Maiden by Chris Sorensen – Author Spotlight & Giveaway

MaidenMaiden by Chris Sorensen
‘A clean, YA adventure/fantasy loosely inspired by the life of Joan of Arc!’
Jeanette is not like the other 17-year-old, gray-eyed girls in the war-torn kingdom of Amarin. While the other girls hope to regain the green eye color of their ancestors at spring festival and win the prince’s favor, Jeanette has other plans to escape her stifled village life.
After the caravan arrives, Jeanette fears that she will have to trade one caged life for another. But a series of visions gives her the guidance and determination to break free and fulfill her true purpose – giving hope to her people and fighting to end the war.
MAIDEN is the debut YA novel from writer Chris Sorensen and is loosely inspired by the life of Joan of Arc. It is the first in an intended trilogy. The first chapter of the book is available on his website.
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ChrisAuthor Chris Sorensen

“Sorensen’s writing is steady, clear and devoid of artifice!” – THE ROANOKE TIMES

“Chris Sorensen is a gifted storyteller!” – MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

Chris Sorensen is a native of Richmond, Virginia, and a high school counselor by profession, but his real passion is telling stories. He also loves naps, ice cream, watching cartoons with his kids, and making a fool of himself in public (according to his wife). He is also an unapologetic BYU fan!

He has two adult, inspirational novels in publication. ‘The Greatest Discovery’ was a regional favorite and won Book-of-the-Year for the Virginia College Stores Association (2003). The prequel, ‘The Greatest Choice’, followed in 2007. Both are available in print and ebook format on (link is

MAIDEN is his first young adult novel.
Chris loves to discuss anything to do with writing, books and publishing. He would love to hear from you.
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  1. Where’s the book review blog post, link, to Liv the Book Nerd?