I write all kinds of stuff, but here are my big projects:
YOUNG ADULT & NEW ADULT FICTION
Fire and Brimstone series: Sophie had always been normal: normal and plain and happy. Until the day a car wreck steals her mother away and the only person she has left is a father she never knew–a father her mother had always kept secret.
Meet Weston Hale, billionaire and corporate mastermind.
Sophie is uprooted and moved to Los Angeles to live with her “new” father and her “new” half-brother, Leon–a dysfunctional, mysterious boy who just happens to be in the same grade. Who just happens to go to the same private academy that her father has enrolled her in. Who just happens to be a monumental jerk.
But there’s more strangeness in this family than just the wealth. A crimson monster has been haunting Sophie’s dreams. Before long, she realizes it’s more than just a dream–and the monster enters her waking life.
The series’ debut novel, Devil’s Fire, comes to bookstores August 2013. It is followed by Devil’s Blood and Devil’s Throne.
The Aeronauts: 17-year-old Maria expected the surgery to kill her–not to send her to another world. A parallel world, that couldn’t be more different from Earth.
On Navica, humans live on land that floats in the sky, while mysterious “water-folk” rule the planet’s endless sea–and Maria has wound up in the center of a bitter war between them.
Though Captain Joshua Shell, leader of the rebellion, has rescued her from the evil Empire’s clutches, he has no use for another body aboard his ship. But Maria isn’t only a natural pilot; when the Empire develops deadly new technology not unlike that found on Earth in the early 20th century, her knowledge of her homeworld becomes invaluable to the rebels. If the Emperor has established a link to Earth, it’s up to Maria and Joshua to stop him before he acquires something more dangerous–something that could destroy them all.
Gryphon: Rheya is a young princess on the run after her family is killed and her crown usurped by notorious outlaw Thoreus Gray. Frost is a boy abandoned at birth, raised by monstrous gryphons in the frozen reaches of the Sky Mountains. And though the children are as different inside as they are on the outside, when Frost saves Rheya from frostbite and starvation on the cliffs of the Sky Mountains, they become fast friends.
But Rheya hungers for revenge and her family’s throne, while Frost longs to belong with the humans he was never taught how to understand. Then the old gryphon matriarch, Mother, tells the children they will both find their answer in a missing magical artifact called the Gryphon’s Eye. Together, Frost and Rheya embark on a quest to recover the artifact and defeat Thoreus Gray. On the way they must escape from bandits, break into jail, befriend a league of assassins, and outsmart talking trees—only to discover that blood is thicker than water, and can sometimes turn a best friend into a worst enemy.