Author of swashbuckling fantasy and post-apocalyptic adventures

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Jordan Rivet is an American author of fantasy and science fiction. She has written fourteen books, including three YA fantasy series, Steel and FireEmpire of Talents, and The Fire Queen’s Apprentice, a standalone novel called Wake Me After the Apocalypse, and The Seabound Chronicles, a post-apocalyptic adventure at sea.

Originally from Arizona, Jordan lives in Hong Kong with her husband. When she’s not writing, she likes to read, travel, binge-watch TV shows, and eat other people’s cooking.

Jordan’s books are available in ebook, audio, and paperback. 

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A new adventure begins in the world of Steel and Fire.

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Welcome to Pendark, a city of murky canals, brutal gladiator fights, and sorcerers who feud over access to the silvery magical substance known as Watermight.

Tamri is a scrappy magic thief who’s trying to get her grandmother out of this festering swamp of a city. But when a quick score involving a dragon goes wrong, she’s shipped off to a distant mountaintop kingdom where the legendary Fire Queen is starting a school for magic wielders.

Read The Watermight Thief now! 


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Enter a vivid fantasy world.

The Steel and Fire series is a swashbuckling fantasy adventure about a duelist and a prince who team up against a fiery villain. All five books are available now! Check out Duel of Fire, King of Mist, Dance of SteelCity of Wind, and Night of Flame. Or watch the book trailer here:


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A YA science fiction adventure.

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When a killer comet hurtles for the earth, 18-year-old Joanna Murphy is selected to wait out the apocalypse in an underground bunker. She enters cryosleep with her close-knit team, preparing to resettle the planet after the atmosphere clears in two hundred years.

Joanna is the only one who wakes up.

Get Wake Me After the Apocalypse here or listen to the Kate Marcin-narrated audiobook.


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A fantasy trilogy in a decadent empire.

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Jordan’s latest series is called Empire of Talents. It’s a tale of mystery, romance, and courtly intrigue set in a decadent fantasy empire. All three books in the trilogy are now available. Check out The Spy in the Silver PalaceAn Imposter with a Crown, and A Traitor at the Stone Court today!


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Get in touch.

Follow Jordan on Facebook, Instagram (jordan_rivet_books), and Twitter (@Jordan_Rivet), or email her at

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