This cover, like the original, is by Deranged Doctor Design. I'm very excited to reveal the new cover for my epic YA fantasy, Duel of Fire, which first launched in 2016. I'm so grateful for the support this book has received over the years. Your enthusiasm for Dara and Siv and their world has meant… Continue reading Introducing Duel of Fire’s new look!
Tag: fantasy books
Read THE SPY IN THE SILVER PALACE for free this week!
The first book in the Empire of Talents trilogy is free for the first time ever! Download The Spy in the Silver Palace to get caught up in a world of court intrigue and treacherous secrets. You'll meet a talented shapeshifter who dreams of being a spy and a princess who's not what she seems.… Continue reading Read THE SPY IN THE SILVER PALACE for free this week!
Stone Charmer is out, and Curse Painter is on sale!
Hey everyone! Just a reminder that the second book in the Art Mages of Lure series is out now on Kindle, paperback, and Kindle Unlimited. Stone Charmer is about Briar and Archer's race to find a reclusive magical stoneworker before their enemies can use his extraordinary power to endanger the kingdom. If you haven't read… Continue reading Stone Charmer is out, and Curse Painter is on sale!
Fantasy Reader Gift Guide
Wondering what to get the book lover in your life this holiday season? Check out this fantastic collection of fantasy novels that will delight your reader with tales of magic, adventure, and (sometimes) dragons. For someone extra special, wrap up these beautiful books with the gifts suggested by the authors! Curse Painter is the perfect… Continue reading Fantasy Reader Gift Guide
Fall into Fantasy!
Are you looking for something new to read this fall? Check out this terrific collection of fantasy books available in Kindle Unlimited. All of these books are by authors I know and like, including Sarah K. L. Wilson, Sylvia Mercedes, Suzannah Rowntree, and Alisha Klapheke. It's worth checking out the link just for the gorgeous… Continue reading Fall into Fantasy!
The 3 Laws of Curse Painting
One of the best parts of being a fantasy writer is developing new magic systems. My new book, Curse Painter, has magic based around different types of art. The practitioners, known as art mages, can be curse painters, voice mages, fortune scribes, or (rarely) stone charmers. The main character, Briar, creates deadly curses with the… Continue reading The 3 Laws of Curse Painting
Curse Painter launches today!
The first book in my new fantasy series launches today. More than any other book I've written, Curse Painter has that classic fantasy feeling--part fairytale, part swashbuckling adventure, and all magic. It's loosely inspired by Robin Hood and features characters who are trying very hard to be good--even when the only tools they have are… Continue reading Curse Painter launches today!
Map Reveal! Welcome to the Kingdom of Lure.
My next fantasy novel, Curse Painter, launches on Friday, October 9th. It begins a new fantasy series called Art Mages of Lure. Today, I'd like to share the map I created for the series! As always, I drew the map by hand, scanned it, and added the text with Gimp. This time, I also added… Continue reading Map Reveal! Welcome to the Kingdom of Lure.
Updated Fantasy Map!
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… Continue reading Updated Fantasy Map!
The Dragonfly Oath is out now!
I'm happy to announce that the final book in my YA epic fantasy trilogy, the Fire Queen's Apprentice, is out now on Kindle and paperback. You can also get it for FREE with Kindle Unlimited. Read The Dragonfly Oath now! When Tamri draws the Lightning magic into her veins, she feels powerful. She can finally… Continue reading The Dragonfly Oath is out now!