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Learning Spanish The Gringa Way

By: Erin Ashley Sieber


Published: September 24, 2014
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Pages: 232

About The Book:

 

Step into a new world of learning, in which the journey itself is actually fun and exciting! The Gringa has taken a somewhat “nontraditional” approach toward teaching the Spanish language to English speakers. In doing so, she pioneered a system, The Gringa Way, which allows learners to translate their English thoughts into Spanish thoughts and sentences.
 
This total “new approach” not only makes the language much easier to learn and understand but it transforms what many thought was “impossible” and makes it completely achievable. Many people have been totally overwhelmed by the “strict rules” and vast grammatical differences they discovered when trying the “old” and “traditional” methods of learning usable Spanish – so they quit – saying it is simply way too hard and frustrating.

 With The Gringa Way method and the help of this book, you will be speaking Spanish easier than you ever thought possible.

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About The Author:

“I fell in love with the Spanish language, as well as the Spanish people, at a young, impressionable age. When I was fourteen I received a trip to Cancun, Mexico as a gift for Christmas! It was this trip that changed the rest of my career course, and really my outlook on life and other cultures.

What happened you ask? When I arrived to Cancun, Mexico, I was excited and eager to explore this new and beautiful land. It was my first time out of the States, and I was ready to mingle! Along my journey in Cancun, I encountered some people from South America who were traveling. I was all too eager to hear and learn about their background and country of Argentina – but there was one big problem I encountered with this: I did not speak Spanish (at the time) and they did not speak English. Besides knowing how to say “hola,” I had yet to have learned any Spanish. My best friend, (who was with me on the trip) did have a year of Spanish, but she was not yet fluent in any sense of the term. What is the point of this story you might ask? It was in that very moment of pure frustration and disappointment from not being able to communicate – I told myself: I would not let this happen again.
When I got back to the states, not only did I pick Spanish as my (language of choice) for all of my high schooling, but decided to go on to also make the Spanish language my major in College, and then go on to pursue a career using Spanish. My love for the language opened up many doors:

In High School, the National Spanish Honor Society inducted me into their honor roll. I then earned my first degree in the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and International Business from Florida Atlantic University. While attending the university, I jumped at the chance to live and study in Salamanca, Spain and El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain, as well as attend the private language school, Estudio Sampere for six months, where I received some of my most intense instruction in the Spanish language. I then went on to obtain my Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University.

Since then, I have traveled the world and been to more than 8 Spanish speaking countries, have worked for the major newspaper El Nuevo Herald as their Business Development Manager , am a member of the American Translation Association as well as a qualified Court Interpreter in my home state of Maryland. I have also had the privilege to teach English to Spanish speaking members of a Major League baseball team.”

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STENIBELLE

by Ren Garcia

Pages: 184
Date published: July 18, 2015
Publisher: Loconeal
About the Book

 

   THE 3rd TURN OF THE SHADOW TECH GODDESS The quest of Paymaster Stenstrom spans the planes, taking a bizarre turn in the 3rd universe, as there he is not an affluent man but a woman in desperate circumstances. Lady Stenibelle is imprisoned for her role in the Seeker Affair, is penniless, and her House of Belmont-South Tyrol is on the verge of extinction. Her spirit broken, Stenibelle is resigned to perform her sentence without fuss, do as she is told, and fade away in obscurity. 

   However, fate is not yet finished with her. Stenibelle is in the gaze of hidden benefactors with ulterior motives. People claiming to be her dear friends come forward, yet she does not know them. The Quests of the Shadow tech Goddess proceed, and she must discover the hero that lies within or face total oblivion. The disgraced 30th daughter of the House of Belmont will either be the final stake driven into its dying heart, or the ray of light that comes to save it and all else that follows.

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Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature.

Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood; he also has a passion for caving, urban archaeology and architecture. His books are published by Loconeal.


He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their three dogs.

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Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome
By: Tamara Lyon
Pages: 348
Published: May 29, 2015

Bristow Sparks, an interior designer in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, has just landed the contract of a lifetime, working for the Cherry Wyeland, volatile reality star and CEO of Wine-A-Lot. Designing for a crazy person is an around-the-clock commitment. It frays Bristow’s nerves and forces her to compromise in unimaginable ways, but, given that the finished product will be featured on The Decorating Network, she must succeed.
While her professional life is hot, her personal life is barely room temperature. After surviving the relentless media spotlight because of a personal tragedy and a traitorous ex-boyfriend, Bristow flies so far under the radar she can’t even be detected. A homebody to the core, she binges on episodes of the Showtime series, Dexter, lives in sweatpants, and is addicted to exercise and Oreos.
As for relationships? She has fallen hard and fast for witty and adventurous Jack Hoffmann. However, after their disastrous first date where Bristow collides with a park bench among other mortifying mishaps, they are unfortunately just friends. At least there’s one male sharing her bed, even if it’s only Vegas, her theatrical golden retriever.
For her twenty-ninth birthday, Bristow goes out of her comfort zone and gets a makeover at an elite spa. Post-Brazilian wax and in excruciating pain, Bristow realizes that she’s been in a post-traumatic state for years. She vows to start taking risks again. When she finally goes after what and whom she wants, no matter the cost, tragedy strikes again . . . 

