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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 . . .

A series.
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DeathWatch by Catastrophe Jones

The adventures of Kieron Brody, a cadet who can see the deaths of those around him, and Jet Harrington, the best friend who keeps his secret. Join them as they plan to graduate from the Academy and become scouts together in the Allied Forces . . . and stay with them, when it all goes terribly wrong. Magic, airships, soldiers, warring nations, . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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The Piccadilly Detectives by James Woodall

Gay & Queer Detectives Stories in the time of criminalisation

It’s the Roaring Twenties. Homosexuality is a crime in Britain, yet London is home to a thriving queer underworld. In the bohemian bars, the Turkish baths and the public lavatories, gay men and women find love through secret codes and signals. But when your very existence is a crime, who can you trust if not the police? Hugo Fox . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Original Music Makes by Veronica Purcell

Like a Shounen Ai/Shoujo Light Novel. Cue Japanese teen drama & fun.

Original Music Makes is a web fiction series centered on Duran Kita who is a Japanese private high school student. He struggles against a stringent school system to run a music club. His first day at school starts off with a science experiment gone wrong that affects the entire student body. Enter the funniest mishap written in any language, . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Philly Gayborhood by rd1982

Share the lives and loves of Riley and his friends, as told through the eyes of their gal pal Ellie. Each self-contained episode follows the friends as they go through the highs and lows of romance and dating. At the center of it all is Riley and his journey as he wonders what ever happened to that great love that . . .

A series.
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Thalia’s Musings by Amethyst Marie

Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .

A complete series.
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Strangers & Neighbors by Simone Schaffer

People are strange when you're a stranger.

Strangers & Neighbors is set in New York City. Surrounded by wacky neighbors in a city of strangers, life is about to get a lot more complicated. . . .

A series.
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Shadow of the Templar by M. Chandler

Simon Drake is an up-and-coming young FBI hotshot, an agent with a personal track record so outstanding that it borders on unbelievable. Not yet thirty, he’s already the leader of his own special ops team; a ragtag bunch of talented but nigh-uncontrollable lunatics, it’s true, but under Simon’s inspired leadership they’re a force to be reckoned with, a team with . . .

A complete series.
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The Bitter Drop by Evelyn Isherwood

Long will winter keep the light of summer from the sky.

The star Ain sits at the centre of the universe. Orbiting it is the hollow world Mir, which conceals within herself an old god. The celestial abyss around Mir is full of spirits – the young shoggot, who freed themselves from slavery mere millenia ago. Their former masters, the fungal stareczi, still lurk in space, in the darkness between stars. . . .

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SHADOW OF THE TEMPLAR

Buttery goodness

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Oct 26, 2008: This is a popcorn novel. Not a lot of substance, but deliciously entertaining.

The prose is to the point, the banter is enjoyable (and I laughed a few times, I think), and it’s just a lot of fun. I’ve only read the first two parts (I know that doesn’t sound like a lot, but it really is), and I’ll probably end up reading more when I find the time.

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REQUIRE: COOKIE

G-Men, Faeries, and Hackers, oh my!

By Ithraen, member

Jul 19, 2013: It doesn’t really matter where your taste in fiction lies. Black Ops intelligence Agency fighting to save the world? A world of Magic trying to keep humanity in the dark while a rebel group of terrorists seeks to exterminate non-human life? Supergenius hacker girls kicking butt one keystroke at a time? Action, romance, suspense, humor, and mystery: "Require: Cookie" will scratch whatever itch you have.

The universe may draw from reality, set primarily in Brisbane, Australia, but once you take the [more . . .]

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