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Magic in a Modern UK

What if magic came back and an authoritarian regime took control of a nation terrified of how magicians could distort reality? A book about magic and magicians set in this England, this London, a place I’ve lived since I was born. What would really happen if some children were born with magical powers. Way things are now, there’s be an epic crisis. Britain now is struggling – a crisis in…

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Magic. A Rough Guide – Not your usual Urban Fantasy

Magic. A Rough Guide – Not your usual Urban Fantasy ‘Magic. A Rough Guide.’ isn’t your usual, ‘run of the mill’ young adult with supernatural powers. urban fantasy story. It takes the reader into a world that looks familiar but messes with a lot of conventions most urban fantasies stick to – religion being one of them. On the surface, the story sounds fairly standard – two young adult magicians…

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The Palace Job

The Palace Job (Rogues of the Republic Book 1) Loch is seeking revenge. It would help if she wasn’t in jail. The plan: to steal a priceless elven manuscript that once belonged to her family, but now is in the hands of the most powerful man in the Republic. To do so Loch—former soldier, former prisoner, current fugitive—must assemble a crack team of magical misfits that includes a cynical illusionist,…

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Magic. A Rough Guide

Magic is a threat to social order. Magicians are hunted down by Government contracted Private Military Companies, imprisoned and executed. Lizzy a prison escapee is found by Chris, a newly awakened sorcerer accused of mass murder. Neither are aware that ancient and powerful forces are manipulating their lives, forcing them together. But when it comes to magic, Chris is a total newb, which for Lizzy makes him a liability and…

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Lizzy and Chris

When Government forces killed Lizzy’s parents and locked her up when she was 5, they thought that was the end of the young magician. But 12 years later, the prison ambulance taking Lizzy to a laboratory for experimental surgery explodes and Lizzy escapes, leaving the guards to die in the inferno. She steals a motorbike and literally disappears (see pic) Minutes after Chris’s grandfather tells him he’s a sorcerer, the…

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Werewolf Origin

Werewolf Origin was inspired by the 1941 movie, “The Wolf Man.” This classic film starred Lon Chaney, Jr. A clan of gypsies comes into a village in Wales. Lon Chaney is bitten by a werewolf in his attempt to save a girl. The girl dies, but he did kill the monster, who was Bela, a gypsy fortuneteller. Unfortunately for Lon, he becomes a werewolf, and so begins the genre. What…

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Magic. A Rough Guide gets a first video

The War on Magic has replaced the war on Terror. Government contracted Private Security Companies hunt down, imprison, experiment on, and execute magicians. But darker forces are at play behind the scenes. Advertisements

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Slow Burn: Sanctum

Will Any Sanctuary Stand? With both the Naked Horde and the Survivor Army destroyed, Zed and Murphy make their preparations and head to College Station to do their small part in salvaging humanity’s future. But the post-virus world isn’t kind to humans or their plans and nothing they find on their journey is what they expected. Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series Book 1 – Zero Day Book 2 – Infected…

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Magic. A Rough Guide. A gritty, urban fantasy adventure

England is a tough place to live if you’re a magician, a really tough place. Girls are born with the ability and are tested at birth and taken away to be raised, experimented on and finally killed off. Boys develop their powers at around 18 so are tested regularly. Magicians are ‘collared’, a kind of lobotomy that takes away their magical powers along with free will. Renegades are hunted down…

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Mighty Thor Vol. 1: Thunder in her Veins

Dr. Jane Foster is the Goddess of Thunder -and it’s killing her. Her enemies are many as Asgard descends further into chaos, and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet she wages her greatest battle against a far more personal foe: the cancer killing her mortal form. When Loki steps back into Thor’s life, will it ease her troubles or only add to her pain? There’s no such…

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Hellboy. Seed of Destruction

Dark Horse presents new editions of the entire Hellboy line with new covers, beginning with Seed of Destruction, the basis of director Guillermo del Toro’s blockbuster films. Hellboy is one of the most celebrated comics series in recent years. The ultimate artists’ artist and a great storyteller whose work is in turns haunting, hilarious, and spellbinding. Mike Mignola has won numerous awards in the comics industry and beyond. When strangeness…

