Tag Archives: SFFS

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SFFS post for March 17–Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

Imagine if you were a pretty average young woman, working in a college town, Missoula, Montana, late for work because some cop you dated once had your car towed. Then imagine you find a glass slipper on the sidewalk, and your best friend dares you to try it on. Would you? Jelani Marsh does. In [...]

SFFS snippet for Feb. 18! The Elf Mage…where magic and WoW collide!

This is a snippet from my new book The Elf Mage, the third book in the Clan Elves of the Bitterroot series, published by http://www.dragonflypubs.com/dfp/elfmage.html, available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and all the usual sources. Lane Donatelli, a World of Warcraft addict and child abuse survivor, has a laptop that has been infused with [...]