Follower of the Word

Daughter of Light cover

As the Shadonae rise in the west and war threatens the north, a young woman discovers she is not human . . .

Rowen Mar finds a strange mark on her hand, and she is banished from her village as a witch. She covers the mark with a leather glove and seeks sanctuary in the White City. She lives in fear that if she touches another person, the power inside her will trigger again, a terrifying power that allows her to see the darkness inside the human heart . . .

But the mark is a summons, and those called cannot hide forever. For the salvation of her people lies within her hand.

Book one of the Follower of the Word series.

*Finalist for the 2013 Christy Award for Visionary Novel*
*Finalist for the 2013 Grace Award for Speculative Fiction*
*Finalist for the 2013 Carol Award for Speculative Fiction*


Son of Truth cover

The war in the north is over, but the war for all the Lands has just begun. As the Shadonae solidify their hold on the city of Thyra, Rowen Mar, the last Eldaran and savior of the White City, awakens to find herself hunted by those she has saved.

Meanwhile, the assassin Caleb Tala finds himself in the presence of the Word. The time of reckoning has come, and he must pay the price for all the lives he has taken. But in his moment of judgment, Caleb is given a second chance to change his life.

These two hold the power to save the Lands from the Shadonae. One must escape slavery, and one must choose to forsake everything before the world is consumed in darkness.

Book two of the Follower of the Word series.

*2014 Clive Staples Award Nominee*


Heir of Hope cover

The great city of Thyra has fallen and shadows spread across the land. Rowen Mar, the last Truthsayer, is taken before the Shadonae. But the Shadonae are not who she thought they were, and now they want to claim her as their own.

Caleb Tala, former assassin and prince, is now a Guardian of mankind. Exiled from his country, Caleb wanders the desert in search of his mother’s past and clues to who he is.

These are the last days of the Eldaran race. Rowen and Caleb must find their way along the dark path set before them by their ancestors: to heal what was wounded and love where hatred grows. But the road is narrow and the darkness beckons. If either of them fails, all will be lost…

And the human race will be no more.

Book three of the Follower of the Word series.

*2016 Rone Award Nominee*

*2016 INSPY Award Finalist*

*2016 Carol Award Finalist*

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28 thoughts on “Follower of the Word”

  1. Very nicely written summary! Intriguing plot-line. Moreover, you have good sentence structure. I love the spacing and the use of simple sentences interspersed with longer sentences. I look forward to reading the actual novel. It’s about time there was more Christian fantasy like this.

  2. Just finished the book! Love it, love it, love it! The moment when Rowen meet the Word . . . beautiful. I’ve already reread that part several times πŸ˜‰ I can’t wait for the next one, btw what a cliff hanger!!

    1. Hi Jean,
      I’m so glad you enjoyed Daughter of Light. Than you for stopping by and letting me know, those kinds of notes really encourage me!

      The next book, Son of Truth, is set to release April 1st, 2013, so not too long of a wait πŸ˜‰

  3. I Just finished Daughter of Light.. and I am hanging on the edge screaming “what about Nierne”!!! πŸ™‚ and a host of other questions. It’s great! Son of Truth is just what I wanted to hear. Loved watching Rowen face her fear!

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