Thomas Carpenter

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Thomas K. Carpenter is a full time contemporary fantasy author with over 50 independently published titles. His bestselling, multi-series universe, The Hundred Halls, has over 25 books and counting. His stories focus on fantastic families, magical academies, and epic adventures. All the books can be found at major retailers and directly from the author at https://thomaskcarpenter.com/.

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When he is not writing, he enjoys playing turn-based strategy games and MTG, skiing, hiking, traveling, and chilling on the couch with his wife and their little dog, Loki, at home in the beautiful mountains of Colorado.

Where to find Thomas Carpenter online

Arcane Mutations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Desperate for answers about herself and Kali, Pax heads to northern Norway to visit her Baba, where she learns things about her companion that changes their relationship. The conflict between them simmers beneath the surface as they investigate strange happenings with the ecology of the tundra and unravel the history of a group she meets called the Descendants of Bastet.
Mark of the Phoenix
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
To learn the art of field work, Pax and her friends head to the jungles of Danir where the local fauna presents dangerous challenges to scientists reviving the defunct magesteel trade. But mysterious deaths, conflicts with the Phoenix Corporation agents, and environmental spasms that mirror an ancient apocalypse put the entire class in danger.
Bane of the Hunter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the city of sorcery, a dangerous beastie is on the loose, killing the unwary, but Pax and her friends are forbidden to investigate.
Wild Magic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,580. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Pax Nygard has spent her childhood at the world's most dangerous zoo, and has a psychic fox named Kali as her companion, so she should be well prepared for the challenges that await her at the Animalians Hall.
The Reluctant Assassin (Books 1-3)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 249,220. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A daring heist. A dangerous betrayal. Only one chance to save his family!
The Webs That Bind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even the best plans fail. Zayn has spent his whole life preparing for the final confrontation with the Lady of Varna, but as the day grows closer, complications multiply.
Agent Unraveled
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The dragons are coming. Without a head patron to protect the city, the Hundred Halls are vulnerable to the most dangerous supernatural creatures of all—the dragons. But the Circle of the Scale is not the only problem. Deep beneath the city other dangers lurk, setting in motion a confrontation that will force Zayn to make a decision between the Halls and his family.
The Veiled Diplomat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Even a master assassin can be foiled. Divination—the magic of seeing the future—provides peace in the realms, because no one can launch a war or assassination without being discovered. But when a strange building appears in the city of sorcery, everyone believes it's benign—everyone except Zayn and his teammates.
The Sorcerous Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When a rogue assassin starts taking heads in the Hundred Halls, no one is safe, not even the teachers.
The Hundred Halls (Books 1-3)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A spellbinding fantasy box set about power, dark magic, and the bonds of family.
City of Sorcery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As the Hundred Halls heads towards civil war, the fate of the city—and possibly the world—depends on Aurie and Pi finding the truth about Invictus' disappearance.
Gathering of Shadows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,700. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Every fall the city of Invictus bustles with new students, and the classrooms reek of spent faez. This year it's true of every hall except one—Arcanium.
Alchemy of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the Hundred Halls, every magic is encouraged. Every magic, except one—soul magic. As Aurie's third year begins, students are found without their souls, leaving them empty husks. Someone, or something, is stealing them for a nefarious purpose. If Aurie and her sister cannot stop the soul thief before the end of the year, the Hundred Halls will never be the same.
Web of Lies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,770. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2022 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Aurelia "Aurie" Silverthorne has high hopes for her second year, but her expectations are destroyed when she learns that the Cabal searches for a powerful magic that will help them get control of the Hundred Halls. If Aurie can't stop them, then passing her classes will be the least of her worries.
The Warped Forest
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2021 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Could you defeat the world's hardest immersive game? Alexandria Duke must learn how to or risk losing everything.
The Reluctant Assassin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2021 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The best assassins learn their magic at the Academy of the Subtle Arts. Everyone joins for their own reasons: to give death her proper due, to acquire outrageous fortunes, or to know that history bends to their blade. Zayn Carter joined the Academy to save his family.
Revolutionary Magic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Exile. Princess. Thief. After years of running from the Emperor of Russia's assassins, Ekaterina "Kat" Dashkova has finally found an unlikely home in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Benjamin Franklin, but neither of them know that a dark revolution lurks beneath the veneer of civilization, ready to unleash its malevolent magic unless Kat makes a grim sacrifice.
Goddess of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #7)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The oldest mystery of the ancient world—one sought by kings and scholars alike—remains the secret of immortality. Goddess is the epic conclusion to the Alexandrian Saga.
Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Aboard the Jörmungandr, Heron must flee the remnants of the Roman navy bent on revenge.
Alexandrian Saga (Books 1-3)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Secrets of the ancient world. An Empire in turmoil. Inventions that nearly changed history. THIS BOX SET INCLUDES THREE BEST SELLING BOOKS WITH OVER A 1000 PAGES OF THRILLING ACTION—AND 3000 FIVE-STAR REVIEWS/RATINGS!
Empire of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #5)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
One hundred years after the murder of Julius Caesar, the circumstances of his death could change the course of the fledgling Alexandrian Empire.
Gamers Complete Box Set
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
The Gamers Trilogy: Life is a game, unless you're not the one winning.
Warmachines of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #4)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Alexandrians must contend with an enraged Roman Empire intent on destroying the technologically advanced upstart. While Agog takes his army of steam chariots north, Heron must investigate rumors of ancient weapons thought too destructive for the battlefield. As they speed towards conflict with the undefeated Roman Legion, the Alexandrian side must make a demanding sacrifice to survive.
Legacy of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #3)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The secrets of the pyramids have been lost for two thousand years, but Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy.
The Weight of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Sky Mother's Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last sentient city on Earth learns the meaning of courage.
The Lorieme Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Just another day in the life of the world's most talented - and dysfunctional - reality thief. But this time Zel Aurora may learn her abilities have limits.
Mirror Shards: Volume Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
BEWARE! Between these pages, thirteen tales about augmented reality lie in wait to steal away your senses.
Coders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Gabby infiltrates the Southlands, reality becomes a dangerous game.
Frags
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Frags escape to the Freelands, they find freedom has its own challenges. Without the familiar rules of LifeGame, Gabby and the Frags stumble from one dangerous Freeland to the next, while conflict in the group threatens to split them up. As the trail to Zaela becomes confused by the looming war, Gabby must reinvent herself or never see her best friend again.
Mirror Shards: Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,510. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Explore the edge of augmented reality in thirteen tales from thirteen fantastic authors. When the digital world collides with our real one, bringing all its problems and benefits, mankind will have to relearn what it means to be human.
Fires of Alexandria
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor—receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime, setting in motion a chain of events that will shake the Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
Gamers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.08 from 13 reviews)
Gabby DeCorte, reality-hacker extraordinaire, has been doing whatever it takes to keep her best friend, Zaela, from falling behind in LifeGame. But when a mysterious group called the Frags contacts Gabby claiming to know what really happens to the losers of LifeGame, she must choose between winning and what she believes in.
The Cageless Zoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Visiting the galaxy's only Cageless Zoo should be a special treat for Melandre and her children. Except she's still trying to reckon with her husband's recent death and how she's going to raise two highly independent children on her own. As their visit quickly falls to chaos, Melandre learns that family is the only thing left she has to rely on.
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