Courtney Privett was born in Detroit in 1982 and raised in northeastern Michigan. She relocated to Missouri to obtain a degree in Ceramic Engineering, and now resides in Kansas with her husband, two children, and two disobedient cats. She is a former analytical chemist and a current percussionist for several community groups.
Courtney wrote her first book, a fantasy adventure which has morphed into the second book of an upcoming trilogy, while still in college as a diversion from differential equations and has been obsessed ever since. She wrote the first draft of the Echoes of Oblivion trilogy in six months while working a temporary job in insurance. Echoes of Oblivion was quickly followed by Mayfly Requiem, which was written by hand over many late nights. She published her fifth book, Shadows of Absolution, in July 2012.
Courtney has many interests and nearly all of them have been brought into her books. In addition to being a classically trained musician and an engineer by training, she is an avid crafter, a former hockey and soccer player, a vegan baker, an occasional world traveler, a confirmed narcoleptic, and an outdoor enthusiast. Before she was known as "Mommy", she was an exchange student to Japan, a classic rock radio deejay, and a Kappa Kappa Psi brother.
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Shadows of Absolution
By Courtney Privett
, Book 5.
Published: February 13, 2013.
Isen Layel is a young woman who believes she has lost everything. She was born into a desolate and barren world and has no hope for any future for either herself or for her people. As her depression overtakes her, the immortal Bethel arrives to offer her a task. He has searched for six decades for any survivors of the Tenjeri people, and Isen may be his last chance of finding them.
The Shattered Veil
In the conclusion to the Echoes of Oblivion trilogy, time reveals the true powers of the Destroyers of prophesy. The heroes and villains of Malora may not be who anyone thought they were once the cataclysm arrives.
Shards of Chaos
In the second book of the Echoes of Oblivion trilogy, the Ganebran Empire continues to rise as the people most affected by it fall to madness and destruction. The heroes of prophesy must discover who they are before darkness descends upon the world.
The Abyssal Night
The Abyssal Night is the first volume of the Echoes of Oblivion trilogy, the story of a world spinning into darkness and the people who are destined to either save it or to guide it into the abyss.
By Courtney Privett
, Book 1.
Published: February 10, 2013.
Mayfly Requiem is the prequel to the Echoes of Oblivion trilogy, a history of Malora as seen through the eyes of a fallen immortal.
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