Nathan Roten

Adventure starts here.




The newest release in the AEGIS series is nearly here! The Rift is book 2 in the Urban Fantasy Adventure series and is sure to keep you up all night reading!

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The AEGIS books are a planned series of 5 urban fantasy, adventure novels that are ripe with action, suspense, special powers and epic battles.

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Go deeper into the lives of the AEGIS characters and learn the stories that made them who they are today. Nearly 20 books are planned so be sure to stay tuned!

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Don’t just take my word for it. Scroll through the testimonials to the right and see for yourself what others are saying about the AEGIS Series!

  • A story with heroics and heart… It’s a tale that’s equal parts X-Men and Harry Potter with a voice and a cast all its own.Michael Peck (author of the award winning novel: The Commons)
  • An author to watch! A great read, mystery, twists, thrills and a kicker of an ending! The suspense leading up to the end, the unanswered questions we have as the reader is both frustrating and thrilling at the same time. You know when you hope the ending is worth it? Well it was… It was a satisfying end to a fun and interesting read.

    There is so much unseen talent out there and Nate Roten is an author to watch in my opinion.Booklover Catlady Reviews- Top Amazon Reviewer

  • I couldn’t put this book down! The whole thing is exceptional as it takes you through unimaginable events with four youngsters trying to come to terms with being different and not knowing who could be trusted – even among themselves.

    The story gives the reader a need to stay with it so nothing is missed… this is indeed an epic in the making!Patricia Walker

  • A great first book. I really enjoyed reading about Graham and his friends, and their unique abilities.Anastacia Russell
  • This is a wonderful fantasy / action / adventure novel which is also a clean read, something I really appreciated. I had to read this one through in one sitting!SuziQ
  • This is a brilliant read. I’ll read it aloud to my kids for a fun, adventurous family time activity. I can’t wait to get to know these characters better. First-rate job Mr. Roten!Brook



AEGIS: Catalyst Grove
Final Editing
AEIGS: The Rift
Final Editing


Recollection: Graham Dawson
Final Editing
Mission Alpha


I live in the mountains of North Carolina. I have always been very active: climbing trees, swimming in ponds and lakes, jumping off waterfalls, playing sports year round in high school… get the idea. I love to be active. Now that I have 3 children, it’s harder to do, but I still love it.

I started writing in the 6th grade. I had to write a short story about myself on day, and when I did, I showed it to my parents and grandma. They told me that it was really good, and that I should keep it up. I know that family has to say that sort of thing, but regardless of the intent, it really stuck with me.

In 2011, I published my first non-fiction book with Comfort Publishing, though I have always had an itch to write fiction.

I’ve now scratched that itch, and it has led me to create the Aegis Series… a world of epic adventures, special powers and incredible characters. With 5 novels planned and at least 9 character shorts cookin’, you should have plenty of books to get wrapped up in.

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