When Ren planned to con her way into a noble family, her goal was to walk away rich and powerful. She certainly hadn’t planned to be involved with freedom fighters, vigilantes, stuck in noble parties, or caring about new fake relatives. With each mask she puts on, her original goals and dreams fall further and further away, only for new problems to take their places.Read More The Liar’s Knot
Loyalties and betrayals. Family and responsibilities. War and magic
Three siblings inherit the mantel of their recently retired grandfather. Overshadowed by the legacy of a martyr father who died for their clan’s freedom, and by his grandfather, who successfully led their clan through a war and through numerous years of peace thereafter, Lan struggles to prove to his clan and his enemies that he’s a ruler in his own right. Hilo was practically born to lead his clan’s army, but perhaps their opposing clan is right in suggesting that he’s too aggressive. Shae, the youngest of the three, left her family and clan far behind to study in a foreign university. Returning years later, she can see her clan from a foreigner’s perspective: brutal and medieval, notable only for the magical jade it can provide.Read More Jade City
Working with and speaking to the dead is not a job anyone wants to do, but Thara Celehar considers it his calling and his duty. Able to commune with the dead, Celehar’s skills are often called upon to determine causes of death and to find answers to questions often taken to the grave.Read More The Witness for the Dead
Nightmares, masquerades, and twists upon twists.
Ren learned from a young age to use her beauty as a weapon to con people into giving her their money. Now she’s upgraded to her biggest and longest con ever – pretending to be the niece of a noblewoman whose sister ran away decades earlier. Deflecting suspicion from multiple parties and acting like the rich woman she’s pretending to be, will take all of Ren’s skill & money that she doesn’t have. But even as she uses her talents, her sister’s sewing skills, and magical makeup to achieve her goals, her life becomes entwined with the nobles she wishes to infiltrate, her secrets become endangered, and worst of all, she uncovers deeper and darker conspiracies than her own.Read More Mask of Mirrors