Fourth World – Book One of the Iamos Trilogy
His past is her future.
Life on Mars isn't all it's cracked up to be when you're Isaak Contreras. Ever since his dad disappeared two years ago, Isaak's been struggling to keep up in school, and he never seems to be able to live up to his mom's high expectations. But everything changes when he finds an ancient coin among his missing father's possessions. The coin makes him a target of both the Martian colonial government and a crazed scientist with a vendetta—and it leads him to a girl from another time named Nadin, who believes that Isaak might just hold the key to saving both their worlds.
That is, if they can survive long enough to use it...
About Lyssa Chiavari (Salem, Oregon Author)
Lyssa Chiavari is an author of speculative fiction for young adults, including FOURTH WORLD, the first book in a sci-fi trilogy set on Mars, and CHEERLEADERS FROM PLANET X, a tongue-in-cheek send-up of all things sci-fi. Her short fiction has appeared in WINGS OF RENEWAL: A Solarpunk Dragon Anthology, BRAVE NEW GIRLS: Tales of Heroines Who Hack, MAGIC AT MIDNIGHT: A YA Fairytale Anthology and PERCHANCE TO DREAM: Classic Tales from the Bard’s World in New Skins.
Her first published story, “The Choice,” was named one of Ama-gi Magazine’s Best of 2014. Lyssa lives with her family and way too many animals in the woods of Northwest Oregon.