Lukie’s been murdered. And she needs answers.
She’s cut a deal with the Underworld to return to the living lands.
But when Lukie returns as an undead revenant, twenty years have passed. Her former sleepy beach-side town is now a roaring tourist hot-spot. Her memory is full of holes and she doesn’t know which of her old friends to trust.
Worse, a monster hunter is stalking her.
Lukie has to stay one step ahead, or return to the Underworld without knowing who killed her, and why….More info →
Return to Kell Shaw's Vestiges of Magic world in a knife-edge sequel.
Lukie's father is trapped in the Underworld and it's all her fault.
Twenty years after her murder, Lukie has returned to life and is ready to go home, but her father isn't willing to believe his beloved daughter is back from the dead. Before she can reconcile with him, a supernatural predator steals her father's soul. One that she's led straight to his door, after foolishly ignoring the signs that something was amiss.
To get her father back, Lukie must uncover the true nature of the ancient horror haunting Thunderhead Ward before a spectral hunt of bestial ghosts is unleashed upon the world.
And she only has until midnight on New Year's Eve, when the borders between the dead and living lands seal, or her father will be lost forever…
Get ready for the second book, coming out in November 2023.
For Lukie, high school ended a few weeks before her death and eventual resurrection. For her best friend Tamlyn, it’s been twenty years of burying his guilt about the secrets destined to tear their friendship apart. Traveling to a run-down hotel, they find themselves caught up in the intrigues of a secret cabal of magicians.
The unsettled issues between the two friends turn deadly when Tamlyn is pulled into the past, and a desperate Lukie races against time in the present to curtail a restless spirit feeding on resentment.
As the hostile specter’s haunting escalates to a campaign of violence and death, these two former friends must come together to piece together the secret they have learned.
Can they set aside twenty years of anger and secrets in order to save lives?More info →
Half-human, rejected by society, Patience spends her days doing hard labor in the Industrial Institution for Deviant Children. Escape is impossible and she daydreams of reuniting with her long lost mother. At night, she's plagued by uncanny visions of a monstrous woman oozing dark tendrils and a mysterious half-elf screaming warnings of danger.
Patience fears she’s going mad, but when girls and nuns disappear, no-one seems interested in investigating further. She must overcome her own fears and the cages of the Institute to investigate the missing girls and piece together what’s going on.
When it seems like she might be forced to disappear altogether, Patience must work out what to believe and uncover the true secret of the Institution…More info →