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Emmy Laybourne


Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is a screenwriter, lyricist and actress. She has acted in movies, television and improv groups, including Chicago City Limits. She lives in Chestnut Ridge, New York, with her husband and their two children. MONUMENT 14 marks her fiction debut.

Emmy Laybourne

Books by Emmy Laybourne

by Emmy Laybourne - Adventure, Environment, Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 13+

The Hemstads possess supernatural powers bestowed upon their family by the ancient Norse gods. Now Sissel, the youngest, discovers she is a Ransacker. She can find gold and other precious metals and pull them to her. The handsome young man courting Sissel is secretly a Pinkerton spy, reporting to the man who wants to control them. She’s also caught the attention of a mine owner who’s convinced Sissel has a lucky touch when it comes to finding gold. Harnessing her powers could bring great fortune...or cause the powerful Baron to come hunting her and her siblings down for once and for all.

by Emmy Laybourne - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 13+

Hanne's brother, Stieg, swears their powers are a gift from the gods, but Hanne knows she is cursed. With their father dead, their mother gone and their brother accused of a crime he didn't commit, the fault lies with Hanne and her inability to control her Berserker "gift." When someone she loves is threatened, she flies into a killing state. Now, Hanne and her siblings must leave Norway for America or risk being brought to justice. Aided by a cowboy who agrees to be their guide, they use their powers to survive. Will they be able to reach their uncle, the one man Hanne believes can teach her how to control her drive to kill?

by Emmy Laybourne - Dystopian Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Dean, Alex, and the other survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the disaster zone and made it to the safety of a Canadian refugee camp. Some of the kids have been reunited with their families, and everyone is making tentative plans for the future. And then, Niko learns that his lost love, Josie, has survived! For Josie, separated from the group and presumed dead, life has gone from bad to worse. Trapped in a terrible prison camp with other exposed O's and traumatized by her experiences, she has given up all hope of rescue. Meanwhile, scared by the government's unusual interest in her pregnancy, Astrid--along with her two protectors, Dean and Jake--joins Niko on his desperate quest to be reunited with Josie.

by Emmy Laybourne - Young Adult 13+

Trapped in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, including a monster hailstorm and terrifying chemical weapons spill, brothers Dean and Alex learned how to survive and worked together with 12 other kids to build a refuge from the chaos. But then strangers appeared, destroying their fragile peace, and bringing both fresh disaster and a glimmer of hope.

by Emmy Laybourne - Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Six high school kids (some popular, some not), two eighth graders (one a tech genius), and six little kids trapped together in a chain superstore build a refuge for themselves inside. Outside, a series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a chemical weapons spill, seems to be tearing the world --- as they know it --- apart.