Catherine Cruzan

A New Realm of Fantasy

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14 October 2014 | Los Angeles, CA

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ELFKIND Audio—available on Amazon, Audibles & iTunes, 31 October, 2014!

A young woman must find the strength to overcome great loss and hardship if she wants to save not only herself and her people, but the Elvin kingdom as well. This engaging tale by Catherine Cruzan is written with the finesse of a savvy feminine perspective.  It is brought to life in audio format, as told by brilliant actor-performer-artist, Andrea Emmes (

Catherine Cruzan is breaking new ground in the world of Young Adult (YA) Fantasy with epic flare. Elfkind is the first in a series of books set in a realm dominated by intriguing characters and complex storytelling.  It has received high praise from talented peers, critics and readers alike.

“An intriguing fantasy adventure.”      ~Tim Powers, author of On Stranger Tides & Hide Me Among the Graves

“In ELFKIND, Catherine Cruzan crafts a vibrant new world filled with adventure and magic from an exciting feminine perspective. The deft storytelling, engaging characters and poignant prose combine to create an exceptional debut that not only satisfies, but leaves readers eager for the next installment in this epic fantasy series. “       ~DeAnna Cameron, author of The Belly Dancer & Dancing at the Chance

“ELFKIND is a fluid, well-paced tale by a bright new voice in the genre.”      ~Tony N. Todaro, author of the Lightriders Saga

Andrea Emmes has been called “The Girl with a Thousand Voices”, and for good reason. Each and every character in the book is uniquely crafted, giving the story a vibrant, lively flavor.  She is a SAG-AFTRA member, having been a voice over actor for over 12 years, and a performer for over 20 years.  “Keep your ear out for her, because she’s really going places!”  ~ Sean Pratt, Audiobook narrator, actor, author.

Catherine Cruzan is an avid Fantasy reader and fan-girl in her own right, having been influenced by her exposure to J.R.R Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Jules Verne and so many others from a young age. Chapter and audio samples from her short works and her first full-length novel, Elfkind, are available on her website.   She is currently working on the next installment in her epic Fantasy series.