A diverse cast of characters come together in classic urban fantasy about monsters, the people who hunt them, and the occasional apocalypse. Snarky humor, magic with bite, nonstop action, a dose of romance, and at its core: broken people finding family in one another. Also, there’s a saber-tooth cat named Sir Rodney Ballsgalore. Because reasons.
With the release of Oblivion, this series is now complete.
The available glimpses at a post-Oblivion world are in Tales from Alchemy Red: Dial V for Vampire and Counterpoint: Always Kill a Boy on the First Date, both which takes place after what would’ve been Zara’s next narrated book. Dial V is available for Patrons of Snark at $5+. and on Payhip, Counterpoint is everywhere.
There were several more books planned but sales and piracy don’t justify continuing, so Oblivion concludes the main series.
Note: the shorts and novellas are written so that they expand the world/characters but aren’t 100% necessary to follow the books; the novels, however, are NOT standalone.
Novellas & Collections
Damaged is a Zara Lain novella that takes place after Exhumed but before Oblivion. It is only available through me directly on Payhip.
9 Crimes is a collection of Nate works, including an unpublished novella and short story that take place during Exhumed. It is only available through me directly on Payhip, and should only be read after Exhumed.
Tales from Alchemy Red
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Stories in Chronological Order
0.1 – Heaven’s Choice (in progress)
0.4 – A Vampire Walked Into a Bar (also in Whiskey Sour & Other Stories)
0.5 – Whiskey Sour (in Whiskey Sour & Other Stories and Bad-Ass Faeries 2)
1 – Bloodlines
1.1 – Fated (in Exhumed)
1.2 – Thrall (in Bloodlines)
1.4 – Home
1.5 – Amends (online serial, on hiatus)
1.6 – Zombie Faeries (in Whiskey Sour & Other Stories)
2. – Hunter
2.1 – Malice (in Hunter)
2.5 – Hungry Like the Wendigo
3 – Lineage
3.5 – Sunrise (in Lineage)
4 – Exhumed
4.1 – 9 Crimes
4.2 – Aftermath (in 9 Crimes)
4.5 – Damaged
4.6 – Prey
5 – Oblivion
5.1 – Resist
5.5 – Howl (cancelled)
6 – Solace (cancelled)
6.5 – Dial V for Vampire
6.6 – Counterpoint: Always Kill a Boy on the First Date
7 – Broken (cancelled)
8 – Viral (cancelled)
(I ended up adding the “cancelled” titles as they were referenced various places and it saves me explaining what happened to the book. Due to piracy of the series, the cancelled books, even if written, will never be published. My health is too poor to put up with the stress of it.)