Novels by Maren True
The first of the novels by Maren True, Waxing Dark, is a contemporary fantasy targeted at a young adult audience.
It is currently a work in progress undergoing final revisions. There are three additional fully drafted books in the Ending Ordinary Realists series.
Waxing Dark Elevator Pitch:
Violet Glass and her best friend Rose were inseparable, until Freshman year, when Rose moved away, cutting off all contact. A year later, Violet’s insidious new stepmom sends her packing to a mysterious, prestigious, and — maybe — magical boarding school. She is a Replacement for a girl who died, a girl named Rose. Violet’s own struggle for survival is just beginning when she discovers she’s a made a choice that spells her inevitable doom – a fate no one escapes.
Elemental Things, is a high fantasy targeted at a young adult audience. It is currently a work in progress undergoing final revisions.
Elemental Things Elevator Pitch:
Solaris must prove his bloodline by learning to Work fire before his Trial, otherwise both he and his Lady Mother will be executed. But he can’t Work, not even as much as a cull. His mother knows why – but she won’t speak, even as the chains drag her under the lake waters to drown.
Coven is a work currently in draft.
Coven Elevator Pitch:
Love spells are dangerous The Entangler knew, that’s why she chose to cast one on herself rather than on the misanthrope she sought. Her passionate pursuit of him and three new friends drags the five of them into bonds with unexpected fallout.