:: (CYBERPUNK) ELVEN TRILOGY ::
GENRE: Urban Fantasy / Cyberpunk / YA with adult crossover appeal
* Recommended for readers seeking cyberpunk themes (not hardcore sci-fi), and a love story (not fluffy romance).
NOTE #1: Book02 and Book03 will be released in 2012
NOTE #2: These elves are Tolkien-esque in terms of stature [they're not the Santa-type elves ;)]
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CYBERPUNK ELVEN TRILOGY
BOOK #1 (The Other Side of Life)
Summary: A thieving duo’s world turns upside down when an Elven rogue uncovers the heinous dealings of a megacorporation.
Synopsis: Anya and Leticia are partners-in-crime who steal for a living. Their world turns upside down after a chance encounter with fellow rogue, Ithilnin—the enigmatic leader of an Elven band of thieves.
A scuffle to prove who’s “the better thief” transforms into more than Anya and Ithilnin ever bargained for. They retrieve the missing piece of an ancient poem, before getting caught in the secret dealings of a megacorporation. What they uncover threatens to alter the very essence of not just human life, but the other side as well.
Elven intrigue, cyberpunk action, and a deadly dose of danger come together in The Other Side of Life [Book #1 in the (Cyberpunk) Elven Trilogy].
Product Page: The Other Side of Life (on jessINK)
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BOOK #2 (The Darker Side of Life)
Summary: A hybrid elf child combats a dark elf’s scheme to exploit and turn a virtual reality system into a weapon of mass destruction.
Synopsis: Anya is distraught as she copes with being separated from Ithilnin (Nin). She realizes she could get the answers she desperately seeks from Laer—the first dark elf she’s encountered.
With Laer’s help, a trip through the elves’ virtual reality system affects Anya more deeply than she anticipated. Laer enlightens Anya on her connection to the deciphered code of an ancient prophecy, information which she dutifully discusses in the dead of night with Nin. The discovery threatens to destroy Nin and Anya’s fragile but intimate ties, as Anya finds herself increasingly tempted to take a walk on the dark side.
The plot thickens with jealousy, betrayal, and a noble vengeance in The Darker Side of Life [Book #2 in the (Cyberpunk) Elven Trilogy].
Product Page: The Darker Side of Life (on jessINK)
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BOOK #3 (The Arcane Side of Life) — 2012 (estimated deadline)
Summary: A high elf’s relationship with a human girl is put to the test as they combat a dark elf’s assembly of an undead army.
Synopsis: Anya and Ithilnin (Nin) adjust to the new changes and challenges in their personal circumstances. They blame and turn on each other when the unthinkable happens to their newborn child.
Meanwhile, the dark elves experiment with infusing unique immortal souls into human cloned bodies, as Laer secretly works on building an indestructible undead army to enforce his new world order. The final battle takes place within the virtual world of the elven underground, where the combined forces of magic and technology reign supreme.
Love and sacrifice, passion and purpose, a high elf’s demand, a dark elf’s desire—will the freedom fighters triumph or be forever enslaved?
The Arcane Side of Life marks the epic final chapter in the (Cyberpunk) Elven Trilogy.
Product Page: The Arcane Side of Life (on jessINK)
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AUTHOR BIO: Jess’s literary work has appeared in a diverse range of publications, such as Word Riot, ITCH Magazine, and The Battered Suitcase. She was a research assistant intern for the memoir, My Lie (written by award-winning journalist Meredith Maran, Jossey-Bass/Wiley, September 2010). Her novella, The Devilin Fey, hit #1 in Amazon’s “Hot New Releases in Bargain Books” in July 2010.
AUTHOR’S MAIN WEBSITE: www.jesscscott.com