Nathaniel Hood is a very busy man. He is the Watchmage—half policeman, half wet nurse—for the entire magical population of New York City. As the young city grows, hundreds of supernatural creatures immigate every year, making his life that much more annoying. In the first planned story arc, the baby of a wealthy human couple is kidnapped, Nathaniel suspects . . .
When Felicity ‘Flick’ Chambers boards the bus for the first day of her junior year in high school, the most important thing on her mind is how to make everyone else take the school newspaper as seriously as she does. As a self-styled investigative reporter, she’s spent years picking through the monotony of her small town to find those few . . .
Heather Blackthorne once hunted necromantic cults in the service of the Church. But one villain slipped her grasp, and her husband and son paid the price. Her life and career shattered, mysterious forces conspire to plant her in the high North. And what peace is to be found is all too quickly shattered, as her past comes hunting for . . .
The British Isles, the 16th century. Decades ago, the fae returned to the mortal world. Released by a coven of magicians after centuries of imprisonment, they swept across the British Isles, covering the land with a tangled forest of enchanted trees. Cities fell. Thousands died. Only a handful of cities were saved. Years later, the people of the . . .
The megacity of Throne has the highest mortality rates in all of Oeuvre. Neon-lit signs replace torches and gaslamps. Concrete monuments and soaring glass obelisks replace wizard’s towers and grand mansions. Bars and nightclubs replace taverns and inns. In the Third Age, Tekhnika Era 2077: 1st of Nymph, begins the story of two strange creatures bound together by . . .
A story of 7 individuals trapped in a maze like bunker of a building. They must find a way out or risk facing death at the hands of a mastermind with a point to prove. Will they all perish in this odd experiment of a game or will their wit, cunning and keen understanding in science, logic and puzzle solving . . .
Wolf, Owl, & Black Apple is a serialized collection of mystery fiction, inspired by equal parts Sherlock Holmes and Terry Pratchett’s Discworld. It updates every Wednesday and Sunday. The collected stories revolve around long-time friends Juniper Wolf and Noel Lackaday, two orphans from the city-state of Arcanum. Fooled and kidnapped, the two end up stranded in the corrupt resort . . .
Humanity has spread across the stars. In the far reaches of space, a new colony is being built by Terragon Industries. The planet known as Haven is planned to be a designer colony where the rich can settle and thrive. For now, the planet is mostly inhabitable except for the large dome that covers an area the size of New . . .
In the late 1950s, a large island was found off the coast of northern Africa and quickly claimed as an independent nation. Named Avalon, it was quickly developed into a thriving industrialist nation. In the wake of tragedy overseas, Lance Corporal Molly Acone has returned to New Avalon City with both accolades to her name and lingering PTSD. No longer . . .
It’s a classic tale we’ve all heard before: four children find a magical portal that whisks them away to a fantasy realm beyond their wildest imaginations, like something out of a story. It would almost be fun . . . if everything there wasn’t trying to kill them. But for Detective Rex Jade, it’s just another day at work. Able to cross over . . .
In the wasteland of commercial culture that is future America, police are operated not by government but by private companies. In Seattle, that role is filled by Civil Protection, and Daniel Gray is a detective in Homicide Solutions. What used to be considered an important – even glamorous – department for public police is very different for the corporate . . .
A collection of short stories, from high fantasy to alternate-history 1920s pulp adventures to detective stories and war stories in a hard science fiction universe. . . .
The day after her high school graduation, Caro Spencer opens a private detective agency. Only, Caro isn’t your typical PI. She devotes her life to eradicating the supernatural creatures that plague her hometown—creatures that the other citizens of Pine Grove, SC are happy to ignore. Though Caro is used to fighting demons, werewolves, and vampires, everything changes when she discovers . . .
Aug 7, 2010: Thistledown Copperbottom is a unique cat in several ways. One is that he can talk – although he doesn’t share that with just anyone. Another is that he wants to solve crimes. Being that he’s still passing as a normal cat in today’s society, this takes dedication – for the cause, he even submits to being put in a harness! But even so, he has to delegate some detective duties to his human, Tabitha.
Being a multiple cat owner like myself, [more . . .]
Aug 7, 2016: The first thing that grabbed my attention when reading From Winter’s ashes was the worldbuilding. The narrative begins with Heather, a detective in a fantasy world, as she takes on her latest case. There were a lot of little details I noticed built into her take on the world; clues about how magic works, facets of the world’s politics and society, and the kinds of crimes she has to investigate. The description is blended well into the narrative, so that it doesn’t feel like exposition.