event for Angels in the Mist (The Z-Tech Chronicles Book One) by Ryan Southwick. Date: Jul 25, 2020 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register here for more information about the event: angels-in-the-mist/launch-event Angels in the Mist (The Z-Tech Chronicles Book One) is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions. Signed editions are also available. Note: This event will be recorded for possible later use. By attending, you agree that your participation may be used for promotional or other purposes without compensation.

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New Book Release: “Angels in the Mist (The Z-Tech Chronicles Book One)” by Ryan Southwick

Angels in the Mist

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Angels in the Mist (The Z-Tech Chronicles Book One) by Ryan Southwick. An ancient, powerful evil is loose in San Francisco. The heart of Silicon Valley must fight back the only way they know how — with compassion, unwavering determination, and, of course, super-technology. Anne Perrin is resigned to a life driven by an adolescent trauma: a strict routine, no socializing (outside of the safety of her waitressing job), and no romantic relationships. When her cautious lifestyle lets the perfect partner slip through her fingers, Anne vows she won’t let it...

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New Book Release: “Songs in a Box (Book Two from Stories in Glass)” by Paul S. Moore

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Songs in a Box (Book Two from Stories in Glass) by Paul S. Moore. This time, the enemy is human. On a trip to spread his Grampy’s ashes in the Amazon, John Lockjaw Smith finds love, and a renewed sense of purpose, in the person of Willa Vernon, a lady haunted by her past association with a group of eugenic maniacs. On the return trip, they add a passenger. She is a delightfully unique “ninety-year-old hyperactive child” with eyes like a jaguar, muscles like a howler monkey, and the mind of...

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New Book Release: “Just a Bit of Magic” by Barb Bissonette

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Just a Bit of Magic by Barb Bissonette. Every morning, Jenny Smith stares into her magic mirror, searching for glimpses of two girls. Today, she is joyful with anticipation, knowing that this is the day they will materialize in her village. Molly has come to the village for a fresh start. Her parents are dead, her boyfriend has cheated on her with her best friend, and she is feeling very alone. Miranda has arrived at the boarding house and work place, but she has her own secrets. Nothing is as it...

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New Book Release: “Cityfall” by Lorna Hopkins Keith

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Cityfall by Lorna Hopkins Keith. After Samanda Lar destroys her ex-husband, the Volen hand her the mission of saving the people of City and establishing their new home. The Volen leave City to dissolve, forcing Sam to deal with her people amid the coming collapse, and the alien colonies on this world. Sam is aided by her twin, Brad, and her alien brother, Max (who becomes Maxee). Joining them is Todd, whose mother took in the twins when their mother left when they were five, and Arlene, the governor's assistant who...

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