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H.K. Varian

Biography

H.K. Varian

H.K. Varian has always loved reading about ancient mythology, ruins and magic. Though H.K. once dreamed of having awesome powers like in Changers, writing became kind of like magic in and of itself. Today H.K. lives, writes, and has adventures in Pittsburgh, though most of them don’t involve battling warlocks, storming castles, or retrieving enchanted objects.

H.K. Varian

Books by H.K. Varian

by H.K. Varian - Children's 8-12, Fairy Tale, Fiction, Magic

 

When Fiona’s father finds out that Fiona is a Changer, he reveals a long-kept secret: Fiona’s mother is alive, and a selkie Changer just like her. Determined to reunite her family and unlock her own selkie powers, Fiona heads to the ocean to begin the search, but is she really ready to take such a big step? And how easy will it be to find her mother, when she’s spent so many years in the wild sea?

by H.K. Varian - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fairy Tale, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction
Darren, Fiona, Mack and Gabriella are Changers, a magical line of shapeshifters that can transform into mythological creatures, from werewolves and selkies to lightning birds and spirit foxes. They still have a lot to learn when it comes to their powers, but the kids are finally showing some progress fighting as a team, and the First Four think they’re ready for a new mission. Young Changers in the area have been mysteriously disappearing, and it’s up to the kids to figure out who --- or what --- is behind it. But ever since his parents announced their divorce, Darren has been having a rough time coping...and his lightning abilities are going haywire.
by H.K. Varian - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Urban Fantasy

Gabriella, Darren, Fiona and Mack are Changers, a magical line of shapeshifters that can transform into mythological creatures, from werewolves and selkies to lightning birds and spirit foxes. And they’ve just saved the world from a warlock bent on destroying life as we know it. Now, the Changers are training hard to control their growing powers. Something that seems easy for everyone except Gabriella. Gabriella loves the speed and strength that comes with being a jaguar, so much so that her transformations are out of control.

by H.K. Varian - Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Friendship, Urban Fantasy

Mack, Fiona, Darren and Gabriella aren’t exactly friends at their middle school --- in fact, they couldn’t have anything less in common. But when they start developing powers, including the ability to transform into mythological animals, they find out that they are Changers, a magical line of shapeshifters that history has forgotten. But there’s little time for questions. A powerful warlock is racing toward their town, destroying everything in his wake.