Behind the Scenes of the Novels of Terra Haven
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How Well Do You Know Your Quartz?
Here’s a guide to the most prominent gargoyles in the Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles. (If you haven’t finished the trilogy, I don’t think knowing a few gargoyle names included here is going to be too much of a spoiler.)
His sinuous Chinese dragon body and eagle wings are pure, fiery carnelian.
Her winged panther body is rich dumortierite veined with green aventurine.
With a lion body covered in scales instead of fur, Quinn is as golden as quartz can come.
Possibly the most exotic of the siblings (maybe to offset his name), Herbert’s rose quartz armadillo body and toucan head are accented with deep blue dumortierite coils.
A swan with lion’s feet, her stone feathers are a spectrum of purple, pink, and orange.
Other Important Gargoyles
The size of a small horse, Celeste’s gryphon body is ebony onxy and amethyst.
With a solid jasper marmot body, all his dumortierite touches are concentrated in the tips of his antlers and the feathers of his long, sweeping wings.
Fox (name unknown)
With wings of golden citrine and a fox-like body of shimmering tigereye, this gargoyle might be nameless, but she’s beautiful.
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There are so many more variations of quartz out there. If you’re interested in learning more, a simple Google search will reveal some amazing varieties.
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If something threatens a gargoyle, Mika’s confident she can handle it. But can she save the day when it’s Marcus who needs to be rescued?
Novels of Terra Haven Series Order
Gargoyle Guardian Chronicles
1. Magic of the Gargoyles
2. Curse of the Gargoyles
3. Secret of the Gargoyles
3.5 Lured (a bonus novelette; VIP newsletter only)
Terra Haven Chronicles
0.5 Deadlines & Dryads
“Once in a Lifetime Question” (short story; VIP newsletter only)
1. Leads & Lynxes (forthcoming)
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