Author Barb Jones

About the Author

 

I was born in Hawaii, a place rich with culture and storytellers. As a little girl, scary tales about vampires, werewolves, angels, demons, and witches were my favorite kind— much to my mother's dismay.

The scarier, the better.

My love for the supernatural never went away, even after moving to Seattle, far from Hawaii's majestic beaches with unusual colors. Nothing compares to the landscapes of Maui, Lanai, or Oahu. But somehow, Seattle stole my heart anyway. It became the place where my love for stories took on a new form, in a book of my own: The Adventures of Little Arthur and Merlin the Magnificent. This book is for kids who love stories, just like I did.

Then I had an idea while sleeping.


 

The Queen's Destiny

 

Blood Prophecy Book 1

Author: Barb Jones

Print ISBN:   9781629891521

eBook ISBN: 9781629891538

Genre: Paranormal/Dark/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 10/1/2014

Description:

Amber Stone, once a child prodigy, has just become curator of a special collection of Macedonian artifacts for the Seattle Museum of Natural History. Chloe, a prodigy of a different sort, holds a position at the museum focusing on tribal art. The two become fast friends, united by Amber's unsettling dreams and Chloe's unorthodox ways of dealing with them. Two strangers arrive in town, bringing with them a prophecy recorded more than three-thousand years ago, a prophecy that places Amber directly in the midst of a battle that has spanned a millennia.

When you are in love with the one you fear and hate the most, it leaves you no options.  How can you fight her, protect her, love her, when all it would do is leave you in pieces?

 

Amber and Chloe are pulled deeper into the Prophecy that reveals itself as the Blood Moon rises.  Michael is pulled and torn into different directions.  His choice is fated but is not known until Amber embraces her true destiny and is crowned Queen. 

 

Together, all four embark on a journey, joined by new allies, enemies and the past.  A child is born to be the instrument of the Queen. 


This is the preparation for the upcoming Epic battle that has spanned a millennia. 

Queen's Ascension

 

Blood Prophecy Book 3

Author: Barb Jones

Print ISBN:  9781953271013

eBook ISBN:  9781953271020

Genre: Paranormal/Dark/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 08/17/2020

Description:

Bloodshed. Heartbreak. Revelation. When the darkness was compelling and the heart knew no bounds, was there really a right choice? With Michael’s life hanging in the balance, Amber had a choice: save her star-fated love or keep on the crusade to unite the magical community. For Amber, her fate was sealed even before her birth and it was her destiny to fight the great battle ahead of her. But, when it came to her heart -- her friends, her great love -- Amber’s torn. Not only was she the Queen, but she was a human in every sense of the word. She was vulnerable. And so the very people -- Chloe and Michael -- that gave her strength, quickly became her weakness. It wasn’t her fault she loved too much, was it? Nevertheless, the Tall Dark Man had set a plan in motion that could threaten the very existence of the Blood Prophecy. Would he gather his dark forces and succeed in destroying Amber once and for all? Or, would she assemble her powerful friends and save the world?

Marcus

 

Origins

Author: Barb Jones

Print ISBN:    9781629892580

eBook ISBN:  9781629892597

Genre: Paranormal/Dark/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 06/01/2015

Description:

Marcus is a young man, full of life and innocence, yet his homelessness cast a spell of yearning for adventure and a better life.  He wants that adventure and to return to a normal life someday…but that day isn’t today.    Eliza, a beautiful vampire, seduces him into a world like no other.  Their young love and hunger drive them together and also pull them apart too.  Marcus ventures out on his own as a newborn vampire and experiences all the emotions of rage, anger, love, lust in order to become the man he is today.  This is the birth of Marcus.

Chloe - Visions of the Future

 

A Blood Prophecy Novella

Author: Barb Jones

Paperback ISBN: 9781629894911

eBook ISBN: 9781629894928

Genre: Paranormal/Dark/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 07/18/2016

Description:

Chloe, a teenage witch, realizes her future potential through an unfortunate kidnapping. She is destined to be the most powerful witch in the world. Together with family and friends, Chloe begins to embrace her journey through her visions. These visions will ultimately be her guide on her journey.  

What readers are saying about the Blood Prophecy series:

“WOW! What a page turning addictive book!”—review on Amazon

“Leaves you waiting and wanting more...”

“I couldn't put the books down”

Amber: The Birth of a Queen

 

A Blood Prophecy Novella

Author: Barb Jones

Paperback ISBN: 9781629896519

eBook ISBN: 9781629896526

Genre: Paranormal/Dark Fantasy/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 03/20/2017

Description:

Prophecies abound in the world of the Blood Prophecy, some darker than others. Two parents chosen to conceive and birth the child the world has been waiting for are desperate to change what has been foretold for hundreds of years. Wanting to save the life of the unborn child, measures are taken to hide the coming of the innocent baby. Dark secrets are unveiled and evil forces come forward to take what is theirs. Can prophecy be re-written? Is there a savior destined to come? Find out in The Birth of a Queen…

Queen's Enemy

 

Blood Prophecy Book 2

Author: Barb Jones

Print ISBN: 9781629894423 

eBook ISBN:  9781629894430

Genre: Paranormal/Dark/Urban Fantasy

Release Date 03/28/2016

Description:

One night, my mind began to work overtime. In a dream, I saw a unique storyline involving all the races and an epic battle of good versus evil. It was a modern day plot with a three thousand year old prophecy, The Blood Prophecy. I finished the first book in 2014,The Queen's Destiny. Two years later, I released The Queen's Enemy. The last book in the series, The Queen's Ascension, arrives this Spring, 2020.

Today, I live in Florida with its beaches and sunshine. But I'm still a Seattle girl at heart. And so all my stories take place in the Northwest.

I always keep to my roots when I write.

- Barb Jones

Machiel: Stone of the Damned

A Blood Prophecy Novella

Author: Barb Jones

Paperback ISBN:

eBook ISBN:

Genre: Paranormal/Dark Fantasy/Urban Fantasy

Release Date to be determined

Description:

Machiel, a newborn vampire, realizes that learning under his mentor, Kabos, is not satisfying him anymore. Torn between missing his mortal life, the woman he loved and his newfound purpose in life – the Blood Prophecy. He soon grows weary of his role in finding the Queen one day that he decides to tempt fate by running away from the prophecy. As he roams freely, he soon discovers that no matter what he chooses, servants of the prophecy will always find him and use him. As he begins to understand his true purpose, he also learns that Kabos holds many more secrets than what he has already shared. Will this be enough to keep Machiel bound to the Blood Prophecy and to Kabos or will the powers that be destroy him? His destiny lies in the choices he is bound to make, especially when he is in possession of the Stone of the Damned.

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