Author: Melissa McShane

Extraordinaries: Wondering Sight by Melissa McShane

Extraordinaries: Wondering Sight by Melissa McShane

Sophia Westlake is an Extraordinary Seer, gifted with the ability to see past, present and future in Dreams and Visions. Her talent led to the destruction of the Caribbean pirates plaguing England’s shipping and gained her renown and the accolades of her peers. But when she accuses a prominent politician, Lord Endicott, of embezzling from the Army, her Dream is “proved” false and she is […]

January 19, 2017 / 0 Comments
The God-Touched Man by Melissa McShane

The God-Touched Man by Melissa McShane

Five years after the defeat of the Despot, the southern country of Santerre has finally recovered from his rule and sends an embassy to Dalanine. Piercy Faranter, government agent and man about town, receives an assignment to watch over the princess of Santerre, who is disguised as one of her own ladies in waiting. It’s a task perfectly suited to his charm and reputation with […]

November 15, 2016 / 0 Comments
Extraordinaries: Burning Bright by Melissa McShane

Extraordinaries: Burning Bright by Melissa McShane

In 1812, Elinor Pembroke wakes to find her bedchamber in flames—and extinguishes them with a thought. At 21, she is old to manifest magical talent, but the evidence is unmistakable: she not only has the ability to start fires, but the far more powerful ability to control and extinguish them. She is an Extraordinary, and the only one in England capable of wielding fire in […]

August 16, 2016 / 2 Comments
Tremontane: Agent of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Tremontane: Agent of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Telaine North Hunter, Princess of Tremontane, is beautiful, spoiled, flirtatious, and the center of fashionable society throughout Tremontane. She’s also a spy. As an agent of the Crown, Telaine uses her high society connections to gather information for her uncle, King Jeffrey. But when an overheard conversation reveals a sinister plot centered on the Baron of Steepridge, Telaine must pose as a common Deviser in […]

February 25, 2016 / 0 Comments
Tremontane: Exile of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Tremontane: Exile of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Zara North, former Queen of Tremontane, left her throne and her family behind to keep her secret: she cannot be killed, she cannot age, and her magic could topple the North family from the throne. As an exile in her own country, Zara finds love, sorrow, and new purpose as the years pass and the world changes around her. This novella contains four short stories, […]

December 17, 2015 / 0 Comments
Tremontane: Rider of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Tremontane: Rider of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Imogen, warrior of the Kirkellan tribes, has never wanted to be anything else. But when the long war between the Kirkellan and the country of Ruskald ends, the terms of the peace treaty require Imogen to be married to the vicious King of Ruskald for five years. Confined to his freezing city, forbidden to fight, Imogen sees nothing but darkness in her future—until the arrival […]

October 22, 2015 / 0 Comments
Tremontane: Servant of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Tremontane: Servant of the Crown by Melissa McShane

Alison Quinn, Countess of Waxwold, is content with her bookish life—until she’s summoned to be a lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Tremontane’s mother for six months. Even the prospect of access to the Royal Library doesn’t seem enough to make up for her sacrifice, but Alison is prepared to do her service to the Crown. What she’s not prepared for is Prince Anthony North, Queen […]

July 15, 2015 / 1 Comment
The Smoke-Scented Girl by Melissa McShane

The Smoke-Scented Girl by Melissa McShane

In a world very much like our own Victorian England, the country of Dalanine is at war. The implacable, unstoppable Despot has been pushing northward for over a year, conquering everything in his path with military and magical force, leaving nothing but destruction in his wake. For Evon Lorantis, Dalanine’s most promising young magician, the war represents the same kind of work he’s always done, […]

February 19, 2015 / 1 Comment
Emissary by Melissa McShane

Emissary by Melissa McShane

When unquiet ghosts walk the earth, the servants of Atenas, God of Death, guide them to their final rest in His domain. For six years, Zerafine, priestess of Atenas, and her companion Gerrard have walked the known world, bringing peace to the dead and fair judgment to the living. Hated and feared as a death-bringer by many, Zerafine has never regretted her decision to serve […]

January 7, 2015 / 0 Comments