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Barry Hoffman

Biography

Barry Hoffman

Barry Hoffman has been a teacher, a publisher, an editor, and, of course, a writer. Hoffman’s eight adult books have been well received by critics and most recently, he is the author of the popular young adult novels, The Shamra Chronicles; the last novel in the series, CHAOS UNLEASHED, was released in May 2011. What do all of his novels have in common? All have females as protagonists and more than half of the antagonists are also females. These female characters are strong and often flawed, but they are definitely not dependent on males to save the day.

Barry Hoffman

Books by Barry Hoffman

by Barry Hoffman - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Nothing is as it seems in a world where the living mingle with the dead and dreams can turn into frightening reality. Chaos is beginning to spread across the land, and Dara is all that stands between the salvation of her beautiful homeland and its total destruction.

by Barry Hoffman - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Dara has managed to save her people from one enemy, but the cost has been high. While Dara struggles to come to terms with the loss of beloved friends, she finds herself thrust into the leadership role of an improbable army and learns that it is her destiny to unite her people as one.

by Barry Hoffman - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 10+

When the peaceful and isolated land of the Shamra is invaded and its people enslaved, a young Shamra girl named Dara must lead a ragtag resistance to defeat the enemy. But even as she fights the invaders, Dara grapples with self-doubt and is criticized by her own people for being outspoken and different.