Shadows in the Boreal: Book 1 of the Azna Annals
Earth Year 4527, the people of Mars launched the Genesis missions, seeking new homelands. Vanjia, an icy super-earth, hosts a fledgling colony of humans sent to establish a new settlement after Earth devolved into a frozen wasteland. A young wilder woman, Kayla, lives on the cusp of the wilderness in the cliff city of Exodus. With her team, Kayla embarks on a quest to explore the mysterious Boreal forest, an unforgiving wilderness, teaming with threatening creatures and raging storms. Soon enough, she discovers herself caught up in a conflict, threatening the existence of her people.