C. C. Rae Announces Publication of Book set in her Arizona Hometown

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‘Hidden Magic’ is the first book in new fantasy, adventure trilogy

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The new book, “Hidden Magic: The Portal Opens” (published by iUniverse), by C. C. Rae takes place in the small town of Yuma, Arizona, where she grew up. Rae was inspired by the town to create a world that was both an escape for people as well as a vehicle to help them find their way back to a reality they can love as much as fiction.

“Hidden Magic” centers on another realm harboring the magic that was once a part of the world we know. In this realm magic is a force of progress and an element of technology. Although united under the rule of a council of representatives, the realm suffers from corruption and division. The three main characters are Nicole, Raiden and Gordan who realize they have been pulled into a conflict far greater than they know. Their challenge is to discover their identities while facing a world that will try to define them. Together their journey to embrace their own potential will defy social expectations and change not only their fates but the fate of an entire realm.

Rae hopes that readers will embrace the idea, however terrifying, of living up to one’s potential: “Accepting ourselves for who we are,” Rae says, “and extending that same acceptance to others, no matter the challenges or the opinions of society, is the most important thing we can do, not just for ourselves but for the next generations who will join our diverse world.”

“Hidden Magic”
By C. C. Rae
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 334 pages | ISBN 9781532011979
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 334 pages | ISBN 9781532010231
E-Book | 334 pages | ISBN 99781532010248
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
C. C. Rae grew up in Yuma, Arizona, after her family moved from Florida when she was five. For the longest time she felt sentenced to an uninteresting life because of the move, so writing was her personal escape. C. C. Rae studied English literature and creative writing at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Over the years, she came to love the desert and the small town and has continued to live there. She has two cats, and is working on the next books in the “Hidden Magic” trilogy.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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