Fantasy

A gritty, bold series featuring angels, past lives and reincarnation: SON OF SECRETS by N.J. Simmonds

In a fight against fate, only the strongest will survive
Welcome to N.J. Simmonds’s The Indigo Chronicles

A gritty and bold saga about love lost and found set against the backdrop of Spain and London, The Indigo Chronicles mixes contemporary fantasy, romance, history, and esoteric mystery, focusing on destiny and the invisible threads that bind us.

“The idea for the series came directly from my own imagination,” says author N.J. Simmonds. “There is a certain ‘truth’ to many of the past life, spiritual, and angelic references. In 2005, I backpacked around Australia and Asia for fifteen months, and in that time I studied a variety of topics, from astrology and gem stones to reiki and meditation. Seven years of research went into this trilogy, and at forty-one years of age, an entire lifetime of fascination with religion, esoteric powers, spirituality, and alternative healing have also contributed. But I’ve added my own twist in places, because that’s the best part about writing fantasy fiction!”

Son_of_Secrets_NJ_Simmonds_FC_WEBWhen Son of Secrets opens, Ella has been waiting for Zac for three years. Although she’s convinced he’ll return for her, fate has other plans. When Josh is thrown back into her life, Ella has a choice: step back onto her rightful path, or wait for the one who dared her to rebel. But Ella’s not the only one missing Zac. Luci has been searching for her blue-eyed boy for over two millennia and will stop at nothing to get him back. Even if that means tracking down the only girl he ever loved.

Meanwhile, Zac’s father, Archangel Mikhael, and Archangel Gabriel are plotting to interfere with Luci’s plans. Will they succeed before she can exact her revenge? From Tuscany 5BC to 17th century witch hunts, Ella, Zac, Luci, and Sebastian’s lives have been forever intertwined. The time has finally come to complete the circle.

Son of Secrets is published by BHC Press and is available in hardcover (978-1-64397-043-1), trade softcover (978-1-64397-044-8), and ebook (978-1-64397-045-5) at fine book retailers everywhere.

Booksellers, librarians (LCCN: 2019945394), and retailers can purchase copies though Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bertrams, Overdrive, and Perma-Bound.

Bloody, bold, and beautiful, readers and fans of A Game of Thrones, Outlander, and the hit TV series Supernatural will enjoy this unique and innovative series. Other titles in the series include The Path Keeper (978-1-947727-80-9. LCCN 2018948480) and readers won’t want to miss the thrilling conclusion to the series in Children of Shadows, releasing 2021.

Praise for The Indigo Chronicles

path_keeper_fc_hardcover“[touches] on some weighty topics… Debut novelist Simmonds blends romance with fantasy [that will] appeal to those who like their romance laced with a bit of grit…” —Kirkus Reviews on The Path Keeper

“…ambitious…crafts an interesting world where archangels rule all beings and every soul chooses its path.” —Foreword Reviews on The Path Keeper

“If you’re looking for an excellent writer that can make you feel what the characters are feeling—this is that book…a perfect follow up to book 1. I can’t wait to see where they all go in the next book.” —Last Page Books Blog on Son of Secrets

“…captivating from the first paragraph and the twists and turns this book takes while Simmonds weaves this tale are perfection.” —The Fiction Cafe Book Group Blog on Son of Secrets

About N.J. Simmonds: N.J. Simmonds began her career in glossy magazines and marketing, before becoming a freelance writer and consultant. She now fills her days writing books about strong women, magic, and adventure. She is the co-founder of the online magazine The Glass House Girls and has since contributed to many publications. Originally from North London, with Spanish parentage, N.J. Simmonds currently lives in the Netherlands with her husband and two daughters.

About BHC Press: BHC Press is an award-winning independent publisher of fiction and nonfiction for the adult, teen, and children’s market. Based in southeast Michigan and founded in 2016, their books are published in hardcover, trade softcover, and ebook, and have been favorably reviewed in Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Foreword Reviews, Booklist, and many others. To learn more, visit their website.

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