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Sylvia in the Wilds Short Story

Sylvia in the Wilds Short Story

In the Arcera Trilogy, Sylvia Thorne discovers just what happens when the first war in a thousand years breaks out.  But before that, she was just a Rider, spending her days traveling through the wilds between the Four Cities. Right before the first book Meadowcity, she gets stuck in Lightcity, waiting for a package to …

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A Prequel Adventure

A Prequel Adventure

Before the first war in a thousand years, Sylvia Thorne was just a normal sixteen-year old girl, who happened to have one of the most dangerous jobs in the Four Cities. Now that I wrote that above line, I’m convinced I need to add it to the description below…  Anyway, you get the idea.  You’re …

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New Year’s: Done

New Year’s: Done

Like many others, I can’t help but look back on 2016 and look forward on 2017.  I think it’s beginning to be a blog tradition for me, anyway. 2016 was a crazy year for me.  Crazy fast and crazy amazing.  And I can’t wait for what this next one brings! It started off with a …

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A Rift Between Cities, The Arcera Trilogy

A Rift Between Cities, The Arcera Trilogy

I can’t believe it’s finally here! Available now on Amazon From the first notes, sketches and doodles, to a complete trilogy in four years.  Has it really been that long? A Rift Between Cities concludes what Governor Sorin Greyling started in Meadowcity…the first war in a thousand years. Now, it sounds poetic, “the first war …

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Book Review: Fallen to Grace, by A.J. Flowers

Book Review: Fallen to Grace, by A.J. Flowers

This book is fresh off the presses, and you won’t be disappointed with A.J. Flowers‘ first book in the Celestial Downfall series.  I received a free copy in exchange for my honest opinion.  I must say, I am looking forward to the rest of the series and finding out what becomes of Azrael!  And until …

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First Look at A Rift Between Cities

First Look at A Rift Between Cities

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I certainly did; it was the first time I’d hosted, and everything was splendid.  I even had someone else to eat pumpkin pie with me! A Rift Between Cities is only two weeks away!  I honestly don’t know where this entire year has gone, and next week it …

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Request an ARC for A Rift Between Cities

Request an ARC for A Rift Between Cities

In a mere six weeks, the final installment of the Arcera Trilogy will be released! Interested in reading it sooner?  Request an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy)! Here’s how it works: Fill out the form below.  I’ll send you an electronic ARC. If you feel so inclined, I’d greatly appreciate a review on or around release …

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Book Review: Beggar Magic, by H.L. Burke

Book Review: Beggar Magic, by H.L. Burke

Over the past few days I have had the pleasure of listening to H.L. Burke’s Beggar Magic through Audible. I’ve listened to lots of audiobooks over the past few months (Lord of the Rings, Outlander, Dune, The Martian…) and this one didn’t disappoint. Burke’s imaginative world of Gelia City is a city of magic–a magic …

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Cover Reveal: A Rift Between Cities

Cover Reveal: A Rift Between Cities

It’s just under three months away: the release of the final installment in the Arcera Trilogy. Sylvia has come a long way since first discovering the declaration of war against her home.  She has faced violence and destruction the like of which hasn’t been seen in Arcera in a thousand years.  She has mastered skills …

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Survive in Japan with these Five Words

Survive in Japan with these Five Words

Now that I’m (mostly) done editing A Rift Between Cities, I finally have some time to work on this series of blog posts I’ve been dreaming up ever since our trip to Japan this spring. It was cherry blossom season, and we visited Tokyo, Gotemba (to see Mount Fuji), Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and back to …

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