The Alondra Chapbooks

Alondra's Experiments

Alondra’s Experiments:

Available now for the kindle is a collection of previously published stories about Alondra DeCourval, a young witch with a passion to make things right.  Alondra travels from San Francisco to Prague to Olso, encountering magical creatures and searching for the limits she will go to for love.

Alondra’s Experiments is the first novella-length chapbook of the Alondra Stories. It’s available for the kindle: http://amzn.to/2HtVhli.

Alondra’s Experiments includes:

  • “The Shattered Rose” — Alondra and her vampire boyfriend wander Golden Gate Park after dark.
  • “Catalyst” — Alondra accidentally combines alchemy and absinthe in Prague.
  • “Valentine” — In Oslo, Alondra discovers how far she will go to save her guardian’s life.
  • Three essays that tell the stories behind the stories.

Alondra's Investigations

Alondra’s Investigations:

“The second installment of the Alondra stories glitters with dark magic. We follow Alondra from L.A. to Northern California to New Orleans. She courts the spirits of Air, settles a house of unquiet ghosts and, in the final story, puts an end to one man’s bloody crimes. In all of these stories, there is beautiful and deadly magic. In Alondra’s world, even the litter in the city streets can be made to dance.” — Martha J. Allard, author of Black Light and Psychic Surgery

Available for the kindle is a collection of previously published stories about Alondra DeCourval, a young witch with a passion to make things right.  Alondra’s Investigations includes:

  • “The Fatal Book” — Alondra discovers a book that claims to have destroyed Atlantis.
  • “A Curiosity of Shadows” — What are the things that ghosts are afraid of?
  • “Last-born” — In New Orleans, Alondra makes the ultimate sacrifice.
  • Three essays that tell the stories behind the stories.

Alondra’s Investigations is the second novella-length chapbook of the Alondra Stories. It’s available for the kindle at https://amzn.to/2HVox7i.

Alondra's Adventures

Alondra’s Adventures:

  • “The Fox and the Foreigner” — Alondra befriends a fox living in a shrine in Tokyo.
  • “The Drowning City” — Something ancient stalks the canals of Venice.
  • “Sakura Time” — In Japan, it’s impossible to discard anything that has eyes.
  • Three essays that tell the stories behind the stories.

Alondra’s Adventures is the third novella-length chapbook of the Alondra Stories. It’s available for the kindle: https://amzn.to/2zmHBs2.

Coming in 2019:

The War of Fire and Air

  • A new novella! Alondra joins a witches’ campout in the Sierra Mountains during fire season.

Mysteries of Wind and Waves

  • Alondra is invited to the research encampment on the Farallon Islands, 25 miles off the California coast. Two researchers have vanished, but was it accidental or murder — or something older and far more dangerous?