Official site for the high/dark fantasy books of authors Barb Hendee and J. C. Hendee, including the Noble Dead Saga (a.k.a. The Noble Dead series), the Mist-Torn Witches series, the Vampire Memories series, and TNDS: Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga.

Noble Dead Raffle #2—CLOSED

The current raffle closed as of Friday, Midnight, PST. The next raffle begins this coming Friday, so watch for the announcement.

The next book prize is another signed copy of S3B2: Between Their Worlds, the currently released volume of the Noble Dead Saga. See the “Books” page at for synopsis and additional information.

The winner of the current raffle has been generated by random selection and will be contacted later today by email for confirmation of delivery information. Once that step is complete, we will announce the official winner.

For those curious about how winner selection and other parts of the process, it is as follows:

  1. Each entry is checked upon arrival for its inclusion of complete contact and delivery information.
  2. Correct and complete entries are confirmed by email within 72 hours of being received. Incomplete entries are discarded and, if possible, the entrant is notified.
  3. After the raffle's closing date/time, all entries are checked for duplicates based on Name, Email, and Delivery Address. Clear duplicates are discarded. Indeterminate ones may receive an email query at our discretion.
  4. Verified entries are ordered by date/time received and thereby assigned a number.
  5. The total number of entries is entered into a pure random number generator to select the winning entry. [See]
  6. The winner is notified and reconfirmation of delivery information is sought.
  7. Upon confirmation of delivery information from the winner, the winning announcement is made via and its news distribution system, including linked social systems and sites.
  8. Delivery information is passed on to the publicity department of our publisher, and the winner will received the indicated prize, usually within 10 business days.