Tag: mage

Aug 20

Book Review: The Silvered

The Silvered by Tanya Huff This has all the typical paranormal romance/urban fantasy tropes set in a Victorian technology, high-fantasy world. It has sexy werewolves and mages, hot air balloons and cannons and muskets. At times it felt like a regency romance, with the status-mad mother of the female heroine and the description of the …

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Aug 06

Book Review: The Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern This was exactly the book I needed at exactly the right time. I’d been in a reading funk, not wanting to read anything new and too tired of dry stuff. I needed something fun and beautiful, and this delivered. This is a very sensual book, full of details and extravagant …

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Jan 21

Mulberry Wands Chapter Eighteen

Want to start at the beginning? Go here. Chapter Eighteen     Darius was right about Zoë. She started working longer hours, and never seemed to be around when Griff was. Not only was Darius right, but he was smug about it. It didn’t make any sense. What had he done, really, except give her …

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Nov 06

Alternate Susan — Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Seventeen       “You’re positive this is safe?” I asked Miles, for about the fifteenth time since the crack of dawn when my alarm went off. We were sitting in the back yard, inside a ring of stones that looked like a giant C. I dearly wanted to close it, and had the …

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Jul 17

Alternate Susan — Chapter Three

  Chapter Three    Maggie’s car still wasn’t parked by her trailer. Most likely, it meant that she wasn’t home. Or maybe it had broken down and she’d hitchhiked back? Hope springs eternal, so I let myself into her trailer again. No Maggie. It was starting to smell like a shallow grave, and my unhappy …

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