Could you decide to hunt outlaws to protect those who treat you like dirt? Would you choose to help someone who you knew was not who they claimed to be? Can you keep a secret with death lurking ever closer? Not only does Marilana make her choices with confidence, but she is still in her youth, not yet considered an adult. A young lioness, fiercely devoted to her path as a bandit hunter, a student, a servant, and a healer, Marilana lives a lonely life. With few friends and a desolate future, she is suspicious of the new lion in her class. When Marquiese forces his way into Marilana's path, lives change. Marquiese is living a lie. His life depends on his secret remaining hidden. When he lets his curiosity drive him close to Marilana, he risks everything. Is trusting her the biggest mistake of his life . . . or the only way he can survive? Come, enter Mystillion and the Kingdom of Redsands and let the journey of Marilana and Marquiese lead you to fantastic places. You may even learn a little about yourself along the way.
About the Author
IA Mullin grew up on a farm in rural Colorado. She helped raise crops and cattle. She learned the value of hard work and fostered a love of animals. She went to Colorado State University to further her interests in animals and science. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology. Next, she attended Front Range Community College and attained the status of Certified Veterinary Technician with an Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology. She has worked as a kennel cleaner, vet assistant, and vet tech, with various veterinary offices, the Larimer Humane Society, and volunteered with the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, a rehabilitation center. She has raised cattle and pygmy goats. She loves all kinds of pets as well as nature and the outdoors. In 2010, she chose to leave the veterinary field in order to raise her family. She began to write in earnest at that time. She had started her first manuscript as a freshman in high school, but had only written in her spare time as a hobby. Now as a mother of two active boys, she has founded Avio Publishing, LLC and is very excited about entering the ranks of independent publishers and authors. "It's been a long journey to this point, but I don't regret any step of it. It has lead me to understand that imagination is the substance of creation. If I can imagine it, I can create it, at least on paper." ~IA Mullin