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome from Tamara Lyon in exchange for an honest review. The opinions I express are my own.

The title is what caught my eye and who wouldn’t want to read a book titled “Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome”? I was fascinated because as a woman I can’t imagine putting myself through that type of pain. I find it incomprehensible that I pay someone to wax my eyebrows and that is about all the waxing pain I can handle!

This book started out pretty slow for me and I had a devil of a time getting really into it. It isn’t that the characters are stupidly hilarious or the plot lacks, I was over a quarter of the way into the book and considering not finishing it before it finally caught my attention. I’m glad I stayed with it because it turned in to a story worth reading.

Poor Bristow . . . she is so emotionally damaged by her past that she has absolutely no idea how to approach a future of any sort with a member of the opposite sex. She has a sure thing in front of her and is totally missing the forest for the trees.

Then there is Bristow’s family . . . if they were mine I think I’d run far away and change my name and start a new life! Talk about drama! Margarita brings a life of drama to a whole new level of drama queen!

And the characters that she works with and works for . . . they are too much from the very beginning, as Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome starts with a sex toy party thrown by Bristow’s boss, Lola, for a very persnickety potential client who is launching her new sex toy business.

What a bunch of business Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome turns out to be. I do recommend you dive in for an evening of laughs, sadness, criminal activity and happily-ever-after.

I give Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome by Tamara Lyon three hot cups of Room With Books coffee.

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DIVIDERAbout the Author

Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome is loosely inspired by an unfortunate, painful event that occurred three years ago and is critically acclaimed author Tamara Lyon’s sixth novel. Her previous works include The Ugly Tree series, a Flamingnet Top Choice Award winner, 2011 Next Generation Indie Finalist, Eric Hoffer Finalist, and Midwest Book Award Finalist. In 2010 her novel, Fixing Forever Broken, earned an IPPY Award for romance. Lyon has taken her recent books in a decidedly chick-lit direction and creates characters and stories that are refreshingly and humorously real. She makes her home in Wisconsin with her talented husband, cycling-superstar son, and counter-surfing golden retriever, Macy.

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Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome
By: Tamara Lyon
Pages: 348
Published: May 29, 2015

Bristow Sparks, an interior designer in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, has just landed the contract of a lifetime, working for the Cherry Wyeland, volatile reality star and CEO of Wine-A-Lot. Designing for a crazy person is an around-the-clock commitment. It frays Bristow’s nerves and forces her to compromise in unimaginable ways, but, given that the finished product will be featured on The Decorating Network, she must succeed.
While her professional life is hot, her personal life is barely room temperature. After surviving the relentless media spotlight because of a personal tragedy and a traitorous ex-boyfriend, Bristow flies so far under the radar she can’t even be detected. A homebody to the core, she binges on episodes of the Showtime series, Dexter, lives in sweatpants, and is addicted to exercise and Oreos.
As for relationships? She has fallen hard and fast for witty and adventurous Jack Hoffmann. However, after their disastrous first date where Bristow collides with a park bench among other mortifying mishaps, they are unfortunately just friends. At least there’s one male sharing her bed, even if it’s only Vegas, her theatrical golden retriever.
For her twenty-ninth birthday, Bristow goes out of her comfort zone and gets a makeover at an elite spa. Post-Brazilian wax and in excruciating pain, Bristow realizes that she’s been in a post-traumatic state for years. She vows to start taking risks again. When she finally goes after what and whom she wants, no matter the cost, tragedy strikes again . . . 

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome from Tamara Lyon in exchange for an honest review. The opinions I express are my own.

The title is what caught my eye and who wouldn’t want to read a book titled “Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome”? I was fascinated because as a woman I can’t imagine putting myself through that type of pain. I find it incomprehensible that I pay someone to wax my eyebrows and that is about all the waxing pain I can handle!

This book started out pretty slow for me and I had a devil of a time getting really into it. It isn’t that the characters are stupidly hilarious or the plot lacks, I was over a quarter of the way into the book and considering not finishing it before it finally caught my attention. I’m glad I stayed with it because it turned in to a story worth reading.

