J.C. Staudt

Biography

J.C. Staudt was born in Oceanside, New York, and moved to Virginia at the age of four, where he has lived ever since. He is a graduate of George Mason University, with a B.A. in Integrative Multimedia Studies, and he works for an Engineering and Consulting firm as a New Media Designer. He lives with his beautiful wife in a house lacking pets and children in Manassas, Virginia.

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Books

Bounty: An Urban Fantasy Novel
Series: The Solumancer Cycle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
I did it. I became someone else. I narrowly avoided the deaths of my loved ones, and now I'm suffering the consequences. Caught between a wily goblin gang and the most vicious vampire coven in the city, I've got a problem that's bigger still. The Fae Council has imprisoned my fiendish former master, and it's going to take an army to free him. It's a good thing I know where to get one.
Savage: An Urban Fantasy Novel
Series: The Solumancer Cycle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Yeah, I killed him. Kind of. I banished his soul to another plane. Gimme a break. It was an accident. Now I've got more magic than I can shake a ten-foot yeti at, but somehow I want more. That's why I'll follow a goblin down a barrel of cooking grease, rescue a girl from a vampiric social activist group, and embark on a search for my lost brother. Apparently wizards really do have all the fun.
Gambit: An Urban Fantasy Novel
Series: The Solumancer Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
My name is Cade Cadigan, and in a city where supernatural creatures hide in plain sight among humankind, I’m the only human I know with the power to keep them in line. I’ve always been able to keep my wizarding ways a secret - until now. Someone's after me, and I'm about to blast my way through a dangerous world of monsters and magic to find out who they are...
Skyjackers - Season One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,900. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For Vivian Caine, becoming the world’s most fearsome airship pirate comes with obstacles. When she crosses paths with the fresh-faced Jonathan Thorpe, a recent graduate of the Sky Marshal Academy tasked with enforcing order and justice across the skies, Vivian will be forced to weigh her swashbuckling life of crime against the unwelcome feelings she finds herself developing for the young captain.
Awakener
Series: Mage Song. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,500. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
After destroying the last existing record of a spell capable of crippling magic, Darion Ulther assumed he was safe from Dathrond’s power-hungry king. He was wrong. A new threat emerges in the east, and with it a startling shift in the symmetry between magic and nature. Now Darion must set out to awaken the Mage Song once more, for good and all.
Reclaimer
Series: Mage Song. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Darion Ulther has been stripped of his titles and branded a traitor. Exiled to the snowy wastes of Korengad, he aids an army of northmen in reclaiming their homeland from the very kingdom he once served. Meanwhile, Lady Alynor awaits his return while raising their son, posing as a commoner in a tiny village. Eyes both protective and pernicious are watching her, and some are not what they seem.
Warcaster
Series: Mage Song. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
In his younger days, Sir Darion Ulther rose to become the greatest Warcaster the realms have ever known. Now he has wed the beautiful Lady Alynor Mirrowell and left his glory days behind. Or so he believes. When a messenger arrives with dire news from the eastern kingdoms, Sir Darion must shed his life of ease and wade into the fray once more. A tale of magic and wonder in a world of high fantasy.
Children of the Wastes
Series: The Aionach Saga. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 228,610. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The Aionach is in the grip of bitter turmoil. Lokes and Weaver, deadeye and sand-sorceress, have discovered an ancient key that will lead them on a search for truth, while the order of cultists protecting that truth sees their long-preserved code unraveling. Elsewhere, the shadows of war are gathering, while a great evil lies poised to rise again. For fans of Fallout, Mad Max, and the Dark Tower.
Skyjackers - Episode 1: A Proper Nuisance
Series: Skyjackers - Season One. Price: Free! Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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For Vivian Caine, becoming the world’s most fearsome airship pirate comes with obstacles. When she crosses paths with the fresh-faced Jonathan Thorpe, a recent graduate of the Sky Marshal Academy tasked with enforcing order and justice across the skies, Vivian will be forced to weigh her swashbuckling life of crime against the unwelcome feelings she finds herself developing for the young captain.
Driftmetal: The Complete Series
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes is a streamboat captain with a scoundrel's edge. When he's betrayed by his own crew after a heist gone wrong, Muller will forge his own path through the world of airships and windborne cities he calls home. The adventures to come will force him to question his loyalties, reevaluate his perceptions, and ultimately lead him toward a destiny greater than he ever expected.
Driftmetal V
Series: Driftmetal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes has a city to save. He and his eclectic crew will venture out in search of the lost city of Pyras, even while harboring the one person who could change everything for its inhabitants - the heir to the Roathean throne. Against impossible odds, they'll attempt to free a world in turmoil. Daring heists, buried treasure, split-second rescues, and wondrous places both old and new await.
Driftmetal IV
Series: Driftmetal, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Maclin Automation has christened its army of automatons and invaded Roathea, the Regency’s capital city. Now, Muller Jakes must not only come against the most powerful organization in the world – he must ally with his most hated adversaries to do it. The desperate battle over the fate of Esperon begins now.
Driftmetal III
Series: Driftmetal, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,660. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes is the most wanted man in the stream, much to his pride and annoyance. When he stumbles upon an army of mechanical soldiers and finds himself tempted by the promise of toppling the Regency for good and all, he’ll make a choice that forever changes the lives of everyone he’s come to hold dear. But Muller will soon discover that no choice this pivotal comes without a price…
Driftmetal II
Series: Driftmetal, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,950. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes is on the run - from just about everyone. He's drawn a new airship and its crew into his life of crime and mischief, and as they flee across the skyward realm in search of their missing captain, they'll encounter dangers beyond anything they're prepared to face. The epic adventure in the expansive cyberpunk/steampunk world of Esperon continues in this second installment of Driftmetal.
The Infernal Lands
Series: The Aionach Saga, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the bleak and dangerous wastelands of a dying world, a lone drifter sets off on a journey of vengeance, fleeing the men who want him dead. He is carrying a secret which, in the right hands, will ensure the downfall of his forefathers' most bitter rival and win his family its long-awaited retribution. For fans of Fallout, Mad Max, and the Gunslinger novels.
The Shepherd
Series: The Aionach Saga, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
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Toler Glaive makes his living as hired muscle, guarding trade caravans against the dangers of the wasteland. Unbeknownst to the trading company he works for, Toler has also taken up smuggling, and he's about to pull off the biggest heist of his life. When nomads ambush the caravan, his carefully laid plan begins to unravel. Now he must either take the fall, or let someone else take it for him...
Driftmetal
Series: Driftmetal, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In a shattered world of airships and windborne cities, Captain Muller Jakes' crew betrays him when his plot to steal a fortune in gravstone goes awry. A lost city, a deadly sabotage, and a series of narrow escapes will force him to choose between his freedom and the lives of thousands. A high-flying adventure full of gadgetry, treachery and intrigue; a pleasing blend of steampunk and cyberpunk.

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