MY NAME IS ANARA,

I AM

I have eight fantasy novels on the shelves now and four more due out in the next couple of years.

Bachelor's in Biology & Master's in Ecology.


I have a Bachelor's in Biology from Earlham College in Indiana.

Master's in Ecology, Ethology and Evolution from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.

The City in the Lake


The Kingdom’s Heart is the City. The City’s heart is the King. The King’s heart is the Prince. The Prince is missing. Ever since the Prince disappeared, nothing has been right in the Kingdom. Something has disturbed the strange, old magic that whispers around its borders … something cunning and powerful. And the disturbance extends to the farthest reaches of the Kingdom, including the idyllic village where Timou is learning to be a mage under her father’s tutelage