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An Intimate History of the Greater Kingdom by MeiLin Miranda

Magic, Intrigue, Sex

For a thousand years, the trapped, immortal Teacher has carefully planned escape. Everything now depends on one naive young man . . .  Book one: Prince Temmin Antremont has been sheltered from assassins and women for eighteen years. Now at his father’s court, forces he can neither control nor understand pull at him from all sides. But none pull harder than the . . .

A series.
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Children of the Apocalypse by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Passion. Vengeance. Redemption. Sacrifice. Destiny.

From the author of the award winning novel “River” and internet cult hit “Catharsis” comes a serialized novel about the end of the world and the lives of those destined to stop it. Three girls are thrust together by their shared abilities and the roles they are to play in the nearing apocalypse. They are guided only by the mysterious . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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Malleus Maleficarum by Li Robb

Lives are turned upside down, as the Inquisition of 1486 spreads through the city of Paris. The witch Selene du Miette battles, and dies at the hands of, the evil men who claim to lead the Church, only to open her eyes once again, in a world that has forgotten her. On her first night in Paris, Selene is targeted . . .

A pdf scripted series.
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The Broken Land by steinulfr

Things fall apart

The Broken Land is a dark epic fantasy story set in a world coming apart at the seams. Capricious magic warps beasts into strange and dangerous monsters, and Changes people into distorted caricatures of what they used to be. Peace and prosperity are the order of the day, but the past casts a long shadow, and the wounds of the . . .

A serialized novel, updating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Moonblood by Steph Shangraw

Five moons rise over the low-magic world of Evanir, each in her own cycle, and each moon is also a god, one of five sisters. Long ago, they worked together to create a race that was not born but transformed by the mingling of blood. They intended them to be long-lived and to draw their strength directly from the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Tokyo Demons by Lianne Sentar & rem

Illustrated light novel

Written by Lianne Sentar (Tokyopop, Seven Seas) and illustrated by rem (Tokyopop, Yen Press) in the style of the Japanese light novel/manga, this story follows Ayase, a young woman who can turn her body into a swarm of insects, and Jo, a young man with a talent for charm and pickpocketing, as they enter high school and are subsequently dragged . . .

A series.
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Street by Ryan A. Span

Street is a fast-paced online/print cyberpunk thriller about a woman alone in a dystopian future, Gina, working to make ends meet like the rest of the new underclass — by taking a powerful drug that gives her telepathic abilities. She skirts the edges of sanity when she takes a job she knows she really shouldn’t, and finds herself embroiled deeper . . .

A complete series.
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Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works–and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school’s intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. But his whole world changes when he and his friends find themselves . . .

A complete novel.
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Curio Killed the Cat by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Urban fantasy without the angst...mostly.

Welcome to Curio Killed the Cat—an occult shop in Kensington Market, Toronto. Meet the employees (a lazy hoodoo spellcaster, a feminist succubus, and a snobbish Wiccan priest), their perpetually drunk (and confused) boss, and their strange customers, as they try to keep the shop from closing. . . .

A complete novel.
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Perfect by Kaleb Lynn Thomas

Sometimes you have to lose everything to find out what really matters.

Set in a future time when our planet has changed, information and its dissemination are controlled by De Authoriteit of the Industrial Confederation. Luis and Avinashika find themselves on an adventure thanks to their mutual friend Willem. As their world changes, can they adapt to new circumstances and learn to live, love, and survive in their new environment? . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Rate Me Red by Richie Chevat

a comic novel of the future

Gordy has a problem. His girlfriend, Poppy Nicole, wants to meet him in REALITY (TM). That’s the premise of the comic sci-fi novel, Rate Me Red. It’s the year 2043 and Twitter, Facebook, You Tube, reality television and Ebay have all merged into the VidNet. Everyone and anyone can have a VidNet show, but it’s the people who . . .

A complete novel.
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K2 by Geoff Wolak

The elderly owner of a Swiss bank has been murdered, the bank’s ownership diverted towards a retired British Intelligence officer. The bank comes complete with its own commercial espionage unit, now in the middle of a small war. No one is who they seem, and they all have an agenda. “Groups within groups, secrets inside secrets, lies on top of . . .

A complete pdf series.
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CURIO KILLED THE CAT

Light urban fantasy in an occult shop

By Linda Schoales, editor

Feb 25, 2009: At 8 chapters, “Curio Killed the Cat” is the beginning of an urban fantasy set in an occult shop. The staff, “a lazy hoodoo spellcaster, a feminist succubus, and snobbish Wiccan priest”, are worried about their jobs, their boss and their spells. Their boss, Madam Curio, has let the financial side of the business slide and the store is in trouble. The staff each try in their own unique way to help save the store.

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STREET

A Mean Street, But Worth the Trip

By Ysabetwordsmith, member

Jul 14, 2010: It’s a mean "Street" out there, but fun to watch from a safe distance. This story has a short setup leading to a long, sharp drop into fast-paced action.

The viewpoint character, Gina, is a prostitute who sells not sex but something more intimate. She scans people’s thoughts and emotions with the help of a drug called Spice. Unlike some of the strung-out telepaths on the Street, Gina is good at keeping her head on her shoulders. Unfortunately, that’s not enough.

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