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RISE is now available!

You guys, it's here!

RISE, my adult sci-fi debut, is now available on Amazon. Also my romance debut, because this novel is all about the romance!

(Although it's a slow burn. Slow, slow, slow burn. Ultra slow burn? Is that a thing?)

Let's call it an ultra slow burn romance.

RISE is set in a post-apocalyptic world, more than three hundred years in the future. After a natural disaster, mankind is scattered in small settlements, struggling to survive. Harley, our main character, lives in a tiny town battling threats as varied as poverty, extreme weather, gang violence, and slavery.

This is a story that has been rattling around in my head for quite a few years now. Putting it to paper almost felt like coming home--the opening chapters basically wrote themselves. (Though the rest was predictably difficult, as these things always are.) I'm so excited that you guys will finally be able to read this brainchild of mine!

It's the first of a four-book series, so I'll be coming to you very soon with information about book two! Until then, happy reading!





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.

💃🏻 strong female lead⁠

☄️ post-apocalyptic world⁠

💻️ low-tech⁠

🔥 slow-burn enemies-to-lovers⁠

💋 love triangle (sort of)⁠

🗡️ betrayal/revenge⁠

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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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