Arcane Ocean is a contemporary fantasy about the return of magic to the modern world. The central premise is that when given the ability to shape reality around us, it is easy to find yourself slipping into darkness. As the first in a larger series about magic returning, the story follows the lives of three friends as they struggle to learn magic's secrets and discover their own unique abilities.
The only thing Rachel Hingis hated more than swimming was having to play well with others. Edgar Fern, nerd extraordinaire, couldn't find anyone to play with. Life would have been just fine if they never crossed paths. Instead, they collided. The victims of an accidental experiment deep in the corn fields of Iowa, they and four others - Alex, Celeste, Laura and Susan - were changed, and not necessarily for the better.
Calla's disappearance leads her family and friends to suspect that she's lost. In a desperate attempt to find her, Valcas seeks help from a man he betrayed. A new search begins, one that sounds promising, even if it forces Valcas to confront his past. The travel team reunites for a mission they never saw coming: a journey to a world caught between life and death, and hidden within the deepest recesses of time.
"We dig a little deeper into the world"