I am going to share with you a little secret about my writing. I write books in two worlds: Earth (only with magic and such) and Taloria. All my books take place in one or the other, and they’re interconnected in ways that go beyond sharing some characters.
Let’s start with Taloria. All of the books that are currently out (The Wing Cycle trilogy, Speaker of Words, The Crow and the King) all take place on Taloria, and in relatively the same place. That’s not possible, you might say. Speaker of Words is a sci-fi! A cyberpunk! The others are fantasy! And this would be true. Except that Speaker takes place several thousand years following the events of The Wing Cycle and The Crow and the King.
There is a great deal of history that happened between the various stories, and eventually, I will get to sharing it with you in a more coherent format. I can tell you, though, that Taloria is an extremely rich world that I have been populating with stories since I was little more than a wee lass trying to fend of the boredom of school. There are creatures, politics, the rise and fall of nations, religions, histories, artefacts, all woven together to create a world that is rich enough for the stories I can’t seem to help but write.
This means there are Easter Eggs littered throughout my novels. I’ll give you one for free, and the rest you’ll have to find for yourself. The Crow and the King and Speaker of Words actually take place in the same city, albeit many thousands of years apart.
Now, if you think that’s a bit weird, and shows my nerdy stripes, then you won’t believe what I’ve done with the stories I’ve set in our own Earth. These stories include the entire On Behalf of Death series (to be released this summer), as well as its companion series Tempus Fugit (book one to be released either this fall or winter). Even my newsletter exclusive urban fantasy, Cat’s Paw, is set in this world. I can tell you that there are going to be crossovers, character interactions, Easter Eggs, shenanigans, and all the like. I won’t tell you all today, as only Cat’s Paw has been released, but I can say that it should be a wild ride.