Jody Calkins grew up in the Minnesotan woods and now lives in rural Virginia with her family. She has a degree in classical studies and literature, loves studying languages, and writes young adult speculative fiction.
She is the author of The Hexon Code, an edgy and heart-wrenching young adult dystopian thriller series, including Shattered, Redeemed, and Blackout.
Other stories that occur later in The Hexon Code series include Tainted, Platform 273, Bought, and Charged. (Note: Books are available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback versions as well as in Kindle Unlimited.)
Taken – a chilling short story that provides clues to the story behind The Hexon Code. Don’t miss this!
Shattered – an edge-of-your-seat young adult ghost suspense thriller about a teen girl who learns the chilling truth about the orphanage in which she lives and seeks justice for the death of someone she loves.
Redeemed – the chilling sequel to Shattered about the young boy who will do anything to save the girl who gets thrown back in Riverbrook Academy because of him.
Blackout – it’s a race against time in this young adult dystopian thriller. To survive, they must escape. But how do you escape when you can’t locate the exit? And let’s not forget the consequences for making such an attempt.
Tainted – an unputdownable young adult dystopian thriller about a teen girl’s dangerous quest to escape her walled city after wolves and bombs tear it apart.
Platform 273 – a young adult dystopian novel about a teen girl who will do anything to avoid being forced into an arranged marriage for the sole purpose of regrowing her city’s population. Even if it means risking her life to do it.
Bought – a young adult dystopian thriller about a teen girl who must create the antidote that will save the villagers from the government’s evil plan and the boy who will do anything to melt her cold heart.
Charged – Fira Moseley is back in this deeply emotional sequel to Bought, charged with a crime against the NRC, harshly punished, and left broken. Will she overcome new fears and setbacks at a time when her skills are needed most?
Look for new releases this year!
Her current writing projects also include Book #4 of The Hexon Code series and a YA fantasy novel with sorcery, dungeons, and wolves.