When sibling rivalry spills over into the land of mortals, the mortals lose. Great evil, spawn of the underworld, is poised to sweep all life from the planet, and only the twins can stop it. Jealousy, love, hatred and magic battle for the ultimate control of the souls of the world. Only one will be left standing, and if it is the wrong one, how will the world survive?
Susan’s love of stories began before she could read or write. Her earliest childhood memories are of a make believe game she played with her sister, creating and telling an epic story inspired by a picture chosen at random from a National Geographic magazine. Susan spent her summers reading and writing sometimes serious, sometimes humorous works of fiction, imagining the worlds beyond her bedroom walls. Susan is an avid reader of literature, especially science fiction and fantasy. She loves to bring new worlds and fantasy adventures to young adults and inspire them to join her on her make believe journeys.
"Soul Survivor is a captivating and well-written prequel to the Spirit Shield Saga fantasy series.Whenever a god engages in the forbidden act of intimacy with a mortal, godlings, half-god and half-mortal, are born. Among the godling siblings, there was a growing undercurrent of distrust and dissension. Helga was jealous. Artio had the sun, the moon, and all the planets, as well as a gorgeous lover to keep her entertained. The golden twins, Caerwys and Alfreda, had dominion over all the souls and every living thing and they were worshiped. Helga, however, was stuck with the dead, and she wasn’t happy about that at all. She had a plan, though. She was going to be powerful, and her godling siblings were not going to like it one bit.Caerwys and Alfreda were concerned, about a greater number of environmental disturbances that were occurring as well as an increased death rate. Caerwys decided to seek the counsel of the great Seer, Calleigh. And although she didn’t have good news for him, he at least knew what he was up against. Of all the pathways that were available to him, none of them were easy or had a happy ending. It was inevitable that in the coming days, people were going to die. To prevent the destruction of mankind and even the gods, Caerwys knew he had to choose the correct path. The Seer told him that he had the answer within him. As Caerwys braced himself for battle, he hoped that the Seer was right.Soul Survivor is an engrossing novel and a fantastic read for fantasy lovers."