A Wilderness of Glass

A Wilderness of Glass

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

The treacherous waters of the Gray have widowed many women in the village of Ancilar. But the sea gives back as well as takes away, something Brida Gazi discovers one bleak autumn morning while harvesting sea wrack on its storm-battered shore. Wounded and stranded ashore, the merman Ahtin lies dying among the tidal pools until a land-walker woman, who can call forth magic with a mysterious flute, rescues him.  Ahtin finds himself unable to resist Brida's allure - or her magic - despite the risk to himself and his people.But Ahtin isn't alone in his fascination. Another, driven by bitterness and relentless purpose, seeks Brida and her unusual talent to manipulate for his own schemes, and neither Ahtin's devotion nor the sea's ancient sorcery will stop him from realizing those ambitions.—A WILDERNESS OF GLASS is a 33k-word novella that takes place in the world of the Wraith Kings series and can be read as a stand-alone. It is...
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Dragon Unleashed

Dragon Unleashed

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A dragon shapeshifter and a healer with power over the earth fight a corrupt empire in this thrilling and deeply emotional romantic fantasy from the USA Today bestselling author of Radiance.Magic is outlawed in the Krael Empire and punishable by death. Born with the gift of earth magic, the free trader Halani keeps her dangerous secret closely guarded. When her uncle buys a mysterious artifact, a piece of bone belonging to a long-dead draga, Halani knows it's far more than what it seems. Dragas haven't been seen for more than a century, and most believe them extinct. They're wrong. Dragas still walk among the denizens of the Empire, disguised as humans. Malachus is a draga living on borrowed time. The magic that has protected him will soon turn on him—unless he finds a key part of his heritage. He has tracked it to a group of free traders, among them a grave-robbing earth witch who fascinates him as much as she frustrates him with her many...
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Wyvern

Wyvern

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Eight years earlier the talented fiddler, Elsbeth Weaver, gave up the man she loved to care for her ailing grandfather. Now, she must risk her life to save her grandfather from a lynching by playing for the wyvern terrorizing the countryside. When she comes face-to-face with the beast at the haunted cliffs of Maldoza, she is both frightened and fascinated. Something about the creature reminds her of the bard who once stole her heart, something more than just a shared name. Alaric has never stopped loving the human woman he left behind in a dusty village almost a decade before.  When he meets her again at Maldoza, wearing old dragon armor and playing her fiddle as if her heart would break, he is overjoyed. Elsbeth doesn’t know her erstwhile lover is only an illusion for the wyvern, and Alaric must convince her that the heart of the beast is no less devoted than the heart of the man.~2nd edition.  Originally...
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Madfall

Madfall

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A duology of dragon shifter novellas from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors Dana Marton and Grace Draven:Grace Draven's DRACONUS:Four years ago, Leida was the golden-voiced favorite of a dragon lord until she stole a single treasure and vanished without a word. Magnus Silverclaw is a long-lived earth dragon skilled in the ways of magic. Furious over his human mistress's betrayal, he has sworn retribution and when she is captured, he has his chance. Leida is dragged before a dragon tribunal for high treason where the punishment is death. But time hasn't dimmed her love for Magnus, nor cooled the fires of their mutual attraction. Throwing herself at the dragon's mercy, Leida is horrified to learn her fate: a bespelled silver collar set with gems and four years of servitude to her former lord. The revenge is everything the earth dragon could wish except for one thing - his beautiful mistress refuses to divulge the reason...
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The Brush of Black Wings

The Brush of Black Wings

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

~sequel to Master of Crows~ During a foray into the woods of Neith, Martise stumbles upon a ruined temple & awakens an ancient darkness that sees in her a chance to escape an eternal prison. Silhara of Neith, Master of Crows crosses time and worlds to challenge a demon king in order to save her and learns that history does not always honor its saviors. A tale of revelation & redemption.
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Lover of Thorns and Holy Gods

Lover of Thorns and Holy Gods

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A trilogy of short stories from the worlds of Master of Crows, Entreat Me, and Radiance. STRONG BLOOD (3,504 words) – Ballard de Sauveterre from ENTREAT ME crosses time to share a drink with Silhara of Neith from MASTER OF CROWS and discovers a connection that spans generations. CROW AWAKENED (2,975 words) – A short follow-up to THE BRUSH OF BLACK WINGS in which a terrified Silhara finally learns why his beloved wife Martise is fading before his eyes. A MATTER OF TRUST (5,336 words) – A cultural divide is resolved in the most delightful way between Brishen and Ildiko Khaskem. Takes place after RADIANCE and before EIDOLON.
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Eidolon

Eidolon

Grace Draven

Romance / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

In a bid for more power, the Shadow Queen of Haradis has unleashed a malignant force into the world. Her son Brishen, younger prince of the Kai royal house, suddenly finds himself ruler of a kingdom blighted by a diseased darkness and on the brink of war. His human wife Ildiko must decide if she will give up the man she loves in order to secure his throne. Three enemy kingdoms must unite to save each other, and a one-eyed, reluctant king must raise an army of the dead to defeat an army of the damned.A tale of alliance and sacrifice.
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