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Midnight Moonlight by Eren Reverie

Werewolves, Vampires, Faeries and a sever case of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Abigail is not afraid of anything in particular. She’s just . . . afraid. All the time. Of everything and everyone. She weaves wild stories to explain her state of perpetual anxiety to the people around her, preferring they treat it as a joke than treat her as a neurotic freak. It’s a plan that works well enough: with a little help from her . . .

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Wonder City Stories by Jude McLaughlin

Superpowers are the least of their problems...

Wonder City Stories is an ongoing serial that explores gender, race, and sexuality in a richly-populated superhero comic book universe, actively deconstructing the persistent themes of the genre through the eyes of a group of compelling characters who are unusual in that context: women, elderly people, POCs, LGBTQI people, and more. It’s a universe where the equivalent of Superman . . .

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Safe as Houses by Michael Litzky

That was some powerful magic. Sunlight. Who knew?

Imagine a world where the night outside is crawling with vampires but inside your home, life is completely normal. You cook, you wash dishes, you make love—and you ignore the white faces at the window and the teasing, wheedling voices. The story follows two women, Sally and Lavinia, as they try to make a home together in a . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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Rowena’s Page by S. D. Youngren

Mostly-funny short stories about a young woman's life.

Rowena has a mother:     “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—”     “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .

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Prairie Song by Marn and Alyssa

A post-apocalyptic roadtrip across America.

John is a former indentured farmhand, setting out in search of fresh water and an escape from his past. Cody is a traveling bounty hunter and musician, on the run from a debt he can’t repay. Friday is a lounge singer and burlesque dancer, fiercely protective of her friends, seeking adventure. Valerie is an orphan priest, weighed down by responsibility . . .

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Metaworld Chronicles by Wutosama

21st Century Jane Ayre with DnD Magic

Gwen Song awoke in a new world where all that she was familiar with had disappeared and she must begin from zero. A 21st-century tale of an Earth ruled instead by magic, where humanity lives in enclaves shielded from magical beasts and otherworldly beings. Follow Gwen as she struggles to once again rebuild her life in the new world, a . . .

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Suburban Vampires by Lyssa Dering

A web serial about living two lives.

Millennial, post-grad Beckett is already struggling to crawl out of the black pit that is her deteriorating mental health. But now there’s also her ex-best-friend to contend with: a naive, newly-turned vampire who has inserted herself right back into Beckett’s life. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Bridger by Geralyn Wichers

A Dystopian Serial

GLOBAL WAR HAS BLED EARTH, AND CHAR, ALMOST DRY. Charlane “Char” Lee Thompson has sacrificed her health and her marriage to climb the ranks of the American Federation army. When a training accident wipes out her unit, Char is embroiled in a military scandal that leaves her career and health in shambles. Char leaves the army for private security . . .

A serialized novel, updating thrice weekly.
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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 Wind and the Horizon by Maggie Derrick

Sequel to the award-winning book, “The Star and the Ocean”, book two of the Starborn Series picks up with May and Em as they make an adventure out of evading the Loyals. But as Em’s past catches up with the girls their desire for freedom, and their relationship with each other will be put to the test. . . .

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Hazel and Holly by Sara C. Snider

Hazel and Holly are two witch sisters trying to find a way to free their mother’s soul trapped by their necromancer father. In need of help, they team up with a pair of warlocks–Hemlock and Hawthorn–and embark on a journey that’s magical and whimsical, humorous and playful, and just a little bit dark. . . .

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Serial Fiction by Kathleen Maher

serial fiction, "James Bond & the Girls of Woodstock"

The story is about an actor who plays James Bond in a (fictional) reboot and his relationship with the sixteen-year-old local girl, Brooke Logan. One summer works as a nanny for his two small children. The next summer, he signs on as James Bond even though he and his exiled wife are divorced. Consequently, Brooke’s mother will serve as the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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STRANGE LITTLE BAND

two psychics, one baby, and a mega-corp that owns them all

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

Jul 24, 2009: The story follows the psychics Addison and Shane, who both work for the mega-corp Triptych, a mysterious company that seems to specialize in almost everything. Both of the main characters are strong and manipulative; it’s refreshing to read a story with such complex characters and so much hidden politics at play.

Addison is passionate, stubborn and controlling, oftentimes bitchy, teleporting pet psychic of Triptych’s boss, and a fiercely protective mother.

Shane is [more . . .]

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STRANGE LITTLE BAND

Going to hell in a handbasket and loving the ride.

By Lyn Thorne-Alder, author of Side Quest

Oct 12, 2009: Strange Little Band is an engrossing love/hate story set in the heart of a cold-hearted megacorp. The main players, Shane, an alien half-breed, and Addison, a psychic, are themselves both the players and the played in the elaborate game The Triptych Corporation is playing.

While I, too, would like to see more of the science that makes Triptych run, I find the interpersonal relationships more than enough to drive the story. Neither Addison nor Shane are likeable people, and yet, living [more . . .]

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