Saturday, December 17, 2016
The third volume of the epic Techromancy Scrolls series, Masquerade, is published!
On December 16, 2016 my eBook, Techromancy Scrolls: Masquerade, was added at Amazon.com! And as I always do, I have print on demand paperbacks available there as well!
This wound up being the longest and I think deepest book I have written to date. When I started the first Techromancy Scrolls book, Adept as a secret side project, I never imagined it would become the most popular book I have written. I loved the epic adventures of Laney and Celeste so much I cwrote the sequel, Soras, to share more of their world and delve deeper into the world of the Mountain Gypsies aw well. It turned the Techromancy Scrolls into a phenomena, as fans went wild for the post apocalyptic world and the Knights of Wexbury. So I shifted my labor of love side project and moved the Techromancy Scrolls books into my rotation of standard releases. In book three, Masquerade, I delve deeper into the characters of Laney, Celeste, and Bexington to give them more depth and character development. And of course introducing a whole cast of new and returning characters.
Like the prior book, I had quite a bit of anxiety over the book, thinking I couldn't keep the magic of the series alive to the same degree and feed my ravenous fans. But again, you super platypus awesome people showed me my fears were baseless, as Masquerade is currently the number three bestseller and climbing.
The book continues to follow follow the adventures of s a simple commoner who became a noble and Knight in Wexbury Keep, Laney Herder, almost three thousand years after a natural disaster wiped out most life on Earth.
Laney Herder finds herself thrust into an adventure not of her choosing as Prince George asks for her assistance, in her role as a Sora of the Mountain Gypsies. She is tasked to uncover a plot to sow unrest between Highland Reach and the Lower Ten realms.
As the shadow of a civil war looms over the lands of Sparo, Laney and Celeste must navigate the twists and turns of a sedition that runs deep through all the realms, orchestrated by a familiar foe.
Can Laney stop the treasonous plan from coming to fruition as she attends the Capitol for the Royal Masquerade?
The next book in the series, Outrider, will be out in mid to late 2017.
I have the the best fans that any author could hope to have! Within a few hours of its release, Masquerade has become the number 3 bestseller in its category and climbing! It is impossible for me to convey just how much I love my readers! I appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept platypus shaped crackers and milk.
I'd love to hear feedback and discussion from YOU about the characters in Masquerade. I'd love to discuss the story with you!
Sunday, October 30, 2016
As the season for spooks and terror falls upon us, I thought I'd help you celebrate by releasing a suspense/horror piece. The Hollow!
Beware the Horseman! On October 29, 2016 my novella, The Hollow, was added at Amazon.com! And following tradition, I also have print on demand paperbacks available for your reading pleasure as well.
The Hollow is a re-imagining of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow fifteen years after Ichabod fights the Headless Horseman instead of running away.
This should get you into the mood of the season.
This novella occurs fifteen years after Ichabod Crane rid Sleepy Hollow of the wraith of a fallen Hessian soldier, the Headless Horseman, which terrorized the village. Now word has spread of the Horseman’s return.
Ichabod’s daughter, Imelda, answers the call to investigate and stop the Horseman at all costs.
Armed with her father’s sword, fighting prowess, and sharp mind, Imelda uncovers the secrets the Hollow has hidden for so long.
New suspicions and old loves complicate her mission, as she finds that all is not as it seems in the little New England town.
You people are the most platypus awesome readers ever! I barely hit publish on The Hollow and you have slingshot it to the top of the bestseller list in its categories. I gotta say, you rock.
As always, I'd like to send a great big thank you to all of you. And that I love and appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept non-pumpkin spice lattes.
I'd love to hear feedback from YOU about the story and characters of The Hollow. I'd be excited to discuss the story with you!
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Making Waves, the first book in the Flotilla spinoff series has been published!
On October 19, 2016 my eBook, Flotilla: Making Waves, was added at Amazon.com! And as I always do without fail, I also have print on demand paperbacks available for your reading pleasure as well!
Flotilla is a a spinoff series of both Music of the Soul and London Harmony. It follows the ever enchanting Paya Doshi and the crew of the Flotilla Project, as they give all of themselves to help out those less fortunate in the London core. Their efforts help those individuals and families to get back on their feet and into flats of their own.
As I always do with my romances, each story is part of the overall series but can be read as standalone books.
