Jeff Carlson is the international bestselling author of the Plague Year novels. Readers can find free fiction, videos, contests and more at www.jverse.com
On the run from assassins and kidnappers, Octavia Leander struggles to understand the changing nature of her healing magic and becomes more embroiled in the royal tragedy that has devastated her country for decades.
Two-time Prix Aurora Award finalist and winner of The Galaxy Project, Forest’s stories appear in Analog, Asimov’s, OnSpec, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, AE SF Review, and her collection, Immunity to Strange Tales. She edits for Edge Press.