Born: 1952 in Champaign, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Souther was born in Champaign and raised in Central Illinois. She currently resides in Auburn. Biography: Ruth Souther has always loved mythology. It all started with Xena, Warrior Princess. She sat there wondering what all those gods and goddesses did when they weren't messing with Xena...and Voila! ''The Immortal Journey'' series was born.
|Death of Innocence (Immortal Journey)
ISBN: 0972100326 OCLC: Crystal Heart Imprints 2014 Najahmara has existed in peace for over three hundred years, hidden away in a lush valley, guarded over by five tall stones that crown the plateau. Each marker carries a name written in an ancient tongue; four are dead, but the fifth: mortal priestess, or lost goddess? War seeks she who serves the Earth, certain the woman is one who ran away from him not once, but twice. Should Ares find her, vengeance will be his. This is a novel of mythic proportions, bringing the mortal world of Najahmara, an ancient village of peaceful folk, into a battle between Love and War. Based on Greek mythology and the true reason the old gods existed, there comes a reckoning for one woman who refused her real identity. This book was originally one story but has now been broken into two volumes because of length. The second half of the story is Immortal Journey: The Surrender of Ego. The third volume is The Rise of Rebellion.
|Rise of Rebellion (Immortal Journey)
ISBN: 0972100342 OCLC: Crystal Heart Imprints 2015 The story continues from Immortal Journey: Surrender of Ego, Volume Two. After Najahmara is conquered by invading foreign soldiers, lives are turned upside down. As the Najahmaran priestesses conspire against King Hattusilis, another immortal creature plots against them. With their leader, Niala Aaminah, dead and entombed in the sacred caves, who has the power to fight Kulika, the Sky God? Poisoned by the dwarf Cedalion, Ares is caught in the Shadowland, drifting between the worlds. Grief-stricken, Aphrodite mourns for her beloved, allowing Love’s minions to run amuck. Anteros must find the stamina of a warrior and regain control of Love’s Realm. Deimos is forced to assume the Mantle of War, and becomes the very thing he hates most: his father. Rebellion begins from within - who will step forward to right these wrongs?
|Surrender of Ego (Immortal Journey)
ISBN: 0972100334 OCLC: Crystal Heart Imprints 2015 The story continues from Immortal Journey: Death of Innocence where a once-peaceful valley is invaded by a king and his legion of warriors searching for streets of gold. Instead of treasures, the foreigners encounter a shape-shifting priestess who destroys much of their ranks but in doing so, devastates her own people. In the savage chaos that ensues, Ares the Destroyer steals Niala Aaminah away, claiming she is not a simple priestess, but a goddess in disguise. He keeps her captive in his mountain fortress and seeks to force her into remembering who she really is. After Niala becomes pregnant with War’s child, she escapes Ares’ clutches but confusion clouds her mind and the truth is still uncertain. This is a novel of mythic proportions, bringing the mortal world of Najahmara, a village of peaceful folk, into a battle between Eternal Love and Endless War. Based on Greek mythology and the real reason the old gods existed, there comes a reckoning for one woman who refused her real identity.
|The Heart of Tarot - Smaller Version: An Intuitive Introspective Guide to Interpreting the Cards
ISBN: 1945567058 OCLC: Crystal Heart Imprints 2018 The same great book but small enough to fit in a purse or backpack. The Heart of Tarot guides you through the intuitive process of interpreting your cards based on what you see and feel, and encourages you to expand your energetic awareness of your personal process for healing.
|Vega's Path: The Elemental Priestess
ISBN: 1945567066 OCLC: Crystal Heart Imprints 2019 No matter the god you worship nor the religion you believe, nature is a part of all our lives. The Elemental Priestess is one who has explored their spiritualism through and with nature. Avoid thinking a priestess is an anointed voice for their god. Instead, know that anyone can be an Elemental Priestess. It isn’t a title, rather, a way of finding the balance surrounding and affecting us all. In this process you will live the importance of each element and study the impact it has on all aspects of your life. Growing to understand your partnership with the world. You will read some suggestions for expressing this partnership through meditation and ritual. And, best of all, you will use the elements to better understand yourself and begin growing your personal potential to its fullest. The elements ground us, heal us, strengthen us and carry our intentions to all living beings. Finding your place among them is a first step to find your path. Whatever your background or beliefs, this process can help you grow to better serve yourself, and the world.