Meyari McFarland

Biography

Meyari McFarland has been telling stories since she was a small child. Her stories range from SF and Fantasy adventures to Romances but they always feature strong characters who do what they think is right no matter what gets in their way.

Her series range from Space Opera Romance in the Drath series to Epic Fantasy in the Mages of Tindiere world. Other series include Matriarchies of Muirin, the Clockwork Rift Steampunk mysteries, and the Tales of Unification urban fantasy stories, plus many more.

You can find all of her work on MDR Publishing's website at www.MDR-Publishing.com.

Where to find Meyari McFarland online

Books

A Spot of Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Originally Published: May 3, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Getting a visit from Constable Moors early in the morning was a bit out of the ordinary, but Vivian's childhood rival Mackenzie had been murdered in the most fascinating way. How could she resist going to poke about?
A Bathhouse Masquerade
Series: The Drath Series, Book 27. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Originally Published: April 23, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Yin's history research sadly didn't pay enough to keep her and Minato in tickets along the space lanes, much less into the Masquerade Bathhouse. Odd jobs for other researchers might lead to deadly consequences, though.
The Promise
Series: The Drath Series, Book 25. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Originally Published: April 11, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Narcisse runs for her life with Shani after they meet on vacation. No matter what, she will get Shanni home. Even if it starts a galactic war.
Calculated Desire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Originally Published: April 5, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Young adult or teen » LGBTQ+, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance » LGBTQ+
If there's anything worse then cheesy lines, Lei doesn't know what it is. Especially Stevie's pickup lines. Just this once, though, the line might actually be right, damn it all.
A String Full of Pickles
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Fran whooped as she zipped down the line through the fog with her arms outstretched like a superhero. Giggling the whole way. Fran had a plan and presents to give once she reached her family's platform over Drowned Seattle.
Winter Rose in Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Kaitlyn's favorite fleece blanket settled around her shoulders as she wandered the dark, quiet house. Three in the morning wasn't the best time for rambling, but the quiet enticed so Kaitlyn went.
Artifacts of Awareness
Series: Mages of Tindiere, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,520. Language: English. Originally Published: March 15, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Purchased by the King of Penhale, Kennet was assigned to Prince Didymos as his bodyguard slave. Someone wanted the prince dead badly enough to send hoards of assassins after him. Kennet didn't know who it was but he was determined to track the enemy down no matter what it took. What he found changed Kennet in ways he never anticipated but it might let him save the world, his lovers and himself.
A Chance for Tomorrow
Series: Holiday Romances, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Best time of year, autumn. All the lovely leaves to church. Randi could've spent her whole day at it, but she wanted to greet the day on the mountain so she'd best get to climbing.
A Hole in the Snow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Originally Published: February 28, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Love waits patiently. Hate lingers in the cold. The way home takes Ignatz through thigh-deep snow, but he doesn't hesitate. Aunt Ruth would be waiting. She was always waiting with her bitter comments and scathing glares. He would have preferred to go in the other direction, back to town and then onwards to freedom, but he'd made a promise and Ignatz would keep it no matter what. Except night...
Building Family
Series: Collections, Book 30. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,710. Language: English. Originally Published: February 28, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meyari McFarland brings five stories of families built from strange, beautiful situations in this collection which will charm and entertain you as it warms your heart.
Cat in the Garden
Lillies loomed like tigers about to strike, bobbing ever closer. Nat should've stayed in Uncle Zac's house. He should have. It was dusty and scary and the shadows that moved like cats scared him, but it was better than Uncle Zac's garden with the lilies that growled like they wanted to eat him up. Nat bit his lip and wished with all his might as wind swirled around him like a cat on the prowl.
Unconventional Love
Series: Collections, Book 29. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Collections & Anthologies, Fiction » Romance » Holiday
In this short collection, Meyari McFarland turns to stories of love. Slow-growing in moments of holiday celebration, emerging from the threats of death, homelessness and fear, and romping through college shenanigans as winter forces spring back with sudden storms, the stories in this collection will bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart.
A Primitive Sunlight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Reese kept his mouth shut as Captain Brant bullied their pilot Jaiden. So much rested on this mission to the world's surface. Probes only told you so much. Some things needed boots on ground. Vic would've laughed and calmed Captain Brant down. That would never happen again. Vic would never see their new home or help them figure out where, exactly, their colony would set up their new home.
Piano Shorts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
There's beauty in music. And magic, too. After Dale's grandparents died, the only thing he wanted was Grandpa's old upright piano. It wouldn't stay in tune. The ivories were worn down with fingerprints of its age. And it sang out music that filled his soul with joy.
Blanket Check
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » General
Blanket Island was the best place in the Puget Sound for vacation, even during spring with rain and wind and freezing ice. Martie loved it. Loved love the process of getting there, loved all of it. Now that she'd finished her PhD, Martie could finally visit Blanket Island and, in the process of making the trip out, discover something that everyone else knew that Martie had yet to figure out.
Heirs of the Frontier
Series: Collections, Book 28. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
The frontier stretches above us, a river of stars that guided sailors across seas. There's hope when you push out into new territory. And danger. Determination sees you through when all else fails. From a garden carved into a cliffside to first encounters both mysterious and deadly, Meyari McFarland explores what frontiers hold and what they threaten in this science fiction collection.
Heat Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The shadows of the Sonora desert marked Robert's soul. Always had. Always would. The desert shaped his magic as it had his entire life. Which was a good thing when a dark young mage drove up the gravel lane to his farm in a fancy wool suit with chancy promises written in blood on his tongue. The magic you did marked you forever. What mattered was the price and whose soul was stronger.
River Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Originally Published: January 3, 2024 by Meyari McFarland. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Water lapped against the side of the barge, carrying songs of fish, of snake-heads flowing up and down the river, of mer chattering in counterpoint to the water's ever-present song.Duru just wanted some sleep. The water didn't have to grab his attention and force him to listen.But it did. A debt was owed, and Duru had a choice to make that might change not just his life but the entire world, too.

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