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Behind the Writing of Full House

Is there meaning behind the title, or series name?

The title, “Full House,” is because all the Calanar books have gambling-related titles (the other three are “Hard Way,” “The Mechanic,” and “House of Cards”) This is because one of the main characters is a mage who owns a casino and is an expert card sharp.

Tell us about character traits that were fun or hard for you to include in the book.

I adore Harrison. He’s been around, in one form or another, since I was ten or eleven years old. He’s normally very stoic and reserved, so I enjoy putting him in situations where he has to display a bit of emotion.

Which of the side characters would you love to explore more, or turn into a main character in another series?

Aldwyn is a character who appears primarily in the main series for which Calanar is a spin-off–he’s more of a force of nature than a person, and does what he wants regardless of what anyone else thinks about it. He’s softened a bit lately, and writing his chapters in “Full House” was a lot of fun because of his “I’m *surrounded* by idiots” attitude. I’m not sure he could carry a whole series, but it would be fun to see him as the main character in a book, at least.

Indie Author: Yes
Kindle Unlimited: Yes
Publication Date: 11-28-2023

Metaphysical Fantasy

Page Count: 539 Pages



When Trevor Harrison founded New Argana, he envisioned it as a place magical and nonmagical people could call home without fear of the powerful and sadistic Talented. An arcane shield protected them from the deadly magic of the Calanarian Wastes and allowed them to live in peace.

But the shield is developing cracks, and even Harrison is at a loss to discover why. If he can’t find the answer and fix it soon, he may be forced to send everyone back home—a move that, for many of them, will be every bit as dangerous as remaining in New Argana.

Unfortunately, his only solid clue about the problem’s cause might put him in direct opposition with someone even more powerful than he is—someone who might be an enemy, or might be his only hope for saving the town.

Someone who is destined to discover some secrets of his own…

Also, return to the past, to Harrison’s early days on Calanar—his fateful meeting with the brilliant engineer who would become his strongest ally, the terrifying return to Earth that nearly cost him his sanity, and the founding of the city of New Argana.

Calanar holds its secrets close, but they cannot remain hidden forever.

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