The Sword And The Pen by Elysa Hendricks

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It was time. After penning ten popular sword-and-sorcery novels, Brandon Alexander Davis was ready to move on. Ready to stop hiding in his fictional world. Ready to start living a real life. There was just one problem: as he plotted the noble death of Serilda D'Lar, his fictional creation, complete with mile-long sword, skimpy leather outfit and badass attitude, appeared in his study.

Was she nothing more than a crazy fan, or had Brandon finally cracked?

This warrior woman whom he knew so well, so strong yet vulnerable, was both fantasy and reality. She was an invitation to rediscover all he once knew--that life is an incredible, magical journey and, for love, any man can be a hero.

"Once I started "The Sword and the Pen", I could not lay it down! It is so good! "The Sword And The Pen" is a BLAST! It is a very fun, and entertaining fantasy romance. This story is different and fresh. We all need to have these fresh idea's PENNED" for us. Thank the heavens for the Author's great imagination! Highly recommended! Goes on the keeper shelf! Enjoy!"
Ace Reader

"The Sword and the Pen carries readers on a fantastic journey, hopping point of view and dimensions beautifully. Anchoring you to the unpredictable plot are the two main characters, Brandon and Seri, who both captured my attention and affection at once. Strong and confident, Seri stands apart from more standard waif-like heroines. And I'm not sure I've ever met a hero more believable than Brandon. More than merely scrumptious, Brandon is stubborn, silly, and even a little frightened at turns. In a genre often dominated by flawless, broad-shouldered leads that seem more closely related to statues than men, Brandon is wholly and deliciously human. The characters bring a solidness to the story and by bringing them to life, Ms. Hendricks makes you believe in the impossible."
Natalie Richards

"Though the concept of a fictional character coming to life has been done before and recently cleverly twisted in the Thompson-Ferrell movie Stranger than Fiction, Elysa Hendricks refreshes it with her lead pairing. Serilda understands what is going on by simply believing writer Brandon is a powerful wizard; Brandon believes that one or both is crazy. Told mostly in a first person viewpoint from the lead couple, fans will enjoy this super romantic fantasy as the heroine knows the pen is mightier than the sword but the hero believes the heart is mightier than THE SWORD AND THE PEN."
Harriet Klausner

"The Sword and the Pen is a wonderful, innovative, fun, exciting fantasy blending modern and ancient world in a great love story. Which world is the real one? The modern, into which a woman warrior tumbles? Or the "ancient" one where a modern author tries to change his fictional history. All this and a great love story too. What more could you want! I completely recommend this book!"
Ann Macela

"The Sword and the Pen by Elysa Hendricks is a thoroughly enjoyable story of fiction meets fact. When author Brandon Davis comes face to face with his fictional creation (in the flesh) both his fantasies and his reality are forever changed. The characters are strong, believable and likable and the book is an entertaining, fast read which will have you smiling--even if you're squeezed into the center seat on a coast to coast flight! I look forward to many more stories from this talented new author."
Kelle Riley

About Elysa Hendricks

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Hendricks helped found both the Windy City and the Futuristic, Fantasy, and Paranormal chapters of RWA.
Published June 22, 2012 by Love Spell. 306 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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Brandon’s series is massively popular, the movies want it and his agent is all over him to write more, but Brandon wants to try something new and plans to kill Serilda in the latest book.

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