- High/Dark Fantasy Fiction by Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee

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.

Writer’s Corner: The Female Character, Kickass or Not?

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S1B1_usa_512My first professionally published novel hit the stands in January of 2003. As of today, between collaborations with JC and my own books, I have twenty novels in print available in bookstores.

The Noble Dead Saga stars two main female characters: Magiere and Wynn. For me, these two have generated more emails, private messages, and discussion than all of the main male characters combined. I can’t count the messages in one form or another that I’ve received which read:

NOBLE DEAD RAFFLE—The Winners and What’s Next…

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MW2_usa_512Congratulations to  Emilio C. (MX), Carl K. (USA), and Brandi H. (USA). Last names are not used for the sake of privacy. Their signed copies of Witches in Red are in the mail and should arrive (in the USA) within 10 business days. And as to what comes next…

Due to unforeseen complications with international S&H, we will be reviewing additional considerations to compensate sometime in the near future. In the meantime, we must fall back to USA only entrants for the next raffle, which will be something a bit different.

Reader’s Choice Raffle at

Coming the second week of July (skipping the week of the 4th), the next raffle will let you pick and choose (from selected titles) which book in the Noble Dead Saga you would like if you win. And of course all copies will be first edition and signed by Barb and J.C. Here is your chance to flesh out your collection.

The selected titles for the first coming R.C.R. will be announced when the event opens; watch for it folks and tell your friends. The only hint we can provide right now is that the prizes will all be hardbound editions chosen by Barb and J.C. This form of raffle will only ever be offered directly through

NOW AVAILABLE: The Forgotten Village (“Tales of Misbelief” Collection)

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MB3_512Details and purchase points available at for this new release in T·N·D·S: Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga.

sequel to The Forgotten Mistress
Barb Hendee
$2.99 USD
Short story, 20k words

Available through the Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo online bookstores.

This story is autonomous and stands on its own but is also a sequel to The Forgotten Lord and The Forgotten Mistress. It is set in Droevinka, the homeland of Magiere in the Noble Dead Saga (a.k.a. the Noble Dead Series).

While you are in the “Tales” section of the site, have a look at previous tales in the “Misbelief” and other collections. Though set in the world of the Noble Dead Saga, all “tales” and their collections do not require knowledge of any books or series written by Barb and/or J.C. Hendee. You can easily pick up and read any one as your first venture into this world.

Last Releases in Other T·N·D·S Collections:

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MW2_usa_256We are late in declaring this first international raffle closed. The three winners have been selected (via use of, notified, and two have confirmed so far. We will have more news once all three are confirmed. And of course this is not the last raffle to come out of Another raffle will be announced in early July. It will be a bit different in the kind of book prize awarded.

Please stay tuned and share out the news, for the next raffle will also be international. Also watch for news coming very (very) soon about a new eBook release for TNDS: Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga.

Noble Dead Raffle—FINAL REMINDER

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MW2_usa_51215 hours until the Midnight PST deadline for this international raffle of 3 signed, first edition, paperbacks of Witches in Red by Barb Hendee. After that, we begin the drawing and notification process and (likely) will announce the winners on Monday.

Last chance, folks, so see the original notice for rules and how to enter while you still can.


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MW2_usa_512One more quick reminder that the raffle is still open for one of three signed, first-edition paperbacks of Witches in Red. Get your entry in while you can, and this raffle is open to all readers worldwide. For rules and requirements, please see the original notice.