27 December 2022

Four Kings Release!

Here at last!  Sorry for a slow writing year.

In a huge contrast to Firsts, Kings has only a single (somewhat involved) sex scene.  It has a lot of extended family though, and we (technically) meet all the parents.  That's a lot of parents!

Cover of Four Kings
Four Kings

Continuing the story of 'The Book of Firsts'.

Mika Niles always thought boyfriends way too much effort.  Now she has three of them.

While Mika has a habit of making life look easy, maintaining a balance between three boys who refuse to become rivals would be a challenge all on its own.  Adding to the mix apparently infinite family drama, and the inevitable backlash brought by living with three extremely covet young men, may be enough to threaten Mika's lifelong dream.

When it's no longer a game, and not nearly enough of a secret, can Mika find a way to stay with her Kings?

Out now in the following stores (and more to follow as it slowly makes its way through the various distribution chains).

2023 will be primarily devoted to Tangleways, with occasional breaks to work on a lit rpg side project.


Amazon (US, AU, UK, FR, DE etc)

Kobo (US, AU, UK)

Google Play





  1. Not very far in yet, but wondering if Samerkel is influenced by Hexwood

    1. Well spotted! Echoes is a combination of Hexwood and one of my unpublished books (Wellspring).

    2. I'm afraid to look to see if there's really a movie of Borders of Infinity

    3. Wishful thinking on my part, sadly. It's amazing, though, since it would be quite the movie.

  2. After a Christmas that was equally parts fun and stressful, I am really looking forward to reading this! Glad to have an extended amount of time to relax and sink back into Helios!

  3. Just dropping the new book without warning is going to give me a heart attack! Just kidding-so happy I checked your page today. :-) Cassandra

  4. Hurrah! Perfect post Christmas reading, looking forward to it :) and love the cover!

  5. All that gaming made me think about the fact that danish radios symphony orcestra makes these concert with music from movies and such.. one concert is with music from gaming.. so considering how much the music is a part of these books, maybe check it out? https://youtu.be/-f6LzgQ9Y34

    1. Music from gaming is quite popular. Final Fantasy XIV often puts out collections and even arranges performances of the music from the game.

  6. So in book three the 4 twins take on the rose court, and Mika and the kings are background at most?

  7. What a pleasure to find this post today! Congratulations on the release of this new book.
    Regards, Kareni

  8. I really liked this book, all the family and career building, and showing the four of them resolving problems and growing closer together.

    But I sort-of wish you hadn't added the epilogue, even though I usually really like epilogues. In this case, as there are so many more threads left unexplored, it felt a bit like closing the door in my face: a statement that we aren't going to get to explore those other people's threads, events and relationships with you, at a later date.
    The final chapter ending was lovely. It didn't need the epilogue to provide closure.

  9. Love this series


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