As part of the re-release with Onda Mountain Books, the book has had a cover redesign. We’ve stayed close to the original cover art to avoid confusing readers, but we think you’ll appreciate the bold styling of our new design.
What is a novella? Great question! A novella is too long to be a short story, but too short to be a full-length novel. You can usually read one in one sitting, especially if it’s a slightly long sitting 🙂
The novella used to be a hard sell–trade publishers didn’t want them because they were too short to provide a good return on investment, and magazines publishers didn’t want them because they took up enough space for several short stories. Readers have always loved the format, though, and we’re finding that with the digital revolution the novella is making a comeback.
Taran shouldn’t exist.
And if the most powerful necromancer in the world has his way–he won’t.
Taran’s life is full of contradictions. In a world where sorcery doesn’t exist, young Taran is a sorcerer. Dreams should be harmless and private, but Taran’s entire village dies, because of a dream. He has a frightening, unique talent, powerful enemies, and murderous vengeance to seek.
Why was his hometown ruthlessly destroyed?
Why do horrible events continue to follow him wherever he goes?
He must face his fate, and find his freedom, in the Crystal Cave.
A Fantasy Novella