Fans of the Call of the Crow Quartet (aka Crowbies), this section is for you!

Go Behind the Scenes

Go on a virtual tour of some of the locations mentioned in the Call of the Crow Quartet.

Visit two very different beaches mentioned in Where Shadows Grow.

Notes from my book research travels in the Yakima Valley.

Learn how my scientific background influenced my novels.

Naming the four main characters of the COTCQ was hard work!

Bet you’ll never guess what it is! 😅

Music Videos


Fan Art Gallery




Various Persian, Mandarin, and Spanish terms and phrases are used throughout the series. If you’re curious what these mean, check out the glossary!

Help Spread the Word

Hello, Crowbies!

Thanks for being here! I hope you enjoyed this collection of COTCQ extras. 

As an indie author, I don’t have a huge marketing budget to help people find these books, so would very much appreciate your help spreading the word about the Call of the Crow Quartet. A few ideas are below—but feel free to get in contact if you have other suggestions. 

Post a Rating or Review!

This is by far the best way to help the COTCQ become more visible!  

You can post reviews on Goodreads and online retailers’ websites—I’ve compiled a list on my review pages for When We Vanished, Where Shadows GrowWithin Every Flame and What We Bury. The last three books in particular really need more ratings/reviews!

Tell Your Friends!

When someone mentions they are looking for something to read, feel free to recommend these books! Word-of-mouth endorsements are great advertising.

Post on Social Media!

Follow me (@alannampeterson) and my publishing company (@rootcitypress) on Instagram, and tag us in your posts about the books.

Suggested hashtags: #WhenWeVanished, #BewareTheBitz, #WhereShadowsGrow, #WithinEveryFlame, #WhatWeBury, #COTCQ, and/or #TeamCrowbie.​

Interview Me!

I’m always happy to do email interviews, guest posts, or chat with you on your podcast! Just send me an email to get started. 

Thank You!

You rock. Thanks so much for helping my writing find more readers! ❤️