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With five new books in the works, Enclave Publishing, formerly Marcher Lord Press, is exhilarated to invite you into the expedition. Get early access and exclusive discounts only here on Kickstarter. We'd be so grateful.

So if you're ready to suit up with Enclave, and enter a domain of hardly imaginable, Christ-centered epic adventures, step through the portal and see what a difference your pledge can make today.

A Time to Die by Nadine Brandes

How would you live if you knew the day you'd die?

Parvin Blackwater believes she has wasted her life. At only seventeen, she has one year left according to the Clock by her bedside. In a last-ditch effort to make a difference, she tries to rescue Radicals from the government’s crooked justice system. 

But when the authorities find out about her illegal activity, they cast her through the Wall -- her people's death sentence. What she finds on the other side about the world, about eternity, and about herself changes Parvin forever and might just save her people. But her clock is running out.

This is book one in the "Out of Time" trilogy (subsequent volumes coming in 2015 and 2016).

About Nadine Brandes

Nadine learned to write her alphabet with a fountain pen. In Kindergarten. Cool, huh? Maybe that’s what started her love for writing. She started journaling at age nine and thus began her habit of communicating via pen and paper more than spoken words. She never decided to become a writer. Her brain simply classified it as a necessity to life. Now she is a stay-at-home author, currently working on book two of her dystopian series. The first book, A Time to Die, is her debut novel. 

 

Knox's Irregulars by J. Wesley Bush

These fanatics … think in slogans and talk in bullets. 

"Such men can’t be reasoned with, only fought.” Randal Knox never wanted to be a leader. But as the firstborn son of the Prime Minister, he seemed fated to a life in politics. Fleeing his family plans, Randal enlists with the armored= infantry, thinking he’ll be safe on the snowy border with neighboring Abkhenazia.

When followers of the Prophet take control of the region, his haven turns into a slaughterhouse. A vast army of zealots invades New Geneva routing its tiny defense force and sending the remnants fleeing for their lives. Knox is forced to take charge of a small band of survivors, sheltering them in the mountains.  

Knox has a choice. Will he hide safely in the catacombs beneath the city or embrace his calling as a leader? It could take everything he has, including his life, to save his people. The militia is scattered, his only allies are a turncoat Abkhenazi, a mad Belorussian immigrant, a beautiful but rookie medic, and a handful of armored infantry.

About J. Wesley Bush

J. Wesley currently lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine, where he reports on economics. He has previously served as an airborne infantryman, military intelligence cryptolinguist, NGO worker, and historian. He also spent two years as a unicyclist in a circus. He is the husband of a lovely wife and the proud father of five boys.

Orphan's Song by Gillian Bronte Adams

Who Will Keep the Song Alive?

Every generation has a Songkeeper - one chosen to keep the memory of the Song alive. And in every generation, there are those who seek to destroy the chosen one.

When Birdie's song draws the attention of a dangerous Khelari soldier, she is kidnapped and thrust into a world of ancient secrets and betrayals. Rescued by her old friend, traveling peddler Amos McElhenny, Birdie flees the clutches of her enemies in pursuit of the truth behind the Song’s power.

Ky is a street-wise thief and a member of the Underground—a group of orphans banded together to survive . . . and to fight the Khelari. Haunted by a tragic raid, Ky joins Birdie and Amos in hopes of a new life beyond the reach of the soldiers. But the enemy is closing in, and when Amos’ shadowed past threatens to undo them all, Birdie is forced to face the destiny that awaits her as the Songkeeper of Leira.

Book one of the Songkeeper Chronicles.

About Gillian Bronte Adams

Gillian Bronte Adams spent her childhood devouring books and roaming the Texas countryside slaying orcs, captaining pirate ships, and dreaming of medieval kingdoms. So it was no surprise when she became an author. 

Her love of epic stories as well as a desire to present truth in a new and unique way drew her to realm of fantasy. Orphan's Song is book one of the Songkeeper Chronicles Trilogy.

Failstate: Nemesis by John Otte

Abaddon will destroy you all!

Robin Laughlin (a.k.a. the superhero Failstate) has finally achieved his dream. Not only is he a licensed vigilante, but he’s respected by his fellow heroes, feared by criminals, and he’s finally achieved peace in his family, especially with his brother, Ben (a.k.a. the superhero Gauntlet). That, plus the love of his girlfriend, Charlene, has made life good.

But then Failstate learns a secret about his father. Rather than the loving family man he remembers, Failstate’s father was a criminal who got himself killed when he crossed the wrong people. Before he can process this new information, he receives a warning that a villain named Abaddon is coming to New Chayton. The message is all the more disturbing since it’s delivered by Lux. She died in Failstate’s arms a year earlier. How can she possibly be alive?

Those mysteries will have to wait, though, as Abaddon storms New Chayton, strewing death and destruction in his wake. But he’s not the only newcomer. Unusual heroes are appearing throughout the city.

Can Failstate get to the bottom of the reappearance of Lux, the influx of new heroes, and the truth behind his father's past--all while keeping Abaddon at bay? Abaddon may prove to be Failstate’s greatest nemesis. But what will Failstate have to sacrifice along the way?

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This is book three in the series.

About John Otte

John W. Otte leads a double life. By day, he’s a Lutheran minister, husband, and father of two. By night, he writes unusual stories of geeky grace, including the Failstate books, and Numb

He has been a Christy Award finalist two years in a row!

