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Publication Order of The Islevale Cycle Books

Time's Children (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time's Demon  (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time's Assassin (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Thieftaker Chronicles Books

A Spell of Vengeance (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thieftaker (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thieves' Quarry (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Price of Doing Business (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Plunder of Souls (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Man's Reach (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales of the Thieftaker (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witch's Storm (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cloud Prison (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Adams Gambit (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Small Moving Parts (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Water Witch (With: Faith Hunter) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

After Hours: Tales from the Ur-Bar(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Showdown(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Temporally Deactivated(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galactic Stew(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Noir(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

DB Jackson is the pseudonym of fantasy and science fiction author David B Coe. As DB, he writes mystery, thriller, historical, science fiction, and fantasy fiction. The award-winning author currently has more than eight titles to his name in the “Thieftaker Chronicles” and the “Islevale Cycle” series alongside several novellas. He was born in New York and since he developed a wanderlust, he has lived in many places across the world from Appalachia, New England, Australia, and California. As a teenager, he went to Brown University for his bachelor’s degree before he graduated and went on to work as a political consultant. He then went back to college attending Stanford University for his masters and doctorate degrees in American history. While he for a time flirted with the idea of becoming a scholar and working in academia, he had a change of heart and decided to return to his first love: telling stories.

As DB Jackson, he combined his love for history and passion for fantasy to write “The Thieftaker Chronicles,” a historical fantasy series that he launched with the publishing of “Thieftaker” in 2012. The series combines aspects of historical fiction, mystery, and fantasy to make for some thrilling reads. He started writing a new epic/time travel fantasy series in 2018 with the publishing of “Time’s Children” which was the first of the “Islevale Cycle” series. As David B Coe, he is best known for writing the “LonTobyn Chronicle series, which won the Crawford Award. He is also the author of “Winds of the Forelands” quintet, a critically acclaimed series as well as the “Blood of the Southlands” trilogy. He is also the author of the contemporary urban fantasy “The Case Files of Justis Fearsson” and wrote the novelization of “Robin Hood,” the Ridley Scott movie. He has also worked on “Knightfall,” a tie-in project in collaboration with the “History Channel.” His novels have been translated into more than twelve languages over the years. Jackson currently lives in Cumberland plateau with his wife and children. When he is not writing his novels, he may be found birdwatching, playing the guitar and performing in coffee houses and bars, hiking, and looking for the perfect image with his camera.

DB Jackson got into writing as a six-year-old when he wrote his first piece of fiction that he titled “A Fish Called Jim.” The story which he wrote and illustrated himself was about a fish with no friends, which made him very lonely and sad. But when another fish is caught by a fisherman, Jim comes in and helps him get away and this action makes him very popular. Looking back, he believes that is the time he earned his stripes and got interested in themes of Karmic justice, redemptions, and alienation. Since he started writing from a very young age, he believes that he was destined to be an author. When he was eleven years old, he went to a sleepaway camp and it was there that he got an introduction to genre fiction. At the camp, he did some acting where he was Bilbo in a reenactment of the classic tale of “The Hobbit.” While he had never heard of the story before, he loved the staged version and later found the book and read it. He fell in love with the story and was soon reading other classics such as “The Lord of the Rings” and it was not long before he was hooked into fantasy fiction.

DB Jackson’s “Thieftaker” is a thrilling novel of intrigue and magic that leaves its readers gasping for more. The novel is set in 1765 Boston, where a revolution is in the offing as King George imposes punitive taxes on the American colonies. Intrigue surrounds the Sons of Liberty and firebrand leaders of the resistance such as Samuel Adams. But for Ethan Kaille, politics is something he is not interested in as he makes a living using magic to solve crimes until he is given the job of getting back a stolen necklace that had belonged to the daughter of a wealthy colonial family. He is now facing up to someone unknown, a conjuror with immense power who is linked with a conspiracy that has tentacles in the highest levels of power in the colonies. It is not the first time that his adversary had killed for his influential masters who believe their enemies are pawns in the games of power and politics. Ethan has never had to deal with such an adversary since he already had a dark past and failing is not an option as it could cost him his livelihood. But stopping now is not possible as he has been charged with dealing with the conjuror and even if he cannot hope to defeat the man he must go to the fight. His fate seems to sealed, given that he is fighting someone who he cannot even see.

“Thieves’ Quarry” by DB Jackson is a novel set in 1768 Boston, Massachusetts. It is autumn time in New England and Boston is threatened by British naval ships that sailed into the harbor with thousands of soldiers sent by King George. They had been sent by the king to bring back order and occupy the city after a summer of political unrest and rioting. The conjurer and thieftaker Ethan Kaille wakes up when he feels the power of unknown origin that had cast an astoundingly powerful spell. Soon after some representatives of the King come to see him claiming that everyone aboard the ship had died and no one knows why or how. What they know is that there is no sign of illness or violence but what they learn is that one soldier that had been aboard the ship and was linked with Sephira Pryce had escaped the carnage. Sephira is a dangerous and beautiful woman that has been a thorn in Kaille’s flesh for the longest time. Could the soldier be the killer or has another conjuror with power to kill many has come into the city. Ethan, Sephira Pryce, and the missing soldier muster all their henchmen and search the city looking for a stolen treasure that they believe holds the key to the bizarre happenings. In the meantime, most of the conjurors in Boston are being attacked by the mysterious conjurer even as Ethan is imprisoned, beaten, and attacked with dark spells. He needs to find out what happened to the soldiers aboard the King’s ship or every conjurer in the city will be hanged as a witch.

DB Jackson’s “A Plunder of Souls” opens to an extremely powerful and ruthless conjurer who is working to raise dead souls to use them to exact revenge on his rivals. Kaille’s minister friends have tried all they can to prevent the crimes committed against their church but they have not been very successful. There have been several cases of the desecration of graves in a ritualistic way while there have also been reports of once dead citizens of Boston being seen walking the streets. These apparitions are grotesque figures who have been rudely awakened from their eternal rest and are now walking around aimlessly scaring people that were once their loved ones in a previous life. But most troubling is that Kaille’s powers have been constantly on the wane and knows it has to do with the new and unknown conjurer in the city. Ethan realizes that his power may not be enough to stop the strange but powerful conjurer from taking all power for himself. He needs to use his powers, wits, and everything he can get his hands on to thwart a terrible conspiracy and restore Boston to its original state.

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