Tag Archives: novel

The only way to deal with the loss of a child…

Greetings, sci-fi and fantasy loving friends! it’s that time again, when lucky readers get to sample some new–and not-so-new–additions to the genre created by a slew of writers from around the world. Today’s snippet from me goes back a couple of years to one of my favorite books, THE ELF MAGE. The book is the [...]

Do you dare lose your way in the woods?

  Tale Twisters Guest post by JESSICA ASPEN I first met Lyndi Alexander in 2010, when she was working on the manuscript that would become WINDMILLS and I was re-writing THE DARK HUNTSMAN for the third time. That was when I realized how much we had in common, number one being our great love of [...]

Patrick Stutzman’s fascinating premise–a woman alone

 Thanks for being with us today. First, would you tell us a bit about yourself? What area of the country do you live in, do you have a family, pets, etc. Are you a coffee fiend, or do you have another “addiction” you must have on your desk at all times? What’s your education, if [...]

Friends are irreplaceable: SFFS for March 23

It’s been awhile since I posted CLAN ELVES news over here, now that I have a site that covers all of Lyndi’s books. But with THE ELF GUARDIAN out, I think the elves site needs some love too! And what better way to show love that to post a snippet for Science Fiction Fantasy Saturday! [...]


It’s almost time for the release of book four in the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, and folk here in the great Northwest are pretty excited! The first three books brought to life the story of Jelani Marsh, a young barista who believed she was mostly a failure in life, having grown up an [...]

Abracadabra! Erin Danzer’s book makes its debut

Book Blurb: Fifteen-year-old Veronica “Ronnie” Lambert wants to get out from under her older brother’s shadow. When Ronnie gets a tattoo and then is struck by lightning, she suddenly finds herself able to see and hear things in shadows that don’t appear to others. Then Ronnie meets Gavin Clearwater, the hot new guy in all [...]

Who’s that girl? Always a good question to ask — SFFS for Saturday 11-17

Today’s piece is a snippet from the original book in the Clan Elves series, THE ELF QUEEN.  Astan Hawk’s grandmother often takes him to see this barista who works downtown, dragging him in her shop even though he hates coffee, and he’s just about had enough of it: Whatever was about to happen, Astan was [...]

SFFS for November 3– why is a baby like a hot potato?

Today’s snippet is from the third volume in the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, THE ELF MAGE.  At the end of the second book, the newborn baby of the elf queen Jelani Marsh and her consort Astan Hawk has been taken, and no one knows by who. They, of course, expect the worst, caught in [...]

Karma and Mayhem, both interesting guests, come to visit the Clan Elves

AN INTERVIEW WITH CATHERINE E. MCLEAN Please tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Catherine E. McLean, author of Karma and Mayhem, a paranormal-fantasy-romance e-novel that was just released by Soul Mate Publishing (www.soulmatepublishing.com). I live on a farm in rural Western Pennsylvania with my husband. Our only child, a daughter, is grown and lives [...]

SFFS 9-15: Making magic on the fly

Following up on the excerpt from THE ELF GUARDIAN on September 1, Lane Donatelli has brainstormed through the shrapnel of his mind and finally come up with a plan to contribute to the preservation of the Bitterroot elf clan that’s adopted him. He’s bought a bright purple magician’s costume (although Crispy drew the line at [...]

SFFS for September 1: It’s not easy being a technomage

This week’s snippet is from book four of the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, which I’m writing as we speak. It’s titled THE ELF GUARDIAN and is due out early next year. The quandary in the beginning of the story is that a defrocked but flashy paranormal investigator named Chiara DeLuna comes to the [...]

Edward Eaton, Redux: this prolific author brings three stories of mystery, sorrow and vanity to our world

Author Ted Eaton has had a busy year, publishing not one, but three works–and it’s only August! His first book, Rosi’s Castle, has been quite a success, and the second book in the series has just been released. We had him here last year, when he was first published, and we’re delighted to feature him [...]

The Clan Elves arrive!

AS AUGUST begins, so does the opportunity to share this series with you, the reader. I’m well into the first draft of the second novel, tentatively titled Clan Elves Book 2. Catchy, huh? I’m sure something better will come along, because the intrigue among the members of the clans and those cast out continues to [...]