Archive for the ‘The Word Cauldron’ Category

Fledgling Witch now available on YouTube

I’m pleased to announce the launch of my YouTube channel, Reluctant Phoenix.  There you will find an audiobook version of Fledgling Witch as well as the first chapter of The Witch Awakening.  Many thanks to my talented friends at Noble Sparrow Studio for their wonderful work on the audio portion of the videos.  Here’s a link to the channel:  https://www.youtube.com/@reluctantphoenix

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Announcing my first audiobook!

Hello!  I’m excited to announce the release of my first audiobook!  Narrated by the talented Leslie Gallagher, my novel A Nest of Thorns reimagines Sleeping Beauty from the perspective of the princess after she wakes up in an abandoned tower with no idea how a hundred years passed overnight.   Her prince has vanished, and she sets out to solve the mystery of the curse and find her beloved, in the process uncovering family secrets that threaten to unravel her very existence.

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A Nest of Thorns now available!

A Nest of Thorns by [Karen Nilsen]

Lycora drifts off to sleep one night in her tower chamber and awakens a century later to snow falling through the crumbling roof over her bed. Stunned and grieving her lost world, she discovers her cousin also shares the curse. They set out together to learn how a hundred years passed while they slept and find themselves caught in a web of family secrets, betrayals, and dark magic. In order to free herself, Lycora must face the truth within and reclaim the destiny stolen from her.

Click here to view A Nest of Thorns on Amazon

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The Dream Garden now available!

I just completed my latest novel about the Landers – entitled The Dream Garden, the story follows the adventures of Safire, Merius, and their children in the mysterious land of the phoenixes.  Links below to major retailers . . .

Amazon US:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09P9SHQQ2

Amazon UK:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B09P9SHQQ2/

Amazon Australia:  https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B09P9SHQQ2

Amazon Canada:  https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B09P9SHQQ2

Smashwords:  https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1123580

Kobo:  https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-dream-garden

Apple:  https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-dream-garden/id1603507890

Barnes & Noble:  https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-dream-garden-karen-nilsen/1140843316

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Gothic Childhoods article

Third Factor has published my article “Gothic Childhoods,” in which I explore my difficult relationship with my grandmother and my love for Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” and what both taught me about healthy boundaries, emotional honesty in storytelling, and being a contented outsider.

https://www.thirdfactor.org/gothic-childhoods/

 

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A Nest of Thorns

Last week, I started serializing a retelling of Sleeping Beauty entitled A Nest of Thorns through Amazon’s Kindle Vella program.  If you would like to learn more, here is a link:  https://www.amazon.com/A-Nest-of-Thorns/dp/B0939FK7YK/

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Smashwords Read an E-book Week Sale!

From March 7th to March 13th, I will be participating in the Smashwords’ Read an E-book Week Sale. All my titles available on Smashwords are 50% off for the entire week, except for Fledgling Witch, which will be free! Here’s a link to my Smashwords profile:
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Persephone’s Tears: A Romance in the Seventh Dimension now available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Persephones-Tears-Romance-Seventh-Dimension-ebook/dp/B07S5XYQPZ/
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Manybooks Interview!

Thanks to the folks at Manybooks for this opportunity. If you’re interested, a number of my answers go into how I came to write The Witch Awakening and also some news about upcoming releases. Click here for the interview

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How Winter Came to Eden

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Amazon

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Amazon UK

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Amazon Australia

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Amazon Canada

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on iTunes

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Barnes & Noble

Click here to purchase How Winter Came to Eden on Kobo

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