Please be aware of the content warnings in the Kingdom-verse stories, which vary from cycle to cycle. Not all books in each cycle will contain all warnings. The lists are not comprehensive, and may be amended as our understanding of content warnings continues to shift and grow.

The Kingdom-verse has a long list of potential trouble spots for readers. But I do feel compelled to also point out that for any romantic couples who are written with an HEA in mind, I do not introduce abusive scenarios between them. Any abuse happens outside their relationship. I write imperfect, often morally gray characters who only find their peace when they surrender to the higher calling of loving—and receiving love—unconditionally. 

The warnings are listed in no particular order.

 

 

KotWS Trilogy
Books: The Kingless Crown, The Broken Realm, The Hidden Kingdom

High Heat, High Violence

Physical abuse
Sexual assault
Magical manipulation
Incest (implied, off page)
Bullying
Child death
Emotional wounds
Genocide
Blood and gore
Hostages
Kidnapping
Murder
Profanity
Sexually explicit scenes
Execution
Forced Marriage
Underage sex

 

Blackwood Cycle (The Book of All Things)
Books: The Raven and the Rush, The Priestess and the Paladin

Low Heat, Low Heat

Kidnapping
Incest (off-page, implied)
War
Parental neglect/abuse
Emotional wounds
Emotional abuse
Fire
Plague
Sexism
Violence

 

Southerlands Cycle (The Book of All Things)
Books: The Sylvan and the Sand, The Flame and the Forsaken

Medium Low Heat, Medium Violence

Bullying
Violence
Attempted sexual assault
Physical abuse (off page, implied)
Death of a parent
Emotional wounds
Profanity
Sexism
Forced Marriage
Underage sex (both characters are 17)

 

Guardians Cycle (The Book of All Things)
Books: The Altruist and the Assassin, The Belle and the Blackbird

Medium Heat, Medium Violence

Bullying
Violence
Sexual Assault
Physical abuse
Emotional wounds
Murder/Assassination
Emotional abuse
Magical manipulation
Memory loss
Profanity
Sexually explicit scenes
Sexism and slut shaming
Gambling
PTSD

 

Darkwood Cycle (The Book of All Things)
Books: The Melody and the Master, The Hand and the Heart

Medium High Heat, Medium High Violence

Violence & Gore
Physical abuse
Death of a parent
Emotional wounds
Emotional abuse
Profanity
Murder
Sexually explicit scenes
Sexism
Torture
War
Racism
Witch prosecution
Execution

 

Sceptre Cycle (The Book of All Things)
Books: The Claw and the Crowned, The Duke and the Disciple

High Heat, Medium High Violence

Bullying
Violence
Blood and gore
Death of a parent
Death of a sibling
References to war crimes
Emotional wounds
Emotional abuse
Profanity
Sexually explicit scenes
Sexism
PTSD
Panic Attacks
Forced Marriage