Time to Live by Jordan Elizabeth

Elizabeth fuses an urban fantasy world free of the usual creatures with key tropes of young adult fiction to create something both fresh and familiar. Seventeen-year-old Banon Andreeta is a child of Clan Genae. Her parents believe she is merely a rebellious teenager, ignorant of her lineage and the powers it will bring; however, her … Continue reading Time to Live by Jordan Elizabeth

Secrets of Bennett Hall by Jordan Elizabeth

Merging the subtle horrors and uncertain evidence of Gothic novels with modern language and focus, Elizabeth creates a tale that will appeal to lovers of both classic and modern horror. This novel is the second in the Return to Amston series, and follows the Treasure series. So, spectres of the past might lurk ahead. When … Continue reading Secrets of Bennett Hall by Jordan Elizabeth

Kissed by Literature: A Collection of Short Stories by Jordan Elizabeth

Elizabeth layers nuances of character, plot, and world onto the basic frame of a fireside mystery to produce tales that capture the universal fear that danger lurks just beyond the light without becoming repetitive. This collection contains thirty-six short stories by the author. While they do divide into several settings and styles, the majority echo … Continue reading Kissed by Literature: A Collection of Short Stories by Jordan Elizabeth

Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

Combining the all-consuming intensity of teenage concerns with the tropes of classic ghost stories, Elizabeth amplifies the tension of each. Outwardly different yet each having their own reason for hiding, Celeste and Weronika volunteer at the local Victorian Fair. At first it seems a haven from their problems; but as the summer progresses, working for … Continue reading Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

The Goat Children by Jordan Elizabeth

Mixing the mundane irrationality of dementia with hints of underlying mystical reason, Elizabeth creates a tale that will resonate not only with teenagers feeling the burden of adulthood descend but also with anyone who has wished there were something more than biology behind the incoherence of a friend or relative. When Keziah was young her … Continue reading The Goat Children by Jordan Elizabeth

Cogling by Jordan Elizabeth

Combining an epic quest, intriguing technology, and odd magics, with nuanced characters and complex societies, Jordan creates a steampunk fairytale that doesn’t rely on flash and veneer to carry the reader’s interest. As a member of the lower class, fifteen-year-old Edna Mather considers herself lucky to have secured a job for her and her seven-year-old … Continue reading Cogling by Jordan Elizabeth

Escape from Witchwood Hollow by Jordan Elizabeth

Layering nuances of historical behaviour and belief over a common core of human experience, Elizabeth creates a fantasy tale that focuses more on the search for wisdom than the search for power. This story interweaves three narratives, linked by Witchwood Hollow, but separated by hundreds of years: in the modern day, Honoria, recently moved to … Continue reading Escape from Witchwood Hollow by Jordan Elizabeth