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Losing her would send him spiraling into darkness. 

With Eyelet gasping in his arms and a toxic storm threatening to annihilate the Commonwealth, Urlick must find a way to save his beloved, and fast. Out of the mist appears an unusual man, claiming to possess the power to heal Eyelet. The townspeople immediately label him a sorcerer and call for his death, but Urlick trusts the stranger. He whisks him off to the Academy where it becomes clear Eyelet is running out of time. She must drink her father’s antidote, or perish. 

Together, Eyelet and Urlick brave the toxic woods to battle an Infirmed Flossie for the stolen necklace. In a race against time, they embark on a harrowing journey through the hellfires of Embers, where they meet up with the resurrected form of a familiar enemy—now the leader of the Dark World. Along the way, the pair unearth a sinister truth. Could the Vapours really be what they appear to be? 
Is this the end of the known world? 

Soleil is the third and final installment of the long-awaited Illumination Paradox Series. A swashbuckling, nail-biting, romantic adventure, filled with mechanical beings and puzzling happenings, with a shocking, otherworldly conclusion.

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Contemporary Women's Romance

Maizie Mosely has been lost since her mother died. Who are we trying to kid, Maizie's been lost a lot longer than that. Scattered, but highly creative, organization is not her forte. Neither is punctuality. Or dating. Or managing her own life. Her dream: To best selling romance novelist of all time. But that's not exactly going to plan. With the family trust near liquidated, Maizie is forced to accept a part time job at a local community facility, where Maizie finds herself in charge of a group of young (under 30) grieving widowers. Her mission: To help repair their lives, and get them to living again.  How can she do that when she's never known how repair her own?  

Coming 2017




A steampunk fantasy romance adventure


Even in a world of eternal twilight, secrets can stay hidden for ever. 
Seventeen-year-old Eyelet Elsworth has only one hope left: finding her late father’s most prized invention, the Illuminator. It’s been missing since the day of the mysterious flash—a day that saw the sun wiped out forever over England.

But living in darkness is nothing new to Eyelet. She’s hidden her secret affliction all of her life—a life that would be in danger if superstitious townspeople ever guessed the truth. And after her mother is accused and executed for a crime that she didn’t commit, the now-orphaned Eyelet has no choice but to track down the machine that was created with the sole purpose of being her cure.

Alone and on the run, she finally discovers the Illuminator—only to see a young man hauling it off. Determined to follow the thief and recover the machine, she ventures into the deepest, darkest, most dangerous part of her twisted world.

Noir - Book two

Losing him would make her overcast world one shade darker…

Navigating her way through nightmarish lands devoid of sunlight, Eyelet Elsworth races to free her beloved Urlick Babbit, the first person to understand and accept her—differences and all. Framed for murder and sentenced to execution, Urlick is running out of time. And the Commonwealth’s tyrannical new ruler, Penelope Rapture, is strangely eager to speed up the clock.

Aided by a band of unusual yet loyal associates, Eyelet stumbles upon a startling rumor. And as she unravels a secret that could challenge Penelope’s claim to the throne, Penelope vows to divert Eyelet’s journey—straight to a dark and deadly end.

Special praise for Noir:

From School Library Journal

"...Jailbreaks, mechanical elephants, winged horses, insane asylums, and freak shows are just some of the fantastical elements teens will enjoy in this steampunk title. This thrilling read ends with an unnerving cliff-hanger. VERDICT Garlick has created a world of unusual creatures and terrain that will enrapture those who enjoy steampunk fantasy."—Jessica Strefling, US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Library


Adult Contemporary WOMEN'S FICTION

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Have you ever wanted to take back a moment? 
Kyla Cooper is a girl with secrets. Telepathic secrets. Visions that have plagued her since she was three years old. Lately, they've been getting more intense, more visceral. Despite Kyla's efforts to dismiss them. Could they be the key to what happens next? 

Denver Munro is the love of Kyla Cooper’s life, her soul mate, her confidant— her best friend. That is until Aubrey Martin, every boy's dirty fantasy and the spoiled daughter of a powerhouse attorney, decides to move in on her man. Things heat up when Aubrey makes her intentions known at a party, and feeling the pressure, Kyla decides to give in to temptation, afraid that if she doesn’t deliver, Aubrey will make Denver an offer he can’t refuse. 

But is Denver that shallow? Is that all he wants? Is the bond between Kyla and Denver really that fragile? A wild barn party. A disturbing sensation. A foolish prank. A crash. One bad decision leads to another until Kyla must give in to her long-suppressed telepathic gift in order to reach Denver in time.

If Only I had...
By Jacqueline Garlick


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