Stories Tagged With: Magic

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Fire Magic

Marko is far too old for romance and adventure. As captain of the king’s guards, all he wants is to do his duty and keep his head down. So it really is a shame that his hotheaded young friend has fallen in love with a princess and that the princess’s chaperone is so infuriating. Because adventure and romance are coming for Marko, whether he likes it or not.

First published in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Issue 23, June 2006.

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The Land of Reeds

Amenemhet has been murdered. Yet when his ghost awakens, he discovers that the way to the afterlife, the Land of Reeds, is closed. And, worse, the man who murdered him is determined to steal Amenemhet’s widow and his children.

His only hope is the ghost of a young girl who still seems to retain her personality. But the dead wind is blowing, and Amenemhet is forgetting himself and his life.

First published in Realms of Fantasy, February 2006.

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The Equation

Cameron Everett hasn’t seen his high-school girlfriend for twelve years when they meet in the queue of a cafe. But both of them have followed very different paths since, and this meeting isn’t an accident. If he can’t convince her that his is the right way, Cameron may not walk away from this.

First Published in Realms of Fantasy, June 2011.

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The Frog King

Once upon a time, a prince was turned into a frog. And that was where it all went wrong, because tradition or no tradition, princesses just weren’t going around kissing frogs anymore.

First published in The December Lights Project, December 2010.

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