Barbara Lund

Biography

Award-winning speculative fiction author Barbara Lund has several indie-published novels, dozens of short stories, and has been traditionally published in Daily Science Fiction and L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume 37 (November 2021).

She won the Writers of the Future Golden Pen (2021), along with a First Place, three Silver Honorable Mentions, and two Honorable Mentions. She won the 24th Annual Critters Best Magical Realism Short Story.

She's always working on new novels and short stories.

Add a husband, two kids, and a martial arts obsession, and she keeps pretty busy.

Where to find Barbara Lund online

Series

City of Temples
Life is hard in the City of Temples, where the bright goddess rules over the Blessed Third, the dark goddess rules over the Damned Third, and those of the Rest Third get along as best they can, without temple or goddess or magic to guide them.
Lost Priestess
Price: $5.99 USD.
Hidden Priestess
Price: $6.99 USD.
Crowns Peak
The city of Crowns Peak seethes with scandalous politics, seditious plots, and magical power. On a good day. Secrets swirl within the walls of the palace, old hatreds between highborn families bubble close to the surface, and one orphaned girl steps out of the shadows to save her country.
First Mage Hiding
Price: $4.99 USD.
Second Mage Questing
Price: $5.99 USD.
Last Mage Standing
Price: $5.99 USD.
Healer
Price: $0.99 USD.
Platform Eight
Amy Cordova has come to Platform Eight to forget her past and enforce the rules and regulations for the owners, EnnisCorp. Anything can happen on a minding platform at the edge of settled space, and Officer Cordova has no idea how much her friends, enemies, and experiences will change her, for better... and worse.
Darkest Space
Price: $1.49 USD.
Recovery Space
Price: $1.99 USD.
Damaged Space
Price: $1.99 USD.
Revenge Space
Price: $1.99 USD.
Craving Space
Price: $1.99 USD.
Slave Space
Price: $1.99 USD.

Books

Hidden Priestess
Series: City of Temples. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Playing dead is safe… but Sumi’s never been safe. If Sumi can avoid the damned and the blessed, avoid the curious, avoid the murderous, she and Jay might have a chance… If you like found families, caring heroines fighting fanatic demon hunters and power hungry goddesses, get the second book in the trilogy today.
Lost Priestess
Series: City of Temples. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Love and magic might change the world, but will that change be good for anyone? When the high priestess of the dark goddess Maldita begins to think oh-so-secretly of rebellion, everyone in the city is at risk. After all, in a confrontation with a goddess, who will survive?
Ship Chip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tal and Josue have survived the battle of their lifetime, but now someone from their past has come looking for them. The Desolate is broken. The client is a lying scoundrel. The pay is unbelievable. The job is a set-up. But who is the trap baited for?
Second Mage Questing
Series: Crowns Peak. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(Previously published as Crowns Peak #2 - Ava's Quest) An unstable king, a treasonous duke, and a lonely dragon who have only one thing in common: a magically cursed knife. The dragon made it. The duke commissioned it. The king will do anything to keep it. To save her nation and those she holds dear, Ava will steal it…
First Mage Hiding
Series: Crowns Peak. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(Previously published as Crowns Peak #1 - Creeper) Slavers have come to Crowns Peak. Creeper has found a place where she might be safe... within the palace walls, surrounded by the very guards she fears. But secrets swirl within the walls, and old hatreds bubble close to the surface. She'll have to navigate very carefully if she is to remain safe, remain welcome, remain hidden.
Dragonscale Throne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
With hostile dragons threatening the land, can a princess save her kingdom and its dragonscale throne? Ipurran nobles have been killing dragons for as long as Shalee remembers. Now the enemy is coming for her father’s dragonscale throne. And her. Her sister on the run, her life on the line, and dragons determined to wipe out the dragon slayers, Shalee must save the throne, her family, and herself.
Reboot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On an entire city rocketing through space, Pensa Dee and her precious daughter, her momma and her sisters and their families are heading for a new world. At least, until she notices a glitch in the nav system that hints she and her family and the ship aren’t where them-in-charge say they are. Suddenly, there’s secrets about, and Pensa Dee can't seem to keep quiet...
Platform 8: The Full Omnibus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Action-packed tales filled with slavers and spaceships and black market drugs, with a focus on friendship and family, along with a touch of romance. *** Cops in Space. When humanity spread to the stars, it took its best and worst with it. Creators, inventors, healers. Thieves, killers, slavers. Join Police Officer Amy Cordova on space station Platform Eight.
Relative Space
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Returning victorious from removing the slaver blight from the system, there is no time for a hero’s welcome for Officer Cordova and her team. Evil has followed her home to her precious Platform Eight, and wants see Amy destroyed once and for all, along with everything she holds dear—family, friends, and even her sanity…
Last Mage Standing
Series: Crowns Peak. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ava left most of her friends and foes behind to learn dangerous and sometimes forbidden magic from the dragon. Only Ry went with her, and only because he’d been demon-touched. But when she and Ry fought, she said things she shouldn’t have, and he fled the country. Now she’s following him home to Crowns Peak where Ava’s will and new skills will be tested to their utter limits.
Shattered Space
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Amy Cordova’s grief over her lover is interrupted by an old acquaintance with a desperate mission, she must pull herself together long enough to strike at the very heart of darkness: the slaver fortress. The only way in is to become the monster she’d slain, but even from beyond the grave, Gunnar Quinn is a tenacious foe that won’t let go once he has his victim…
Blood Descendant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
No five-year-old should have to stop a war no matter what the gods have decreed, so Eztli decides to keep her sister, the prophesied one, safe. Safe from their neighbors in the city, safe from the invaders, and safe from the prophecy. With only an ironwillow knife and a stubborn streak a river wide, Eztli embarks on a dark adventure that will test her beliefs, her sanity, and her sister’s love.
Slave Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Officer Cordova has finally found a little rest, a bit of happiness, and some peace of mind on Platform Eight, but time has never truly been on her side. When an old evil returns to Amy’s platform, she will have to fight ghosts both present and past to finally be free of her greatest foe, and this time the cost will be greater than ever before.
Craving Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a man collapses on Platform Eight, Officer Cordova is there to help, but this case involves ReBoot--the designer drug--and Amy must desperately fight her lingering cravings...
Revenge Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Officer Cordova is finally putting away the past, letting her guard down, and thinking about romance on Platform Eight... but the past doesn't play nice and when the first body turns up, it looks like someone wants revenge...
Damaged Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Luis talks Officer Cordova and her partner James into helping him investigate an illicit drug ring, their hottest lead may end up too hot to handle...
Healer
Series: Crowns Peak. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Before their desperate quest to save the king… before becoming friends at mage school… Pamla overheard Ava beg for a healer at the temple’s doors… Ava might not remember they met, but it’s a day that Pamla can’t ever forget; after all, it changed her whole life…
Recovery Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Anything can happen on a mining platform (good or bad) so when a six-year-old child goes missing on Platform Eight, Officer Cordova must find her fast...
Darkest Space
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There’s been a murder on Platform Eight and Officer Cordova must find the killer - it’s her job - but this case is a little more personal than she’s admitting…

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