Novels

Tessa is the author of two young adult fantasy series: THE BLOOD JOURNALS, gothic horror and romance on the prairie, and GODS OF NEW ASGARD, epic road trip romances set in an alternate USA founded by Vikings and their gods. Her forthcoming adult novel THE QUEENS OF INNIS LEAR will be published by Tor in 2018.

Stories

While dozens of Tessa's stories are available online at merryfates.com, she's the co-author of two books about writing YA fantasy: THE CURIOSITIES and THE ANATOMY OF CURIOSITY. Her stories have also appeared in several anthologies, including GRIM, DEFY THE DARK, CORSETS AND CLOCKWORK, and TALES OF THE FAR WEST.

Projects

Tessa is currently a writer for season 2 of Serial Box Publishing's hit series TREMONTAINE. Based on Ellen Kushner's beloved Riverside books. Full of swords, scandal, and sex!

"They've traded the glass coffin for the wilderness experience"


- Jeannine Hall Gailey, "When the Princess Becomes a Prophet"