As if I didn’t have enough going on this year (Writer’s Notebook publishing March 31, The Storm King in June), I decided to revisit the world of my Arcera novels and give them some fresh new covers. Meadowcity was first published in .
I’m also bundling all 3 books into an ebook boxset, which isnow availablefor only 99c for a limited time.
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 deliver. She isn’t stuck for long though, when a young girl decides to go on a haphazard mission into the wilds–and Sylvia feels compelled to follow.
Which brings us to Sylvia In The Wilds–the short story prequel, which will be available as a free ebook in April 2017!
The story is currently with my beta readers, and I can’t wait to share it with you!
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 about to find out what Sylvia’s life was like before Meadowcity, before the war, in this upcoming short story (title TBA). Check out the description, which might change right after I publish this post:
For a thousand years, the Four Cities of Arcera lived in peace behind their protective walls, while the lands between them turned wild and full of danger. Only the few people willing to brave the wilds will step foot there, and Sylvia Thorne is one of them.
Sylvia is used to delivering messages between the cities for a living–and she will soon deliver the message that breaks the peace between the cities, but before that, she gets stuck in Lightcity, waiting for a package to deliver.
Her wait for adventure isn’t long, when she discovers that a young girl named Maddy has left the city–untrained in the ways of the wilds.
One of the youngest Riders in Arcera, Sylvia feels she must go after the girl and bring her safely back to her sister.
When Maddy brings them into one danger after another, desperate to find her missing parents, Sylvia must draw upon her training to protect the both of them.
But a wolf pack lurking about is acting strangely, and something seems very wrong in the wilds of Arcera.
What do you think? Look for this prequel short story sometime in April or March, depending on how ambitious I am.
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 unknown to anyone but the denizens of Seascape, and she has only just begun to fight the war brought about by Governor Sorin Greyling.
This brings us to…
A Rift Between Cities, Book 3 in the Arcera Trilogy
Which will be released December 9, 2016!
I received the first proof copy of the paperback in the mail today, and ripped open the box in the middle of my driveway so I could see. Personally, I thought it was breathtaking.
Over the next few months you can come see me at one of several book signings: