Today would have been the 35th birthday of someone very special to our Scribe. Melinda’s younger sister, Carolyn, passed away in 2014, and all Melinda’s books are dedicated to her memory.
Before her death, Carolyn asked Melinda to publish the Curse Breaker series. She did, and now we are pleased to present:
Curse Breaker: Enchanted (The More Epic Version, Revised)
It has a gorgeous cover that looks a little more like Papa than some of our previous covers, but as always, you can imagine him to look however you want as long as you imagine, me, Ran, his lovable son and sidekick, as a miniature version of him right down to his boots. I even have a kid-sized copy of his cloak and Ranger’s uniform. 🙂
(In case you were wondering, no, I haven’t forgotten about that dragon or the dirty trick she pulled last week. I’ll get her for that. But I have to be sneaky about it because she *is* a dragon, and I’m just a little boy with a very magical Papa. More on that next week. Let me get back to our memorial issue.)
Inside Curse Breaker: Enchanted, the More Epic Version, Revised, you’ll find a revised story that more closely matches the style of our later books. It’s been re-edited and during that process, we realized the truth.
Curse Breaker: Enchanted isn’t one book. It’s two.
But those two books had spent three years together as one book, so we didn’t separate them. Instead, we changed the formatting to make it clear where one ends and other begins. They’re labeled as parts since we have always published them together as one book.
How can I get my hands on it?
Curse Breaker: Enchanted, the More Epic Version, Revised is part of a StoryBundle! For the first time, you can get a bundle of books that includes us, Christopher G. Nuttall, Orson Scott Card, Kevin J. Anderson, and others in the Clean Fantasy Bundle!
The Clean Fantasy Bundle is curated by Emily Martha Sorensen.
My favorite books are the kind that you can pick up at any age, old or young, love when you first read them, and then continue to enjoy for decades to come. What’s even better is when you know you can hand them to anyone in your family and share the fun together.—Emily Martha Sorensen
The Clean Fantasy Bundle includes:
- Prophecy and Secrets of Fatharta bring you tales of epic fantasy adventures.
- Curse Breaker: Enchanted (The More Epic Version, Revised) and Dragon Eggs: The Complete Series show main characters struggling to parent a small child alongside complications that arise from their magical reality.
- A Fairy Tale and The Lord of Dreams show the dangers (and great fun!) of adventuring into the realm of the fae.
- Schooled in Magic holds a unique magic school with a protagonist from our world.
- Horrid / Harbor weaves a delightful original fairy tale.
- The Virgo Curse and Aquarius is a young adult paranormal romance with no vampires in sight (gasp!), only a magic system with terrible consequences.
- ***Decision Points is a young adult anthology featuring short stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Lois McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card, and many other excellent authors.
Dive into these adventures now at https://storybundle.com/cleanfantasy!
What is StoryBundle?
StoryBundle lets you decide what price you want to pay. For $5 (or more, if you’re feeling generous), you’ll get the basic bundle of four books in any ebook format—WORLDWIDE.
- Secrets of Fathara by Robin Glassey
- The Virgo Curse and Aquarius by Emily Martha Sorensen
- The Lord of Dreams by C. J. Brightley
- A Fairy Tale by Shanna Swendson
If you pay at least the bonus price of just $15, you get all four of the regular books, plus seven more books, for a total of eleven!
- Prophecy by Benjamin A. Sorensen
- Schooled in Magic by Christopher G. Nuttall
- Dragon Eggs – The Complete Series by Emily Martha Sorensen
- Horrid – Seven Sisters of Silverleaf Vol. 1 by L.C. Ireland
- Harbor – Seven Sisters of Silverleaf Vol. 2 by L.C. Ireland
- Curse Breaker: Enchanted by Melinda Kucsera (StoryBundle Exclusive!)
- ***Decision Points edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
This bundle is available only for a limited time via https://storybundle.com/cleanfantasy. You get multiple DRM-free formats (.epub, .mobi) for all books!
Here are just a few benefits StoryBundle provides.
- Get quality reads: We’ve chosen works from excellent authors to bundle together in one convenient package.
- Pay what you want (minimum $5): You decide how much these fantastic books are worth. If you can only spare a little, that’s fine! You’ll still get access to a batch of exceptional titles.
- Support authors who support DRM-free books: StoryBundle is a platform for authors to get exposure for their works, both for the titles featured in the bundle and for the rest of their catalog. Supporting authors who let you read their books on any device you want—restriction free—will show everyone there’s nothing wrong with ditching DRM.
- Give to worthy causes: Bundle buyers have a chance to donate a portion of their proceeds to Mighty Writers and Girls Write Now!
- Receive extra books: If you beat the bonus price, you’ll get the bonus books!
StoryBundle was created to give a platform for independent authors to showcase their work, and a source of quality titles for thirsty readers. StoryBundle works with authors to create bundles of ebooks that can be purchased by readers at their desired price. Before starting StoryBundle, Founder Jason Chen covered technology and software as an editor for Gizmodo.com and Lifehacker.com. For more information, visit https://storybundle.com/cleanfantasy.
We’ll be back next week with more new covers to unveil and info about how you can get your hands on them, plus news about His Angelic Keeper: Hidden, our battle with the cursed couch, and what really happened last week. Hint: it’s not what that dragon led you to believe.
Have a great week!
—Ran, writing on behalf of Melinda Kucsera and the cast of the Curse Breaker series
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