The upheaval in my life began the moment a prince stumbled into my house and asked me to read his fortune. Any other night, I might have made an excuse to get him to leave, but this was no normal visit. My fingers prickled to touch him. So, I granted his request by handing him a single wishbone. When he snapped it, the wish … bled.
Hearing me suck in a shocked breath, he asked what it meant. Such an ominous omen could only mean one thing: his death was imminent. Fate revealed that he wouldn’t die of natural causes. Someone wanted him dead. Stunned by the revelation, the man I now knew as Prince Tauren disappeared into a night I feared he wouldn’t survive. The following day, I received an invitation to the castle. While it seemed the prince believed I could intervene and uncover who was plotting his death, his motives didn’t stop there. I was being summoned to join twelve other women in vying for the opportunity to be his wife and future queen.
Going could mean jeopardizing my plans to reclaim my heritage and resurrect the House of Fate. But staying would guarantee Tauren’s death, and the blood of his wish would be on my hands.
Bond lives on a rural farm in West Virginia with her husband and their two
beautiful daughters. She writes phoenixes – gloriously flawed and morally gray
characters that fiercely rise from the ashes of their circumstances. World
building is one of her favorite hobbies, along with stamping metal jewelry,
swimming, and enjoying the beauty of nature. She thinks thunderstorms are
better than coffee and that watching a meteor shower is the closest thing to
magic you might ever see. She’s a firm believer that every amazing book needs a
world you want to wrap yourself in, a character you want to win, and a love you
would fight for.
is the award-winning author of When Wishes Bleed, Gravebriar, and House of
So who am I?
Well, I am a mother of 2 beautiful girls, student, wife, reader and writer.
I write various genres, each under a different pen name. A writer's multiple personalities need to be named in order to identify them.
My real name is Leandri Geldenhuys (I know, real dutchman like), with whom I write Children's Lit (Lumin Finds the Lighthouse, 2017). My other Pen name is Lea Cherry which will be used to write the more darker and adult stuff.
I also dabble in Poetry a bit. You can find some of my stuff in the last book of The Dragonian Series (The Journal of Blake Leaf), written by Adrienne Woods.
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