The final book in my YA epic fantasy series, The Fire Queen’s Apprentice, launched on Friday. The ebook and paperback editions of The Dragonfly Oath feature this updated version of the map of Soole. I labeled the new locations that appear in the book and cleaned up some of the lines. I draw my maps by hand, scan them, and then use Gimp to clean … Continue reading Updated Fantasy Map!
Hey everyone! I wanted to let you know that I’ve compiled all the Empire of Talents books into a digital box set. This YA fantasy trilogy features a shapeshifting spy who goes to work for a princess in a decadent fantasy empire. There’s court intrigue, sweet romance, mystery, adventure, and masquerade balls where the characters can literally change their faces. I hope it will give … Continue reading New: Empire of Talents Complete Box Set
The long-awaited sequel to Wake Me After the Apocalypse launches today! Thank you to everyone who read the first book and sent me such kind messages about it. I’m so grateful to you for giving me the opportunity to continue exploring this world. I hope you enjoy the next adventure! You can get Meet Me at World’s End on Amazon as an ebook or paperback or read … Continue reading Meet Me at World’s End – Chapter One
Hey everyone! Just wanted to let you know that the audio edition of The Thunderbird Queen is out now on Audible and Amazon. This is the seventh novel set in the world of Steel and Fire, and the seventh audiobook the wonderful Caitlin Kelly has narrated for me. Her other credits include The Cruel Prince by Holly Black, The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter, and The Keeper … Continue reading The Thunderbird Queen audiobook is out now!
My new novel, The Watermight Thief, is officially live on Amazon. This book is about a scrappy young woman named Tamri who will do anything to protect her grandmother. She embarks on an epic adventure full of dragons (with feathers!), powerful magic-wielders, and dangerous discoveries. Like most of my heroines, she has a fierce need to prove herself and a whole lot to learn about … Continue reading The Watermight Thief has launched!
Hey everyone! I’m pleased to announce that the first book in my new Steel and Fire spinoff series will be out on the 15th of February. The Watermight Thief is a fantasy adventure about a scrappy magic thief, a dragon-riding princess, and a discovery that could doom the world. If you’re new to the world of Steel and Fire, you can absolutely enjoy The Watermight Thief without reading … Continue reading The Watermight Thief has a release date!
It’s Launch Week, everyone! The second book in the Empire of Talents series is officially out on Kindle, paperback, and Kindle Unlimited. Mica’s adventures in Jewel Harbor continue as she struggles in her role as the full-time imposter for Princess Jessamyn. We get to see a lot more of the Windfast Empire in this book, and there are a few surprises in store for Mica and … Continue reading Launch Week: An Imposter with a Crown
I have something fun to share with you fantasy readers! This is the map for my new Empire of Talents series. The first book set in the Windfast Empire launches one week from today. I drew this map by hand, working on it intermittently while writing the book. I went with a slightly different style than I used for my Steel & Fire map, which you … Continue reading The EMPIRE OF TALENTS Map Reveal
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 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!