The Duchess Quest: 2nd Edition is Coming!!

Every now and then, you need a little makeover. I’m thrilled to announce that my very first novel, The Duchess Quest (48fourteen, 2014) has been revised, re-edited, and in some places, rewritten, and will be hitting the shelves in a SECOND EDITION! It’s happening this year, in 2017, alongside the release of The Duchess’s Descendants! Be sure to join my newsletter for a FREE eBook and to be the first to know when the shiny, all-new edition #2 – along with the debut of book 3 – is here! I cannot wait!

Introducing Elphame Realms E-Zine!

I have a very exciting announcement… my publishing imprint, Elphame Press, is launching an e-zine! That’s right – fantasy writers, I want to publish you! If you’ve got a short story of any fantasy or speculative fiction sub-genre (this includes paranormal, fairy tale, dystopia, magical realism, historical, etc.), I want to read it! For all the details and submission guidelines, please see my Elphame Realms E-Zine page. Submissions are now open to all writers, published or unpublished. Your story must be clean and free of profanity so as to be suitable for a YA audience (although it doesn’t have to be specifically YA), and length-wise under 15K words, but no less than 9K words (so, about 10,000 words). I’m looking for all fantasy except sci-fi. I’m also interested in reading any fantasy-themed poetry or your 1-2 page article on any aspect of writing fantasy. Please proceed to for all the info! I […]

100% of December’s Royalties to Aleppo

Dear Readers & Friends: This holiday season, I will be donating 100% of my December 2016 royalties to World Vision‘s Aleppo Refugee Crisis Relief Fund. As a woman of Syrian heritage, I view the refugees as my family. By purchasing any of my books in any format this December, you too can help our brothers and sisters who are suffering right now in Syria. Some of my eBooks cost as little as $0.99, and/or are on holiday sales right now. For your convenience, links to all titles are below. Please consider sharing your support. Thank you, and God bless you. Sincerely, C.K. Brooke The Duchess Quest: The Duchess Inheritance: The Red Pearl: The Wrong Prince: Capturing the Captain: Secrets of Artemis: Fool Moon: The Golden Dove: More information:

What’s happenin’, November??

November greetings! I cannot believe we are only 2 months away from 2017! Unreal. It’s been forever since I’ve written an update-style post, so I wanted to take a moment to fill you in. More great reads are coming to you in 2017 – yay! – and possibly before 2016 is through. *Cough* Here’s the roll call: – The Duchess’s Descendants (Jordinia: Book 3) is currently with 48fourteen Publishing for editing and formatting. An unspecified 2017 release is scheduled. If you haven’t yet seen the stunning cover art designed by Amanda Matthews of, click here to check it out, read the book description, and add to your Goodreads! – Commanding His Heart (American Pirate Romances: Book 2) is complete, has been submitted to Limitless Publishing, and is currently pending review. I’ll keep you posted! To read the book description, click here. – The Last Empress: A Jordinia Prequel Novella is COMING […]