I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Here at the homestead, I did something I haven’t done in a very long time. I took a step back, recognized I was about to fall flat on my face (which meant I was getting sick) and decided this time I wasn’t going to let that happen. So I stepped away and got some much needed rest. It helped–and still helps–that my son came home and could step in to help with his grandmother. Now I’m back to work and doing my best to catch up. Part of that was making the decision to push Fire Striker back to the first week of January and then figuring out what comes next. So, here is the publishing schedule (as it stands right now) for the next year.
Eerie Side of the Tracks 5
Dec. 7, 2021
Mossy Creek, TX is not your normal town. For more than a century, it’s been a haven to Others, people with special “talents”. Magic and shapeshifting are normal there. Others and Normals co-exist as friends, neighbors, lovers and family. But all that is in danger of being destroyed as an untold evil comes to town, determined to destroy not only those sworn to protect the town and all who live there but the very town itself.
Mossy Creek’s wayward children have returned, one by one, to town. Annie Grissom Caldwell, Quinn O’Donnell, and Meg Sheridan are back and determined to do all they can to stand between their town and the oncoming danger. Dr. Jax Powell, the Rogue, leads them and, in her role as one of the town’s Guardians, will do whatever it takes to keep everyone safe. But another of their group, Maddy Reyes, may very well hold the key to victory.
But can they trust her?
Do they dare?
Tearing the Veil 1
January 4, 2022
Some say monsters aren’t real. Others say the only monsters are those people who aren’t fully human: the witches and shapeshifters, elves and dwarves, and all the others who one day stepped out of the realm of fairy tales and into “real life”. Morgan Walsh knows the truth. Monsters come in all shapes and sizes, and some of the worst are human.
She didn’t start out life as Morgan Walsh. Once upon a time, her name was Adriana Grace Hensen. Everything, including her name, changed the day she turned thirteen. That day she learned several lessons she’d never forget. The first was that monsters were real. The second was that her parents were two of the worst “monsters” alive. The third was that those you trust the most can and will turn on you.
Morgan’s parents betrayed her because she wasn’t “human”. Now she’s back with one goal in mind: vengeance.
Never, ever conspire against a Fire Elemental, especially one with other “talents” as well. When you do, you’d best be prepared to get burned.
This is the final book (?) in the Sword of the Gods series. It will be released March 8, 2022. As soon as I have the blurb written, it will go up for pre-order.
This is book 2 in the Nocturnal Awakenings series and will be the final–or next to the final–book before the new series begins. There are already a couple of shorts/novellas in this “series”. The cover, btw, is the first draft and will be updated/changed before publication. Release date is set for May 10, 2022. It will be available for pre-order shortly.
This will be the final book in the Honor & Duty series. There are several short stories/novellas also planned that will be coming out over the course of the next year or so. Publication date for this book is July 12, 2022. As with the others, it will be available for pre-order once I get the blurb written.
Not shown, mainly because I don’t have the cover designed (or the title figured out) is the final entry in the current Eerie Side of the Tracks story arc. Also missing is the next book in the Tearing the Veil series. I also have the beginnings of the space opera in mind. I don’t think I will be ready to release it in 2022, but you never know. Now to get back to work. There’s a lot of writing and editing, etc., to do.