Guest Author: Diana Pharaoh Francis

28 August 2014 Jackie 4

I am excited to welcome author Diana Pharaoh Francis, who is celebrating the release of her first Diamond City Magic novel, Trace of Magic. Even the most powerful tracers can’t track you if the magical trace you leave behind is too old. But I can track almost anything, even dead […]

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Black Friday: Diana Pharaoh Francis

5 December 2011 Jackie 18

Black Friday is here and we’re discussing the season with Diana Pharaoh Francis’s Max and Alexander from Shadow City. The world is falling apart. The magical apocalypse has come. Now is the time to guard the covenstead against both raiders and refugees. But Max has been stolen by a powerful […]

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Bitter Night by DP Francis

9 November 2009 Jackie 4

I’ve been hearing a lot about Diana Pharaoh Francis’ Bitter Night, the first book in her new Horngate Witches series, and at first I wasn’t sure what to think about it. Now that I have had my hands on a copy, oh yeah, I cannot wait until the second novel comes out.

I think what stands out the most for me is the fact that this isn’t another urban fantasy about vampires or shapeshifters, but something else with witch thrown in. Witches are the powerhouses here, but they surround themselves with Shadowblades and Sunspears who can be just as powerful in their own right.