Tracy A Akers
Tracy A. Akers is the multi-award winning author of the Souls of Aredyrah fantasy series for young adults. She grew up in Arlington, Texas, but now lives in sunny Florida with her husband, three naughty pugs, and a feisty chihuahua. When not spending time with her family, she can be found writing in her cabin-in-the-woods, or gathering costumes for the next fantasy convention.
Ms. Akers has won numerous awards for her Souls of Aredyrah Series, and was acknowledged for her contribution to Young Adult literature by the Governor of Florida during the 2008 Florida Heritage Month Awards Ceremony. Books One and Two of the Aredyrah Series have been included in the Florida Department of Education's Just Read Families Recommended Summer Reading Lists. In addition, Ms. Akers has been an invited guest author at major book events and writers' conferences, a panelist at fantasy and science fiction conventions, and was on the steering committee for Celebration of the Story, a literary event held at Saint Leo University.
As an active participant in the Florida Writers Association, Ms. Akers helped develop and lead writers groups for both adults and young writers. She is frequently invited to speak at middle schools and high schools, and works every day to share her passion for reading, writing, and the creative process.
The Souls of Aredyrah is Ms. Akers' first series of novels for young adults. She is currently finalizing the release of The Shifting of the Stars, Book Four of the Aredyrah series. Additional information about Ms. Akers and her books can be found at her website, www.soulsofaredyrah.com.
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The Shifting of the Stars: Book Four of the Souls of Aredyrah Series
In this final installment of the Souls of Aredyrah series, Dayn, Reiv, and Alicine find themselves facing an old foe and falling into the trap of a new one. The king has not abandoned his quest to slay them, and a charismatic stranger now claims he’s been sent to save them. Will they fall prey to a monster disguised as a king? Or is their fate tied to an enemy disguised as friend?
The Taking of the Dawn: Book Three of the Souls of Aredyrah Series
The Aredyrah saga continues as Dayn and Reiv face a separate, but equally powerful, enemy--evil disguised as good. Will they abandon their homes in order to save themselves and those that they love? Or will they stay and fight an enemy they cannot hope to defeat? One choice will fulfill a prophecy. The other, a curse.
The Search for the Unnamed One: Book Two of the Souls of Aredyrah Series
The Prophecy has come to life in Tearia, and the Temple wants nothing more than to see it dead. Whispers say the Unnamed One walks amongst them, and there is little doubt as to who that person is. Reiv is oblivious to the hopes turning in his direction, just as he is ignorant of a plot being waged against him. He has no time for rumors or innuendos; he is too busy trying to build a new life for himself. But the life he longs for will have to wait. A rebel movement is growing, and Reiv’s cousin Dayn has joined the insurgents in their cause.
Angered by Dayn’s involvement, Reiv reverts to his old self-serving behaviors. He wants nothing to do with prophecies or rebellions, and isn’t sure he wants anything to do with Dayn either. But when tragedy throws Reiv into new turmoil, he finds himself facing a dangerous choice. Someone he loves is dying, and there is only one chance to save him.
Will Reiv choose to be a Transcendor, fated to sacrifice his life for another? Or is he truly the Unnamed One, a hero destined for glory? One will save the life of an individual, the other that of an entire kingdom.
The Fire and the Light: Book One of the Souls of Aredyrah Series
Fear is a great motivator. Fear of the truth can be even greater. In Book One of the award-winning Souls of Aredyrah series, two boys, one an outcast, the other a fallen prince, discover some unwelcome truths: Not only are they bound by blood and prophecy, but their opposing beliefs are founded on similar lies.
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