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Watchmirror by Mahasim

The penalty for practicing black magic is death.

In order to protect the people of Jaborre from the dangerous threat posed by the black arts, the government installs watchmirrors on every street corner. The penalty for practicing black magic is death. Amalia is the daughter of a Judge, and as such believes wholeheartedly that black magic is the most wicked of all evils. When she stumbles upon evidence . . .

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Nowhere Island University by t4nky

Nowhere Island University is the story of recent high school graduate Nathan Jacobs and his time at a very special university. The stated purpose of Nowhere Island University is “to prepare the best and brightest scientists, parahumans, spies, businessmen and soldiers for a rapidly changing world.” However, the United Nation Investigations, Extranormal (UNIX,) is suspicious. Soldiers who have graduated . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Delphic by Adam G Pugh

Delphic is a superhero story about Hector, a young man in Detroit with the ability to see the past and the present. It follows his attempts to leverage this unusual ability to do good in the world while remaining behind the scenes, keeping both his identity and the truth of his powers secret from those who would see him as . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Brave Fighting Sun by Nick Millini

The Past and The Present

It’s been ten years since the War of the Lands. Once one of the heroes of the war, Henry Randolph now finds himself accused of treason by the very country he served. With a overly persistent lieutenant and an old flame both chasing after him, Henry seeks out to clear his name in any way possible. Meanwhile, the life . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Source by Ashar

Striving for More

A wealthy young woman with a dichotomous superpower and a troubled personal life attempts to join a terrorist group, yet what does she seek to gain? When lies and conspiracies abound, it becomes difficult to recognize the right choice. The interests of secretive governments, criminal organizations, and desperate outsiders clash and blend as everyone tries to make sense of . . .

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Magik Online by Void Herald

A story of network-powered magic

A thousand spells in your pocket, for a price. So the email told Mathias, a creative teenager dreaming of freedom on a conquered Earth where magic is a resource to fight over, and a dragon despot rules the stars. The mysterious Magik website offers him the chance to purchase magical powers online, so long as he fulfills the requests . . .

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The Wax Wind Conspiracy by Kevin Jiang

Murder mystery aboard a magical airship.

Spirits were high when the luxurious Wax Wind skyship made its maiden voyage from Clementine one warm Noonsday evening. But the Wax Wind would never reach its destination. And its passengers would never be heard from again. Follow the stories of these passengers as they struggle to survive the nightmare they unknowingly stepped into, and unfurl the cryptic conspiracy that . . .

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The Last Marquis by Rem Shadow

The Marquis will make you her own...

The Last Marquis is the story of Rue, an accountant filled with too much alcohol and not enough hope, and Billstickler, a graffiti artist with a past full of secrets. In a world steadily succumbing to chaos, their relationship is growing closer — but it’s not alone. Someone or something else is getting closer by the day: the Marquis. . . .

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Bone Wires by Michael Shean

The Spine Thief Awaits

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 . . .

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The Xandra Letters by Xandra Hamilton

Adventures in LA

Xandra continues her search for love. Strange and dangerous times. With a smile. Always. . . .

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Available Darkness by David Wright and Sean Platt

A man wakes up inside a coffin with no knowledge of how he got there or who he is. After freeing himself, he finds a note in his pants directing him to “Avoid the sunlight! Don’t touch anybody!” Afraid, hurt, and alone, he starts a journey to discover the truth about himself. But some things are better left unknown. . . .

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Twig by Wildbow

About Interested in reading without even the slightest spoiler? Click here. The year is 1921, and a little over a century has passed since a great mind unraveled the underpinnings of life itself. Every week, it seems, the papers announce great advances, solving the riddle of immortality, successfully reviving the dead, the cloning of living beings, or blending . . .

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AKAčEHENNYI ON A DIET OF DREAMS

political intrigue in a futuristic setting

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Sep 6, 2009: This is an unusual story which seems to straddle genres. It has the advanced technology reminiscent of futuristic sci-fi novels, it has immortal (or long-living?) beings who share collective memories, it has a tinge of romance and relationships, but ultimately it is a thriller, a story of political intrigue.

Salus, the main character, is an ambitious woman who has recently moved to the capital city in order to advance her political career. The move is not easy, because her dress sense [more . . .]

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THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO MAGICAL SITE LICENSING

Nice spell you have there, it’d be a shame if something happened to it

By SnowyMystic, author of Fabled Hearts

Nov 27, 2014: I must first admit that I have a bit of a bias for settings where magic is either applied as tech or applied to tech. Also this is less of a review as a recommendation, hopefully a more critical eye than mine will find its way to the story.

The Beginner’s Guide, certainly delivers on its pitch, and in a number of ways does more than just that. In particular the contrast between the first main character and the second was [more . . .]

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