The JACKABY series
“Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” —Chicago Tribune
The NYT bestselling Jackaby series begins when Abigail Rook, new to the bustling coastal town of New Fiddleham in 1892, accepts a job working for R. F. Jackaby. Jackaby is an eccentric investigator of unexplained phenomena with the unique ability to see supernatural beings. Together, they uncover paranormal plots, unravel ancient mysteries, and try their very best to save New Fiddleham from dangers the average citizens don’t even know exist.
“Science and magic, beauty and bedlam, things that ought to be at odds—they just don’t follow the same rules when Jackaby’s involved.”
The ODDMIRE series
“Set in a magical world filled with incredible creatures from folklore, this fast-paced fantasy will keep readers turning the pages . . . A captivating series opener.” —Booklist, starred review
Tinn and Cole are raised as human twins, neither knowing what secrets may be buried deep inside one of them. When they are thirteen years old, a mysterious message arrives, calling the brothers to be heroes and protectors of magic. The boys must leave their sleepy town and risk their lives in the Wild Wood, journeying through the Deep Dark to reach the goblin horde and uncover who they truly are.
“The unique, inspiring characters are full of heart, and combined with the enchanting magic surrounding them have the makings of a fantastical classic. Perfect for fans of titles such as Harry Potter, Gregor the Overlander, and for lovers of fantasy titles.” —BOOKLIST (starred review)
DEEPEST, DARKEST: Algonquin Young Readers—2021
BLOODY FOOL FOR LOVE, A Buffy the Vampire Slayer prequel: Disney/Hyperion—August, 2022
The year is 1901 and the infamous vampire, Spike, has just returned to London after killing a slayer in Beijing. Having been abandoned by Angel, Spike is more eager than ever to hang on to his darling Drusilla. His efforts to secure her affection lead him into a reckless caper that quickly spirals out of control and pits him against the most powerful demon syndicate in London town. Forced to form his own ragtag group of mercenaries, Spike plans an epic heist in a misadventure rife with with paranormal plots, royal black ops, and tea (they may be abominations, but they’re British abominations, thank you very much). This rompy, action-packed novel inspired by one of Buffy’s most infamous bad boys is part Bonnie and Clyde, part Sherlock and Watson, with just a bit more bloodsucking.
WELCOME HOME, an anthology on love and adoption: Flux—2017
A collection of short stories from over two dozen authors, centering on stories of foster homes and adoption, spanning fantasy, sci-fi, and contemporary tales. Featuring shorts from NYT bestsellers Nic Stone, C.J. Redwine, William Ritter, and more. All royalties from this book go towards helping youth centers that work with foster teens and adoptees stock their libraries. (Contact editor Eric Smith for more info.)
AMAZON, BN, BOOKS-A-MILLION, INDIEBOUND