J. Kathleen Cheney


J. Kathleen Cheney is a former teacher and has taught mathematics ranging from 7th grade to Calculus, with a brief stint as a Gifted and Talented Specialist. She is a member of SFWA, RWA, and Broad Universe. Her works have been published in Jim Baen's Universe, Writers of the Future, and Fantasy Magazine, among others.

Her first novel' "Of Blood and Brandy" will be published in Fall 2013 by Ace/Roc books. Her website can be found at www.jkathleencheney.com

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The Dragon's Pearl: Three Short Stories
Series: The Dragon's Child, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In three new stories, the Zheng family finds themselves still entangled in the affairs of dragons. Yun-qi, Kseniya, and Jia-li must face down a dragon that has come after them, expecting Yun-qi to uphold a bargain made by his father, the dragon wizard Jiang-long. A follow-up to the tales in "The Dragon's Child."
Series: Tales from Hawk's Folly Farm, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Lourdes Medina has left everything she knows to buy back the mare her brother sold out from under her. But the horse's new owner, Finn, makes her an interesting offer in return for the horse. Lourdes becomes entangled in his family's problems…and when she learns the truth about Finn, things truly become complicated. What exactly is a puca?
The Eretik: A Short Story
Series: The Dragon's Child, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ivanka is a healer, a gift all the women of her family carry. But she's been accused of using that gift to kill her husband and is shunned by the townsfolk. Now she's taken a lover, Li-huan, a foreign visitor. She doesn't intend to involve him in her troubles, but when her so-called husband comes out of his grave, Ivanka finds herself fighting for her life--and Li-huan's.
Snow Comes to Hawk's Folly
Series: Tales from Hawk's Folly Farm, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Imogen and Guaire's son has gone missing and they're willing to turn over every stone to find him. Even if it means asking for help from her family... Previously published in Panverse Two, by Panverse Press.
Iron Shoes
Series: Tales from Hawk's Folly Farm, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Imogen Hawkes has less than two weeks to come up with the money to save her farm. In Saratoga Springs, the solution seems obvious--she needs to win a big race. But someone is determined to stop her. She's always tried to deny it, but now Magic might be her best ally... 2010 Nebula Finalist and 2010 PRISM Award Finalist, orignally published in Alembical 2 by Paper Golem Press.
Touching the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Shironne Anjir might be blind, but her over-developed sense of touch shows her clues none other can see, a talent she's determined to use to solve a murder. Three tales of hidden secrets and discovery, each previously published in 2006-2008.
A Hand for Each
You set the price! Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This collection of short stories features three tales of supernatural change. In "A Hand for Each", young Lieutenant Davies finds himself transformed by events on the high seas. "Masks of War" explores the 'Masks for Facial Disfigurement' Department in WW1 England. "Fleurs du Mal" tells the story of a man who finds himself falling into a botanical trap.
The Dragon's Child: Two Short Stories
Series: The Dragon's Child, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In an alternate world where dragons control the deserts of Northern China, what must Kseniya endure for the sake of her sister's child? What can Li-huan do to save his new bride? These first two stories in Cheney's 'Dragon Series' were previously published in 2008 and 2009 in "Beneath Ceaseless Skies" and "Fantasy Magazine."

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