Google+ Badge

Best Fantasy Books

Book selections and recommendations from ReadIndies. If you find this blog and its resources useful, please support our founder: Robert Stanek and his books.

This Mortal Coil. After the Machines
Find Books by Robert Stanek
Amazon  | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | Oyster Books | iBooks & iTunes

Robert Stanek has devoted hundreds of hours to Go Indie, Read Indies and related indie author initiatives. He's never asked for anything in return, so we're asking for him: Support an author who has supported you and other authors his entire 20+-year writing career.


(The Fantasy book lists are managed by Tony.)
Authors submit your book for possible selection.



Fantasy Books We're Reading or Plan to...

Deadly Spells Deadly Spells by Jaye Wells
Genre: Fantasy, Contemporary

After the grisly murder of a dirty magic coven leader, Kate Prospero and The Magical Enforcement Agency team up with the local police to find the killer. When a tenacious reporter sticks her nose in both the investigation and Prospero's past in the covens, old ghosts resurface. As the infighting between covens turns ugly, an all-out war brews in the slums of Babylon.

Amazon Link to Book: amzn.com/B00LLIJ1NC
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJayeWells
Author Twitter handle: @jayewells



Product DetailsA Time of Shadows by Monique Martin
Genre: Historical Fantasy 

Simon and Elizabeth returned from their adventure in 1888 London. Jack is back with them and all is as it should be, until a knock on the door changes that. A visitor from the future turns their world upside-down. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Time-Shadows-Out-ebook/dp/B00OX3QDYW/
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Monique-Martin-Author/132268193491541
Author Twitter handle: @_moniquemartin_


Product DetailsThe Crimson and the Frost by John Williams & James Colletti
Genre: Fantasy Adventure

For an untold millennia, the harsh frozen wastelands was ruled by the immortal King of Winter. No one dared challenge his dominance until the Crimson Wizard and his followers took up residence in the heart of his realm, creating a mystical town. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G2QD3CI/
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/williamscollettibooks
Author Twitter handle: @Johnno_JJL



Product DetailsDemesne: The Challenge by S.F. Swem
Genre:  Fantasy


It has only been a few, short seasons, but for Jira Santree, it seems like a lifetime since she left the quiet life on the farm. Now she is the Matriarch of the Dragon Back Clan for a lair that has been empty of dragons for a long time. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DXLRXT4
Author Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/AuthorSFSwem
Author Twitter handle: @SFSwem



Guardians & Dragons (The Complete Quintet)
by Robert Stanek

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Myth. Legend. Dream. A kingdom torn apart and left for crows. Those exiled plot their return. The conquerors, to exterminate the rebels who remain. 

Memories born in fire have been cleansed with ice. New heroes born while ancients perish. 

GUARDIANS & LEGENDS, an epic fantasy quintet, tells the story of the epic adventures that brought hope to those with none in places where men walk in ice and fire. This bundle includes five novels.

Amazon Link to Book: amzn.com/B00TAHX1NM/
Author Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/robertstanekauthor
Author Twitter handle: @robertstanek


Product DetailsFlower's Fang by Madison Keller
Genre: Epic Fantasy

Prince Se’ls, one of the magical flower Kin, has a terrible secret – he has no magic. Forced by his mother, the Queen, to tour the empire to search for his magical companion, Se’ls is terrified of returning home empty handed. Arara, long-furred runt and joke of her pack, is dreading the upcoming hunt. Arara is terrified that her superstitious pack will tear her apart if they learn her secret, that she was born telepathic and telekinetic. With assassins and dark plots threatening the empire, Prince Se’ls and Arara must band together to save it, or perhaps to destroy it.
Author Twitter handle: @maddiekellerr


Product DetailsDarkness Haunts by Susan Illene
Genre: Paranormal

Melena Sanders faced her fair share of danger with insurgents and terrorists when she served in the U.S. Army, but now she is about to go up against a new threat. Her best friend, Aniya, has disappeared while on a trip to Fairbanks, Alaska—a supernatural haven. Most humans have no idea darker races lurk amongst them. Mel knows better. If she wants to get her friend back, she’s going to have to go in alone—but not unarmed. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Darkness-Haunts-Book-Sensor-Series-ebook/dp/B00B0RSNG0/
Author Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/SusanIllene1
Author Twitter handle: @susan_illene


Product DetailsShade City by Domino Finn
Genre: Urban Fantasy

For Dante Butcher, Los Angeles ghost hunting isn't a business, it's a pastime. Going to clubs, knocking back a few drinks, even taking the occasional punch are all in a night's work. But cool confidence doesn't prepare Dante for what begins in a piss-soaked bathroom. The Dead Side opens up a whole new world to him, and for the first time, it's the ghosts that are hunting Dante.

