Arms of the Ocean
Jamie Webster, M.
Published by: Parliament House
Publication date: July 7th
Genres: Fantasy, New Adult, Young Adult
Nineteen-year-old Tristaine lived a life of bitterness. When her mother abandoned her
family, and her father began drinking, Tris discovered the only thing that truly brought her
happiness: the sea.
It called to her like a lover and flowed through her like a life force. When her only peace is
threatened to be taken away, Tris realizes there is nothing she wouldn’t do to remain with the
Even if it means taking her own life to do so.
But the sea isn’t done with her -not yet- and Tris soon finds herself submerged in a world
where love, betrayal, and honor stand stronger than any other force of nature.
Jamie Webster is an Adult Fantasy writer who recalls writing stories as early as ten. She
first began writing fanfiction, though she typically created an original character to follow. In high
school, she began to create her own fantasy worlds and roleplayed on Yahoo Groups and AIM.
In her adult years, she has completed four books as well as written for several publications
including a blog, Trials and Tribulations, for her local newspaper as well as articles on writing
and book reviews for Fantasy-Faction.
Jamie received her B.A. in English with a focus in Creative Writing from UMaine and an
MFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University. She does most of her drafting during
NaNoWriMo and fancies herself as the hybrid plantser. Her passion is reading, writing,
crocheting and playing video games. She currently lives in Maine with her three children, Corgi,
Mini Aussie, and a plethora of other animals that she’d rather not admit to.
M. Dalto is a bestselling New Adult author of adventurous romantic fantasy stories, having
won a Watty award for excellence in digital storytelling for her debut novel, Two Thousand
Years, in 2016. She spends her days as a full-time residential real estate paralegal, using her
evenings to pursue her literary agenda, and when she’s not writing, she enjoys reading fantasy
novels, playing video games, and drinking coffee. She currently lives in Massachusetts with her
husband, their daughter, and their corgi named Loki.