Jeffrey L. Kohanek grew up in rural Minnesota where comic books sparked his young imagination, inspiring fantasies of heroes with super-powers saving the day. His tastes later evolved to fantasy epics featuring unlikely heroes overcoming impossible odds to save worlds born from the writer’s imagination.
Now residing in southern California, Jeff uses that imagination to weave tales of engaging characters caught in fantastic plots to inspire young adults and the child within us all.
His debut epic fantasy novel,The Buried Symbol, was published in May 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Two subsequent books released over the next eleven months through the same publisher, completing the Runes of Issalia Trilogy. Since then, he has re-released the series under his own imprint, along with the prequel novel Rogue Legacy.
In May of 2018, Jeffrey launched a new series titled Wardens of Issalia. As a new adventure in the same world, it features a new generation of protagonists in addition to well-loved characters from the Runes of Issalia series. Three titles in the four-book series are now released with the final entry, A Kingdom Under Siege, coming in spring of 2019.