A Book Trailer for new novel – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)!

Here is a book trailer that I created for my newest book, a fantasy series for 13+ – The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1). Let the adventure begin!

I am excited about this new book. It is completely different than anything I have ever done. I hope you will jump on the reading wagon and grab a copy of it for you or someone who loves fantasies.

Book Trailer of The Legend of the Taken Ones (Gateskin Chronicles Book 1)

I hope you enjoy this trailer. It was fun to make on Animoto Videos. There is so much to say about this book but I had to limit my frames to 15 otherwise, you may fall asleep with any more.

Just a reminder – Gateskin is pronounced with a short a sound e.g. Gaateskin like in cat. Thank you.

There will be five more books in this series. I am taking some time off this year but will write two more books in 2022 and hopefully two more in 2023 and one in 2024. Then I will be onto another series completely different. I love to jump around with genres. It keeps me fresh. I hope you enjoy the multi-genres too.


This is Book 1 of a fantasy series that will have six books in all. In this book learn about the three children of King Gateskin and his wife, Queen Solinara. The children have had powers since they were quite young.

Serena was three years old when she learned of her power to move objects with her mind. Her brother, Simon, can fly and their sister, Catalina, can become invisible or blend into her surroundings. They live with their parents in Sovorotskina, the Land of Light.

With these powers comes responsibility. The children must try to use their powers for the common good and responsibly to help others. The three children befriend a Sprite named Spindle who accompanies them on their adventure. Along the way they meet up with their aunt and uncle, their mother’s brother and his wife, Wizard Hotenfaran and Fairy Procelina. The group must travel into the evil land of Parotovina, Land of Darkness, to save King Gateskin, who was kidnapped, and also rescue some of the descendants of their friends and fellow Sovorotskinans who were captured and taken by the Evil Ones. These descendants have been waiting a long time to be free to return to the villages of their ancestors.

The children have many trials and adventures along the way. Will they be able to rescue their father and fellow Sovorotskinans without endangering their own lives? Will the evil King Kaposkaran and his Queen Beregina stop Serena and her siblings from being successful or will they turn Serena and her siblings to their dark ways?

Thank you so much for stopping by to read this post. I hope you will come back again real soon. Thank you for your kind support of me and my books and blog and for all the reviews you may have posted wherever my books are sold. Take care.

If you love this book or any of my books I would love to hear from you and read your reviews. Keep those reviews coming and I will keep writing. That is why I write to make my readers happy and provide them with entertaining books to read.

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!









About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 42 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 7 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 36 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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