A 1992 graduate of Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Beth Durkee is the mother of two and a former U. S. military wife. She specializes in short reads for the Christian market that bring awareness to God’s quiet callings and His whispered presence in our daily lives. Her books have touched the hearts of readers worldwide with her message that life is often hard, but God is with us through it all.
Durkee also writes YA Fantasy and Sci-Fi Novellas under the pen name Efran Myles.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The book that started it all for me was Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis. After reading it, I began working through the books in my father's (very large) basement library.
On the last day in Avalon, two dragon lord apprentices-to-be prepare to forever bid farewell to their families. But when one of the young druids is sent to bring his little brother home before the voyage, he finds an unexpected adventure.
A "vocabulary builder" title for young adults. Just a good, clean medieval fantasy for everyone else.
One half-druid, a captain in the King’s navy is unaware of his magical birthright until he is entrusted with the safety of his princess on a journey to meet with her betrothed. Because of the long-standing war on magic and increasing hostilities on Albion toward all magical creatures, the faerie help needed to keep track of the maid is refused. Rather, the family secret and a choice are revealed.
While Princess Elysant enjoys the taste of freedom and romance with her forbidden lover, a search and rescue party is gathered and dispatched to retrieve her. The first night of their chase, the princess' guardian has a series of dreams. They turn out to be visions about to be fulfilled.
In our modern era of vanishing morality, benchmark Christian principles seem all but forgotten. But what happens to those who honor the law of man above the Law of Christ? Does His Blood still cover them? What reason is there to put Christ's Law first?