Author of the YA/Crossover Fantasy, The Healer’s Legacy
Orphaned by war, haunted by unknown origins, and chased by a warlord and his army of brutal soldiers. KIRA is a young woman on the run from her abusive mate Toril, the hero turned warlord, who led the country’s forces to victory against the outland raiders. Only that was before his love of power consumed him. Now, his only focus is on tracking down Kira and making her punishment an example of his power. Her only advantage lies in her ability to telepathically communicate with her traveling companions, Kelmir, a large hunting cat, and Vaith, a miniature wyvern. But the quest for freedom isn’t the only struggle Kira faces. She must also come to terms with her past choices, whose echoes drive her present. And now, the future of the land and people she has come to love depends on the decisions she will be forced to make.
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Short author bio:
Sharon Skinner has been writing stories and poetry since grade school. She is a voracious reader of anything and everything, but her writing tends to be focused on fantasy, Steampunk, and the occasional ghost story. She holds a BA in English and an MA in Creative Writing, and works hard to continuously improve her craft. Sharon also teaches workshops on creative writing and engaging audiences. She is an active member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and currently serves as the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI AZ. When she isn’t traveling around the country to present at Cons, such as Emerald City ComiCon and Phoenix ComiCon, and various book festivals, she spends her time writing, re-visioning and editing. She currently resides in Mesa, AZ.
“Kira tasted blood. She ran her tongue along the inside of her swollen mouth and winced. The cut on her lip had reopened. Shifting in her saddle to ease the pain that burned through her body, she glanced at the men who rode beside her. They were tough and strong, battle-hardened soldiers, two of Toril’s fiercest fighters. “Escorts,” he’d called them. Kira knew only too well what they really were.”
“Another loud hiss erupted beside the trail. Kira kept her face averted. She dived away from the sound. A hoof caught her on the shoulder and she dropped to the ground. For an instant all she could see was a sharp yellow beak, a long black tongue below fiery eyes. A large basilisk arched its neck, preparing to strike.”
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