Books

Augment is a YA science fiction novella, and tells the story of Viki, a teenaged girl who loves to run. When Viki’s implants begin to fail, not only is her ability to walk—and run—threatened, but her life is as well. Viki and her friend Halle, a rogue AI, race against time to find the people responsible for the illegal augmentation that is causing her implants’ failure.

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From the Stories of Old is an international, illustrated anthology of YA fairy tale retellings. Mythical creatures put the fairy in Fairy Tale, urban fantasies modernize classics, and new worlds bring a fresh sense of wonder. Discover unexpected twists on old favorites, and fall in love with new tales and worlds to explore!

My story, “Beneath His Skin,” puts a new spin on the selkie myth. A young selkie ventures on land in search of friendship, but danger awaits…

The anthology is beautifully illustrated with artwork by my sister Heidi Hayden, who is a children’s book illustrator.

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Between Heroes and Villains is an international, illustrated anthology of YA superpower stories featuring heroes (and villains). Follow these brave men and women as they set out to save themselves, and the world, from the great evils around them.

My story, “In a Breath,” is about Rosemary, a teenager with the ability to breathe underwater. When she saves a drowning man, she finds her own life is now in danger.

The anthology features symbolic artwork by my sister Heidi Hayden, who is a children’s book illustrator.

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Whispers in the Shadows is an international, illustrated anthology of creepy horror stories. For some, death is inevitable. For others, death would have been an easier fate. Through life and death, the only constant is our fear of the unknown…

My story, “In Her Reflection,” tells the tale of Aileen, whose best friend, Neelia, lives within an ancient mirror.

The anthology features horrifying artwork by my sister Heidi Hayden, who is a children’s book illustrator.

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Of Legend and Lore is an international, illustrated anthology of YA fairy tale retellings. New life is given to eleven old stories in this second collection of irresistible fairy tale retellings. Be transported to new worlds and enjoy fresh twists on old favorites.

My story, “Solstice Flames,” is a mash-up of two unconventional tales: A Christmas Carol and The Little Match Girl. Ben is a mage so focused on his work he’s lost friends and family. Janey is a young woman down on her luck. It is possible neither will survive this snowy Solstice Eve.

The anthology features beautiful artwork by my sister Heidi Hayden, who is a children’s book illustrator.

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A Bit of Magic is an international, illustrated anthology of YA fairy tale retellings. Pride interferes with happily-ever-afters, finding love is not a simple task, and change causes chaos, for better or worse. Follow these characters on their journeys as eleven magical tales are turned on their heads and seen from new perspectives.

My story, “Monsieur Puss,” is a retelling of “Puss in Boots” in which a scheming cat seeks to better the lot of his daydreaming master.

The anthology features beautiful artwork by my sister Heidi Hayden, who is a children’s book illustrator.

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