Talis Mae Jones is a Mexican-English author of magic and mischief. Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Theatre she has explored both stage and film, now finding herself drawn towards the literary world as a new venue for storytelling.

Dog mom, Broadway enthusiast, and life-long bibliophile, Talis currently resides in North Carolina.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many books will be in the Fifth Sun series? 

There will be five books in this series following Selah and Rafael. Time will tell if I decide to write a spin-off series or not. Feel free to vote yay or nay.

How many books will be in the Walking Shadows saga? 

There will be five books total although while they all take place within the same fictional world and are interconnected each book follows a different character’s path. There will also be a few novellas or short stories scattered throughout.

How many books will be in the Otherworld series?

I never know if I should call this series a trilogy or not. There will be three books total however the last book will actually be more of a prequel (but it must be read last or else it’ll totally spoil the first two books especially as it includes an epilogue that takes place at the end of Carrion Crow. Think of it as a Star Wars type of situation where you start in the middle then jump backwards).

What else do you have planned?

Well first of all my writing schedule is pretty fluid so I can’t tell you for certain their release dates just yet but besides the three series (Otherworld, Walking Shadows, and Fifth Sun) I have a few standalones planned that include a historical fantasy, a science fiction/space opera, and a paranormal romance. Other than that only time will tell! You can keep track of what’s coming on my Coming Soon page.

Will you be distributing ARCs of your books?

If you are a book reviewer with a blog or channel then please feel free to contact me for an eARC to review! I only have so many to give out so I request a review in exchange but definitely contact me if you’re interested.

Will you read my fan fiction?

Absolutely no offense intended but NO I will not and do not read any fan fiction related to any of my books. Ever. This is not anything personal, it’s purely to protect me from a legal standpoint. I create/write all of my books from my own head and do not want coincidence in events, characters, or ideas, etc. to create unintentional conflict or legal issues. My books are solely my own work unless credited otherwise. Period.