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Author: RJ Craddock
Born Ruth Jerraisetti Harris in Oka Tamuning, Guam, R.J. Craddock is the youngest of eight children. As a young child she began telling stories, developing unique characters, and conjuring fantastical worlds in her mind. As she grew older, a thirst for reading overcame her and she devoured all kinds of books. She found kindred spirits in classic novelists such as Dickens, Bronte, and Fitzgerald. She started writing her first novel at age eleven. After high school she attended the Art Institute of Phoenix to pursue her other great passion: art. Her Urban Fantasy series: The Thirteen Tribes of Cain, debuted in 2013 with “The Forsaken”. Book two “The Offspring” followed in 2014. The third book, “The Decree” released March 2016. R.J. is also the cover designer/illustrator of her own books. When she’s not writing and drawing, she’s recording music with her husband in their band Pushing 30. Ruth lives with her husband and four sons in Springville, Utah
(The Thirteen Tribes of Cain book one)
Her mother is dead, her home is destroyed. Fleeing disaster Gwenevere stumbles into the human world. Lost but not powerless Gwen discovers, while living in a catholic orphanage, that she is a witch. Misunderstood she runs off in search of her own kind hoping to unravel the mystery behind her mother’s murder. Until her dark gifts bring to light horrible truths, forcing Gwen to make a fatal decision in…The Forsaken.
(The Thirteen Tribes of Cain book Two)
After a brutal attack Friendless Witch Gwenevere flees into the wilderness to hide and hopefully survive. Yet Mother Nature is not kind and even Gwen’s magical gifts cannot save her from a deadly winter storm. Narrowly escaping death, she is rescued by an unlikely hero and taken into the shelter of a mythical realm. Has Gwen at long last found her own kind? Will she finally figure out her true identity or solve her mother’s murder? Or is innocence blinding her to the true nature of this dark sanctuary?
(The Thirteen Tribes of Cain book three)
Gwen’s always been a survivor, but at last she’s got the perfect life. At seventeen, she’s figured out a way to use her powers to her advantage–performing magic in Las Vegas. Her secret is soon discovered, punishable by death by the Wiccan Elders. Then the Vampires release a Decree of rebellion against the other Twelve Tribes of Cain, declaring war. The icing on the cake is the revelation she’s the prime suspect in a series of murders she didn’t commit… each victim one of her ex-boyfriends.
Due out in May 2016
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