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Sarah Fine


Sarah Fine

Sarah Fine was born on the West Coast, raised in the Midwest, and is now firmly entrenched on the East Coast, where she lives with her husband and two children. When she's not writing, she's working as a child psychologist. No, she is not psychoanalyzing you right now. SANCTUM is her first novel. She also writes with Walter Jury under the name S.E. Fine, and their YA sci-fi thriller, SCAN, comes out in fall 2013.

Sarah Fine

Books by Sarah Fine

by Sarah Fine - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Ernie never intended to live among the Immortal Dealers, much less to be party to an ongoing battle where the fate of humanity is in the draw of a card. But when Ernie discovers Virginia’s true purpose, she realizes it’s going to take an entirely new kind of play to stop her. The game changer lies within a mysterious artifact dredged from the ocean. To unlock its powers, Ernie and her partner, Gabe, must traverse dangerous new realms and uncover the history of Forgers past. Joined in a tenuous alliance with a former enemy and stalked by old friends turned lethal foes, Ernie had better play her cards right --- because this time, the whole universe could be destroyed in the shuffle.

by Sarah Fine - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 13+

Now that Ansa knows she is the destined queen of Kupari, she is desperate to find a home for her people. But as the band of warriors crosses into the foreign territory, Ansa loses her grip on her magic and puts everyone in danger. Inside Kupari, Elli maintains the facade that she is the magical queen. But as she tries to prepare the citizens against another invasion, unrest spreads as wielders begin to lose control of their powers. As Kupari grows increasingly unstable, these two young women must find a way to save the realm and their people from total destruction.

by Sarah Fine - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

One minute, Ernestine Terwilliger was a fairly normal young woman with an almost normal life. Absent father. Peculiar mother. Family secrets. Then she was hurled into a land where the Immortal Dealers are waging a battle between good and evil --- and where the fate of the world is in the cards. Having only started to master her own deck, the inexperienced Ernie places the wrong bet on the right guy at the worst time. That’s when she’s bounced into another realm and trapped there by a formidable and power-hungry rogue Dealer who knows more about Ernie’s fractured family than Ernie herself does.

by Sarah Fine - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Ernestine “Ernie” Terwilliger has put her dreams aside to look after her eccentric mother. Case in point: saving her from a mysterious stranger who’s just stormed the terrified woman’s antique store wearing a rattlesnake tattoo, leveling threats and brandishing the weirdest deck of cards Ernie’s ever seen. When Ernie grabs some of the cards and runs, she’s launched into a world she never knew existed --- one her mother may know more about than she’s revealing. With a handful of stolen cards, Ernie has just been made an unwilling player in a game of good versus evil. The mystery is all in the cards, and to save her life --- and humanity --- Ernie had better learn how to deal.

by Sarah Fine - Fantasy, Friendship, Young Adult 12+

Cursed by the queen with fire and ice, Ansa is forced to fight against an invisible enemy --- the dark magic that has embedded itself deep in her bones. The more she tries to hide it, the more dangerous it becomes. And with the Krigere numbers decimated and the tribe under threat from the traitorous brother of the dead Chieftain, Ansa is torn between her loyalty to the Krigere, her love for Thyra, and her own survival instincts.

by Sarah Fine - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

In a future United States where those who control technology control the wealth, 17-year-old Marguerite’s viral video propels a populist candidate to presidential victory. Marguerite finds herself on the opposite side of the divide in a new high school full of technocrat teens. When the enigmatic Percy, takes an interest in her, she is suspicious. But with everyone against her, she needs an ally. Soon terrorists strike the capital and technocrat leaders begin turning up dead and the two must work together to protect both their families and the country.

by Sarah Fine - Fantasy, Magic, Youth Fiction

Sixteen-year-old Elli was a small child when the Elders of Kupari chose her to succeed the Valtia, the queen who wields infinitely powerful ice and fire magic. Elli is destined to be the most powerful Valtia to ever rule. But when the queen dies defending the kingdom from invading warriors, the magic doesn’t enter Elli. It’s nowhere to be found. Disgraced, Elli flees to the outlands, the home of banished criminals --- some who would love to see the temple burn with all its priests inside. As she finds her footing in this new world, Elli uncovers devastating new information about the Kupari magic, those who wield it and the prophecy that foretold her destiny.

by Sarah Fine - Youth Fiction

In the year since the collapse of the slaughterhouse where Wen worked as her father’s medical assistant, she’s held all her secrets close. She works in the clinic at the weapons factory and sneaks away to nurse Bo, once the Ghost, now a boy determined to transform himself into a living machine. Their strange, fragile friendship soothes some of the ache of missing Melik, the strong-willed Noor who walked away from Wen all those months ago --- but it can’t quell her fears for him.

by Sarah Fine - Youth Fiction

Sixteen-year-old Wen assists her father in his medical clinic, housed in a slaughterhouse staffed by the Noor, men hired as cheap factory labor. Wen often hears the whisper of a ghost in the slaughterhouse, a ghost who grants wishes to those who need them most. And after one of the Noor humiliates Wen, the ghost grants an impulsive wish of hers—brutally.

by Sarah Fine - Fantasy, Young Adult 14+

No one willingly walks through the Suicide Gates, into a place smothered in darkness and infested with depraved creatures. But Lela isn’t just anyone – she’s determined to save her best friend’s soul, even if it means sacrificing her eternal afterlife.