The Compound Series

contemporary fantasy // paranormal suspense // LGBTQ+ romance


Three versions of Dark Empathy: paperback, tablet, and phone

“Emotions are powerful. Dangerous. You can’t afford to have them, especially here. Better to have nothing at all so it can’t be used against you.”

A misanthropic empath, recently dragged back to the secret military compound from which he escaped, gets more than he bargained for when he’s forced to help search for a serial killer who shouldn’t exist. To add insult to injury, he finds himself inconveniently falling for the officer who brought him in–and who has an extremely rare power of his own.


  • Cranky empaths
  • Secret experiments
  • Snarky dialogue
  • People who talk to plants
  • Platonic M/F friendship
  • Slowburn M/M romance

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Suicidal ideation, murder, emotional abuse, sexual situations

Available from these retailers:

Amazon Barnes & Noble  Books-a-Million Indiebound Powells


The Fail-Safe cover on a tablet, a phone, and a paperback

“Being resigned to the way things are isn’t a badge of honor. It’s a choice you make to absolve yourself of guilt when things go wrong and you do nothing to fix it.​”

In the aftermath of corruption and murder, a newly appointed major hiding a dangerous power struggles to save the organization that tried to destroy him. But as the conspiracies pile up, it becomes clear that what he doesn’t know could very likely get him–and everyone he cares about–killed.


  • Politicians up to no good
  • Magical experiments gone horribly wrong
  • Cranky empaths trying (and failing) to act like grown-ups
  • Dead people who aren’t actually dead
  • Platonic M/F friendship
  • M/M romance

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Emotional abuse, PTSD, murder, memory loss, sexual situations

Available from these retailers:

Amazon Barnes & Noble Books-a-Million Indiebound Powell’s

What Readers Are Saying About the Compound Series

I loved both Bastian and Henry; their characters were well developed, flawed, and likeable. The love story was sweet, and even though the suspense plot is the main focus, the development of their feelings for each other really made me cheer for them.

Felicia Blaedel, romance author

This book was my perfect read. Contemporary fantasy meets sci-fi action thriller meets paranormal suspense romance . . . I absolutely loved all of the characters in this book . . . Zero faults, five stars.

Shayla Morgansen, fantasy author

I recommend this book to anyone who loves a good secret . . . and intriguing characters!!

Cayden Crowise, LGBTQ+ blogger

The cover of Lost, a companion short story to the Compound Series

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