Kidnappings, an evil rich grandfather, and lots of magic.
Comfortably ensconced in the Rasputin school after a lifetime of poverty in the slums of Mexico, Felicia finally expects to be safe, well fed, and to hopefully learn enough to eventually be self sufficient. She may not like being a blood donor for the Tsar, but that price beats the alternatives she’s lived through. When she’s kidnapped and faces multiple threats to her life and to the lives of those who protect her, Felicia will need to look to her past for answers. Why would anyone want to kidnap her, a penniless orphan? With some help from friends, and with her own hidden strengths, Felicia seeks answers that may require revealing a few secrets of her own.
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When her nemesis strikes too close to home, Catalina must protect her nearest and dearest with all she’s got. Arkan has made good use of the serum, using it to gain himself powerful soldiers and to manipulate favors from those indebted to him. With the Russian Imperium interfering, and with her family coming under attack one time too many, Catalina has a lot to deal with. And that’s without taking into account the skeletons hiding in her closet.
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Kennedy left her parents’ paranormal inn for a chance at a normal life years ago, but grudgingly agrees to return for a few days while her parents take a vacation. A unique spot that nulls magic, the Rain Inn is a highly popular place for werewolves, vampires, and other paranormals who want a break from the pressures of their magic. When things start going wrong over her watch, and her parents avoid communicating with her, Kennedy is in over her head with a potential Romeo & Juliet inspired war between werewolves and vampires, financial issues, snooping human police, and belligerent guests. Something is going on, and as much as she’d rather not, it’s up to Kennedy to fix all the problems.
Read More A Void of Magic
Riley knows her family’s healing spells by heart, knows them better than her sister does. The only problem: Riley is adopted and can’t do any magic. When Hattie, her sister, finds a spell that should enable them to share Hattie’s magic and finally give Riley a place among their magical community, their plans go drastically awry. With Hattie’s life in danger, Riley must hurry to complete several tasks to save her. On the way, Riley will need to make some tough decisions, uncover secrets, find help from her friends and family, and hardest of all, choose between her heart’s desire and the people dearest to her.
Read More The Last Fallen Star
In an alternative slightly dystopian future, Ropa is a poor girl living in the slums of Scotland. Ropa works as a ghosttalker, passing on messages from the deceased to the living, helping the dead move on. and occasionally stopping violent hauntings, when paid to. After being asked by a spirit to find her missing son pro bono, Ropa runs into magic, a secret library, and a nefarious scheme involving dark magic and kidnappings.
Read More Library of the Dead
Growing up can be tough, but life is a lot worse when teens growing in their magical abilities become tasty munchies to dangerous monsters. Centuries ago, the great magical minds built a school intended to keep their kids somewhat safer, or at least give them more of a chance. For better or worse, the teens are effectively locked in the school for several years until they Graduate or meet with a monstrous misfortune. They even let in some poor minorities. (Think chess pawns next to more important pieces on the board. Monster fodder.) El is one such grateful but negative, dark, powerful, sarcastic minority student. She’s powerful enough to protect herself from the worst monsters, but to graduate, she’ll need allies, something her sarcasm and negative attitude constantly manages to push away.
Read More A Deadly Education
Abigail is a biracial London girl whose uncle works as a wizard on the police force. Using tips she learned from her uncle – magical and investigative skills, Abigail attempts to solve the mystery of missing local teens, with help from a team of talking spy foxes.
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Not long after her parents pass away, Finn receives an invitation to a family reunion. Deciding it’s high time she leaves the desert state she calls home to see more of the world, Finn RSVPs & turns the journey into a sightseeing cross-country road trip. Having never met her extended family before, Finn is surprised to find out that the reunion is not at all what she expected it to be. Faced with a unique house, unfriendly relatives, dangerous risks, and ancient family traditions that she was never aware of, Finn has to decide if the benefits of accepting her family tradition is worth sticking around for.
Read More A House for Keeping
Few humans are aware that the fae and other magical beings not only exist, but also enjoy coming to visit and wreck havoc in our modern world. The rare humans who are in the know work with the magical world to keep it that way, and to keep the humans safe in their beds. By using ink made from complicated recipes, the human agents can create sigils, which is basically like doing a spell, but they need to be written down & prepared properly in advance. After his apprentice’s untimely death, Al, an Irish sigil agent, discovers that his apprentice had been trafficking magical beings to an unknown third party, possibly for scientific experimentation. It’s now his job to clean up the mess.
Read More Ink & Sigil
Zariya just lost her father in a work related accident, and is convinced that his death was more than an accident. Using her naga heritage and pretty sharp fighting skills, Zariya searches for the truth. But digging in too deep reveals secrets that her friends and family have been keeping from her.
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