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Magic. Christianity. Faith. Capitalism. Nathan McGrath talks about Magic. A Rough Guide

‘Magic. A Rough Guide’, is my third novel. It’s a departure from ‘Nanopunk’ and its sequel ‘Lightning Seed’; about Alister Cloud, a young man infected with nanoparticles that gave him wi-fi powers to connect with any network or wireless enabled electronic device – or control other electronic devices via physical contact. I know the market is saturated with urban fantasy stories written for all age groups. This got me thinking…

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Enchant: Beauty and the Beast Retold

A beastly prince. An enchanting beauty. Only love can break the spell. Once upon a time… The wicked King Thorn forced the enchantress Zuleika to cast a terrible curse. She fled his court to travel the world, helping those who need her magic most. Until a search for her merchant father’s lost ships leads her to an enchanted island, where Prince Vardan, the island’s ruler, is afflicted by the most…

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Creeg: The Tellox Book 1

A science fiction romance that begins a new series. They were created, betrayed and nearly eradicated as a species. The rest they did to themselves. The Tellox are known as the finest warriors in every known galaxy, animalistic, powerful and infinitely hard to kill. They heal from nearly any wound and do not age. But they have no females left, and with the destruction of their bloodmates so long ago,…

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Magic and Romance: A Collection of Lesbian Short Stories

If you like reading about student-life, vampires, werewolves, ballroom dancing, historical romance, or even epic fantasy, all with a twist of lesbian romance and a dash of adventure then you will love this exciting, funny, and free collection of Niamh Murphy’s lesbian short stories. – In Rhythm (Contemporary Teen Romance) Kara Telfer wants to be a great dancer. When she dances with her instructor, Ruby, their chemistry is obvious. The…

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A Game of Thrones: The Graphic Novel: Volume One

This graphic novel adaptation contains more than fifty pages of exclusive content not available in the original comic books, including • a new Preface by George R. R. Martin • early renderings of key scenes and favorite characters from the novels • a walk-through of the entire creative process, from auditioning the artists to tweaking the scripts to coloring the final pages • behind-the-scenes commentary from Daniel Abraham, Tommy Patterson,…

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Coraline: The Graphic Novel

Coraline discovered the door a little after they moved into the house. When Coraline steps through a door in her family’s new house, she finds another house strangely similar to her own (only better). But there’s another mother there and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go. Acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell brings Neil Gaiman’s enchanting,…

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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O’Keefe, and the three Mrs–Who, Whatsit, and Which–the memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery award-winning classic A Wrinkle in Time. But in 50 years of publication, the book has never been illustrated. Now, Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering…

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The Cursed Princess

When Arianna is taken ill at the age of 9, only Ellavorn can heal her. In that moment, their lives are changed forever as the seeds of love have been planted. 9 years later, Arianna is faced with the task of choosing a husband. Once she has rejected numerous suitors, Ellavorn proposes. On a trip, her parents are attacked and murdered. Ellavorn tried to save her mother, but it was…

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Why I write Urban Fantasy – Magic. A Rough Guide.

Why I write Urban Fantasy – Magic. A Rough Guide. I turned to urban fantasy after writing two cyberpunk novels ‘Nanopunk’ and ‘Lightning Seed’. I use both Cyberpunk and Urban Fantasy to explore how our beliefs and the way we see things may be very different from what reality really is like. This leads on to raising questions about the good or harm done by our relationships with reality, and…

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MERAKI #1 – A new comic book series featuring gay heroes

The Odyssey meets Star Wars…LGBT style! Issue 1 of an epic 12 issue story arc! The lands of Balen have turned dry, suffering from an extreme drought. Desperate for water Psi and her team are forced to travel to Jupinar. When the village Elder refuses to help and marauders attack, will Psi order her team to fight or let the village burn? The world of MERAKI is a futuristic realm…

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