Women of Kern: Book Two now available

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Journey back to the world of Kern with 8 new short stories and novellas told through the eyes of women with the strength and courage to shape their own destinies. From the hostage with a dangerous secret, to a blind spymaster who can’t stop a war without destroying her family, to a replacement bride who falls for the wrong prince, these stories will transport you to a world of magic, romance, and adventure. Click here to find out more about this exciting new collection.

Praise for Women of Kern: Book One

“Each story follows … a strong female character (legitimately, diversely strong, not the kind of “strong female character” you get in most YA fiction) ” – R.M. Archer (read full review here)

“Romance and adventure. Loved the strong and courageous characters.” — 5-Star Goodreads review

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Download Mbetta's story for free when you sign up for my newsletter at MarisMcKay.comMbetta was an army healer, until she was captured during a battle and sold in to slavery. Can she trust the quiet, artistic blacksmith who seems intent on keeping her safe?

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Maris McKay is a dreamer, writer, and full-time nerd with a passion for speculative fiction. She lives in Ohio with a neurotic cat who loves the smell of old books. Read more

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Welcome to MarisMcKay.comMost of Maris’ fiction is set in the fictional world Ves’endlera, including her first finished novel The Heather and the Falcon (she is currently seeking agent representation). Read More

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