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Makiia Lucier

Biography

Makiia Lucier

Makiia Lucier grew up on the Pacific island of Guam, not too far from the equator. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and a master’s in library studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she studied literature for children. She’s had plenty of jobs, mostly in libraries, and currently resides in the small college town of Moscow, Idaho.

Books by Makiia Lucier

by Makiia Lucier - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Eighteen years ago two princes of the island kingdom of St. John del Mar were kidnapped and murdered. Everyone knows the story, but for Elias, Mercedes and Ulises, the aftermath of that tragic day is deeply personal. Now, the three friends just want to move on with their lives. But when two maps surface, each with the same hidden riddle, troubling questions arise. To discover what really happened that fateful day, Elias, Mercedes and Ulises must follow the clues hidden in the maps, uncovering long-held secrets and unimaginable betrayals along the way. But the truth is dangerous, and not everyone wants it to come out.

by Makiia Lucier - Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Young Adult 12+
In the grip of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic, not even the strong survive.
 
The Spanish influenza is devastating the East Coast--but Cleo Berry knows it is a world away from the safety of her home in Portland, Oregon. Then the flu moves into the Pacific Northwest. Schools, churches, and theaters are shut down. The entire city is thrust into survival mode--and into a panic. 
 
Seventeen-year-old Cleo is told to stay put in her quarantined boarding school, but when the Red Cross pleads for volunteers, she cannot ignore the call for help. In the grueling days that follow her headstrong decision, she risks everything for near-strangers. Strangers like Edmund, a handsome medical student. Strangers who could be gone tomorrow. And as the bodies pile up, Cleo can't help but wonder: when will her own luck run out?