Rebecca Lochlann


While growing up, Rebecca Lochlann began envisioning an epic story, a new kind of myth, one built upon the foundation of the Greek classics and continuing through the centuries right up into the present and future.

This has become her life's work, though she didn't exactly intend it to be that way when she started.

As of June, 2022, the eight-book series is COMPLETE! The books are available everywhere, separately or in box sets.

The Child of the Erinyes series is historical mythic fantasy, “Loads of testosterone, slaughter, and crazy magic” (with a love story, of course.)

Even though the story is fiction-fantasy, it still took about fifteen years to research the Bronze Age segments of the series, and encompassed rare historical documents, mythology, archaeology, ancient religions, and volcanology.

The Year-god's Daughter is her debut novel: Book One of The Child of the Erinyes series. In the spring of 2013 it was utilized as a study guide in an American university, and later was named a B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree, recognizing outstanding fiction. Book Two, The Thinara King, (A 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist,) continues the saga. Book Three, In the Moon of Asterion, wraps up the Bronze Age segment of the series and leads into Book Four, The Moon Casts a Spell, Book Five, The Sixth Labyrinth, and Book Six, Falcon Blue. The last two books are When the Moon Whispers (told in two volumes) and Swimming in the Rainbow.

Her biggest writing influences might be Patricia A. McKillip, Anita Diamant, Peter S. Beagle, Anne Rice, and Yevgeny Zamyatin, to name a few.

Rebecca has always believed that certain rare individuals, either blessed or tortured, voluntarily or involuntarily, are woven by fate or the Immortals into the labyrinth of time, and that deities sometimes speak to us through dreams and visions, gently prompting us to tell their lost stories. Who knows? It could make a difference.

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The Year-god's Daughter
Smart young princess. Macho hunky warriors. Exotic island paradise. Politics, natural disasters, and forbidden love. A big, satisfying epic story. What more is there?

When the Moon Whispers
Book 7 of the historical fantasy, epic reincarnation series


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Smashwords book reviews by Rebecca Lochlann

  • Dodging Shells on June 14, 2012

    The author gives life to a period of time I know very little about--World War II, the brave 48th Canadian Highlanders "boots on the ground" fighting force. When I finished "Dodging Shells" I was in awe of these men. I felt I had a glimmer of understanding about what they endured, although I would never claim to truly understand a warrior's experience. The story is told through a series of letters from Tommy to his twin sister back in Canada, "Kath." The very first letter starts off with a bang as Tommy informs his sister he's been shot. He goes on to request some knitted doodad he can use as a battle decoration for his shirt, since he's pretty sure he won't get an official award. Throughout the book, I felt that Tommy's concern was for his sister. He wrote this way to lighten the mood, to calm her fears for him, to give her hope for him. Though he was the one in constant danger, he worried for her, safely at home. Tommy's tongue-in-cheek humor never, ever fails in this book, a book I would describe as profound and hilarious, first hand insight into what it was like to be on the ground, involved dead center in this war, day and night, night and day, summer and winter. Even when Tommy is being shot at, he never loses his sense of humor. The reader is right there with him on every page, running, marching, drenched, cold, hot and wounded. Even as he dodges exploding German shells, Tommy makes jokes. He sees everything, every experience, as an adventure, and I learned a lot from this attitude about "perspective." Because every now and then, just enough to vividly portray the dichotomy of it all, through the humor, through the jokes and wine guzzling, the ogling of beautiful women and the primitive conditions, even as Tommy and his comrades march, fight, drink, dig holes and dodge shells, here and there are brief interjections which bring reality home: for instance, of using swollen corpses to support gun barrels and aim with accuracy, and brothers-in-arms with limbs or even entire torsos shot away. War is no fun, but humor can help you keep your sanity. Tommy is an engaging, merry, witty man, a true "sympathetic protagonist" readers can easily fall a little in love with. He's brave, reckless, and very human. An all around great read.
  • A Vampire in Time on Aug. 05, 2022

    Those who have read the excellent, fast-paced novel “That Scoundrel Émile Dubois,” will recognize the characters in A Vampire in Time right away. It effectively is a prequel to that book, and adds the perfect sprinkling of insight and detail to round out that story. Though it’s short, it is packed with color, insistence, and action. In Émile, Ceridwen remains a somewhat mysterious figure. Here, we get to know her a little better. We see her love for her dead daughter, and to what lengths she is willing to go in a supernatural effort to get the child back, or at least see her again. I found the story reminiscent of A Discovery of Witches, in that Ceridwen’s husband Kenrick is in possession of a book possessing the power these vampires need to make their dreams come true—if only they can figure out how to crack its secrets. For that, they will need Émile. Another highly recommended vampire tale from Lucinda Elliot, a master of the Gothic spoof.