Here are some of John's other books:

Firebird by Kathy Tyers

Her Death was Expected but Something More Powerful Kept Her Alive

Lady Firebird was born a princess of the royal family of Netaia. Because of her birthplace in the family, however, her life is expendable. Honorable suicide is the highest calling she could hope to attain. When she is chosen to lead an attack on the neighboring planet of Veroh her death is expected. Instead she is taken prisoner during the battle and is held by the enemy.

With her own people seeking her sacrifice, Firebird must choose between two worlds before she can carve out her new destiny. This is the story of Lady Firebird's personal spiritual battle and the eternal consequences it has not only for herself but for everyone around her and especially the man who loves her.

About Kathy Tyers

Best known for her Star Wars Expanded Universe novels -- The Truce at Bakura, and New Jedi Order: Balance Point -- Kathy Tyers sold her first novel, Firebird, to Bantam Spectra in the 80s. 

Kathy has rewritten her first and favorite science fiction novel to deal more fully with questions of salvation and the search for faith. Since its initial 1987 publication, it was rereleased by Bethany House Publishers in 1999 and more recently by Marcher Lord Press, in a special three-in-one annotated version of the trilogy, Fusion Fire, and Crown of Fire. A five-book series was completed in 2011 and 2012 with the publication of Wind and Shadow and Daystar.

The three books in the original trilogy have not been available as stand alone publications for many years. It is exciting to bring them back 15 years after their original publication.

This series can be counted as a classic among science fiction written from a Christian worldview. 

Some of Kathy's other books: 

 One eBook: 

  • Your choice of one of the following in ebook version: A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song
  • Cost $6 (Retail Value $6.00) 

"You think you are ready for this? You have no idea what ready looks like, recruit. Now drop and give me six!" 

2 eBooks:  

  • Your choice of two of the following in ebook version: A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song
  • Cost: $8 (Retail value $12) 

"Okay cadets, listen up. What you are looking at is state of the art. Don't break it."

One paper book & one ebook: 

  • Select one paper book from the either a Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song.
  • Select one ebook from either a Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song.
  • Cost: $15 (Retail value $21)

"Private, it is critical that you hold this position. Whatever happens you must not give in."

Five eBooks:

  • Get early access to all five books in ebook (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Cost: $20 (Retail value $30)

"Sergeant, have your troops report to duty at 0800 hours. I want them prepared and ready for action."

All 3 Super Hero eBooks & 1 Paper Copy of Nemesis:

  • Get the paper version of Nemesis.
  • Get each of the three Failstate ebooks (Including Nemesis)
  • Early access to the Nemesis eBook.
  • Cost: $20 (Retail value $33)

"How can a Lieutenant outrank a Super Hero? Well, It wasn't General America...it was Captain America. Just because you think you are outside the chain of command, does not mean you can ignore our overall directive."

1 Paper Book & 5 eBooks:

  • One paper book (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song)
  • All five ebooks (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Early access to the ebooks
  • Cost: $30 (Retail value $45)

"Lieutenant, our front lines are being attacked by what look to be very angry monsters. What should we do?"

3 Paper Books & 5 eBooks:

  • Your choice of three paper books (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, or Orphan's Song)
  • All five ebooks (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Early access to the ebooks
  • Cost: $40 (Retail value $75)

"Number One, Set a course for the Kickstarter system. And set phasers to 'stun'."

5 Paper Books:

  • All five paper books (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Cost: $45 (Retail value $73)

"Captain, the engines can't take it much longer. They're going to blow!"

 5 Paper Books & 5 eBooks:

  • All five paper books (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • All five ebooks (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Early access to the ebooks
  • Cost: $55 (Retail value $105)

"It's a trap!"

 5 Paper Books + 40+ eBooks:

  • All five paper books (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Complete library of all 40+ Enclave Publishing ebooks
  • Early access to the new ebooks
  • Cost: $225 (Retail value $333) 

"Sir, the galactic delegation is here to see you. Should I send them in?" 

 40+ eBooks & 40+ Paper Books:

  • All five ebooks (A Time To Die, Firebird, Failstate Nemesis, Knox's Irregulars, and Orphan's Song)
  • Complete Enclave Publishing library (40+ books) in paper 
  • Complete Enclave Publishing Library (40+ books) in ebook versions
  • Early access to the new ebooks
  • Cost: $650 (Retail value: approximately a whole whopping lot - over $1,000. Can you put a price on the universe?)

"Behold, more power than you can possibly imagine."

Welcome, traveler, to the Enclave community!

Enclave Publishing, formerly Marcher Lord Press, is a place where authors and fans of Christian Fantasy and Christian Science Fiction can come together. We are a small, independent press that is built around the power of great stories which explore the boundaries of imagination, while championing powerful expressions of redemption, truth, and hope.

Enclave is the premier publisher of Christian speculative fiction.

Whether you love...

  • science fiction 
  • fantasy 
  • time travel 
  • steampunk 
  • alternate history 
  • spiritual warfare 
  • superhero 
  • technothriller 

...if it’s speculative and it comes from the Christian worldview, Enclave is your publisher. 

But this isn't about us. This is an invitation to you.

We are on a journey, but we have reached a difficult portion of our trek--one we cannot surmount alone. Sharing epic stories with you, the reader, is our passion. So to continue providing you with great content, we need your help. We humbly ask you to consider joining us as we present our next batch of Christian Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Risks and challenges

Unexpected Delays
The books are already written but the publishing process is fraught with unexpected difficulties. Despite every effort there could be an alien invasion, a plague outbreak, a broken chiroflaxer, or simply a printer running out of paper. In our worlds, anything can happen.

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