Lhind the Thief

Lhind #1
by Sherwood Smith
$4.95
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-292-1

Lhind has been on the run all her life.

Stealing what she needs, using magic for disguise, she never stays anywhere long. Lhind even has secrets from herself, for she has few memories, and those are troubling.

But life is good until she gets caught by Rajanas the warrior-prince, Thianra the bard, and Hlanan the scribe. And that’s when adventure begins, because someone very powerful wants them all dead.

As they evade pursuit and work to uncover their enemies, Lhind struggles with the invisible bonds of friendship and trust, while Hlanan begins uncovering her secrets one by one.

Then she finds that he has secrets, too.

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Remalna’s Children

Remalnas Children by Sherwood Smith

Two Novellas (post Crown Duel)
by Sherwood Smith
$3.00 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-147-4

The Crown Duel second generation:

Two novelettes about Mel’s and Vidanric’s older two offspring, Prince Alaraec (“Court Ship”) and Elestra (“Beauty”).

In the latter, the middle child, who thinks of herself as the plain one of the three Renselaeus siblings, goes into the throne room to look at a tree, and meets a beautiful villain. Thus begins a duel of wits with unexpected results.

In “Court Ship” (se after the Norsunder War) Prince Raec and his best friend, Nadav, heir to the duchy of Savona, go on a mission to court a princess. Both boys get distracted… but the princess is determined to keep them on task. A dance of diplomacy and romance ensues.

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Fleeing Peace

Fleeing Peace by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-054-5

Siamis said, “Your young friend Liere is not going to enjoy the trap she’s walking into, I fear. But you figured that out, did you not? Why didn’t she listen to you?”

“To snap her fingers under your nose,” Senrid retorted.

“Irresistible.” Siamis smiled gently. “But it’s going to cost.”

Fifteen-year-old Senrid is newly king of the difficult warrior kingdom Marloven Hess . . . just in time to lose it, and find himself running for his life. When Senrid is captured he overhears a secret—one he can use against the enemy,  a charismatic, handsome man named Siamis who can read minds, and who enchants people just by talking to them.

Liere has always known she was special, which just increased her loneliness and sense of isolation. She can hear others’ thoughts, and she senses the real emotions below the façade. When a golden-haired man named Siamis comes to her village and enchants the entire town around her, she finds herself on the run.

Chased by powerful enemies, Liere and Senrid are tested to the max as they form an alliance of kids to aid them, and gain magical support from surprising sources.

Neither ever expected to discover something even more powerful than magic: friendship.

Fleeing Peace is the first in the series that ties together all the kids who became the Young Allies against the coming Norsunder War.

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Over the Sea

Over the Sea by Sherwood Smith

CJ’s First Notebook
by Sherwood Smith
$2.50 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-044-6

When Sherwood Smith was eight years old, a girl named Clair walked into her dreams, bringing hints of a world where girls could adventure, live on their own, and best of all, didn’t have to grow up.

Clair traveled about looking for girls who needed a home. She even came to Earth, where she found CJ, who did not fit. CJ found herself not only taken to another world to live, but she became the princess — Clair’s “left hand splat.” One of her jobs as princess was to write down their records. Another was to serve as leader for the girls when Clair was busy learning to become queen.

The girls had jobs, too, using their imaginations and their wits to foil villains who tried to take a kingdom away from a mere girl. From the shadowy Kwenz, a powerful mage from a threatening kingdom on another continent, to the usurper Glotulae and her son Prince Jonnicake, who in their ridiculous way were just as determined to boot Clair out, there were plenty of chances for adventure. And mystery, like why did kids from other times and worlds show up every now and then?

These are the earliest Sartorias-deles stories — how Clair found her gang of girls, and how the M girls developed the fine art of the Duel to the Pie.

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Senrid

Senrid by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-058-3

So what do you do when you’re fifteen, supposedly king of one of the most powerful kingdoms in the world,  and all you have on your side are wit, will, and maybe a few skills?

And what if the people you like best are your enemies, and your powerful uncle, the regent, wants to see you dead?

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A Stranger to Command

A Stranger to Command by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-072-9

Vidanric Renselaeus, Marquis of Shevraeth, is a courtly, well-mannered teen coached in the noble art of dueling. Growing up in a court that on the surface seems civilized under an increasingly despotic king, he is sent by his father to the infamous military academy in Marloven Hess. He expects to be reading theories about statecraft, but finds that he is going to learn about military command from the inside–and finally, what it really means to be king.

In this prequel set some years before CROWN DUEL, the reader learns what made the elegant Vidanric into the enigmatic Marquis of Shevraeth.

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Hunt across Worlds

Hunt across Worlds by Sherwood Smith

CJ’s Sixth Notebook
by Sherwood Smith
$2.50 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-052-1

First written when Sherwood Smith was a teen, the series called CJ’s Notebooks feature a gang of girls around thirteen-year-old Queen Clair of Mearsies Heili. The M girls, as they come to be known, prefer their villains silly, their throwing pies gloppy, and their adventures fun. But villains don’t ask first if the girls want to be dragged into dangerous escapades, so they’ve had more than their share.

Sometimes they are not the center of the dangerous escapades.

