October 4, 2013

Crystal Doors 1: Island Realm

Crystal Doors 1: Island Realm
Fourteen-year-old cousins Gwen and Vic have lived together ever since the mysterious deaths of Gwen's parents and disappearance of Vic's mother—until Vic's scientist father accidentally transports them through a magical doorway to the island of Elantya, a wonder-filled place of magic as well as steampunk technology.
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About the Book

A magical steampunk fantasy adventure by the bestselling authors of Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights.  

Fourteen-year-old cousins Gwen and Vic have lived together ever since the mysterious deaths of Gwen’s parents and disappearance of Vic’s mother—until Vic’s scientist father accidentally transports them through a magical doorway to the island of Elantya, a wonder-filled place of magic as well as steampunk technology. Vic and Gwen are soon caught in a tempest of ancient magic, bizarre gadgets, vicious creatures, and fierce battles—in a territorial feud with the sea-dwelling merlons, an age-old conflict between the bright and dark sages … and Gwen and Vic’s own mysterious roots.

About the Author
Rebecca Moesta

Rebecca Moesta (pronounced MESS-tuh) wanted to be an author since she was twelve, and much of her writing focuses on teens. Her solo work includes novels in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Junior Jedi Knights series, short stories, nonfiction articles, and ghost writing. With husband Kevin J. Anderson, she wrote the Crystal Doors trilogy, fourteen Young Jedi Knights novels, six movie or game novelizations, lyrics for two Roswell Six rock CDs (ProgRock Records), a Star Trek graphic novel (DC/WildStorm), two Star Wars pop-up books, and original graphic novel Grumpy Old Monsters (IDW).

Moesta & Anderson also worked with June Scobee Rodgers and the Challenger Centers for Space Science Education to create the middle grades adventure series, Star Challengers, to encourage students to consider careers in science and technology.

Moesta, who holds an MSBA from Boston University, has taught every grade level from kindergarten through junior college and spent two years teaching management courses to US Army NCOs in Europe. She is a mother, grandmother, final reader and copyeditor on her husband’s manuscripts, CEO of WordFire, Inc. (the company she and Anderson own), and Publisher of WordFire Press.

Learn more about Moesta and her work at WordFire.com.