From the world of Unexpected Heroes, enjoy backstories to the novels, as well as prequels, sequels, and side quests. Some characters you will recognize, and some are new. Some are minor characters who insisted on telling their own story. All are waiting for you to join them in their adventures, escapes, romances, challenges, joys, dangers, friendships, and secrets…
Eighteen stories of pirates and mermaids, shifters and winged people, rewards and revenge, romance and careers, lost family and found friends.
Winds: Prejudice against a new priest might send him home in shame.
Brother: Her brother is doomed to suffer unless she can help him escape.
Negotiations: A trade agreement leads to love, but can it lead to marriage?
Friends: Can their friendship last, or will his arrogant dad force them apart?
Resef’s Hammer: To become an adult, he must survive the desert for a month.
Visitors: His first guests are more of a headache than he expected.
Sayaka: She must find a new role for her clan among the nations.
Trefoil: Desperate for a new home, what will it cost them?
Healing: He must persevere in a foreign school to perfect his healing skills.
Captured: A fishing crew discovers a bigger danger than storms at sea.
Marathon: Can she win a cross-country horse race without her brother?
Pirates: Trapped for months, can the prisoners finally escape?
Together: She's not sure how she feels about her parents getting married.
Scorpions: Monsters provide the fastest way home—but only for the brave.
Lapwing: Can they survive the desert—and drag a wanted criminal with them?
Home: After 25 years of exile, he might finally have a chance to go home.
Wedding: With disaster & diplomacy finally over, today they finally marry.
Patience: A career girl must choose between her dreams and her suitor.
(For a free sneak peek, read Unexpected Tales, which features four of the stories from this collection.)