The King of Mist special edition hardcover launches today!

The second Steel and Fire special edition hardcover is now available! King of Mist features my favorite of the new covers so far. Deranged Doctor Design did a fantastic job capturing Siv Amintelle’s look, and the book is even prettier in person! This edition includes a brief history of the Three Good Kings of Vertigon, a new contour map of the mountain kingdom, and a … Continue reading The King of Mist special edition hardcover launches today!

The Duel of Fire special edition hardcover is here!

The hardcover edition of Duel of Fire launches today. It’s also my 33rd birthday! I’m so excited for you to see the gorgeous new cover design on the dust jacket and the minimalist cover hiding beneath it. This edition includes a new map of the world of Steel and Fire and an exclusive short story about Dara’s first dueling tournament. This book would make a … Continue reading The Duel of Fire special edition hardcover is here!

The Steel and Fire Box Set is on sale. Have you seen the book trailer?

Hey everyone! I wanted to let you know that the ebook box set of the first three Steel and Fire books is on sale for $0.99 this week. This epic YA fantasy series features sword fighting, fire magic, banter, romance, cur-dragons, betrayal, assassins, and more! Start reading the Steel and Fire series now! Continue reading The Steel and Fire Box Set is on sale. Have you seen the book trailer?

It’s my birthday!

Hey everyone! Today is my 31st birthday! I’m visiting my family right now, and we had a nice barbecue to celebrate this past weekend. I’m planning to spend the day reading through the current draft of The Thunderbird Queen and getting a Salt River Bar at my favorite hometown restaurant. I’m also putting my Steel and Fire Box Set on sale for the week. You … Continue reading It’s my birthday!

STEEL AND FIRE Christmas Giveaway!

Hey everyone! I’m giving away two complete sets of Steel and Fire paperbacks for Christmas. The books will be signed, personalized, and sent all the way from Hong Kong. ENTER THE GIVEAWAY HERE! If you’re looking for gift ideas for the reader in your life, all my books are available in paperback. Here’s a quick reference guide to get you started: Continue reading STEEL AND FIRE Christmas Giveaway!

Cover Reveal: Steel and Fire Books 1-3 Box Set

Hey everyone! I have something fun to show you! I recently put together an ebook box set of the first three books in my Steel and Fire YA fantasy series. I decided to commission a new character-based cover to give the set a fresh look. Here’s what Deranged Doctor Design came up with for Dara Ruminor. I just love how determined she looks! If you … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Steel and Fire Books 1-3 Box Set

Duel of Fire Anniversary (and read-along)

It’s hard to believe it has been two years since the launch of Duel of Fire, my fifth novel and the first instalment in the Steel and Fire series. It has been so fun to write fantasy, the genre I have loved reading ever since I was little. Thank you to everyone who has read the series over the past two years. I decided to put the first … Continue reading Duel of Fire Anniversary (and read-along)

The Making of a Fantasy Map

I have always loved reading fantasy. The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings, and The Wheel of Time were the series that defined my childhood. (Well, Wheel of Time lasted longer than my childhood. Robert Jordan passed away while I was in college.) Since then, I’ve enjoyed the works of Brandon Sanderson, Sarah J Maas, George RR Martin, Sabaa Tahir, and more. One of the best parts about reading fantasy is … Continue reading The Making of a Fantasy Map

NIGHT OF FLAME – The Steel & Fire series is complete!

Night of Flame, the fifth and final book in my young adult fantasy series, launches this weekend. I’m excited to share the conclusion I’ve been thinking about since I first started working on Duel of Fire in 2015. I had a general sense of how I wanted this story to end, but this book included some surprises for me. It was a challenge to bring together the various … Continue reading NIGHT OF FLAME – The Steel & Fire series is complete!

Steel & Fire Christmas Giveaway!

The fourth book in the Steel & Fire series launches in just two weeks. To celebrate, I’m holding a big Christmas Giveaway! Enter to win all three Steel & Fire audio CDs or signed paperbacks of the first three books in the series. I’ll sign the prizes and send them to you from Hong Kong. I might include a little something extra in each box. … Continue reading Steel & Fire Christmas Giveaway!