Join us for an afternoon of fantasy and ancient magic as we welcome local author Jennifer Anne Davis. Jennifer is the award-winning author of several titles, including the True Reign series, and is back with a new series: Order of the Krigers. Rise is the first book in the young adult high fantasy series taking place in the Kingdom of Nelebek, where people live in persecution from the evil Morlet, who reigns with a dark and destructive magic. Morlet is hunting down the last of the twelve warriors of the Order of the Krigers, 16-year-old Kaja. The new series – and the event, which will include refreshments – are not to be missed!
The people of Nelebek live in fear of persecution from the evil Morlet, who reigns with a dark and destructive magic. The kingdom s only hope lies with the Order of the Krigers twelve warriors with mysterious powers linked to magical weapons. For over a century, Morlet has been annihilating the Order, picking them off one by one. Eleven Krigers have been hunted down, tortured, and imprisoned in his dungeon. Now only one remains. 16-year-old Kaia survives by keeping her head down and minding her own business. But when she finds herself in the middle of a public execution where the mysterious Morlet is in attendance, an odd compulsion she can t resist comes over her and she looks into Morlet s eyes. Soon an ancient power awakens and Kaia can no more blend into the scenery. Will she heed the call of the Krigers or will Morlet s dark magic destroy the last of the Order?
At first glance, twenty-two-year-old Brianna's life seems perfect. But she harbors a deadly secret--her father is the leader of a ruthless drug cartel. Brianna struggles to find her place in a world her father meticulously controls, and believes she is nothing but a pawn in her father's deadly games.
After graduating from college with an enormous debt, Dominic finds himself lured by money and power into a job that appears too good to be true. He doesn't realize he works for a drug cartel until he s in too deep. Trying to keep his family safe, he takes a deal offered by Brianna's father and agrees to marry Brianna while continuing to work for the cartel.
Brianna and Dominic must rely on one another as their lives become further entwined in the lethal drug world. When Dominic discovers a deadly secret, he begins to question everything and turns to Brianna for support. However, Brianna's heart belongs to another man--an undercover DEA agent.
The DEA closes in on the drug cartel, forcing Brianna and Dominic to choose sides, igniting a battle between family loyalty, love, and survival. Brianna soon realizes that she may be the only person capable of bringing down her father's empire--if she can find a way to outsmart the master manipulator, without losing herself, and her heart, in the process.