Author: Charlie N. Holmberg

Numina: Siege and Sacrifice by Charlie N. Holmberg

Numina: Siege and Sacrifice by Charlie N. Holmberg

Sandis has finally freed herself from her master and his plans to use her as a vessel for the ancient beast Kolosos. But her master has found a new, impossible vessel: Sandis’s brother, Anon—a brother she long thought dead. Kolosos is ancient, massive, and seemingly unbeatable. Fortunately, Sandis has her own monster—an ethereal fire horse that she can summon at will. In addition, she and […]

September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Timeless Romance: Midsummer Night

Timeless Romance: Midsummer Night

Six Fantasy Romance Novellas ILLUSIONS OF LOVE by Charlie N. Holmberg Aster has worked as the great magician Celtin’s assistant for two years and has been in love with him nearly as long. After hearing he’ll be looking for a wife at the house ball, Aster disguises herself as a high-class woman so she can woo him away from other bachelorettes. But not everything goes […]

June 12, 2019 / 1 Comment
Numina: Myths and Mortals by Charlie N. Holmberg

Numina: Myths and Mortals by Charlie N. Holmberg

Sandis has escaped Kazen’s grasp, but she finds herself unmoored, reeling from her thief friend Rone’s betrayal. Kazen has been hurt but not stopped, and he’ll do anything to summon the monster that could lay waste to the entire world. Sandis knows she must be the one to stop him, but with her own trusted numen now bound to another, and finding herself with no […]

April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Numina: Smoke and Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg

Numina: Smoke and Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg

As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon—a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive, she must run. And in a city fueled by smoke […]

February 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Veins of Gold by Charlie N. Holmberg

Veins of Gold by Charlie N. Holmberg

Desperate to save her siblings from poverty, a young woman discovers magic fueled by gold… and a love for the man who wields it. Abandoned by their father for the gold rush, Gentry and her siblings labor to survive alone in the inhospitable west. When bizarre natural disasters begin wreaking havoc on the land, Gentry discovers a world of magic. Desperate for help, she accepts […]

July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Plastic Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Plastic Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

Alvie Brechenmacher has arrived in London to begin her training in Polymaking—the magical discipline of bespelling plastic. Polymaking is the newest form of magic, and in a field where there is so much left to learn, every Polymaker dreams of making the next big discovery. Even though she is only an apprentice, Alvie is an inventor at heart, and she is determined to make as […]

May 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She’s diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection of painted nesting dolls—one for every villager. Fascinated, she can’t resist the […]

July 25, 2017 / 0 Comments
Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg

Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg

Maire is a baker with an extraordinary gift: she can infuse her treats with emotions and abilities, which are then passed on to those who eat them. She doesn’t know why she can do this and remembers nothing of who she is or where she came from. When marauders raid her town, Maire is captured and sold to the eccentric Allemas, who enslaves her and […]

June 29, 2016 / 0 Comments
Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg

Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg

Seventeen-year-old Smitha’s wealth, status, and beauty make her the envy of her town—until she rejects a strange man’s marriage proposal and disastrous consequences follow. Smitha becomes cursed, and frost begins to encompass everything she touches. Banished to the hills, hunted by villagers, and chilled to the very core of her soul, she finds companionship with Death, who longs to coax her into his isolated world. […]

September 22, 2015 / 1 Comment
The Master Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Master Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

Throughout her studies, Ceony Twill has harbored a secret, one she’s kept from even her mentor, Emery Thane. She’s discovered how to practice forms of magic other than her own—an ability long thought impossible. While all seems set for Ceony to complete her apprenticeship and pass her upcoming final magician’s exam, life quickly becomes complicated. To avoid favoritism, Emery sends her to another paper magician […]

June 5, 2015 / 1 Comment