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Book Review: Demon’s Call (Requiem of Stone) by Julie Boglisch

Demon's Call Series: Requiem of Stone, #2 Author: Julie Boglisch Genre: Fantasy Description: Alex, Rita, and Milos journey north in search of a missing mother and the answers she can provide. With danger around every corner, it will take all their skills and comraderie just to survive … Before the waters of the north tear …

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Cover Reveal: HEART OF FIRE (Dragon-mage, #1)

Hello! It is the 1st of February and the cover reveal of my first novel in a new dragon series ... ... Heart of Fire Dragon-mage, #1 Book Description: A SLAVE DETERMINED TO RIDE A DRAGON. A CHILD CHOSEN TO RIDE THE OBSIDIAN GUARDIAN. Camilla has always been told that humans are inferior. They cannot …

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Author Spotlight: Ashley Capes with Exiles (An Epic Fantasy Trilogy)

Hello! It is my pleasure to introduce you to Ashley Capes today, an epic fantasy author with a new trilogy on Kickstarter. Here's what Ashley has to say about eirself: Hi, I'm Ashley, an Australian novelist, poet and teacher. This is my third Kickstarter project and I've been writing since before my teen years (as …

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Art of HEART OF FIRE: Kario Flameheart – Chosen of the Obsidian Guardian

This coming Wednesday is the Cover Reveal for Heart of Fire so for this Saturday Art post, I will be sharing another hand-drawn digitally-coloured picture, this one of the secondary main character in the Dragon-Mage series, of which Heart of Fire is book one. Kario comes from a semi-nomadic people who live in the sheltered …

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Book Review: Return of the Griffin (The Hybrid Helix) by JCM Berne

Return of the Griffin Series: The Hybrid Helix, Turn Two Author: JCM Berne Genre: Space Fantasy Book Description: Humanity faces extinction. Ten-kiloton monsters are rising from the depths of the Pacific, levelling entire cities in frenzies of destruction. Earth’s heroes have been decimated. The survivors put their hope in one last, desperate plan: find Hyperion, …

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Raina’s Fantastic Ramblings: On Some of the Limits of Research in Fantasy

“Research, and get your research right.” “What's the most recent thing you researched for your novel?” What if that research is wrong? This question is posed by the fact that I happen to have some first-hand experience with … horses. And I was recently reading a book where someone who had recently been turned into …

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Book Review: Followed By Fire (The Incineration Saga) by McKenzie Austin

Followed By Fire Series: The Incineration Saga, #1 Author: McKenzie Austin Genre: Fantasy Book Description: A witch, a demon, and a priest walk into a tavern … Wait, no. A war. Yeah. It's definitely a war. In Brigovia, the cobblestones run warm with the blood of humans, demons, and enchanters alike. And with each body …

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Art for HEART OF FIRE – A Cozy Scene: Camilla Watching Radiance

Hello! It's been quite a while ago since I did an Art Saturday, but they are back for a while! I did a handful or two of sketches for my new release, Heart of Fire, and I took to coloring some of them. We're launching off with those one, which is the only one that's …

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