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Going back into time for historical fantasy novel reviews

While I’ve not been writing, I’ve been reading to recharge my batteries. I tackled two recent historical fantasy novels, Stephanie Burgis’s Congress of Secrets (2016) and Walter H. Hunt’s Elements of Mind (2014). Odds are you might like one or the other, but … Continue reading

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Wrapping things up in the epilogue to As the Wyrm Tyrns

With the Breydon wyrm going back into its slumber, and the Faroe Islands female wyrm away from Great Yarmouth, our team’s business is almost through. But there remain a few loose ends to tie up, and Geoffrey MacAlpine’s the man … Continue reading

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A comedy of errors in chapter 19 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Our heroes have made their share of mistakes. Geoff and Gwen just got dumped into Breydon Water thanks to one of them. But it’s a long wyrm that has no tyrning, and the Breydon wyrms are 60 feet long, so … Continue reading

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England and the Windsors are at stake in chapter 18 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Our valiant team of magicians, along with a cambion and a normal human, prepare to put down the wyrms using Guinevere Satterthwaite’s plan. If they fail, Great Yarmouth could be laid waste and the Royal Family lose its most photogenic … Continue reading

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Time is running out in chapter 17 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Kate and Willy, the Duchess and Duke of Cambridge, are arriving in town, the English Council of magicians is getting nervous, and one of the wyrms is pregnant. But the shoe is literally on the other foot this time as … Continue reading

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Tackling a wyrm infestation in chapter 16 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Why did Ursula try to prevent Jackie from shooting the wyrm? What makes Marcus even more sour than usual? And when is Calpurnia going to go clothes shopping? More problems fall upon our unlucky team of magicians as they try … Continue reading

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Four against the beasts in Chapter 15 of As the Wyrm Tyrns

Our band of heroic (or at least temperamental) magicians have a goal, “Finding the wyrms’ lair,” in chapter 15 of As the Wyrm Tyrns. And wouldn’t you know, it’s the scholarly Calpurnia that sets them in the right direction. Or maybe … Continue reading

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