The Shiloh Series Launches 10/20/15

From the Publisher: Helena Sorensen is an author we love. If you’ve never read her stories, you’re missing out. Brightener Books is pleased to be relaunching revised, refreshed versions of her first two titles, Shiloh and Seeker, while also launching the conclusion of The Shiloh Series, Songbird. While you may have met her writing for […]

Shiloh - New Cover


The Black Star of Kingston Launches

The Prequel to The Green Ember is now available! A century before Heather and Picket’s adventures in The Green Ember, a displaced community fights for hope on the ragged edge of survival. My place beside you My blood for yours Till the Green Ember rises Or the end of the world. Whitson Mariner and Fleck […]

The Green Ember Rises

Brightener Books is please to celebrate the release of The Green Ember! Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world. Kings fall and kingdoms […]

The Green Ember


A Whirlwind Weekend

We began a Kickstarter campaign for our first title, The Green Ember by S. D. Smith on Friday morning. This book will be published by Story Warren Books, an imprint of Brightener Books in association with Story Warren. In just over 18 hours, we had surpassed our goal! We’re moving into the next phases of the project with […]

Whispers of our first title:

Andrew Mackay, publisher of Brightener Books, interviewed S.D. Smith, the author of our launch title, The Green Ember. You should read it here.