The Monarch Papers

A Book. A Game. A Doorway to a Hidden World.


This completely free experience begins with a mysterious book, thought lost for decades. Inside the book you’ll find a story that’s equal parts novel, puzzle, and collaborative online event. You’ll communicate with characters, solve mind-bending puzzles, unravel a centuries-old mystery— and you might even learn a little magic.


¶ About CJ Bernstein

I’ve spent much of the past decade working as a screenwriter in Los Angeles, but I’ve had a lifelong obsession with myth, magic and mysterious goings on. I’ve recently devoted my writing to telling the kinds of stories I loved as a kid and would love to read as an adult. I want to channel the wit and wonder of classic fantasy literature through a modern lens, for kids and adults alike.   READ MORE

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