Novels by Maren True
Note: The Elemental Things series has two protagonists. The books follow: her story, his story, and then their story. Thus, the first two books of Elemental Things can be read in either order followed by book three. You do not have to read both books one and two too enjoy book three!
Chara wants to write stories, not just remember them. But, when magic wielders kill her parents and slaughter entire cities to eradicate the bards, Chara embraces her heritage to halt the onslaught. Using ancient knowledge to fight back, she’ll finally get to write her own story.
Book one in the Elemental Things series Igniting Insight, is a high fantasy targeted at a young adult audience. It is currently being drafted.
Blaze of Insight
To save his mother, Solaris must prove his bloodline through fire magic, but he can’t even light a candle. His mother knows why—but she won’t speak, even as iron chains drag her under the water to drown.
Book two in the Elemental Things series Blaze of Insight, is a high fantasy targeted at a young adult audience. It is currently a work in progress undergoing final revisions.
Inferno of Insight
Finally aware of the nature of his powers, Solaris discovers he is the target of the Enemy’s looming onslaught. Bereft of allies but endowed with a staggering fortune, he must choose a retainer to share his life and watch his back. In Chara, he finds a partner who will turn the tide in the conflict to come.
Book three in the Elemental Things series Inferno of Insight, is a high fantasy targeted at a young adult audience. It is currently a work in progress undergoing final revisions.
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.
Book one in the Ending Ordinary Realists series, 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.
Love spells are dangerous The Entangler knew, that’s why she chose to cast one on herself, rather than on the boy she’d watched from afar. Starting her first day at his school her passionate pursuit of him and three new friends will drag the five of them into bonds with unexpected fallout.
Coven, is an urban fantasy targeted at a young adult audience. It is currently being drafted.