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Tera Lynn Childs - Author

About the Author

Tera Lynn Childs is an award-winning author of teenage fiction. She spends her time blogging and writing wherever she can find a comfy chair and a steady stream of caffeinated beverages. Forgive My Fins is her first book with Templar Publishing and the sequel, Fins are Forever, is published in 2012.

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Myths and Mistletoe A Holiday Story Collection

Myths and Mistletoe A Holiday Story Collection

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Myths and Mistletoe A Holiday Story Collection

Myths and Mistletoe A Holiday Story Collection

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2017

Relentless

Relentless

Author: Tera Lynn Childs, Tracy Deebs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2017

Darkly Fae The Moraine Cycle

Darkly Fae The Moraine Cycle

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/12/2016

Darkly Fae The Moraine Cycle

Darkly Fae The Moraine Cycle

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/12/2016

Falling for the Girl Next Door

Falling for the Girl Next Door

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/11/2016

Pretty in Pearls

Pretty in Pearls

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/11/2016

Goddess in Time

Goddess in Time

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/11/2016

Relentless

Relentless

Author: Tera Lynn Childs, Tracy Deebs Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/06/2016

Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru

Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 14/09/2015

"e;This was such an awesome book, so enjoyable and great, and just fun to read, though there were some problems that the characters had to face! Can't wait to read more of this series!"e; -Louisa, Words I Write CrazySloane Whitaker isn't happy about moving to Texas. She loves living in New York City, can't imagine starting over her senior year somewhere else, and misses her friends and family something fierce. Worst of all, it's all her fault. If she wants to earn her way back to the Big Apple, she has to prove she can still be the perfect daughter.Which means no vandalism art, no trouble at school, and absolutely no Tru Dorsey, her serial screw-up, incredibly hot neighbor, who loves nothing more than pushing her buttons.But from the moment he vaults onto the roof outside her bedroom, there is something about the irresistibly charming bad boy that makes her want to break every rule. Suddenly it's not the ten things she hates about Tru that are at the top of her list. It's the ten reasons she's willing to risk her future to be with him.Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains vandalism in the name of art, art in the name of love, and love for a boy too charming to ever hate.The Sloane and Tru duology is best enjoyed in order.Series Order: #1: Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru#2: Falling for the Girl Next DoorThe Sloane and Tru duology is part of the larger, multi-authored Creative HeArts Series, which can be read out of order. If you loved Sloane and Tru's stories, you'll love the complete series set at Austin NextGen Academy, including:#1 - Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru#2 - How Willa Got Her Groove Back#3 - Crazy, Stupid, Fauxmance#4 - The Secret Life of a Dream Girl#5 - Falling for the Girl Next Door#6 - Weddings, Crushes, and Other Dramas

Pretty in Pearls

Pretty in Pearls

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 07/01/2014

A fun undersea romance full of captivating merboys, deep friendship, and spectacular pearls. Set in Tera Lynn Childs's fin-flicking world that began with Forgive My Fins, this 100-page digital novella focuses on Periwinkle Wentletrap, Princess Lily's best friend, and is perfect for fans of mermaids, light romance, and mythology retellings.As Princess Lily's emissary, Peri works hard to make sure her best friend knows all the goings-on in the underwater kingdom of Thalassinia. The upcoming Sea Harvest Dance means plenty of fun for them, too, including shopping for jewels, trims, and dress-making supplies. Peri especially loves the pearls she finds at Thalassinia's marketplaceand she might be falling head over fins for Riatus, the thoughtful pearl trader who looks like a dashing pirate.When Lily realizes her friend has a crush, she is determined to help them get together in time for the danceexcept her matchmaking efforts backfire, sweeping Peri into dangerous depths and leaving her tangled in confusing tides. Should Peri give up on Riatus and find a different date to the Sea Harvest Dance, or will they finally find a way to float along in the same current?Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.

Goddess in Time

Goddess in Time

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 05/11/2013

A fun, action-packed novella, perfect for teenage Percy Jackson fans, starring favorite characters from Greek mythology and beloved author Tera Lynn Childss Oh. My. Gods. series. Told from the perspective of Nicole, a popular character in the series, Goddess in Time delves into her pastand how she might be able to change it.The 150-page digital novella has been eagerly anticipated by fans who want to know more about this fun-filled world, and new readers will also find a captivating introduction to Tera Lynn Childs Oh. My. Gods. series, as well as her other Greek mythology-based series, Sweet Venom and Forgive My Fins.As a descendant of Greek gods, Nicole has attended the Academy alongside other students with magical powers on a Greek island. Life is pretty perfectexcept for the fact that she was sentenced to stay there because of a childhood prank that also resulted in her parents banishment. When Nicole discovers a book that teaches the forbidden magic of time travel, she knows she must take a chance to right her wrong. With the help of her friends Troy and Phoebe, Nicole sets off on a quest that will take her from the heights of Mt. Olympus to the ocean depths of Poseidons home and to the bowels of Hades. Can she mend her mistakes? And is changing the past, what she really wants? The past and future combine in thrilling, unpredictable waysespecially when Greek gods are involved!Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.

Sweet Legacy

Sweet Legacy

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2013

The teenage descendants of Medusa - Gretchen, Grace and Greer - face their toughest test yet as the mythological and the modern collide in a fast-paced urban fantasy adventure. The girls cannot hesitate as they seek the location of the lost door between the realms, even as monsters and the gods of Olympus descend on San Francisco in battle-ready droves. Greer must use her second sight to prevent anything from stopping her sisters' mission - even though a god is playing with her mind. Grace wants to trust her adopted brother, Thane, but will his secret put the girls in even more danger? And Gretchen has trained her sisters to stop the monsters, but her role as a huntress comes with more responsibility than she ever imagined. What will the girls' immortal legacy be? The concluding book in this action-packed series with plenty of romance.

Fins Are Forever

Fins Are Forever

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2012

Just for Fins

Just for Fins

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 03/07/2012

When Lily Sanderson decided to remain Crown Princess Waterlily of the mer kingdom of Thalassinia, she knew she couldn't just coast along in the current. But since she's spent the last couple of years on land, Lily's not sure she has the fins to lead a kingdom. Even her maddeningly pretentious cousin Dosinia seems to know more about ruling than she does.But Lily has to dive in deep to keep her promise to Tellin, her mer bond in name only, who tells her his kingdom is suffering in the changing ocean climate. Lily knows this is a seven seassized problem. They'll need to create some serious waves to make the mer community aware and get it to join together to make things right. Lily has to lead the way, even if that means facing one of the iciest queens in the mer kingdoms.Just when Lily thinks her double life on land and sea can't get any more complicated, an ancient mer law might separate Lily and her human boyfriend, Quince, after all. It feels as if the pair is up against a solid tsunami wave!In this third installment in the series that began with Forgive My Fins and Fins Are Forever, Lily will have to find a way to balance safety and justice for the mer people and for the humans she loves.

Forgive My Fins

Forgive My Fins

Author: Tera Lynn Childs Format: eBook Release Date: 03/07/2012

Lily Sanderson has a secret, and it's not that she has a huge crush on gorgeous swimming god Brody Bennett, who makes her heart beat flipper-fast. Unrequited love is hard enough when you're a normal teenage girl, but when you're half human, half mermaid, like Lily, there's no such thing as a simple crush.Lily's mermaid identity is a secret that can't get out, since she's not just any mermaidshe's a Thalassinian princess. When Lily found out three years ago that her mother was actually a human, she finally realized why she didn't feel quite at home in Thalassinia, and she's been living on land and going to Seaview High School ever since, hoping to find where she truly belongs. Sure, land has its problemslike her obnoxious biker-boy neighbor, Quince Fletcherbut it has that one major perk: Brody. The problem is, mermaids aren't really the casual dating typethe instant they "e;bond,"e; it's for life.When Lily's attempt to win Brody's love leads to a tsunami-sized case of mistaken identity, she is in for a tidal wave of relationship drama, and she finds out, quick as a tailfin flick, that happily ever after never sails quite as smoothly as you planned.

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