Lenore Statham, the runner for the Flotilla Project, had been at her lowest when she was found by Angie Wells and Paya Doshi and brought into the fold.
She learned how to be strong again and break the shackles her old life had hobbled her with.
While Paya is out making waves in London, Lenore is assigned as the driver for the contractor, McGrath, who is renovating a building for the Flotilla, which will allow people who had fallen upon hard times to have a place to call their own.
The problem? Lenore finds McGrath to be the most infuriating, cocky, and egotistical woman on the planet. They mix like oil and water and Lenore wants nothing more than to throw a match on the mixture and be done with the woman.
She just can’t figure out what it is that boils her blood around McGrath, though apparently all of her smug and smiling friends have an inkling…
There are two messages behind this book is that even the most confident person can not know how to convey their true intentions when emotions get involved. So McGrath's awkward flirting was interpreted completely different by our feisty and speedy Flotilla runner.
The other is that emotional scars can dictate the outcome of any event more drastically than any other factor. When a person has experienced abuse... whether physical or emotional, it can sometimes almost break them and not allow them to see things clearly. We may believe that nobody would react a particular way in a given situation, but until we have lived in their shoes, we can't presume to know how profoundly even the littlest thing can affect them.
Once again I am shown just how blessed I am to have such a wonderful group of readers... In only a few hours Making Waves catapulted to the top of the bestseller list in its categories. I gotta say, you are all tops on my list.
As is my custom, I'd like to send a great big thank you to all of you. And that I love and appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept feathered unicorns.
I'd love to hear feedback from YOU about the story and characters of Flotilla: Making Waves. I'd be stoked to discuss the story with you!
Friday, September 23, 2016
On September 22, 2016 my eBook, The Hood of Locksley, was added at Amazon.com! And of course, I have print on demand paperbacks also available there as well!
In this story we get to hear the tale of Lady Robyn of Locksley as she defends the weak of Nottingham and Sherwood Forest. against the injustice of Sir Guy of Gisbourne and the High Sheriff.
This book starts a few months after the events in Hair of Gold: Just Right. Stythe the Trickster had found a way to cloak himself from detection of the avatars by using pure demon magics and not mixing it with mortal magic. He is intent on opening a permanent portal to the underworld to allow demons into the human world unbound.
Her faith, unshakable… and her aim is true.
The legends of fairytales descend upon Issaquah, Washington from Seattle in response to the report of demon activity. They find themselves under attack by an archer with uncanny aim and unnatural speed and agility.
The group’s beta wolf, Amanda Danes, finds herself in pursuit of a legend. Robyn of Locksley. The fabled Robin Hood of Nottingham.
Robyn joins forces with the Avatars of the mortal realm to face Styche the Trickster and stop his plan of unleashing Hell on Earth.
Victory always has a cost.
Robyn gives a new dynamic to the group, born of magics that were old when mankind was young. She lends another aspect to the group... faith. It is what drives her, even not knowing what she truly was.
The cost in the end is steep, and has now refocused our heroines on the task at hand. Ridding the world of Styche once and for all.
I have the best fans in the platypus-verse! I can't possibly tell you how much I love you all. In less than a day, The Hood Of Locksley is the #2 bestseller in its category and climbing! As I always do, I want you all to know how much I appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept hovering penguin rockets.
I'd love to hear feedback and discussion from YOU about the characters in The Hood of Locksley. I would really enjoy discussing the story with you!
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Ships In The Night, The first book in the Pike series is published!
On August 19, 2016 my eBook, The Pike: Ships In The Night, was added at Amazon.com! Andof course, as always, I also have print on demand paperbacks available too!
The Pike is a a spinoff series of both Music of the Soul and London Harmony. It follows the playfully evil sisters, Zoey and Eve, as they play matchmaker out of their bakery, The Pike, at Pike Place Market in Seattle.
They watch people of all kinds as they frequent the bakery and decide to have a little mischief and try hooking up people who seem alone.
Each book is part of the overall series but can be read as standalone books.
The playfully evil sisters, Zoey and Eve, play matchmaker from their bakery, The Pike, in Pike Place Market in Seattle.
Ligaya is a quantum physicist working in a research lab at the University of Washington. She is seduced by the numbers and math with a drive that excludes everything in her life including social interactions.
