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Cover reveal: adult sci-fi debut

It's here!

I've kept super quiet about this project, because honestly? I was pretty nervous. This was one of those that I almost scrapped several times. Will people like it? Will they read it? Will my urban fantasy audience read sci-fi?

Guess we're gonna find out.

I am so excited to announce that my adult sci-fi debut, RISE, will be hitting Amazon on the 26th January 2023. There's no preorder just yet, but it'll be going live in December.

In the mean time, here's the blurb:


I don’t like new people. They come into our town and don’t know the rules. They get up in our business. They mess things up.

That’s why when James Maddock walks into my bar, I’m suspicious. He might act like a nice guy, but for sure he spells trouble.

And that’s the last thing I need just when I’ve got my life on track.

All I want is to keep my sister safe, but suddenly, my tentative peace with the local gang, the Iron Fists, is exploding. People I thought I could trust are turning out to be enemies in disguise, and people I was certain were dangerous seem to want me on their team. I don’t know where to turn. I don’t know who is a friend and who a foe.

What I do know is this: when the dust settles, the only person I can rely on to have my back… is me.


I've had RISE knocking around in my head for a really long time, so it's really exciting to see it finally come to life. I can't wait for you to meet the main character, Harley, and follow her through all her shenanigans in a post-apocalyptic small town.

The cover was designed by Miblart. They did a seriously fantastic job on it. I couldn't be more pleased.

I'll be updating when the pre-order goes live. That's all for now!




I'm Margot, author of fantasy and sci-fi romance, lover of gaming and crafting, and professional research rabbit hole diver. I share book updates and interesting research tidbits about magic and fantasy in the real world.

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