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Of Us and Them

A Young Adult Science Fantasy featuring Global Dragon Myths

Of Us and Them

Have your last breath.


Seventeen-year-old Evren was born for one purpose: to serve as a vessel for the Leviathans, an alien species hidden in global dragon lore. She longs to join the secret society who concealed them in history—and as last of the twelve prophesied Paladins, she needs to. With the world in ruin, their unification will signal the Leviathans’ return to Earth to protect humans from their worst enemy: themselves.


But Evren’s ambitions are dashed when a Paladin is found dead. The murder sets her world ablaze and now she must stop the saboteur, or risk destroying a celestial plan millennia in the making.


However, finding the truth—and the killer—in a society built on deceit won’t be easy, especially with Evren’s fierce and guarded mother as its leader.


"Packed with emotion and action—absolutely compelling." — Alechia Dow, Author of The Sound of Stars


"A tightly written tale that...grounds itself in engaging, mysterious lore." Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

T. L. Coughlin is a dreamer. One who loves to imagine and explore new worlds. As a child, she would often get in trouble for staying up until the bright hours of the morning to read. She would consume novels upon novels, jumping from one land to the next.

Her hope is to deliver that same magnificent and immersive experience given to her by other authors. To create a journey that is relatable but can excite and give rise to new thoughts. She writes to serve her passion, but more importantly, she writes to pay it forward.

T. L. Coughlin lives in Canada with her fiancé Cody and her two doodle mixes: Orion and Kilo.

Twitter and Instagram @TL_Coughlin
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