Claudie Arseneault

Books

Flooded Secrets
Series: The Chronicles of Nerezia, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2024 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Fate and friendship brought Horace, Rumi, and Aliyah together, but their road to the coastal city of Alleaze is blocked by a flooded mountain pass—and the only person who knows how to unflood it is Keza Nesmit, the highway bandit who assaulted them the day before. Keza makes for a thorny companion, but they'll need to work together to free the pass and continue their journey.
The Sea Spirit Festival
Series: The Chronicles of Nerezia, Book 3. Pre-release—available September 9, 2024. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
In which the Wagon crew reaches a coastal city in the middle of the Festival and finds themselves embroiled in the events far more ominous than fun games. THE SEA SPIRIT FESTIVAL is the third of nine novellas in a fantasy adventure wrapping the high stakes of epic fantasy in the warmth of cozy fantasy, all imbued with an aspec-focused queernormative world and strong platonic bonds.
Awakenings
Series: The Chronicles of Nerezia, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2024 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Horace has with more failures to eir name than e can count when e decides to befriend the powerful, amnesiac elf that saved em, and embarks in a sentient Wagon to help them figure out their past. AWAKENINGS is the first of nine novellas in a fantasy adventure blending cozy fantasy vibes and D&D style side-questing, imbued with an aspec-focused queernormative world and strong platonic bonds.
City of Spires Collection
Series: City of Spires, Book 0. Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 486,840. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2023 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Isandor, the City of Spires. Bickering merchant families vie for power through eccentric shows of wealth, their tower homes a stand-in for the gold in their vaults. Their wars—for power, ethics or loved ones—affect everyone—from their own family to those living at the bottom. City of Spires is a queer fantasy series about local politics and platonic relationships told in a mosaic style.
City of Exile
Series: City of Spires, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2023 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Nothing is going according to plan for Diel Dathirii and his allies. Hellion has entrenched his power in House Dathirii, Hasryan is in Lord Allastam's clutches, and with no one left to poison Master Avenazar, it's only a matter of time before he seeks revenge. While Nevian scrambles to put together his magical trap, Larryn reaches out to the only person he trusts to save Hasryan: Sora Sharpe...
The White Renegade
Series: Viral Airwaves, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Originally Published: January 4, 2017 by Claudie Arseneault. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Between bisexuality and albinism, Seraphin always felt like an outsider in his own town. He finally finds companionship in Alex, an agender and aromantic teenager who interns over the summer. With them he learns to trust himself and his instincts. It leads Seraphin to leave his town and join the army invading his country, but when his squad is ordered to raid his hometown, Seraphin finds his...
Snowstorm & Overgrowth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Originally Published: October 9, 2022 by Claudie Arseneault. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A pair of singers redefine their queerplatonic partnership through a unique concert. Alexis Le Trotteur, local MagSkater star, must represent his backwater planet in the Great Intergalactic MagSkate Championship. A young mother visits her friend's grave in a blooming cemetery for the first time in years. Resistance organizes against a food corporate giant in near-future Québec City. Through...
Common Bonds: A Speculative Aromantic Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Originally Published: January 12, 2021 by Claudie Arseneault. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Common Bonds is an anthology of speculative short stories and poetry featuring aromantic characters. At the heart of this collection are the bonds that impact our lives from beginning to end: platonic relationships. Within this anthology, a cursed seamstress finds comfort in the presence of a witch, teams of demon hunters work with their rival to save one of their own, a peculiar scholar gets...
Wings of Renewal: A Solarpunk Dragon Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,950. Language: English. Originally Published: January 25, 2017 by Claudie Arseneault. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The future is vibrant, hopeful, and filled with dragons. In WINGS OF RENEWAL, nineteen authors explore the exciting new subgenre of solarpunk through the lens of these majestic creatures. Whether they irrigate dry terrain or serve as spaceships, are mythic beasts come to life or biomechanical creations of man, these dragons show us a world where renewable energy overcomes gas and oil, and...
City of Betrayal
Series: City of Spires, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,440. Language: English. Originally Published: October 22, 2017 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
City of Betrayal is the second installment in the City of Spires trilogy. As such, please be advised that its blurb contains spoilers for the first book, City of Strife. ---- The whole city is searching for Hasryan. Lord Allastam wants to take bloody, ruthless revenge for the murder of his wife. Inspector Sora Sharpe wants to bring him to justice for his crimes against the city. Yet no one...
Viral Airwaves
Series: Viral Airwaves, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,640. Language: English. Originally Published: November 22, 2016 by Claudie Arseneault. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Henry Schmitt wants nothing more than a quiet life and a daily ration of instant noodles. At least until he learns the terrible secret that drove his father away—the Plague that killed his mother and ravaged his country was created by those now in power. His only chance to expose the truth is through a ragtag band of outlaws who knew his father and an airborne radio broadcast, but he'd have to...
Baker Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Originally Published: June 26, 2018 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adèle has only one goal: catch the purple-haired thief who broke into her home and stole her exocore, thus proving herself to her new police team. Little does she know, her thief is also the local baker. Claire owns the Croissant-toi, but while her days are filled with pastries and customers, her nights are dedicated to stealing exocores. These new red gems are heralded as the energy of the...
City of Deceit
Series: City of Spires, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: English. Originally Published: February 22, 2022 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
The Myrian Enclave is in disarray after a Dathirii strike team interrupts Avenazar's dangerous ritual, but Diel Dathirii is in no position to take advantage of it while his home is lost to Allastam's soldiers. Despite the Myrian trade war's brutal turn, its key battles still happen in the shadows. Resistance inside the Dathirii Tower organizes itself around the family's new steward, Yultes...
City of Strife
Series: City of Spires, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Originally Published: February 22, 2017 by The Kraken Collective. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
Isandor, City of Spires. A hundred and thirty years have passed since Arathiel last set foot in his home city. Isandor hasn't changed—bickering merchant families still vie for power through eccentric shows of wealth—but he has. His family is long dead, a magical trap has dulled his senses, and he returns seeking a sense of belonging now long lost. Arathiel hides in the Lower City, piecing...