Author: Melissa McShane

The Book of Lies by Melissa McShane

The Book of Lies by Melissa McShane

For over seventy years, the use of familiars—monsters bound by magic to fight beside humans in the Long War—divided magery into two factions. Now, the monsters strike back. As Helena prepares for the Conference of Neutralities, reports of familiars breaking their bonds to attack and kill their masters raise tensions between the factions to an unprecedented high. Faced with the challenge of keeping her relationship […]

July 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Mortal Rites by Melissa McShane

Mortal Rites by Melissa McShane

The undead rise… After finding two items they need to save Alaric’s people from the wizard who enslaves them, Sienne and her companions feel confident that success is just around the corner. But the quest takes a dark turn when they learn the next step leads them into the forbidden world of necromancy. Hired to locate a missing man whose studies in the dark art […]

May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
Last Oracle: The Book of Mayhem by Melissa McShane

Last Oracle: The Book of Mayhem by Melissa McShane

With two threats to the oracular bookstore Abernathy’s behind her, Helena finally feels secure in her role as custodian. But when a new danger rises, it threatens not the store, but the magi of Portland. As tensions between the factions grow, and monsters terrorize the city, the conflict tests Helena’s neutrality and requires her to solve the mystery—before she becomes the next victim.

April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Stone of Inheritance by Melissa McShane

Stone of Inheritance by Melissa McShane

A spot of blackmail… For months, Sienne and her scrapper team have faced many challenges in their quest to free Alaric’s people from the wizard enslaving them. But when a new, unexpected challenge threatens to end their quest, the companions have no choice but to give in to a blackmailer’s demand: retrieve an ancient stone artifact from an abandoned village. Their new adventure takes them […]

February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments
The View from Castle Always by Melissa McShane

The View from Castle Always by Melissa McShane

Men and women come to Castle Always to receive a destiny. Few of those questers survive to return home. Mysterious, difficult to find, and possibly sentient, the Castle keeps its secrets hidden away where no one thinks to look for them. Unlike other questers, Ailanthe just wants to return to her forest home. She travels to the Castle searching for something to send her back, […]

January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Company of Strangers by Melissa McShane

Company of Strangers by Melissa McShane

The wizard Sienne hopes to make a name for herself as a scrapper—someone who scours the ruins of the Empty Lands for treasure and lost magical artifacts. But first she must find someone willing to take a chance on a desperate beginner. When Sienne finally catches a break, she becomes part of a ragtag group of adventurers—a desperate scrapper named Dianthe, her wizard-hating partner Alaric, […]

December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Tremontane: Voyager of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Tremontane: Voyager of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Zara North, Queen of Tremontane, has the ability to unconsciously heal herself—a magic that also keeps her from aging. Faced with the reality that public knowledge of her magic could destroy her family’s dynasty and cost them the Crown, she faked her own death and set out to make a new life for herself, far from the capital and the family she loved. Never settling […]

September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Warts and All by Melissa McShane

Warts and All by Melissa McShane

Beginner witch Chloe has a problem. There’s a frog in her tub who says he used to be a man. Worse, his memory is slipping away from him. Magic doesn’t work, so there’s only one way she can think of to turn him back—but can she bring herself to do it? And that’s only the beginning of her challenges… In these eleven short fairy tale […]

August 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
Last Oracle: The Book of Peril by Melissa McShane

Last Oracle: The Book of Peril by Melissa McShane

As the custodian of the oracular bookstore Abernathy’s, Helena has faced any number of challenges in learning her new role. But when the store begins giving out false prophecies, Helena comes up against her greatest challenge yet: how can she fix Abernathy’s when she doesn’t truly know how it works? Armed only with a few special talents and her desire to protect her magical charge, […]

July 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Last Oracle: The Book of Secrets by Melissa McShane

Last Oracle: The Book of Secrets by Melissa McShane

Helena Davies just wants a job that will get her out of her parents’ basement. Abernathy’s Bookstore is disorganized, out of the way, and smells funny, but it pays well and promises to at least be interesting. She has no idea how interesting her life will become. By the end of the first day, Helena has a dead boss in the basement, an unexpected promotion, […]

February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments