Deals, steals, and news from author Michelle Isenhoff.

When my niece was five, she visited Cabela's, a chain of sporting goods retailers known for their in-store taxidermy decor. She gazed at the animals in wonder and exclaimed, "Look at all the origami!"

The art of paper folding is generally credited to Japan, but it actually developed simultaneously in China, where it is called zhezhi and was used ceremonially during funerals. Paper replicas of the gold nuggets used as currency were burned in memory of the dead, and folded models of objects that were important to the deceased were buried in the tomb.

Origami (or shall I say zhezhi?) plays a small role in my Asian novel, Song of the Mountain. It is just one of many distinctive cultural details I include in this prehistory fantasy to create a world that would one day evolve into historical China. The book, the first in a trilogy, is free everywhere. Download it today and join orphaned Song as he searches for his personal history and discovers danger, legends, and the important role he must play.

Song was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Kindle Book Review book awards, was reader-nominated for the 2013 Cybils Award, and was awarded a Readers’ Favorite 5 Star Seal. 

Before you go, be sure to check out the books and promos featured below. They're always free or bargain priced. I generally bounce between speculative and historical fiction (the main genres I write in), and sometimes some fantasy, middle grade, or a bit of romance, just to keep things interesting. 

Happy reading!


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New Releases

Deals and steals:

Melinda Kucsera

Book 2 (left) of Melinda's Robin of Larkspur is coming soon! It's available for pre-order for 2.99. Book one (right) is also just 2.99. They took her daughter. Now she's hunting them. 

Rogue Night is the second book in the female-led epic fantasy adventure series, Robin of Larkspur, starring a young woman warrior who could become the most skilled witch their world has ever known. 

Christian Fantasy meets epic fantasy in this fast-paced narrative pitting Robin against shapeshifters, pagan deities, demons and other supernatural creatures who will do everything in their power to stop her from fulfilling her destiny.

Isabella Thorne

This second in a trilogy of standalone historical romances is specially priced at just .99.

Surrounded by Rumor…Betrothed to a Rake…

Caught between two brothers, how will Julia ever find love?

Valerie Moon

Check out this clean paranormal novella priced at .99.

Will she cast a spell to rid herself of New York City's most eligible billionaire, or open her heart to true love? 

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Michelle Isenhoff

A former teacher and longtime homeschooler, MICHELLE ISENHOFF writes for children and adults. Her work has been reader-nominated for a Cybils Award, the Great Michigan Read, and the Maine Student Book Award. Michelle writes from Michigan where she bikes all summer and wears flip-flops all winter.