Poor Bristow . . . she is so emotionally damaged by her past that she has absolutely no idea how to approach a future of any sort with a member of the opposite sex. She has a sure thing in front of her and is totally missing the forest for the trees.

Then there is Bristow’s family . . . if they were mine I think I’d run far away and change my name and start a new life! Talk about drama! Margarita brings a life of drama to a whole new level of drama queen!

And the characters that she works with and works for . . . they are too much from the very beginning, as Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome starts with a sex toy party thrown by Bristow’s boss, Lola, for a very persnickety potential client who is launching her new sex toy business.

What a bunch of business Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome turns out to be. I do recommend you dive in for an evening of laughs, sadness, criminal activity and happily-ever-after.

I give Post Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome by Tamara Lyon three hot cups of Room With Books coffee.

Single CupSingle CupSingle Cup

DIVIDER

© June 19, 2015

Patricia, Room With Books

DIVIDERAbout the Author

Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome is loosely inspired by an unfortunate, painful event that occurred three years ago and is critically acclaimed author Tamara Lyon’s sixth novel. Her previous works include The Ugly Tree series, a Flamingnet Top Choice Award winner, 2011 Next Generation Indie Finalist, Eric Hoffer Finalist, and Midwest Book Award Finalist. In 2010 her novel, Fixing Forever Broken, earned an IPPY Award for romance. Lyon has taken her recent books in a decidedly chick-lit direction and creates characters and stories that are refreshingly and humorously real. She makes her home in Wisconsin with her talented husband, cycling-superstar son, and counter-surfing golden retriever, Macy.

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Circle of Conspiracy Book One: The Challenge

fourth book in the triple-trilogy

Artesans of Albia fantasy series

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Friend against friend, lover against lover, ally against ally. Conflict is coming …

Nine months have passed since Brynne Sullyan helped forge an alliance between the realms of Albia and Andaryon. A fragile peace reigns as both sides recover from the events of the previous year. Then mysterious raiders strike Andaryon villages. Attempts are made on the life of Albia’s High King. As Sullyan scrambles to find those responsible, unseen enemies threaten to pull apart everything she has worked for, including her marriage.

The alliance begins to crumble, and Sullyan finds herself caught between two monarchs: the king she’s sworn allegiance to, and the man she loves as a father. To betray either one would break her heart, but if conflict is inevitable, she must make a choice …

 

What Others are Saying

“Cas Peace has a most beguiling method of pulling you into this very well thought out world she has created. You simply fall in love with her characters, and then you cannot put the book down.” – P C Dodge, Amazon Reviewer.

 

“If you enjoy being whisked away to the realm of fantasy, I strongly suggest this unique, special read! Hands down, one of the best fantasy series I have ever read!” – Ashley L. Knight, author of FALWYN

 

“I have just loved this entire series. Cas Peace is a master storyteller, providing a depth and breadth of information about her worlds and their people that is just staggering. Her characters are complex and multi-dimensional, and I have very much enjoyed reading this series. I am also looking forward with great anticipation to her next novel in this series. I heartily recommend this series to anyone who enjoys epic fantasy, strong world-building and beautiful storytelling. Highly recommended!” – K. Sozaeva, Amazon Vine Voice and Top 1000 Reviewer.

 

“Cas Peace’s Artesans of Albia trilogy immediately sweeps you away:  the drama starts with King’s Envoy, continues unabated in King’s Champion, and climaxes in King’s Artesan, yet each volume is complete, satisfying.  The Artesan series propels you into a world so deftly written that you see, feel, touch, and even smell each twist and turn. These nesting novels are evocative, hauntingly real.  Smart.  Powerful.  Compelling.  The trilogy teems with finely drawn characters, heroes and villains and societies worth knowing; with stories so organic and yet iconic you know you’ve found another home—in Albia.

Now there’s a fourth book on Albia’s horizon:  The Challenge, also Book One in Peace’s forthcoming sub-series, the Circle of Conspiracy trilogy, proof of more Albian tales on the way.  So start reading now.  I, for one, can’t wait to find out what will happen next.” – Janet Morris: The Sacred Band of Stepsons; the Dream Dancer series; I, the Sun; Outpassage

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Author Interview

It is my pleasure to welcome Cas Peace, author of The Challenge, book one of the Circle of Conspiracy fantasy trilogy and fourth Artesan book overall, to Room With Books.

First I’d like to say a big ‘Thank You’ to Patricia Green of Room With Books for hosting me on her blog today and helping me promote The Challenge, book one of the Circle of Conspiracy fantasy trilogy and fourth Artesan book overall. I appreciate it!

