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Require: Cookie by Grace McDermott

Suits. Guns. Magic.

A magical thing happened to Stef Mimosa when she was only two: she died and an angel confronted Death to bring her back–or at least that’s how she remembers it. Years later, Stef has traded magic for science, working as a freelance hacker. When a simple coding job turns out to be more than she expected, Stef gets in . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Underground by Ada Redmond

As any well weathered traveler will tell you, it’s usually best to abide by the rules of the places you find yourself in. But when the first rule is that no one still alive should be there, abandoning all hope may be the least of your concerns. When eleven year old Millie finds herself stepping through the dark and . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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The Wake by C. A. Hutchings

Maggie Connelly has a good, quiet life as a grad student. Unfortunately, she’s probably the only one that actually wants a life like that, because for just about everyone she knows, especially her musician friends, they need to learn the skill of hiding in plain sight, because their world is not friendly to those who aren’t completely human: the weres, . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Of Astral and Umbral by Bonnie L. Price

Avrirsa, a world of gods and magick, was plunged into chaos when a rift formed between the Elder Gods. In their arrogance, they murdered dozens of children who were candidates to become the ‘God of Balance’. In the wake of the massacre, Nalithor Vraelimir, a prideful prince, was selected for the position. However, Nalithor has his own agenda. Elsewhere . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Mysterious Ways: A Divine Comedy by Daniel Piros

A Wiccan angel, a Microsoft-hating supercomputer, open source magic, an adorable werecat nap-god*, and other crazy ideas lie within this story about mortal gods and computer scientists. A humorous excursion into the dark, abysmal unknown of the universe, society, religion, and human nature . . . with KITTENS!!* *Kittens coming soon. Actual adorableness may vary based on how much you love kitties. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Fly By Night by David Hill Burns

Daniel is a 30-something computer programmer whose life has so far been a series of very fortunate events. His friends and family consider him to be lucky. To them, he just seems to sail through life. In fact, his nickname is “Lucky”. Well, Daniel’s luck is beginning to run out. His marriage is falling apart. His career is stalling. He . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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No Man An Island by G.S. Williams

Boy meets girl. Fights demons. Faces the devil to save the world. Your basic love story.

Eight friends gather for a reunion vacation, but go missing after a hurricane strikes along their plane’s flight path. While friends and family mourn their loss when the crashed plane is found, the impossible happens: they appear in public claiming to have been in a cave in the mountains. Missing for months, they have no memory of the interval. What . . .

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Refuge of Delayed Souls by Miladysa

Not your every day ghost story.

Elizabeth returns to RoYds; an Agency that investigates the paranormal. A bit rich of RoYds really, especially when they have several ghosts and a pair of fallen angels on their staff. Then again, Whituth is no ordinary town, nor Refuge of Delayed Souls your every day ghost story. . . .

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As They Walk Among Us by William Long aka Weeble

This story takes place in a world in which the demon gates have opened and destroyed just about every human being on the planet. Demons walk with the living. What humans are left are either hiding or fighting. Some have taken upon themselves to learn Demon Artifacts and mastered using them, and gained the names of “Witch”. The story . . .

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Sin Eater by Emma Mohr

Out of desperation to save her dying son, Grace Barnes sells her soul to Lucifer. In doing so, she becomes his sin eater as well as the alpha to a family of hellhounds. She is thrust into a world she never believed existed with Lucifer’s enemies already hot on her trail and a very persistent detective. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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A Rosary of Stones and Thorns by M.C.A. Hogarth

An angel, a demon, a Jesuit priest... and the Apocalypse.

When the angel Asrial discovers that the halos of the Fallen have been maintained in Heaven against their eventual return, she speaks out against Archangel Michael’s plan to make war on them on Earth. For her insolence, she is driven from grace and ends up in the parking lot of a Jesuit high school. But can she, a priest, a . . .

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Matilda Raleigh by Chrys Kelly

Steampunk and Sorcery

A collection of short stories and novellas set at different points in the life time of the steampunk adventuress, Lady Matilda Raleigh. Lots of magic, demons, angels, vampires, and steampunk technology. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated monthly.
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NO MAN AN ISLAND

Pilgrim’s Progress meets Mad Max in Camelot

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Apr 30, 2009: All the reviews so far are spot on. Here’s some additional thoughts on NMAI and why you might like to read it:

Initially, I was put off by the tagline "an experimental novel", raising visions of James Joyce and such ilk which might be more than the casual web browser wants to wade into. However, not to fear, NMAI is very readable, and in fact launches off to a fast paced start, quickly introducing important characters and plunging them (literally) [more . . .]

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REFUGE OF DELAYED SOULS

A different kind of paranormal agency

By zoewhitten, member

Jun 6, 2010: The review is only for book one: RoYds

It’s hard to sum up a book that covers so much time, but the main character is Elizabeth Whyte, and the modern story follows her work with the Refuge of Delayed Souls. But a great deal of the book also journeys back in time to reveal information about the creator of the refuge, other refuge members, and Elizabeth’s ancestors.

I liked the pace of [more . . .]

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