What I’m Working on Now

Note: This post was last updated on April 28, 2018.

What Teyla Rachel Branton is working on now

What I’ve just finished or am waiting on

Blinded by Teyla BrantonI’ve published the Blinded (Imprints, Book 5), by Teyla, which is the currently last book of a series returned to me by my former publisher. The entire series is now available everywhere and each book is complete (no cliffhangers). There will be more books in the series, as soon as I can get to it. I’ve been waiting a really long time to write more of these, but after getting the five out again so quickly, I need a little change. Writers are sometimes fickle that way. We must go where the story calls.

With a Kiss anthologyI’ve also written Rylee’s Mix-up another Lily’s House novella, by Rachel. It will appear in an anthology called With a Kiss. You can read a sample chapter or find purchase links here.  I regret to say that the anthology is only going to be on Amazon instead of everywhere. But after six months, Rylee’s Mix-up will be put with Tara’s story in Cowboys Can’t Lie (Rylee’s Mix-up is about Tara’s roommate), and together those novellas will eventually become book 7 in the Lily’s House series. It will be available on all platforms. Note that the current version of Cowboys Can’t Lie with just Tara’s story is available only to my newsletter subscribers.

And read on for what I’m on to now.

So will the next book be a Teyla or Rachel novel?

While I’m always thinking ahead on plots for both my romance and my sci-fi/fantasy, I usually only do actual writing on one book at a time. I love to immerse myself in the world. So for new writing, I am working on Visions the sequel to Sketches (Colony Six Book 1). After a bit of a struggle (because it’s been awhile since I wrote in that world), it’s flowing really well! But growing up in the Coop for my character was so fascinating that I will likely write a short prequel to the Colony Six series to show my characters’ lives there a little better as well.  So that’s what’s coming for Teyla. I’m way behind on all of this because I wasn’t able to write as fast as I’d hoped on 2017, but overall, it’s going well. I hoped to have the second Colony Six book out in late May, but honestly, it could be June because I’m not finished yet. We’ll see . . .

And Rachel?

Before Cowboys Can’t Lie comes out on all platforms, I’m writing book 6 about Hala (yes, finally!) I’ll be writing and publishing Hala’s book (in between the Colony 6 releases).

I also have the final romance book that I got back the rights from my publisher. So somewhere in the middle of all this, I’ll re-read that and get it out for my romance readers. It’s a cool story about how far a father will go to protect his child, and I think you’ll love it. As per agreement with my former publisher (like with all my reprinted books), I have to choose a new title and a new cover for the book. I’ll update this when I have a title.

Other Upcoming Books

I’m also planning a brand new Rachel Branton series that takes place in a Midwest town. The first novel is already strong in my head and I’ve written down a bunch of details and have character outlines. At this point it’s just a matter or carving out time to get the rest on metaphorical paper. I’m super excited about this series. I’ll probably intersperse writing this series intermittently with the new Teyla Branton Colony Six series. It’s really fun for me to switch back and forth. I think it makes the ideas fresher and keeps me from being repetitive.

And yes! There will be another Unbounded series. I’ll be writing a second generation about Erin’s daughter as soon as I finish Colony Six. I wish there were more of me to write these all simultaneously.

I also have story running through my head about a family of witches (well, I don’t call them that), and I’m looking forward to someday telling their strange and fun stories. It’ll be paranormal romance, I think. But will probably end up being suspense, lol.

So that’s the plan. Unless some my characters hijack me and force me to do something else. Which they have been known to do. They are very insistent at times. If so, I’ll update this blog with whatever is current.

Thank you for your support. I really appreciate my readers. I couldn’t write and publish stories I love without you!

Teyla Racchel Branton

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14 Responses to “What I’m Working on Now”

  1. Elisha Roberts

    I’m really excited about all of your new books, but especially the Unbounded series. I can’t wait to read the new books and thank you for being such an amazing writer!!!

  2. Teyla Rachel Branton

    Thank you, Elisha!

  3. Karen Frost

    Thank you for the updates I’m not really into Sci/phi but love the rest am starting on the house of lies. I really like your page it has made my day. Your writing is phenomenal keep up the good work.

    • Teyla Rachel Branton

      Hi Karen. Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m so glad you’re enjoying my books.

  4. Tammy Beverley

    I love your books! I just read your prequel to the Autumn Rain series an absolutely loved it! I have all your books except the colony ones and loved them and now my daughter’s read them and read them over and over again! Thank you so much for sharing your talent. I’m sorry for your rough time the last few years I hope it will all go better for you now.

    • Teyla Rachel Branton

      Thanks, Tammy. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. I’ve been wanting to write it for a long time, and now that I have the rights back, it’s been so fun to revisit the series. I’m glad you’re still with me. It has been a long three years, but things are going better now!

  5. Tiffany Tolman

    Thanks for the update, Rachel. I love your books. Can’t wait for the new ones to come out.


    I love the Unbounded series. I am on the third book right now. Keep up the good reads.

  7. Barbara Duprey

    I have read all the Unbounded books, not once but four times. I keep them on my Kindle to read again if I can’t find any books to read that interest me at the moment.

    • Teyla Rachel Branton

      Hi Barbara! That is so great. Thank you for letting me know. You made my day!

      • Barbara Duprey

        You are quite welcome.
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        • Teyla Rachel Branton

          I got it. I’ll check in to what is wrong with the Catchpa. Thank you!


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