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J. Nell Brown

Inspirational Author who writes 16+ Coming-of-Age Stories splashed with Adventure, Romance, and a Fantastical Twist

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J. Nell's next Orphan Dreamer Novel (Episode 4)

A 2020 Kirkus Review Indie Editor Feature Pick

"A (fantastical) thriller that makes you feel."―Early Reviewer

Release Date: March 14, 2021

Could the key to saving humanity from a deadly pandemic be found inside an ancient vault hidden beneath a bombed World War Two-era Hiroshima church? 

In ORPHAN TREE AND THE VANISHING SKELETON KEY, Daniela must time travel and discover the answer before her friends and parents die!

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The Orphan Dreamer Saga is . . .

"A lengthy but absorbing tale steeped in profundity."

​"A challenging exploration of otherness and self-belief."

—Kirkus Reviews

"In the Orphan Dreamer Saga, Author J. Nell Brown―an Amazon New Release Top Ten Bestseller in Children and Young Adult Fantasy (Time-Travel Fiction)—takes readers on a journey that defies time, from 1018 B.C. to a future of what-ifs, in the second full-length novel of the series: ORPHAN DREAMER and the GLASS TATTOO."


It's J. Nell Brown, the author of the Orphan Dreamer Sagaa coming-of-age supernatural and suspenseful series that consists of seven novels and seven novellas.

           Because dreams do come true, let's take an adventure with DANIELA ROSE and begin the Orphan Dreamer's epic journey.          

One girl.

           One boy.

                             One mission.

To protect their home—Earth—from invasion by the planet’s previous occupants.

If they fail, where will we live? 

Find out by reading Orphan Dreamer and the Missing Arrowhead, and solve Daniela's first puzzle while navigating her at times choppy thoughts.

Told in the style of the hit TV show, THIS IS US, the ORPHAN DREAMER SAGA is a modern-day retelling of two of J. Nell's favorite novels, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES meets THE DA VINCI CODE, in a play of fate that will change the destiny of an orphan and the future of humanity.  

The Orphan Dreamer Stories

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Note: Novellas and Short Stories can be read in any order. Novels should be read in order. 

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