Author Archives: Marie Erving

The Last Stormlord: Struggle for Agency

Genre: Dark Fantasy Synopsis: Everyone relies on Cloudmasters to supply water. Unfortunately, the last Cloudmaster is old and his power is failing. People are already in danger of thirst, and there are no Cloudmasters to help him or take over … Continue reading

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TV Round-up: The Musketeers, Doctor Who, and Outlander

The Musketeers Genre: Historical/Action Synopsis: Inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ The Three Musketeers, this series follows D’Artagnan, Athos, Aramis, and Porthos, as they go about the King’s business. Series: 1 season of 10 episodes; there will be a season 2 I’ve … Continue reading

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Death Sworn, Magical Assassins Living in a Cave

Genre: YA Fantasy Synopsis: Ileni, like all Renegai, was tested for magic at an early age–all children have magic, but it fades as they reach adulthood. She passed her Test, and was trained as one of the most promising students. … Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful, Victorian Gothic-Horror

Genre: Victorian fantasy/horror Synopsis: Malcolm Murray’s daughter, Mina Murray, has been abducted by vampires. He and Mina’s childhood friend, Vanessa Ives, will do anything to help her. Vanessa has the power to sense things, from the beyond. She uses this … Continue reading

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Neurobiologist Comments on ‘Lucy’, and Volume Three of Thalia’s Musings is Impending

Ask and you shall receive? Remember when I was happy that an actual doctor commented on Game of Thrones? Now a neurobiologist has commented on the science in the movie Lucy. Here’s the article, up at World Science Festival. I haven’t actually … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From

From The Broke and the Bookish, a new Top Ten Tuesday topic. Looks like series authors have a serious advantage, for this list. Also long-standing authors. I’m only counting full-length novels. 1. Kelley Armstrong Books Owned: 19 Genre: Urban fantasy, YA urban … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD: Oh, the Irony!

I’m sorry, did anyone thing I would stop talking about the current Whedon TV project just because it’s between seasons? Before season 2 hits (which will have Lucy Lawless–it’s like my childhood dream come true), I do want to spend … Continue reading

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