Young Adult Science Fiction Mystery
Completed Series

Her arm’s AI makes her sleepwalk. Her classmates die while she sleeps. Is she a target—or the killer?

The Flesh and Metal trilogy is a complete series of young adult sci-fi mystery books. The first book in the series was the first-ever self-published book to land on the American Library Association’s LITA Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists.


Contemporary Mystery
Series In Progress

Junior lawyer, former hacker, unlicensed detectives. When estranged half-sisters take over their vanished father’s PI business, they must master the trade or become the next missing persons.

The Gray Girls series is coming soon, but you can get started with this standalone novelette, which you can grab for free or as part of the A Bookworm of a Suspect anthology.


Young Adult Urban Fantasy Mystery
Standalone Novel

After her parents’ deaths, she turns to illegal blood magic to hunt a killer. But is it worth her freedom—or her life?

Blood Spells is a dark, standalone, young adult supernatural mystery full of dramatic twists and turns. Not for the faint of heart.

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
Series: Flesh and Metal, Book 1
Status: Published April 2020

A devastating accident. An artificially intelligent prosthetic that makes her sleepwalk… A series of murders.

Lena hates her parents’ tech company. The world worships each cutting-edge CyberCorp release, but Lena has her doubts. Machines that think for themselves? She doesn’t trust them… So when a car accident lands her with the company’s first cybernetic arm, she’s pissed.

A glitch in the arm’s artificial intelligence makes her sleepwalk. Meanwhile, children of CyberCorp employees start dying in their beds, and thanks to her unwanted nighttime strolls, Lena has no alibi.

Is she a target? A suspect? Lena literally can’t sleep at night until she proves her innocence—or her guilt.

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy
Series: Standalone Novel
Status: Published April 2021

After her parents’ deaths, she turns to illegal blood magic to hunt a killer. But is it worth her freedom—or her life?

Maddy never made peace with her parents’ deaths. Instead of moving on, she summons her mother’s spirit whenever possible. So when she finds the bloody corpse of her stepmother—her final parent—Maddy’s world falls apart.

Devastated, she refuses to believe it was suicide. After all, blood magic users like her stepmother don’t spill their blood without purpose. When her school principal is struck by a supernatural illness after he too suspects there’s more to the story, Maddy vows to use her own illegal blood magic to investigate, no matter what the cost.

The truth is all she has left, but is it worth her freedom—or her life?

Genre: Cozy Mystery Collection
Authors: Multiple
Status: Expected April 11, 2023

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