After a lifetime of training, seventeen-year-old Princess Nile Greysik, a lieutenant on the prestigious Ashing navy flagship, sails into battle with one vital mission—and fails.

Barred from the sea and facing a political marriage, Nile masquerades as a common sailor on the first ship she can find. With a cowardly captain, incompetent crew, and a cruel, too-handsome first officer intent on making her life a living hell, Nile must hide her identity while trying to turn the sorry frigate battle worthy. Worse, a terrifying and forbidden magic now tingles in Nile’s blood. If anyone catches wind of who Nile is or what she can do, her life is over.

But when disaster threatens the ship, Nile may have no choice but to unleash the truth that will curse her future.

AIR AND ASH is the thrilling first installment of the TIDES series.    Read FREE in KU


Nile and her small band of loyal midshipmen saved the ship, and Captain Rima might just kill them for it . . . one young officer at a time. No one and nothing on the Aurora is safe anymore, least of all Nile’s explosive secrets or her connection with Domenic, which vibrates between them like a cutlass speared into the deck.

When the shifting tide of war suddenly turns Aurora’s backwater outpost into a vital battleground, Nile faces an impossible choice between duty and freedom. In a cascade of violence, gunpowder, and lies, Nile will soon discover who has her back and who wants to stab a dagger in it. To save the ones she loves, Nile may have to sacrifice everything.

WAR AND WIND is the exciting sequel to AIR AND ASH, a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms.  Read FREE in KU


An impossible diplomatic mission. Dangerously growing magic. A distrustful crew. Can Nile beat back the rising tide of war before it’s too late?

Six months have passed since Princess Nile Greysik changed the course of the Tirik war and earned her place in the Felielle navy . . . or thought she did. Felielle sailors balk at serving under a girl, and it will take more than orders to overturn centuries of tradition.

Joined by a mysterious empath named Kyra, Nile may have a chance to prove herself on a desperate diplomatic mission to secure an alliance with the isolationist Diante Empire. But with a distrustful crew waiting for her to fail and even Domenic questioning Nile’s authority, one wrong step and Nile’s naval career is sunk.

When a terrifying new evil strikes their ship, Nile begins to understand the awful truth about the enemy they’re facing—and this time, not even her wind calling may be enough to save them.

SEA AND SAND is the explosive third novel in the Amazon-bestselling Tides series, a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms. Recommended for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Tamora Pierce.


Born to privilege, called to service, trained for command, seventeen-year-old Lieutenant Nile Greysik finally gets the chance to prove herself a leader. As she takes charge of a captured enemy ship, her orders will take her through hostile waters and stormy seas with a hold full of prisoners, a skeptical crew, and a handsome first mate whose every move undermines her confidence.

To navigate to safe harbor, Nile must earn the crew’s trust . . . but first she must dare to trust herself.

FIRST COMMAND is a prequel novella in Alex Lidell’s TIDES series.   Read FREE in KU


Tamora Pierce meets George R. R. Martin in this smart, political, medieval fantasy-thriller.

There is a new king on the throne of Tildor. Currents of political unrest sweep the country as two warring crime families seek power, angling to exploit the young Crown’s inexperience. At the Academy of Tildor, the training ground for elite soldiers, Cadet Renee de Winter struggles to keep up with her male peers. But when her mentor, a notorious commander recalled from active duty to teach at the Academy, is kidnapped to fight in illegal gladiator games, Renee and her best friend Alec find themselves thrust into a world rife with crime, sorting through a maze of political intrigue, and struggling to resolve what they want, what is legal, and what is right.


La guerrera de Tildor (Oz Editorial) (Spanish Edition)

En la lucha sólo importan el coraje y el honor

A pesar de las objeciones de su padre, lady Renée abandona la aristocracia para estudiar en la Academia de élite de la nación y convertirse en guerrera. Es la única chica del curso y debe esforzarse al máximo para ser tan fuerte como los chicos y satisfacer al exigente Savoy, su instructor y líder de la unidad de combate más famosa de Tildor.  Cuando secuestran al hermano pequeño de Savoy, Renée decide ir en su busca mientras las tensiones entre el rey y las dos familias más poderosas del país crecen. La guerra parece inminente. Renée debe elegir entre la lealtad a su familia, amigos, maestros y rey, y las necesidades de Tildor, que sufre por los abusos de poderosos magos, los secuestros, el comercio de la droga y los combates ilegales de gladiadores.