R.J. Carestia


R.J. Carestia was born in Chandler, Ariz., and currently lives in Maricopa, Ariz. Although she is only 13 years old, she has a great passion for literature, the world of fantasy and strong female characters. She has been influenced by authors such as J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, James Daschner, Veronica Roth, and Alexandra Bracken. Her first novel, "Inferious," was published in December of 2018 and its sequel, "The New World," is scheduled to be published this year.

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Books:
Inferious: The New World
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Kindle Direct Publishing
December 2019
ISBN 9781690865605
396 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Three years ago, Christine Adams would never have thought that she would be an escapee from a prison built to detain teenagers with unnatural abilities, converse casually with demons on a daily basis, or depend on a group of the strangest, most mysterious people she had ever met; but here she was, abruptly being thrown into a situation where others were turning to her for help. More/less

Inferious
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Kindle Direct Publishing
December 2018
ISBN 9781790399925
302 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

America is being corrupted by the series of events now known as The Clearing. All over the country, an organization of unknown terrorists are attacking schools. More/less

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