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Jeff Wheeler

Biography

Jeff Wheeler

Jeff took an early retirement from his career at Intel in 2014 to become a full-time author. He is, most importantly, a husband and father, a devout member of his church, and is occasionally spotted roaming hills with oak trees and granite boulders in California or in any number of the state's majestic redwood groves.

Jeff Wheeler

Books by Jeff Wheeler

by Jeff Wheeler - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Young Adult 14+
For three years, Sera Fitzempress has been a pawn in the floating manor of Pavenham Sky. Disgraced and exiled from society, she has been isolated from the downtrodden she’s determined to liberate. But although Sera may seem subservient on the outside, the stubborn princess has only become emboldened. Now in charge of her family’s estate, Cettie Pratt has grown into an independent young woman, although she continues to be tested by the high society of the clouds. As more of Cettie’s mysterious past comes to light, her greatest challenge may be a reckless stranger with a dark secret.
by Jeff Wheeler - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+
Though relations between Princess Seraphin Fitzempress and her father have been strained, Sera’s royal position has remained unchallenged. She struggles to grasp the Mysteries --- her greatest trial yet. An education in the enigmatic magic is a necessary one, should Sera plan to rise in her station and invoke her powers during war. But the emperor’s death now leaves both Sera and her ambitious father eligible for the throne --- a contest the prince regent intends to win. Even if it means an alliance with a rival empire. Sera’s hope lies in Cettie, a waif raised in the world below. Cettie's studies have begun to yield new insight into her growing powers that put her in the path of those who would destroy her. Sera and Cettie will need to gather their courage and fight for the future of their endangered world.
by Jeff Wheeler - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction

The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known only as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor are forced into factory work to maintain the engine of commerce. Cettie Pratt is a waif doomed to the world below, until an admiral attempts to adopt her. Sera Fitzempress is a princess born into power. She yearns to meet the orphan girl she has heard so much about, but her father deems the girl unworthy of his daughter’s curiosity. Now, as Cettie dreams of living above and as Sera is drawn to the world below, they will follow the paths of their own choosing. But both girls will be needed for the coming storm that threatens to overturn both their worlds.

by Jeff Wheeler - Adventure, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Owen Kiskaddon first came to the court of the formidable King Severn as a prisoner, winning favor with the stormy monarch by masquerading as a boy truly blessed by the Fountain. Nine years hence, the once-fearful Owen has grown into a confident young man, mentored in battle and politics by Duke Horwath and deeply in love with his childhood friend, the duke’s granddaughter. But the blissful future Owen and Elysabeth Mortimer anticipate seems doomed by the king’s machinations.
by Jeff Wheeler - Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

King Severn Argentine’s fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher of traitors. Attempting to depose him, the Duke of Kiskaddon gambles…and loses. Now the duke must atone by handing over his young son, Owen, as the king’s hostage. And should his loyalty falter again, the boy will pay with his life.