Saruuh Kelsey

Biography

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~AVAILABLE NOW~

The Beast of Callaire (The Legend Mirror)
The Dryad of Callaire (The Legend Mirror)
The Powers of Callaire (The Legend Mirror)

The Forgotten (The Lux Guardians)
The Wandering (The Lux Guardians)

~COMING SOON~

The Revelation (The Lux Guardians)
The Divine of Callaire (The Legend Mirror)
TBA (Pride & Joy)
TBA (Pride & Joy)

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I began writing fiction as a (terrible and cliched) fanfiction author on fanfiction.net. I won't tell you the username I wrote under, because some of the stuff on there is incredibly bad, but I will say that I started off writing Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes fan works.

When I was fifteen I began drafting my first original work, an urban fantasy series that was originally known as Fate and told the story of twelve individuals named after the months of the year. Looking back now it's very badly written but it did help me to grow as a writer. I wrote three novels between that first original work and The Forgotten, my first published book.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I first got the idea for The Forgotten, the first in The Lux Guardians series, when I was on a bus. I get a lot of my ideas on buses; not quite sure why. I had been reading a lot of Dystopian books and I had ideas swirling around my head. So when the bus went through a particularly run-down area and I saw a man hobbling through the streets, my mind created The Sixteen Strains and a man infected by them, living in a world of death and disaster. The Forgotten Lands expanded from there, characters appeared, and I knew from that one moment on the bus how everything would tie in with the future world and the Victorian era.

It was a very complex initial idea and resulted in some frantic tapping away at the notes on my iPod (oh those glory days when you needed separate devices to listen to music and to call someone.) The man I saw on the street even features in one scene in The Forgotten, though he does die within the same scene. Guess I even killed my inspiration for the whole thing. That sets a nice precedent for the trauma of The Lux Guardians series as a whole. (It's entirely painless, I promise)
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Books

The Revelation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In a new City with enemies hiding in plain sight, Honour and his rebel family build their forces. States is hunting them but that’s the least of their problems—Horatia is harbouring a secret that could kill them all, and Honour is dreaming he’s part of a secret experiment. Or is he remembering?
The Powers of Callaire
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Yasmin’s girlfriend is dead, but she will stop at nothing to bring Fray back. Even if that means going to the Otherland and making a bargain with the Ruler of All Souls.
The Legend Mirror, Books 1-3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,520. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Welcome to Callaire, a town of shifters, magic, and secrets. Yasmin is the daughter of a goddess and a mythical creature. As a Legendary, she has telepathic power and the ability to change forms every full moon.
The Dryad of Callaire
Series: The Legend Mirror, Book Two. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
The Legend Mirror series returns with more mythology, more danger, and more Majick as Yasmin Wikke sets out on a quest to find her missing girlfriend.
Kiss Of Gold And Thorns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Once in a hidden queendom… Little Red Riding Hood has an encounter with a ghost and a wolf. A girl becomes captive of the king but Rumpelstiltskin may have the magic to help her. When a door appears in the wall of thorns around a cursed kingdom, a girl accidentally wakes Sleeping Beauty with a kiss. (previously titled Love In The Gilded Age)
The Wandering
Series: The Lux Guardians. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Honour has escaped Forgotten London but danger still stalks him. When the Guardians lose faith in their purpose, Honour is tasked with restoring it - but inciting the rebellion isn’t easy when Officials want them dead and enemies hide within their allies.
The Beast of Callaire
Series: The Legend Mirror, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Discover a world of magic and monsters in this fantasy series. Yasmin is the daughter of a goddess and a mythical creature. A Legendary, she has power and the ability to change forms every full moon.
The Forgotten
Series: The Lux Guardians. Price: Free! Words: 118,700. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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An unlikely bunch of rebels from two time periods take a stand against a totalitarian government. If they fail, both their worlds will be destroyed.

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