Beechwood has been thriving on Kindle Vella and now I certainly understand why! The prose will pull you in to a sci-fi world that maintains a contemporary feel, as a hidden enclave of meta humans has to deal with the first ever murder in its community.
Reigning Embers is such a great piece of writing. It's a great example of how to create a character-centric fantasy. Connecting with the character first allows readers like myself the chance to more easily digest the fantasy world-building (and romance, lol)
Imagine a non-magical Dolores Umbridge. . . She lives in a small town, where she's burned every bridge. Who can the lone detective even rule out? Oh did I mention that detective is her nephew...
A female-led detective series, sees Texan Detective Elizabeth Ellis be confronted with the trauma of catching a serial killer and how it affects her career solving murders moving forward. Can she make a new life for herself, or will the ghosts of her past possess her future?
I am normally not one for Historical Fiction, but HOT DAMN Leslie nails this one with visceral scenes and dramatic story telling well worth readers' time.