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Fantasy, Lore, & More: Destiny Arising

Fantasy, Lore, & More: Destiny Arising

Hi, I'm indie fantasy author, Melinda Kucsera, and in this episode, Jan Foster is joining me to talk about her book, Destiny Arising.

What's it about?

  • Five Queens will die… bringing chaos to the Naturae realm.

  • Aioffe and Joshua return to Tudor England seeking a safe haven for their family, yet celestial portents predict disaster. Under Queen Mary I’s rule, the Catholic church has gripped power and the fae are in danger and unwelcome.

  • Imprisoned for murder, their friend and se’er witch Nemis awaits her trial, but is crippled by visions of royal deaths.

  • When Queen Mary dies, political and religious upheaval shroud the horrifying truth. Aioffe and Joshua are the only people who believe Nemis’s prophecy… a killer of queens has started a campaign of terror.

  • As the trial looms, with Nemis’s life at stake, the murderer strikes again. It becomes clear, being different doesn’t mean you are invincible. Aioffe is destined to die next, unless the hunted becomes the hunter.

  • Past and present collide as the family embarks on a dangerous and forbidden journey across Elizabethan England and Scotland in search of answers. Can they capture the murderer before more queens die and a Treaty protecting all fae, witches and vampires is destroyed? Or is Aioffe’s destiny foretold after all?

  • But… if five crowns tumble… King Henry Fitzroy, a vampire ruling over a fae nation, can’t help but see the opportunity in Nemis’s prophecy. Is this the moment when he arises into his destiny?

What's in this episode:

  • Jan Foster will give us a preview of the fantastical world of Destiny Arising with an excerpt. 

  • We'll discuss the inspiration and creative process behind this new fantasy novel.

  • We'll explore the themes and beloved elements of the fantasy genre that readers can expect to find within Destiny Arising.

  • Join us for an inside look at this newly published work before it hits the shelves.

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About your host, Melinda Kucsera:

I am Melinda Kucsera, an indie fantasy author who wrote and published 20+ books since 2016 across 6 series. I write epic fantasy adventures about families and magical creatures who’re just trying to survive in a world that hates and fears magic but is steeped in it.

My books are full of magic and mayhem, but somehow, even the darkest adventure always ends well. ⁠⁠⁠Join me⁠⁠⁠ every week for a new story.

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Epic Fantasy Adventures with Melinda Kucsera
I am Melinda Kucsera, an indie fantasy author and I narrate chapters from my adventure books, talk about other fantasy books and shows and try my best not to get derailed by the shenanigans of characters who are supposed to be fictional, but they don't stay within the pages of my books. I tell all their secrets and what trouble they get into in between books. Support this podcast: <a href="" rel="payment"></a>