What do you do when you are not writing?

Many things! I have two rescue dogs, so I love taking them out for walks. We own a sailing boat, so sometimes we sail. I’m a folk singer and songwriter as well as an author, so singing and playing the bodhran are favourite things to do. I’m also a freelance editor, so that keeps me busy. I have a large collection of cacti to care for, and I also like gardening. Sometimes I wonder how I find time to write!

Is there any particular author or book that influenced you in any way either growing up or as an adult?

I was introduced as a teenager to Anne MacCaffrey’s Pern series, and her novels and writing style definitely influenced me. Then of course, I discovered Tolkien, another huge influence. I also admire Stephen Donaldson (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, and other works).

Can you tell us about your challenges in getting your first book published?

Getting published was an odd journey for me because I never intended to write a novel, let alone a whole series, and once I had, I didn’t really know how to go about finding a publisher. I began serching in 2002, and I think I made every mistake in the book, including sending a large “reading fee” to an agent who promptly absconded with my money! Once I learned how to go about submitting properly though, I found it quite frustrating, because I received many encouraging letters telling me that my wrting was good and that I’d eventually find a publisher, but I got no actual offers. However, that all changed in 2010 when an American indie publisher offered me a contract. It was so exciting, and it was a lovely experience. I learned such a lot from them, and was sad when they were forced to close in 2012. I used that experience to help me self-publish, and have never looked back.

If you could have any superpower what would you choose?

It would have to be the power to make people see sense – especially where wars and abuse are concerned. I’m sick of the way humanity is going – becoming this greedy, uncaring, overbearing destroyer of peace, the world, and anything perceived as weaker or inconvenient. It’s time we learned how to care for our world and to stop destroying ourselves!

What was your first job?

When I was at school, I had no real sense of what I wanted to do in life. I wish the Internet had been around then – it would have been far easier finding out about all the available careers! I had wanted to be a vet, but I’m not too good with figures so that wasn’t an option. As I adore horses, I decided to become a teacher of equitation. I joined a riding stable and trained for a year, finally passing my teaching and riding exams. I stayed with the stables for three more years before leaving to find a job that paid better wages!

What types of books do you write?

I write in the Fantasy genre, although I have also written a non-fiction book about a dog I owned some years ago. But Fantasy is what I love to read, and so I write the kind of books I’d enjoy reading myself.

Who’s your main audience?

My characters are mainly adults, so the books are aimed at adult readers. However, there isn’t really any bad language, or any overtly “adult” content (there is mention of rape but it’s not explicitly described), and I have had readers aged 12 who thoroughly enjoyed the series. I’ve also had many wonderful comments from people who’ve never picked up a fantasy novel before, so my books have wide appeal.

Out of all of your characters, which is your favorite?

That’s actually pretty hard to answer. When I began writing the series, the main character was going to be a guy called Taran. Taran is born with a power he doesn’t know how to use, and the whole premise of the book was ‘who do you turn to if you’re born with a special talent no one else has? How do you learn to control it, use it?’ Taran is like me in that he has no self confidence, and during the series the reader gets to see Taran grow and develop as a person and as an Artesan. However, as the first novel progresses, a new character, Sullyan, appears. She ends up being the other main character, and she’s the opposite side of the coin to Taran: Confident, beautiful, powerful, totally in control – almost exactly how I would like to be! Yet Sullyan has her flaws. She’s not perfect by any means, and the series explores the relationship between Sullyan and Taran, both in terms of their personalities and their Artesan powers. They are very important characters to me.

Having said that, I have other very strong characters and I think I like them all equally. I certainly had great fun with some of the villains. 🙂

What does your writing schedule look like?

Because all nine novels in my Artesans series were completed some years ago, I’m not actively writing novels at the moment. I have a publishing schedule, though, so each year I have two of my novels to self-edit, and then send to the editor I use to get them publication-ready. So there’s never a time when I’m not involved with an Artesans novel. I also sometimes write short stories, and will have one coming out in 2015 in an anthology collated by another author.

As I’m also a freelance editor, I’m always working on someone else’s novel or short story, so my schedule’s pretty full!

Do you use your OWN experiences?

I think every author has to draw on their own experiences if they want their writing to have authenticity. Sure, you can do research and learn about things you haven’t done, but I’m speaking more from an emotional viewpoint. How can you write about emotions if you haven’t experienced them yourself? How can you NOT transpose your own reactions and feelings onto your characters when they experience strong emotions or traumatic events? I don’t think anyone can realistically portray the deeper or more catastrophic life events without having gone through something similar themselves. Not even speaking to close friends or family members can replace the visceral effects of actual experience. In my opinion!

