To my beloved patient readers: I finally have some new writing for you! Behold, The Sun Still Rises.

I wrote a short story, Crimson Stain, for this anthology honoring the late author Lani Forbes. When I met Lani at Realm Makers in 2021, I was amazed at her positivity as she walked through the valley of the shadow of death. She was a bright star, taken from us far too soon.

“Only for a short while you have loaned us to each other.”

The Sun Still Rises features short stories by many incredible writers, including:

  • Soul Threader by Ellen McGinty
  • Pixie Dust and Princes by Julie Hall
  • The Flame of Stars by Crystal D. Grant
  • Wielder of Light by R. M. Scott
  • The Moon Cake by Carrie Anne Noble
  • Gossamer Ascent by Elizabeth Van Tassel
  • The Weaver and the Dragon by Lauren Hildebrand
  • Where I’m Supposed to Be by Callie Thomas
  • The Golden Curse by Jill Williamson
  • The Sun Still Rises by AJ Skelly
  • The Evenglow by Cassandra Hamm
  • Rookie Mistake by S.D. Grimm
  • Crimson Stain by Jamie Foley
  • Dark Flames by Ronie Kendig
  • Dragon Smoke by Jessica Noelle
  • After Stars Fall by Nicole Wheeler
  • Beyond the Waves by Laura L. Zimmerman
  • Falling Scales by C.M. Banschbach
  • To Share the Sky by A.C. Williams
  • A Piece of Sky by Tanager Haemmerle

If you enjoyed Lani’s award-winning series which starts with The Seventh Sun, you’ll savor this collection with similar themes of light and hope in the face of darkness. (Content warning: Lani’s series contains some steamy scenes, realistic portrayals of darkness and evil, and LGBT characters, so I recommend it for adults only.)

Now available for Amazon Kindle or paperback! 100% of proceeds benefit Lani’s husband and children.

I can’t wait to hear what you think of Crimson Stain! ☺️🥰❤️