STRANGER THAN YOU DREAMT
YA Fantasy, 66k words
Selene Dreshé sings magic, intent on winning L’Opéra du Magician, becoming the king’s mage, and restoring her dead father’s legacy. After her audition goes horribly wrong, Selene stumbles upon a hidden space below the opera house and finds a forbidden mirror.
The dreaded opera ghost is real and trapped inside the glass. He’s hauntingly beautiful and can do more magic with a drop of blood than Selene can do with a hundred songs. Desperate for her chance to get back into the competition, Selene convinces him to help her. But his magic comes with a price. Selene is willing to pay, even if it means losing everything she holds dear—including her mind.
HEARTS, WINGS, AND NASTY THINGS
YA Contemporary Fantasy, 90k words
Rhiannon was born without a heart.
Despite this, Rhiannon has had a normal, perhaps too normal, life. Struck with incurable wanderlust, Rhiannon plots her escape from her dreary town and comforts of her upper-middle class existence.
When the Man in Black appears out of nowhere and stops time, Rhiannon finds out she’s been living a lie. She’s a changeling; a member of the faerie court switched at birth with a human child. More shockingly, someone has her heart.
Rhiannon wants her heart, and she’s willing to do whatever it takes to get it.
OTHELLO meets "The Labyrinth"
SOAP AND SORCERY
YA Fantasy, 78k words
Adeline Penderwick is cursed.
After the death of her mother, Adeline and her two sisters are haunted by the life they could have had. But when her elder sister disappears at the Night Market, Adeline is determined to find her or face the consequences of the curse.
With the help of an unlucky soap magician, she ventures into a magical forest; where the impossible is possible and nothing is as it seems—including Adeline’s images of the people she loves. Facing her own misconceptions and feelings for the magician she knows she shouldn’t trust, Adeline must find her sister—and herself.
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES meets CARAVAL