Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: Jeremy Barandela

We love to celebrate the work of our successful self-publishing authors, and we do so each week through our Self-Publishing Author Spotlight. This week we highlight self-publishing author Jeremy Barandela, who has published three titles with Outskirts Press.

Jeremy offers readers the opportunity to step into the world of fantasy and fiction with his five-part series United We Stand. Learn more about Jeremy and what inspired him through this week’s Self-Publishing Author Spotlight.

About the Author:

Jeremy Barandela is currently a senior at the University of Texas in Arlington and has written three of his five-part series United We Stand. Fueled by a love of fiction and inspired by the works of the authors he most enjoyed, including J.K. Rowling, Terry Goodkind, Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, and George R.R. Martin, Jeremy continues to write and devote his time to his series.

Dawn of Darkness, Jeremy Barandela’s second book, was a finalist in the 2009 Readers Favorite Award Contest.

United We Stand

53378aUnited We Stand, Jeremy’s first installment in the United We Stand series intrigues readers with magic, warfare, and betrayal! The book follows Cedric, who was orphaned at the age of seven because of a terrible fire, travel with his small band of friends, seeking to become a valiant knight. However, when they enter the small town of Maridia, where Cedric has a disturbing premonition, the group has no idea what is in store for them. Hopes of becoming a knight are shattered when Cedric and his friends find the Knights’ Council dead. Follow along the fantasy as Cedric and his friends travel into the dark unknown.

Friendships are forged and broken, a mighty dragon is encountered, and powerful magic-users are fought or befriended as reader’s discover whether Cedric stands united with his friends or if he is defeated by the evil which has been awakened in Sargoria.

5 x 8 paperback cream, 376 pages
ISBN10: 1-4327-1495-3
ISBN13: 978-1-4327-1495-6
Publisher: Outskirts Press (January 5, 2008)
Genre: Fictions/Science Fiction/ General

Dawn of Darkness

53378bThe second installment of the United We Stand series, Death of Darkness, transports readers into a fantasy of death, darkness, demons and dragons as Cedric continues his journeys.

With Cedric reawakening the evil in Sargoria, Marik Khan, which is Cedric’s cousin, is on a mission to resurrect the dark mage. Along with the darkness that has been reignited, Zar Khan’s return has beckoned the advent of his former allies: the demon soldiers of the Abyss, the dark dragons, and The Collective, who is by far, the most discrete and dangerous of Zar Khan’s revived allies. The Collective have made it their top priority, as commanded by their dark master, to capture Cedric, or kill him.

Cedric must face his most dangerous enemies yet in a land where hope seems to have vanished from the face of the continent. Evil runs rampant in Sargoria, and only Cedric has the power to stop its minions. Follow along as the Cedric only has one goal and one chance to achieve it all while the author brings readers through the battle that determines the very fate of the world!

6 x 9 paperback cream, 463 pages
ISBN10: 1-4327-3960-3
ISBN13: 978-1-4327-3960-7
Publisher: Outskirts Press (June 20, 2009)
Genre: Fictions/Science Fiction/ General

Path of Madness

53378C_highresIn the Path of Madness, Barandela continue’s Cedric’s quest to restore all peace to Sargoria. While Cedric has defeated Zar Khan to bring relative peace back, he now faces an entirely new obstacle!

Cedric must take up arms not only against demonic forces from the underworld, but the dangerous principles each enemy he encounters represents. With renewed resolve and maturing power, Cedric must combat the reinvigorated Zar Khan and his insidious ideals in the third installment of the United We Stand series.

6 x 9 paperback cream, 469 pages
ISBN10: 1-4787-3064-1
ISBN13: 978-1-4787-3064-4
Publisher: Outskirts Press (April 24, 2014)
Genre: Fictions/Science Fiction/ General

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