Emotions have always been hard for her to understand or express. When she meets an ex firefighter, Allison, she finds herself fighting to understand all the new feelings rising inside.
Allison has a primal drive to help and protect people and Ligaya’s innocence is like a drug to her.
With the the non-subtle meddling from the women at the Pike, Ligaya and Allison find themselves pulled inexorably to each other.
The message behind this book is that people will sometimes isolate themselves from contact with others, sometimes knowingly and sometimes not. And all it takes is for someone to see you for who you are to wake you up inside and reach out for that connection. For that knowledge that you are not alone.
It took just a few hours for the book to hit the bestseller list on Amazon in its category, thanks to the most awesome readers and fans in the universe. Just shows how super platypus awesome you people are.
As always, I want to send out a chocolate eclair worthy thank you to all of you. And I want you to know that I love and appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept tickets to ride on the SpaceX Dragon.
I'd love to hear feedback from YOU about the story and characters of The Pike: Ships In The Night. I'd love to discuss the story with you!
Monday, July 18, 2016
Cursed, The first book in the Djinn series is published!
On July 17, 2016 my eBook, Djinn: Cursed, was added at Amazon.com! And as is my custom, I also have print on demand paperbacks available too!
Djinn is a series that follows a young woman, Angelina Drake, as she navigates a frightening world of magic and deception as she finds herself on the run from the curse laid upon her line by the first of the demonic genies, the Djinn.
She learns the old adage "Be careful what you wish for." when she finds herself with wings she didn't really want.
She quickly builds a group of friends around her who do not hesitate to stand by her and protect her from the oncoming storm. Magic, ghosts, and a kickass bartender abound.
While out celebrating her twenty first birthday, Angelina Drake finds herself immersed in a curse that goes back generations, to the time when the first Djinn terrorized the world.
She has to fight for her life and her friends when an old evil comes knocking. The wishes of the people around her just complicates the situation as she can hear them all, spoken or not.
When she finds herself with wings as a result of an errant wish, she must enlist the help of some new friends to try to end the curse that plagues her line.
The message behind this book is that even in the most desperate of times, when things look darkest, there is nothing you can't accomplish with people who support you and share a common goal.
There isn't an author out there who can claim a better group of fans than me. Just when I didn't think that you could surprise me anymore, you pushed Djinn: Cursed to the #1 bestseller in its category on Amazon in less than twelve hours after release!
As always, I want to send out a super platypus huge thank you to all of you. And I want you to know that I love and appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept replicas of the starship Enterprise carved from watermelon rinds.
I'd love to hear feedback from YOU about the story and characters of Djinn: Cursed. I'd love to discuss the story with you!
Sunday, July 10, 2016
The second Paranormals novella is published!
On July 10, 2016 my eBook, The Paranormals: This Sucks, was added at Amazon.com! And as I always do, I also have print on demand paperbacks available as well!
The Paranormals is a series of young adult novellas which feature a trio of misfit paranormals, as they graduate high school and go into business for themselves with an odd job service. Each job that they take winds up turning into a mystery that they solve in unorthodox ways using their unstable powers.
This is the second novella of the series, This Sucks. It follows Violet Parsons as she navigates the final days of high school as something unique in a world full of paranormal individuals.
Violet Parsons isn’t your typical teenage girl. She hasn’t been since an accident two years ago that almost cost her life.
A little paranormal intervention changed her in ways she has kept hidden from even her closest friends.
Along with her best friend, Cindy, she faces the possibility of being discovered and taken away from her life as she knows it, and possibly worse.
Throw in a little teenage angst, and finding the love of her life, and Violet is in for the rollercoaster ride of her life.
High school sucks when you're undead.
The message behind this book is the same as the one imparted by Fleas,that everyone feels like an oddball or misfit at times, but if you surround yourself with good friends... and you fight for your friends, then you already know your place in the world.
My fans are the best of the bast. It never fails, you all show me just how blessed I am to have such a platypus awesome group of readers. Just a few hours after publishing, This Sucks is already climbing the top 100 on the bestseller lists on Amazon!
Keeping with tradition, I want to send out a huge thank you to all of you. And I want you to know that I love and appreciate any feedback, positive or negative. I also accept phase shifted dark matter in magnetic containment bottles.
I'd love to hear feedback from YOU about the story and characters of This Sucks. I'd love to discuss the story with you!