Author Twitter handle: @DominoFinn


Product DetailsStorm Chase by K. M. Carroll
Genre: Urban Fantasy

Carda Chase is the Strider of Chronos. But figuring out what that means may cost him his life. Struggling through high school in Phoenix, Arizona was hard enough, but now Carda's hands are burning with magical fire and lightning. Worse, they affect time and space.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GS012TE/
Author Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/kessie.carroll


Product DetailsThe Unknown Sun by Cheryl Mackey
Genre: Fantasy (ya)

Author Facebook page: www.facebook.com/writezalot
Author Twitter handle:​ @writezalot


Product DetailsAmidst the Rising Shadows by Ken Lozito
Genre: Fantasy

The Free Nations Army desperately scrambles to prepare for war not only with the High King, but the looming threat of an invasion force determined to enslave them all. Aaron is held captive on the Hythariam home world that’s only weeks away from being destroyed. With the barrier between worlds down there is little chance that Aaron will be able to return to Safanar.

Author Webpage: http://www.kenlozito.com/


Product DetailsTorbrek...and the Dragon Variation
by Lexi Revellian

Genre: Fantasy

When Tor saves the Princess from the fire-breathing dragon and delivers her to the handsome knight she is destined to marry, nothing is quite as it seems; the dragon hasn't breathed fire for years; the Princess and her suitor don't hit it off; and Tor shouldn't be in the rebel cavalry at all because she's a woman.

Author Twitter handle: @LexiRevellian



Product DetailsBound by Dean Murray
Genre: Urban Fantasy

For shape shifter Alec Graves, nothing is more important than family. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Bound-Urban-Fantasy-Novel-Reflections-ebook/dp/B00HZ60430/


Product DetailsGlamour of the God-Touched by Ron Collins
Genre: Fantasy

Garrick is a mage’s apprentice, soon to be a full-fledged sorcerer. The course of his life is clear—he will be an apprentice, a mage, and then a superior. But a tragic accident finds him wielding a god-like power over life and death, and as rumors of mage war grow stronger around him, he learns his future is not fated to be as simple as he dreamed.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OX46EX6
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ron.collins.733450
Author Twitter handle: @roncollins13


Product DetailsBrush With Darkness by Jamie Maltman
Genre: Historically-Inspired Fantasy

Simon wanted to join the legions, escape a life of mediocrity, and bring respect to the family name. A border incursion by restive Scentari barbarians looked like that opportunity to transcend his roots, and fight for the glory of the Pazian Republic. Or so it seemed. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J3HOJ5I/
Author Facebook page: www.jamiemaltman.com/byjamiemaltman
Author Twitter handle: @jmaltman


Product DetailsWhat Haunts Me by Margaret A. Millmore
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal

There are ghosts and demons that wander among the living; they do not haunt in the traditional sense. Instead, they plague us. When George discovers he can see ghosts, he instinctually knows he must stop them. Although this makes no sense, it’s what he must do, because once he kills a ghost, its victim is healed.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/What-Haunts-Me-Ghost-Killer-ebook/dp/B00NH0QU40
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Margaret-Millmore/119138524865210

Author Twitter handle: @mmillmore


Product DetailsNever Marry A Warlock by Marilyn Vix
Genre: Paranormal Romance

Catherine walks in on her husband in bed with her best friend. What is a woman to do? It helps that she is a witch. Unfortunately, so is her husband. Before you can say spell battle, Catherine high tails it up the coast of California to clear her head. Lucky for her, she finds an Aussie hitchhiker. Can she face her husband in the awaiting spell battle? She'll have to get in her fun with her new fond boy toy while avoiding her ex-husband. Or will the Aussie get scorched in the foreplay? 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Never-Warlock-Beware-Warlocks-Novelette-ebook/dp/B00FNI0C98
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/marilyn.vix
Author Twitter handle: @MarilynVix


Product DetailsBig Dragons Don't Cry by C. M. Barrett
Genre: Fantasy

A cunning opportunist incites the people of Oasis to kill the local dragon because he wants Druid's swamp for suburban housing. The dragonslayer also intends to take over the government. The humans of Oasis hate and fear the dragon, but only he can save them from disaster. Who's brave enough to convince him he should bother? Can the dragon trust a kitten with attitude and two humans who hate and fear each other?

