A. M. Macdonald

Author and Geek Culture Emissary. Speaking the word of nerd.


Discover a world where losing a video game has terrible consequences.

Jake Wingfoot is Dybsy, the legendary gamer and esports champion. He has earned the fear and respect of clans and guilds throughout the world, but nothing has prepared him for the Singe, where humanity is fighting a secret war — a video-game war.

The Singe is under attack by an enemy known only as Nemesis, defended by the elite soldiers of Vector Academy. But Nemesis is winning, and the Academy needs a new plan and a new weapon. Enter Dybsy…

When the Academy reveals the Singe and recruits Dybsy into the war, he must train in neuro-combat and learn to fight within his team of gamer misfits. If he can’t, the enemy will conquer the Singe and humanity will fall — and worse, Dybsy might never game again.

Immerse yourself in a world of starlight magic.

Ahryn Ferai is learning to become a Starsinger–a magician who draws power from her family’s constellation–when her family is killed. The noble families blame the Orange Dawn, a sect of magic-resistant peacekeepers, for no others threaten their rule, and Ahryn demands justice.

But Ezai, a grizzled peacekeeper tasked with finding the assassin, vows to absolve his order and calm the brewing conflict between those with magic and those without. As another war approaches, Ezai and Ahryn form an unlikely alliance. Together, they must unlock a secret of the past and find the assassin before it’s too late, for a greater evil looms.