The Phoenix Series: Blue Ruin (Chapter Ten: Raincheck)

Day ten! 

Today, we explore Chapter Ten: Raincheck. Here, Maura Leroux and Kyle Hawthorne, a professor at Mystic Academy who has tested Maura’s strength and discovered her secret that she is the last remaining Leroux, have a little chat. 


“I know why you’re here–”

“I suggest keeping it to yourself,” she interrupted Kyle.

“Of course.” Kyle held up his hands in surrender. “We’re on the same side. I want what you want.”

“Which is?”

“I don’t wish for Adrian to open Abysm anymore than you do,” Kyle sighed. “The mess he would create…”

“He wouldn’t only create a mess. He’d destroy an entire world.” Maura leaned forward in her seat, fingers grappling with the arm rest. “Abysm is gone, and with good reason. A world like that cannot exist under a ruler like him.”


Blue Ruin is the first novel in The Phoenix Series. The Phoenix Series is a dark fantasy with gothic, noire, paranormal, and supernatural elements.

“A hunter and the hunted, Maura Leroux is one of the last of her kind with a dark past that has haunted her. With black magical beings having been hunted for centuries, she’s come to learn a thing or two about survival. But Adrian Wilhelm, a notorious Vampire, threatens to destroy Maura’s newfound life as a detective in the magical world of Mystics. Adrian intends to use Maura as a means of resurrecting the fallen world of black magical beings, Abysm. Maura has made it her mission to stop Adrian while covering her tracks from those that have been seeking her out for centuries.”

Blue Ruin is now available. The Phoenix Series: Blue Ruin.



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