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Minnesota author J. Lynn Else told an Authority Magazine interviewer this week:


Gowing up in the 80s and 90s, while a big fan of sci fi and fantasy, there weren’t a lot of female characters to identify with. The females typically lacked depth, didn’t have a lot of agency, or simply were there as a romantic interest. As I started developing my fantasy trilogy, I wanted to create a cast of female characters who were all different.


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                The REVIEWs are in...


"Sheer fantasy, spun by a talented author continues a series that will appeal to young readers – and their magic-hungry older flock! This is one delightful novel, worthy of exploring. Recommended."


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Mesmerizing, entertaining, and brilliaantly written, author J. Lynn Else’s “Descendants of Avalon” is a must-read YA Fantasy novel! The brilliant sense of adventure and wonderment that any young person would feel being thrust into this magical world, as well as the fear and worry when danger arrives, is felt in the tone and atmosphere the author has crafted, and the way the setting and characters seem to balance out one another makes the story flourish until the final pages, where readers will be eager to devour the next book in this series. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

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I fully enjoy and appreciate this story for the masterpiece it is. It still made me laugh, smile, tear up and be scared and joyful for the characters. Absolute want to read; an instant favorite. I think for anyone who loves the YA fantasy and Arthurian legends, Descendants of Avalon is a fine addition to their collection.
Highly Recommended!


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J. Lynn Else's books on Goodreads
The Forgotten: Aten's Last Queen The Forgotten: Aten's Last Queen (The Forgotten #1)
reviews: 19
ratings: 151 (avg rating 3.92)

The Forgotten: Heir of the Heretic The Forgotten: Heir of the Heretic (The Forgotten #2)
reviews: 3
ratings: 5 (avg rating 4.60)

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Book 3 of the Awakenings series was released 7/31/2021. Its the epic conclusion to the Avalong adventures. I hope you love it as much as I do! 

"Lost Daughters of Avalon" is book two of the "Awakenings" series.

Released: December 2019

"Descendants of Avalon" 

Released via Inklings Publishing. Its got girl power and magical adventures. 

Released: May 2018

"Heir of the Heretic"

("The Forgotten" volume 2)

"The Forgotten: Aten's Last Queen"

("The Forgotten" volume 1)

Reviewed and awarded the

2016 Indie Editor's Choice

by the Historical Novel Society.

Long listed for the Historical Novel Society 2017 Indie Award.

Strangely Constructed Souls

a sci fi novella

released July 31, 2018.

The Girl from the Haunted Woods

*2nd Place contest winner* 

"Journey into the Fantastical" Anthology

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Historical Novel Society Volunteer

NetGalley Professional Reader

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2015 Challenge Participant
50 Book Reviews

Top Goodreads Reviewer

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Goodreads profile at: https://www.goodreads.com/JElse

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