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Devon Monk

Crucible Zero by Devon Monk: Review/Giveaway

IN THE November 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
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by Mary Anne Barker


This is the third book of a trilogy, and I’ve been waiting for it, because at the end of the second book, Infinity Bell, Matilda went back in time to fix a mistake made by her ancestor—but she returned to a completely different world. For some reason the twist caught me off-guard. The first two books, House Immortal and Infinity Bell, have been setting up this world and people. Even though the second book was set up as “we have to go back in time to fix things,” the ending of the book was a bomb. The whole world was changed by what Matilda did in the past.

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Stone Cold By Devon Monk

IN THE May 17 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTerrance V. Mc Arthur
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by Terrance Mc Arthur


At the end of Devon Monk’s final Allie Beckstrom novel, Magic to the Bone, magic was tamed. There wasn’t much you could do with it, unless you were a Soul Complement, a pair of magic-users who could break magic, go beyond the limits of its power.

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by Terrance V. Mc Arthur



Magic Without Mercy, the eighth in Devon Monk’s Allie Beckworth series of urban fantasies set in Portland, Oregon, combines paranormal action, paranoid reality (they really are out to get you), romance, magic, and mayhem (Or is that mayhem and magic? Magical mayhem? Mayhemical magic?).

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