Monthly Archives: October 2011

A brief history of alchemy – part four and the last

Three musketeers of alchemy (and one shadowy D’Artagnan)  I have been busy lately so the last part of my alchemy series, describing in more detail the life and deeds of Nicolas Flamel, dr John Dee, his partner, Edward Kelly and … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Review: Wolfsangel (Craw trilogy 01) by M.D. Lachlan

Book info: Form: e-book, mobi format Genre: fantasy fiction Target audience: adults Synopsis: Authun a Viking king has a problem – he is childless. He is not just any king, mind you, he is Authun the Pitiless and his exploits … Continue reading

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Supernatural review: Dragon Bound (Elder Races 01) by Thea Harrison

Form: e-book Genre: paranormal romance (but more romance than paranormal) Target audience: adults Source: borrowed from a friend Synopsis (from Goodreads – almost): Is anyone stupid enough to steal from a Dragon? Theoretically no but… Half-human and half-wyr, Pia Giovanni spent … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Review: Proof by Seduction by Courtney Milan

Book info: Form: e-book, Kindle format Genre: historical romance Target audience: adults Synopsis: Gareth Carhard, the Marquess of Blakely et cetera, a gifted scientist, an aristocrat and a sworn, stone-cold bachelor, has just returned from Brazil to take care of … Continue reading

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Wishful Wednesday, 19 October

The meme is hosted by Brooke from Brooke Bluestocking Guide.  Welcome to Wishful Wednesday!  As one of my Internet friends is doing a course on Norse culture and laguage (waving to the Red Witch) my wish today is kind of inspired … Continue reading

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Mini review – Overwinter: A Werewolf Tale by David Wellington

  Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Three Rivers Press; Original edition (September 14, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0307460797 ISBN-13: 978-0307460790     Genre: fantasy fiction, dystopia Target audience: adults Synopsis: Powell and Cheyenne, a pair of werewolves from the first novel in this series, Frostbite, are trying … Continue reading

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Review: Sins of the Angels (The Grigori Legacy 01) by Linda Poitevin

Book form: Kndle format e-book Genre :Dark Urban Fantasy, PNR. Target audience: adults? I guess so. Source: borrowed Synopsis (from Goodreads):  A detective with a secret lineage. An undercover Hunter with a bullet-proof soul. And a world made to pay … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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