Brad Magnarella

Biography

Brad Magnarella grew up in north central Florida. As a boy he discovered the worlds of Marvel Comics, text-based gaming, The Boss, and Stephen King, roughly in that order. The prize, however, was a creek that wound past his suburban neighborhood, providing him and his friends a wooded sanctuary in which to lose themselves while discovering natural Florida.

A graduate of the University of Florida and American University, Brad has long aspired to write fiction from the places that colored his childhood. His books include The Prisoner and the Sun trilogy and the first in his new young adult series, XGeneration.

Brad currently lives and writes in Washington, D.C.

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Books

XGeneration 2: The Watchers (a Young Adult Superhero Series)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
XGeneration, Book 2. In the wake of a brutal attack and warnings of a group with dark designs on their special abilities, Janis, Scott, and Tyler must decide: hide their powers or risk everything to confront The Watchers. "Super hero hits puberty. The pace keeps moving with plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing. Highly recommend!" -- Christine H.
XGeneration 1: You Don't Know Me (a Young Adult Superhero Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Part X-Files, part Freaks and Geeks, and totally 80s! On the eve of high school, soccer star Janis Graystone is haunted by apocalyptic premonitions... and the sense that someone is watching her. Neighbor Scott Spruel is having his own problems. His unrequited love for Janis, one. But what about the eerie delay on his telephone? A delay he senses through powers he is only beginning to understand?
Final Passage (The Prisoner and the Sun #3)
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Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Despite years of searching, Iliff and Skye have neither seen nor felt the one Mountain rumored to climb beyond the clouds to the Sun. And Skye is fading. Now the challenge before Iliff is clear: complete his quest or lose Skye forever. But clues are few and cryptic, and all seem to point toward the last place he ever expected, or wanted, to venture. Book III in The Prisoner and the Sun trilogy.
Lights and Shadows (The Prisoner and the Sun #2)
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Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The journey is over. The quest for the Sun fallen to ruin. From the depths of a swamp, Iliff condemns himself. But when he encounters a dethroned king and his subjects, he stirs to new purpose: to protect them from the darkness of the world. It will be his redemption. Or will it? For the more fiercely Iliff struggles to fortify their light, the greater looms the enemy's shadow--and his own.
Escape (The Prisoner and the Sun #1)
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Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Young Iliff believes his prison world to be all there is. But when a stranger tells him the fantastic tale of a long-ago escapee, Iliff resolves to learn the truth. Thus begins his quest to find the Sun. But to get there he must first venture beyond the very walls he is charged with upholding and into realms deep and dark, where fearsome creatures lurk.

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