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Dragons-Dont-Guide-Destiny-Book-ebook/dp/B004MYFND4
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CMBarrett.Author
Author Twitter handle: @elfspirit

Product DetailsThe Fowler's Snare by C.M.T. Stibbe
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery

When a band of Alodian outcasts crosses the border to Egypt, Pharaoh Kheper-Re invites them to compete in a grueling chariot race against his bodyguard, Commander Shenq.  Determined to win, Commander Shenq and his team enter the race confronting the most brutal of obstacles. Not only must they beat the Alodians, they must also triumph over the desert jackals and the Imazi, a group of flesh-eating nomads.

Amazon Link to Book:  http://www.amazon.com/Fowlers-Snare-C-M-T-Stibbe-ebook/dp/B00ND9O7ZO/
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ClaireStibbe
Author Twitter handle: @CMTStibbe


Product DetailsRafael by Faith Gibson
Genre: Paranormal, shapeshifter

Rafael Stone is the King of the Gargoyle shapeshifters. He has spent the last thirty years helping to rebuild New Atlanta since the near Apocalypse. Kaya Kane is the New Atlanta Chief of Police. When a multiple homicide brings her face to face with the elusive Rafael Stone, her life will never be the same.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Rafael-Stone-Society-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00PR6158S/
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/faithgibsonauthor
Author Twitter handle: @authorfgibson


Product DetailsProphecy by Stephen H. King
Genre: Fantasy

Alyssa never could have imagined that her first accomplishment after high school in a small Mississippi town would be traveling to a land she'd never heard of and ascending to its throne as the new Elf Queen. But when her long-lost father, the Elf King, comes back for his daughter, that is exactly the future that he brings.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/Prophecy-Elf-Queen-Kiirajanna-Book-ebook/dp/B00IY71D70/
Author Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorStephenHKing
Author Twitter handle: @skingcharter


Product DetailsThe Ballerina and the Revolutionary
 by Milla V

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Vivienne realizes she is dying. All she wants to do is see her daughter Giselle one last time and apologise. But Giselle no longer exists and it is Crow, a gender-queer anarchist who returns to a family home that is plagued by ghosts and violent memories. Crow unravels terrifying secrets, hoping to find closure at last.But can anyone survive the shadows that lurk behind the fairy tales? 

Amazon Link to Book: http://amzn.com/B00JDPKV6Q
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Author.Carmilla.Voiez
Author Twitter handle: @carmillavoiez


Product DetailsDreamtime by Alan J. Martin
Genre: Epic Fantasy

Be Careful What You Wish For, Some Dreams Take On A Life Of Their Own. It was just a matter of time... quantum leaps in technology, mind over matter, wars fought with thought, reality as malleable as clay. The Earth they knew was ravaged. Mankind finally had to face his darkest fears... and his own extinction. Their only hope was to fight fantasy with fantasy.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O9LI7KQ
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004193449137


Product DetailsThe Many Lives of Ruby Iyer
 by Laxmi Hariharan

Genre: YA Thriller, Dystopian

When Ruby Iyer's best friend is kidnapped by the despotic Dr Kamini Braganza, she will do anything to rescue him. Anything, including taking the help of the mysterious Vikram Roy, a cop-turned-rogue, on a mission to save Bombay. The city needs all the help it can get, and these two are the only thing standing between its total destruction by Dr Braganza's teen army. As Bombay falls apart, will Ruby be able to save her friend and the city? Will she finally discover her place in a city where she has never managed to fit in? And what about her growing feelings for Vikram? 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NB3CP9C
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/laxmihariharanauthor
Author Twitter handle: @laxmi


Product DetailsTorn True Love by K.D. Ferguson
Genre: YA Dystopian, Romance

Everyone has a choice. Abide by the government’s rules and regulations and you may live the average life. Or you can become a Sweeper. Krissa Channing’s destination was clear until Braiden entered her life and clouded her future. Krissa’s future, which once seemed so promising, is compromised when her relationship with Braiden is forced by the hands of the government. The pressure of an automatic pairing pushes them both down a path they never dreamed they’d travel. 

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K6GIGRC/
Author Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004971341970
Author Twitter handle: @kristend732


Product DetailsMythical by William Petersen
Genre - Urban Fantasy

Hiding from his past and the rest of humanity at the top of the world, Marcus uncovers an ongoing struggle that has lasted for thousands of years, much worse than any terror plot, holding mankind's future in the balance. With time running out, limited resources and only a half-frozen stranger to help, he must stop a terrible bloodline of ancient tyrants and evil men bent on world domination and total destruction, before they kill the last magical creatures on Earth.

Amazon Link to Book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006E8EPX0
Author Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorWilliamPetersen
Author Twitter handle: @WideWorldOfWill

No comments:

Post a Comment