This Poisoned Heart
YA Fantasy | Drafting
The Kingmaker Bird
YA Fantasy | Plotting
City of Crystal and Song
YA Space Opera | Revising
Taerah has been taught her whole life that she is special—her magical bond with another sorcerer will keep the worlds in harmony.
But when the sorcerer escapes offworld, Taerah is sent alone to bring him back. Stowing away with a crew of mercenaries, who seek the sorcerer to exact vigilante justice, she tries to convince them of his innocence, and that his place is with their people. Her words fall on deaf ears, however, when a ghostly black hole appears in the galaxy and swallows a planet—and the sorcerer is responsible. With the harmony of the worlds shattered, Taerah must cope without her magic, finding the sorcerer and helping him put a stop to the phantom before more worlds suffer the same fate.
THE LUNAR CHRONICLES meets EMPRESS OF A THOUSAND SKIES
Shadow of the Necropolis
YA Dark Fantasy | 79k words
The day Eleuia’s brother is crowned king, their island is plunged into darkness. A curse from the gods, some say.
But the darkness brings another curse with it—madness. And madness is contagious. When her brother begins to spiral into madness himself, Eleuia tries to conceal it from the high priests while searching for a cure and an end to the darkness. But she soon discovers a deeper plot—the priests want Eleuia’s whole family dead, and one of them may possess the magic that created the Darkness. With the priests watching her every move, Eleuia must find a way to rescue her brother and put a stop to their plotting—before the madness claims her, too.
SHADOW AND BONE meets THE SEVENTH SUN
YA Fantasy | 83k words
Petra wants vengeance for her mother’s murder. But in a clan of assassins, personal vengeance must be set aside.
She tries to push it aside—she has a bigger problem on her hands. On her first mission, she discovers her ability to “read” living souls, feeling their composition like colored threads of emotions, memories, and pain in her mind. Feeling her victims’ pain? Not ideal for an assassin. But when the clan is attacked by deadly warriors bearing the same insignia as her mother’s killers—looking for her—Petra cannot ignore her past anymore. She travels to the city where her mother was killed to discover why the killers have returned for her—they don’t want to kill her. They’ve come for her newfound ability.
THRONE OF GLASS meets DIVERGENT