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coming soon: a fire to kindle by daniel dydek

If you're looking for a new clean fantasy from a Christian perspective, allow me to introduce A Fire to Kindle by Daniel Dydek, author of The Triumvirs series! A Fire to Kindle is the first in the Spirit Wind series, which are supernatural thrillers set in a medieval-esque countryside, and is available for preorder now!


about the book

Cursed with left-handedness, Rae-Anna tries to find refuge and sanctification in the convent outside Holden. But before she can take vows as a Sister of the order, a chance encounter in the catacombs starts her on a course strange to the Sisters and terrifying to her. To set things back to rights, she'll need to figure out why the blue fire alights her cursed hand—and how she can be rid of it.

But the harder she tries, the more it seems it will not leave until she does what it requires—and neither she nor the Sisters know exactly what that is.


A Fire to Kindle is a YA Christian speculative novel for readers who love supernatural battles (think Frank Peretti) and medieval fantasy and can handle Pirates of the Caribbean type spookiness (yes, I'm talking about undead skeletons 😂)! Fans of MaryLu Tyndall's Protectors of the Spear series will love the Spirit Wind series too!

A Fire to Kindle releases June 6th, 2023 from Beorn Publishing, and you can preorder now for only $0.99 on Amazon Kindle! (The price will increase to $1.99 for launch week, then to the full price of $3.99 afterwards.)


about the author

Daniel Dydek was born in Raccoon Township, PA, where he dreamed of living out west. So far, he’s made it to Ohio, where he lives with his wife and son. He began writing at age 8, and never really stopped. After three years with the US Army, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in English Writing from Geneva College of Beaver Falls, PA, and a Master’s degree in Natural Resources from Virginia Tech. Besides writing, he also enjoys a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, mountain biking, reading, coffee shops, book stores, and Durango, Colorado. He is currently working on Book 4 of The Triumvirs series, and the first novel in a new supernatural thriller/fantasy series. Follow his updates by subscribing to his monthly newsletter at


Do you read speculative/supernatural fiction? If so, what's your favorite book in that genre? (Bonus question: have you ever read anything by Frank Peretti???) What are some new indie releases you're looking forward to in the coming months? I'd love to hear all about it in the comments!

yours in spirit & script,


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