Was it easy to pick the title for your book?

I didn’t find it too hard, even though I had to discard the first title I chose. My series title, Artesans of Albia, was originally going to be Masters of the Matrix. I thought it was a very catchy title. But that was in 1999, just before the first Matrix film came out. I was furious – how dare the Wachowski Brothers ruin a perfectly good series title? I had to rethink – I didn’t want people thinking my books were trying to take advantage of the Matrix franchise. Then I hit on Artesans of Albia, which I like just as much. The individual book titles were quite easy too, once I decided I wanted a two-word title for each. The first three books all have titles beginning ‘Kings—’, and the second trilogy, Circle of Conspiracy, all have titles to do with circles. The third trilogy, Master of Malice, was a tad trickier, and I’m still not 100% the individual titles will stay as they are.

If you were to pick one profession if you were not an author which would it be?

I would be a professional show-jumper, or possibly carriage-driver. I adore horses (which is why there are so many in my books) and I always hoped to be good at show-jumping. However, although I passed all my equitation exams and qualified as a horse-riding instructor, I don’t have very good balance. I did do a bit of show-jumping at low levels, but don’t have the balance to ride the higher jumps. I also did some carriage-driving with a Welsh pony I used to own and loved it. I can’t think of anything nicer!

What are you currently working on?

As I mentioned earlier, I’m still working through the final five books in my series to get them publication-ready over the next two years. I do have another project in mind once that’s done, though. I plan to write a series prequel, aimed at the YA or NA market, telling the story of my main character Sullyan from birth until the appears in King’s Envoy, aged 23.

Fun Facts

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Vanilla. Sorry if that’s boring!
Night owl or early bird? Definitely early bird – I’m asleep by 10 pm!
Red, or white wine? White, although I love a good rosé.
Roller Coasters or Water Rides? I’m not much for either but I’d go for water if pushed.
Swimming in the ocean or a pool? Definitely not a public pool – ewww! (Hence why I’m not keen on Water Rides.) And I’ll only go in the sea if it’s warm, and I can snorkel.
Walking or fitness club? I do both and really enjoy it!

Any last words?

Besides writing, I’m also a singer/songwriter. I belong to a local church choir and also a village Music Group. Because I love folk music so much, I decided to write some into my novels. The first three books have songs in them, and I’ve recorded them, so they are available for fans to listen to. I’m now writing and recording songs or instrumentals for each of the other books in the series. The first three songs can be heard on the official Artesans of Albia trilogy trailer, see the link below, and also on my website, where they can be downloaded for free. Once the whole series has been published, I will collect the songs into a special CD which will accompany the series. Among the links you will also see a video of me performing the first song, The Wheel Will Turn, live at the King’s Envoy book launch. It was in a shopping mall, and was great fun!

 

About the Author

Cas PeaceCas Peace was born in Hampshire UK, in 1957, and has lived there most of her life. Her first career was as a horse-riding instructor, and horses remain very close to her heart. She then spent 13 years working for the British Civil Service before leaving the UK to live in Italy for three years, 1991-1994. She speaks passable but by no means perfect Italian, and loves to return to Italy whenever she can.

Cas’s other great loves are anything to do with animals, especially dogs and horses, (she supports many animal charities) and also singing.

Cas loves folk songs and along with her husband, who plays guitar, has performed in many a Southern England folk club. Sometimes they even asked her back! She writes folk songs to accompany her fantasy novels, and offers them as free downloads from her website.

Connect with the Author

Website: http://www.caspeace.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cas.peace?fref=ts

Book Songs: http://www.caspeace.com/downloads/songs

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On a foolhardy foray into a foreign realm, Taran Elijah is attacked by a terrible weapon known as the Staff. Killing its wielder, he escapes into Albia, inadvertently carrying the Staff.

Concerned by the vicious raids that follow Taran’s actions, Major Sullyan of the High King’s forces crosses into Andaryon to seek diplomatic resolution to the crisis. She is captured and tortured by Lord Rykan, aspirant to the Andaryon throne.

Slowly dying, Sullyan escapes his clutches. She offers her skills to the Hierarch in defense of his throne, finally confronting Rykan on the field of battle.

Her handsome Captain and lover, Robin Tamsen, embarks on a desperate quest to recover the Staff. But Rykan’s greedy General, Sonten, is two steps ahead of him. If Robin cannot lay hold of the weapon before Sonten does, Sullyan’s life and the lives of all Artesans are forfeit.

The race for the Staff has begun.

 

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Artesans of Albia Book 1 King’s Envoy

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Artesans of Albia Book 2 King’s Champion

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