(Book One of The Chalcedony Chronicles)
by B. Kristin McMichael
Original Publication Date: Jan 10, 2014
Second Edition: August 2014
Words: 86,200 (approximate)
ISBN: 978-0-9891218-6-6 (eBook) Digital List Price: $2.99
978-0-9891218-7-3 (Paperback) Paperback List Price $12.99
Mari is a young woman headed off to college. She’s lived a typical and unremarkable life; until she becomes the object of desire of the hunky star quarterback who’s known for adding notches to his bedpost. Mari commits herself to resist him, but that’s not so easy when you’re stuck together on the campus of a tiny and remote liberal arts college. Eventually she begins to realize that maybe he isn’t who he seems, and that perhaps neither is she.
From a college campus in northern Minnesota to the sands of ancient Egypt, Carnelian begins an adventure, and a romance, that will cross the span of time and space.
Synopsis: Everyone has a past, but for most it isn’t as long ago as Seth Sangre. His past is literally thousands of years ago. Seth’s life led him to the present seeking something that might help him save his country from destruction. He has been in the present for over three years now and just found exactly what he has been looking for.
Mari had dreams that college will be a fresh start, one where she would start over and not fall for the good looking player like high school. Unfortunately for her, that’s exactly what ends up falling into her lap on the first day she moves into the dorms. Now she has to hold to her promise to herself and not fall for the handsome Seth. But he doesn’t plan to make it easy for her. Seth has already marked her as his next conquest. As the semester progresses, Mari learns that Seth might just have a life of his own that’s actually from the past. Suddenly Mari finds her future along with her past put into question. She’s connected to Seth far more than she ever wanted to be and maybe the player isn’t who she thought he was. If Mari can trust her heart enough to follow him, Seth will lead Mari on an adventure of a lifetime and reveal family secrets she never knew existed.
Carnelian by B. Kristin McMichael