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Heather Nix, Fantasy Author
Heather Nix is a debut fantasy author hailing from San Diego, CA. A lifelong reader and writer, Heather works as a freelance editor and professional alpha and beta reader. In 2021, she decided to jump headlong into writing a full-length novel. Her debut novel, Woodborn, was published in January, 2023. The next installment of The Song of Gods series, A Lute and a Lover was published in April, 2023.
Heather has diversified her repertoire, adding a contemporary sapphic romance series to the mix! Magic and Mishaps will be a series of standalone sapphic paranormal romances, beginning with Mixing Up Mayhem in October, 2023.
She finds inspiration in all realms of fantasy, drawing heavily from her time spent in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Her work is strongly influenced by the classic fantasy RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. In her spare time she is a mother, a full-time student pursuing an English degree, and enjoys tabletop gaming with her friends and family.
January 21, 2023
“I do not know how I lived in darkness for so many years with this bright world just waiting for me to grasp it.”
Maelwen is a young witch trapped in a harsh and unforgiving life. Friendless and alone, she endures pain and abuse to survive in the desolate land of Iowain.
Cicerine, a sweet young faun, lives in the idyllic glade of Kanitosh Woods. Alongside her mother and closest friend, she grows up in reverence of the god, Idyth—led by the mysterious Father Farragen.
Escaping her tormentor and seeking a new life of her own, Maelwen finds a new life in the trade city of Konidas. Meanwhile, a terrible tragedy befalls the glade, and Cicerine must flee to the same seaside town, leaving behind all she has ever known.
As a dark force spreads across the continent, can Maelwen’s gifts and Cicerine’s developing power stand against the threat facing them all? Along with new friends, and a crew of sapphic pirates, the line between good and evil is tested as the continent prepares for an epic battle.
Woodborn is a sapphic high fantasy novel, set in the shared world of Idythia—book one in the Song of Gods series.
A Lute and a Lover: a tragic romance April 30, 2023
On the parched plains of Iowain, a studious witch and a shy woodworker’s lives become irreparably entangled.Caelfry holds the knowledge of all witchkind, and has dedicated her life to her work, while Elric has forged a life of his own after distancing himself from the darkness of his childhood.They are both content with their lives, until they meet one another. Met with a prophetic warning and ghosts from the past, is anything strong enough to save their ill-fated love?In exploring one another, Caelfry and Elric discover what they truly need in life—before they lose it.A novella in the Song of Gods series, A Lute and a Lover takes place a century before Woodborn.