L. M. Justus

Biography

Lisa Justus' path to becoming an author took a circuitous route through the University of Waterloo where she earned a Bachelor of Mathematics, followed by jobs in quality assurance and technical writing at a high-tech company. With a keen interest in creative fiction, she wrote her first fantasy novel as part of NaNoWriMo as well as an early chapter book for her kids when they were younger. Welcome to the Darkness and Darkness Reigns are the first two books of the Darkness Trilogy, a YA paranormal fantasy.

These days Lisa is busy writing her next novel, reading, finishing her basement, doing volunteer work, and trying to stay in shape by running somewhat regularly. She, her husband, and their three children live in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Books

Darkness Reigns
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Series: Darkness Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
After their failed attempt to stop the spread of a virus that turns people into zombie-like, human-vampire hybrids, Reed Hennessy and his ragtag crew are scrambling to stay alive. With their mountain of problems growing exponentially and a host of enemies closing in, they flee for their lives, desperate for a miracle. Will they survive and avoid the world’s scrutiny, or will darkness prevail?
Hunter Born
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This 20-page short story companion to the Darkness Trilogy can be read on its own or as a supplement to the trilogy. If a vampire destroyed your life, would you give up or fight back? When Trudy's world is turned upside down, she has to make a decision: succumb to her misery and give up, or train to fight the monsters that ruined her life.
Welcome to the Darkness
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Series: Darkness Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Typical teenager Reed Hennessy loses everything, including his humanity. Turned into a vampire with the unique ability to walk in sunlight, Reed struggles in the dark underworld he didn’t know existed. Along with two allies, Nathaniel and Sarah, Reed faces a harrowing, cross-country journey before stumbling into a plot which could mean the end of everything for humans and vampires alike.

L. M. Justus’s tag cloud

adventure    coming of age    fantasy    paranormal    short story    teen    vampire    vampires    young adult