THE PRICE OF MAGIC SERIES : PREQUEL
Before The Ninth Sorceress, there was…
A name steeped in blood. An empire poised to fall. And a sorceress at war with the monster inside.
Torn between two destinies, with her world on the brink of annihilation, Ailbhe must choose whose side she’s on… and what she's willing to sacrifice for the people she rules...
THE PRICE OF MAGIC SERIES : BOOK 2
Months of imprisonment have forged Gwyn into something new; something dangerous...
With enemies on every side, the immortal Scions massing their armies, and the dark power inside her growing stronger, she must make a choice...
To save everything she loves, is she willing to become the monster the Syndicate fears?
THE PRICE OF MAGIC SERIES : BOOK 3
The Scions want her dead, and a new enemy sends threats and warnings that can’t be ignored.
As Gwyn struggles to balance her desires and her destiny, she finds herself unprepared for what awaits her beyond the city walls.
And far to the south, amid the ashes of a fallen kingdom, a familiar foe is setting deadly plans in motion…
THE PRICE OF MAGIC SERIES : BOOK 4
The gates of Death have been cracked wide open, loosing hell upon an unsuspecting world.
Plague sweeps the land, and the dead begin to rise from their tombs.
With hope fading and reality beginning to unravel, Gwyn may need to go where even necromancers fear to tread – beyond the Sixth Circle of the Lurk, to the crumbling centre of Death itself...
THE PRICE OF MAGIC SERIES : BOOK 5
Gwyn’s victory against the risen dead has come at a terrible cost.
Lives will be lost and sacrifices made as the final battle looms.
In her darkest moment, the Ninth Sorceress will face an unthinkable choice.
Because magic comes with a price. But is it a price Gwyn is ready to pay?
THE RELIC TRILOGY : BOOK 1
A fatal job. A deadly jewel. How long will Kaylan survive?
Snatched from her life as a blacksmith, Kaylan Rove is forced to become the personal servant of a ruthless and powerful lord.
But the lord himself isn’t the threat. It’s the Relic he wears around his neck – a stone which poisons everyone within its proximity...
THE RELIC TRILOGY : BOOK 2
Kaylan's life as she knew it is over. Again.
Hunted by the guards of Edriast and their ruthless captain, Kaylan is forced to flee into a world she’s never seen, armed with a power she never wanted.
But she can’t hide forever.
A rebel leader seeks her help to destroy a regime; an old foe pursues her with a vengeance; and as her power grows, Kaylan's inner demons begin to seep through the cracks…
THE RELIC TRILOGY : BOOK 3
Time is running out.
With two Relics now in her possession, Kaylan must claim the final three, then find a way to destroy them all.
But the magic is different now... and so is Kaylan.
The Relic is the only one who understands her, but its every word could be a lie. Every chance she gives it could be her final error.
As the perils of magic become clearer, Kaylan begins to wonder: will trusting the Relic lead to victory – or to death?
Talem Press is a young publisher of fantasy books and is an imprint of Writer’s Edit.
Writer’s Edit was first established back in 2013 as an online literary magazine and small press for emerging authors.
After publishing three creative writing anthologies (Kindling Volumes I, II and III) with much success, Writer's Edit went on to become one of the world’s leading online learning platforms for writers.
As the editors experimented with the site’s direction, they came to realise that their readers were big lovers of the fantasy genre.
Readers were demanding more articles on fantasy fiction, but more than that, they also wanted a place to submit their own fantasy stories.
Thus, it was only natural for Writer’s Edit to evolve and start its own fantasy imprint.
Talem Press was created in 2017.
We are a completely independent, proudly
Australian-owned publishing house based in Sydney.
Our first book, Helen Scheuerer’s Heart of Mist, became a bestseller within 24 hours of release.
Things started to snowball from there, and we opened our doors for general submissions.
We want to give all of our authors the same success and the same kickstart to their career.
For too long the publishing industry has needed a shake-up.
Over the years, we’ve watched authors suffer through outdated submissions processes that take months, sometimes years.
We’ve felt the frustration of sending work out into the void only to never hear back.
We empower our authors, and our books empower our readers.
At Talem Press, we pride ourselves on our transparency and ongoing communication.
We build long lasting, supportive relationships with all of our authors.
Once an author is welcomed into the fold, they’re part of the family.
We believe in the life-changing potential of stories, and everything we publish seeks to provide inspiration, and escape.
We’re particularly passionate about unlikely female heroes, mysterious magic and out-of-this-world story-telling.
Our books are published in print and digital formats, with a strong emphasis on the digital.
We focus our energy on online distribution and getting our authors the returns they deserve.
Our vision for the future is to bring an incredible list of fantasy titles into the world.
And above all else, we want our authors to succeed, and be free to pursue the writing life they love.
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