The Cartographer Universe

Blood and Magick
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murdered caravan merchant. A threatened city. A forbidden magick that could start a war. As Marshal of the City of Dreams, Marcellus deim Lazar must solve the murder of a half-breed deim merchant discovered in a place no deim should be. To gather the evidence, Marcellus must confront a magick that could save the woman he loves, or destroy everything he has given his life to preserve.
The Warden of Power
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 148,260. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Blood magick, earth magick, treachery and deceit. In the First Age of the World, the Cartos Age, someone creates a huge rift in Pangea and triggers devastating, magick-imbued quakes that threaten Creation’s fabric. Lazar, First Cartos, and his squabbling kin must stop the ruinous quakes. But ruin comes in many guises and the greatest threat to the Cartos Age might well be the Cartos thems
The Cartographer's Daughter
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In 1432 Portugal, the remnants of an older, powerful race live scattered amidst the humans. Once they ruled the world and could rewrite its form, but ancient arrogance destroyed their power. Now, Lianna Reinel’s love for a human youth threatens her people’s existence. Lianna must choose: Safety. Or the man she loves and the consequences. Fire, water, pestilence. And lost love.
Pretense for Murder
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 4. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A dead girl, an empty phone booth where one shouldn’t be and a school full of suspects with too many unusual powers.Trust Vallon Drake to break the rules to take the investigation on—even when the cost of doing so might be her life.
A Sprinkle of Murder
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Vallon Drake once more discovers a dead body on the grounds of the AGS Academy. When no one calls the police to investigate it looks like the powers-that-be are going to sweep the whole thing under the carpet. Enter one-person-investigative-team Vallon. But finding the truth in a school filled with secrets can be a dangerous game—especially when you can’t tell friends from enemies.
Afterburn
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 6 · The American Geological Society, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Vallon Drake, American Geological Survey agent, harnesses a power that can rewrite the landscape—or protect it. When she discovers her ex-partner murdered, she must solve a case with too many links to her own troubled past. If she can't solve it, and fast, Seattle will be written right off the map.
Aftershock
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 7 · The American Geological Society, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In the gripping sequel to Afterburn, a massive quake threatens America’s heartland just as Homeland Security arrests the only people who can protect the country—the Gifted agents of the American Geological Survey. Only Vallon Drake can battle the unseen forces that will devastate America, but stopping the culprits means first she must face the demons of her past and admit her own transgressions.
Aftermath
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 8 · The American Geological Society, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,880. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After the attempted destruction of the American Midwest, Vallon and her allies must face Homeland Security’s decision to destroy all people who can rewrite the landscape with their minds. In a race to save her kind, Vallon rushes to Seattle, only to find that friends betray her and nothing is what it seems. Will she be forced to break every moral code to stop a war between Gifted and unGifted?
Afterimage
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 9 · The American Geological Society, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
With the destruction of the American Geological Survey complete and the Gifted who have the power to change the landscape no longer a secret, all Gifted must choose to fight or flee. Mortally wounded, Vallon Drake and friends must overcome the ancient Cartos and Vallon's secret personal history to face a threat that will destroy not just the Gifted, but all life on earth.
Deep Water, Sharp Teeth
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When bandits take fifteen-year-old Ravi Sanghera captive in their stilted town, he knows he has to get free and find his father before something bad happens. But then the sharp toothed, tattooed man arrives and the ‘something bad’ becomes something far worse than he could ever imagine….
Terra Incognita
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 11 · The Terra Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A ruined city in a flooded world, marauders, and a prophecy of the world's destruction. Terra Vargas' discovery of blood-soaked ruins ignites a series of horrible events that threaten everything she thought she knew about herself and her world. For Terra belongs to an Elder race that once held the power to rewrite the world. Can a girl of destruction bring healing to an angry and desolate world?
Terra Infirma
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 12 · The Terra Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When nomadic marauders attack the Independent city of Couver, seventeen-year-old Terra Vargas must choose: use her Cartos powers to protect her city, or rescue her mother from the marauders' camp. But as her control over the earth power erodes, so does her ability to choose wisely. Stay or go? Either way, there will be a horrible price to pay.
Terra Nueva
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Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 13 · The Terra Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After Couver's devastating defeat, Terra Vargas abandons her city in search of redemption. Across treacherous mountains she follows an insistent drum beat that might be friends guiding her to safety… or those who want her dead. Ruthless marauders pursue her. So do those who believe the prophecy that she will destroy the world. Will Terra escape, or will she become what they fear the most?