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When We Vanished

When Andi Lin overhears details about a harmful research study at the food corporation Nutrexo, she’s instantly worried that her dad is involved. Fearing he may be in danger, Andi sets out to investigate... with disastrous results.

Cover of When We Vanished. Silhouette of a crow against green foliage and a red-gold background
Where Shadows Grow
3D Cover of Where Shadows Grow by Alanna Peterson. An orca whale dives into a turquoise sea beneath an orange sunset.

Where Shadows Grow

Andi plunges into a new mission: investigating a dietary supplement with unusual, potentially-dangerous side effects. Cyrus wants to help, but he’s hopelessly distracted by the painful secret he’s been hiding about his older brother.

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Within Every Flame

Andi Lin is ready to put the past behind her. But when a certain snack product reappears on the shelves, she realizes this story is far from over. Shadowy forces are stalking them all, and the pressure is rising. Who will find their hidden strength… and who will explode?

Cover of Within Every Flame by Alanna Peterson. A red pomegranate, split open to reveal the seeds inside, with a drop of red juice flowing out, sits in front of a dark blue background flecked with lighter blue splatter marks. Text reads, “Within Every Flame. Alanna Peterson. Call of the Crow Quartet, Book 3.”
Where Shadows Grow
3D cover of What We Bury by Alanna Peterson. A purple mushroom dotted with moon-like orbs on the cap and four smaller mushrooms emerging from the stipe stands against a textured dark brown background.

What We Bury

Things are looking up for Andi, Naveed, Cyrus and Roya... until tragedy strikes, throwing their families into chaos. Shocking connections come to light as everything falls apart, and it’s up to them to put the pieces together—before it’s too late.

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I write stories about flawed-yet-lovable characters facing impossible odds. I also love learning new languages, creating elegant spreadsheets, digging in the dirt, and chopping vegetables.

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