Hunt Across Worlds, a prelude to Fleeing Peace, is about two kids from Earth who discover a boy from another world being kept prisoner. When they rescue him, they end up having to cross the USA before being blasted by magic to Mearsies Heili, where they meet a sailor girl who’s been stuck in charge of a Mysterious Magical Object.

CJ and the gang try to come to the rescue, discovering that being on the edge of big events can lead to bigger questions.

CJ’s Notebooks
Over the Sea
Mearsies Heili Bounces Back
Poor World
Hunt across Worlds

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Mearsies Heili Bounces Back

Mearsies Heili Bounces Back by Sherwood Smith

CJ’s Second Notebook
by Sherwood Smith
$2.50 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-045-3

“I am Princess Cherene Jennet Sherwood of Mearsies Heili, hater of evil, foe to all villains, and wielder of the prune pie of justice!”

That’s how CJ introduces herself when she lands into her craziest adventure yet. In this, the second volume of CJ’s records, she and her gang of friends gathered around the thirteen year old queen, Clair, find themselves beset by magical spells and various villains. They still manage to have fun in the underground hideout in the middle of Mearsies Heili’s woodland.

CJ loves life with ‘the M girls’ — so she is completely unprepared to be taken away and put in a silken prison in order to forget being a princess.  As CJ uses her brains and imagination to get out of trouble, she has to think about what being a princess really means.

In this early story of Sartorias-deles, CJ also discovers that there are things even tougher to deal with than terrible enchantments, sinister shadows, and lurking villains:  teenage boys.

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Wren’s Quest

Wren's Quest by Sherwood Smith

Wren Series vol. 2
by Sherwood Smith
$3.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-104-7

Wren thought she was an orphan.

After discovering that she might have family, she spends her first vacation from Cantirmoor’s Magic School trying to find them. But her quest turns into a dangerous adventure, with robbers, guardsmen, and an angry sorcerer after her. And when her friend, young prince Connor Shaltar, begins to meddle with magic as well, things get entirely out of hand.

Meanwhile, back in Cantirmoor, Wren’s best friend, Princess Teressa, is trying to get used to courtly life. Not so easy, especially when someone is causing trouble in Cantirmoor — not only between courtiers, but magical trouble. And Tyron, her friend, is involved.

It takes all four friends to solve this mystery.

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Wren Journeymage

Wren Journeymage by Sherwood Smith

Wren Series vol. 4
by Sherwood Smith
$3.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-029-3

The first summer of peace brings Wren on her weekly visit to the young Queen Teressa, where she encounters the mocking, sinister Hawk Rhiscarlan riding in! Wren races to  warn Teressa, to discover he was invited. This causes the girls’ first argument.

Tyron gives Wren a chance to leave Meldreth by sending her on a new journeymage project, to find Connor on his wanderings.

When Wren vanishes, her scry stone abandoned, Teressa veers between regret over the argument, worry about Wren, and the conflict between challenge and attraction as Hawk skillfully upsets her court.

Once again the four—Wren, Teressa, Connor, and Tyron—find themselves deep in adventure, not only magical and courtly, but the dangerous adventure of romance.

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A Posse of Princesses

A Posse of Princesses by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-027-9

Rhis is sixteen, romantic, a princess of the tiny kingdom of Nym.

Nothing ever happens in Nym, until she receives an invitation to a celebration for Prince Lios of Vesarja, the largest kingdom around.

Lios is as handsome as Rhis hoped, and she falls instantly in love, just like in her favorite songs. But life isn’t like the songs–none of her friends are happy, and then there is the Perfect Princess, Iardith, who keeps occupying Lios’s time.

Rhis does her best to fix things for her friends, as she pursues her romantic ideal . . . and then the Perfect Princess is abducted.

Of course Rhis must go to the rescue . . . the princes right behind her.

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Barefoot Pirate

Barefoot Pirate by Sherwood Smith - Cover Image

by Sherwood Smith
$3.00 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-053-8

With two bossy older sisters, Joe wishes for escape and adventure. Nan doesn’t have any friends, and is desperate to escape her bleak world.

Joe and Nan would never have spoken if they hadn’t both reached for the same odd little book on a shelf in their favorite part of the library, the adventure stories.

They agree to share it… and discover not just a story, but a promise that magic is real, and that someone from another world is needed to break a spell.

When the magic works, Joe is delighted to find himself in another world, one without school, homework—or obnoxious sisters.

Nan is even more thrilled, and determined to create a new life for her past, she tells a very small lie about her past … that she’s a princess.

Do they want to join Blackeye’s gang of pirate kids, who are determined to rescue an enchanted prince?

Pirates—orphan gangs—magic—castles—and spies abound as Nan and Joe discover magic and adventure… and who they really are.

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Wren to the Rescue

Wren to the Rescue by Sherwood Smith

Wren Series vol. 1
by Sherwood Smith
$3.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-102-3

All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one—with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician. What does it matter if the princess is only Tess, her best friend from the orphanage; if the prince is a youngest son with no chance of becoming king; and the magician is an apprentice?

Wren leads the other three over mountains and past killing spells, fighting battles along the way. But then she finds herself up against some shape-changing magic that may end her life as a human forever!

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