Born in a small town in Brazil, J.D. Netto (Jorge de Oliveira Netto) relocated with his family to the United States when he was eleven years old. At an early age, J.D. discovered his passion for fantasy stories and alternate universes. His first book series, The Whispers of the Fallen, has captivated readers around the world, becoming a prominent voice in young adult fantasy. The series spawned four books, with releases happening at BookCon in New York City and Books and Books in Miami. The second installment, The Whispers of the Fallen: Rebellion, was one of the bestselling titles at BookCon 2014.
Here in the Shadows, a song inspired by the series was written in collaboration with Dave Eggar (Evanescence, Phillip Phillips), Chuck Palmer (Amy Lee, Foreigner), and Dina Fanai (Tran Siberian Orchestra).
J.D. Netto is the founder of the Saved by the Page movement. The project gained such momentum, it became a published anthology featuring stories written by readers on how books saved their lives. The project led J.D. to partner with studios adapting books to the big screen. Love, Simon and The Hate U Give were amongst the featured titles.
His latest release, Henderbell: The Shadow of Saint Nicholas, was an Amazon bestseller. The book’s limited edition copies sold out within a few weeks after its announcement.
He's also the author of the upcoming The Broken Miracle duology. The novels were inspired by the life of internationally acclaimed pianist, Paul Cardall, and his struggles of living with half a functioning heart.
J.D. Netto has been a guest at various events including New York Comic Con, BEA, Miami SuperCon, and BookCon. He’s also been interviewed by Brazil’s largest TV network, Globo TV.
He is the artist behind all his covers, maps, and character concepts. J.D. worked with HarperCollins in 2018 to create the cover for the New York Times bestselling title, Zenith: The Androma Saga.
THIS SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EDITION FEATURES THE SHORT STORY "WHISPERS IN THE DARK" ALONG WITH A BRAND NEW COVER, CHARACTER SKETCHES, AND A BRAND NEW LAYOUT!
"Maybe this was the reason why I always felt like an outsider growing up. I never belonged in the ordinary. I was born to live amidst magic." — Enzo Griffin
Enzo and Ava Griffin never expected to face their worst nightmare on Christmas eve. Though they always dreamed of magic, they never thought of its actual existence, and the consequence it carries. During a violent snow storm, they're visited by foul creatures called Shadow Spirits. The eerie beings kidnap both of their grandparents, vanishing into a portal found on the bark of a tree.
After the frightening incident, Enzo and Ava discover Henderbell, a world full of magic, wonder, and secrets. But an impending doom is revealed to them. The king and queen of Henderbell are missing, and their absence could trigger the destruction of this new-found world and the human realm. On the quest to find both Henderbellian rulers, Enzo and Ava learn of a curse placed upon their own bloodline. But other ancient enemies have risen from their graves, seeking revenge for a past unknown to them.
Enzo and Ava find friendship, courage, and love as they face unimaginable darkness in the quest to redeem the world they belong and the one they live in.
Can you discover the curse hidden in the shadows
"J. D. Netto, with contributions from Paul Cardall, has written an inspiring book that illustrates the true healing power of music."
Helen Murphy - CEO of Anthem Entertainment
"“The Whispers of the Fallen by J.D. Netto is a fast-paced, heart pounding, and truly
Sasha Alsberg - #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
"The infectious, vivid world that J.D. Netto has crafted is made even more powerful as the reader realizes it is a reflection of the primal struggle within his or her own soul. These engaging and powerfully rhythmic novels are true page-turners, almost impossible to put down."
Dave Eggar - Grammy-Nominated Artist
A DUOLOGY INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED PIANIST PAUL CARDALL
Written by J.D. Netto with a direct contribution from Paul Cardall, The Broken Miracle duology was inspired by Paul's experience living with half a heart for most of his life. Despite his health condition, he managed to build a thriving music career while on the brink of death. From discovering his passion for piano to the day of his life-defying transplant, readers will get a glimpse of the incredible journey he embarked on from his teenage years to adulthood. They'll also experience the aftermath that followed his new heart, learning of secrets never made public before.
Though characters and places were fictionalized for storytelling purposes, the main events in the novel are real. Inspired by private notes and journals made available to the author, The Broken Miracle duology is a riveting story that will take the reader on an unforgettable journey.