teacher by day and a writer/artist by night.A graduate of Southern Utah University, Karlie received a
B.A. in Creative Writing, with a minor in art. She is a member of Sigma Tau
Delta, The International English Honor Society, as well as ANWA, the American
Night Writers Association.
Karlie is interested in all things magical and mysterious,
especially elves and dragons. She is an avid fan of J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K.
When not writing, Karlie can often be found drawing, baking,
watching her favorite old school shows, or just spending time with her family.
She currently resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and a
cat named Kally
gates of Tarragon have been sealed from the outside. Prophecy speaks of the day
the last Key Keeper will return and wake the dragons from their spell-cast
slumber, returning them to their rightful home.
father’s dying wish, Anwen Porter travels to the Drakonii Mountains where she
meets Tyler, a mysterious local with a secret. With his help, she learns more
about her clouded past and her own abilities. But when Courtney, a lovesick
mage, tries to insert herself into their plans, things begin to go horribly
every turn, Anwen must learn to rely on her newfound friends to survive. But
how can she unravel the mystery of her heritage when everything is trying to
all around,’” he began to quote. “‘The sapphire blue waters of Lake Wyvern
shimmer across the way, keeping sentinel over the Sacred Island.’”
refusing to move any closer as she stood in shock. “How did you know that,” she
breathed. “No one could know that. No one.” Unless he’d somehow snuck into her
room while she wasn’t looking and read her great grandmother’s diary.
her hand, one foot still in the boat, sensing her confusion and fear. “‘Across
the shore. Down the Consecrated Hall. Past the tombs of the immortals, lies the
gateway to the Stone City, home to those who dwell with us. And further still,
the Gates of Eternity that lead to Tarragon, home of all dragonkind,’ from
A History of the Keepers.”