PenumbraMINE

A place between shadow and light

Hello, I'm Mama Magie ~ A post-stroke mom who began writing as part of my language recovery therapy, so many scribbles, so little time. #AmWriting

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Not Your Typical Princess

Summer isn't your typical princess, she doesn't want to marry a prince, she wants to stop a war between the humans and dragons. She wants to save the lives of her people. But things take a turn when Prince Charming comes as a pair of young Dragon Lords and she is destined to be theirs. Ebony and Gold are beautiful together, but the arrogance of the twins sets her teeth on edge and Summer is determines to prove she is worth more than silk gowns and something soft and warm in bed. She is a warrior and she will save her people, in spite of her overbearing mates.

This book had me laughing, raging, and sometimes sad, but it is a wonderful journey into the world of dragon overlords and the humans who are trying to survive them.

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How Jessie gets a "dog"

Jessie has lost her family twice. Once when she was only 4 months old and her mafia father had her mother killed for having her. The second time when crime took her adoptive father and cancer her mother. But a letter leads her to a Russian orthodox priest with his own secrets. Her path to finding her past put her in danger and the only one who can keep her safe is in jail for assault and under Court Orders to stay away from her when he gets out, but John's friends aren't going to let anything happen to his mate. She is going to need protection from the Russian Wolf Mafia, and no one protects better than a Beta protecting his mate, even if he has to do it in his fur. Jessie, meet your new protection canine... Oh...And Jessie... Welcome to the world you've only read about in fiction, Werewolves, witches, and pack wars, oh my. Nobody said being an heiress would be easy.

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Reincarnated Love is anything but a retelling of a girl meets vampire story

This is one of my favorite vampire stories, it is terrifying, quirky, and well told with emotions that swing from laugh out loud funny to the fearful certainty 'she's dead this time" and back. The MC Katheryn did not win the parent lottery so she should have known something was up when hers invited her to go on vacation to meet the royal family of a small country. As expected they, had agreed to betroth her to a prince for a small fortune without her consent but she isn't interested. Trapped in a land of vampires and caught between the centuries long feud between brothers, she discovers something unexpected as she gets her revenge on her parents, evades her arranged marriage to one prince, struggles to prove the innocence of the other, and just tries to survive with the help of the ghost of her murdered predecessor. Reincarnated Revenge is the story behind the story.
This story is worth every moment spent reading and re-reading it. When it goes into print, I am putting it on my go-to shelf for books I love..

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There's no mistaking how humorous this super sexy comedy of errors

Serena has a odd life, even for a witch. Born with the potential to be one of the most powerful fire witches in history, magic is a practice him mishaps especially with her uncooperative familiar, whom she just calls Cat (or A$$ depending on the number of her shoes and bras he's ruined that day.). Just when she thinks things with her pot dealing granny, uptight Coven leader mother, and glitter witch, dragoriding bestie can't get any weirder, she finds a beautiful naked man in her kitchen. Her Cat has been keeping secrets from her. HE informs her, She is his witch and will love him, all of him, and not marry that human.
Witches, goblins, and love-sick familiars, oh my. And then there's CAT, my oh my!

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They say it's the journey...

They say it is the journey that it important, but behind every journey is a heart that beats. Mahila's journey from orphan girl with a broken heart to strong woman with a determined will and sacred gift to be reckoned with was not an easy one. It was as much searching for her mother's people as it is running from the constant beating her heart takes. Taking the first step of a journey is never easy, and realizing you haven't reached last step means giving up the place that felt like home. Some paths are harder than others, and the path to healing one's heart is the rockiest of all.

I think this is one of my favorite stories. The world Layla create is richer and as real as any I've read. Her characters are intricate, living, flawed, and striving. To love them, to hate them, to feel their regret and hope makes this a wonderful narrative without equal.

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Rose is a thriller

Rose was always prepared, whether it was her job as an FBI profiler chasing the most violent of criminals or as the mother of a feisty teenager. What she wasn't prepared for was being rescued from certain death by hot Marine sniper Gunny, finding out he was a were-panther, and his unexpected claims that they were mates while working on the hardest case of her life. With peace after the Were-war hanging by a thread and military-trained serial killer randomly shooting werewolves, Scrabble tiles aren't the only puzzle Rose has to figure out in this brave new world. This crime mystery set in the Shifter world takes one on a journey from the desert southwest to the halls of Washington D.C., allies and enemies aren't always who they seem, but are they domestic terrorist or patriots protecting the human race from predators of mythical origins.

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A curse shared

TIberius isn't your usual cursed prince charming, he's a lycan and a rogue, and where he goes Death follows. Crystal has always been sickly, struggling with very human heath issues no other wolf faces, and as result, she is just tired... tired of being sick... tired of struggling... tired of living. It is a twisted fate they find one night on the edge of a muddy creek, and Tiberius discovers that his curse has harmed his Mate. Can he save them or will they both be lost? How can she heal him when she feels she is helpless and all is hopeless?

This is a heart-wrenching, tangled tale of two mates and a curse. An emotional roller-coaster of suffering and hope in the face of danger and betrayal. A must read is you are looking for not-your-usual werewolf mates story.

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The strongest ones are the broken ones

After watching, another young Luna going through the ritual breaking, the Slave Lunas vow that this is the last time. In one near-suicidal moment of revenge, all those that tormented them are dead in a fiery explosion. But how will Luna's without mates keep their new pack safe with only a handful of warriors in a hostile world? How will they get past the years of abuse they suffered? Will they be able to accept a new Mate? Can these broken she-wolves heal each other or is death the easier option?

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Elle's Revenge

A single day of betrayal robs Elle of everything; her parents, her freedom, her pack, and even her wolf. All the now-human has left is revenge. With her Aunt and Uncle's help, and those few of her pack that refused to abandon her, she plans a complicated revenge on the four Alphas and their heirs who participated in that day, including her true mate. Unfortunately, another event diverts her plans. War against the werewolves begins, and she has to make a choice to save the species she no longer is part of by helping her former enemies and evolving, or dying as a wolfless human. When offered a second chance at the life that was her birthright, will she be willing to give up her revenge, or is there no fury like a woman betrayed?

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Alpha's Breeder

This is a very different take on a Werewolf mates story. I enjoyed it when I first found it on Wattpad almost two years ago, and I enjoyed reading it again. on Inkitt. Emi's reaction to being "trapped" in the werewolf world is interesting. I really enjoy it and recommend it for those who are looking for "Not Your Usual" werewolf mates story.

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Must read before Halloween

I am NOT a fan of horror genre but I do love a good ghost story. This one had me engrossed in the beginning, annoyed with Lyn and excited for Mark. Sadly, they did not find the warning signs soon enough and I think I shall have nightmares about leeches. Overall I enjoy this short story.

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Loved it on WP,

What's a newly turned wolf to do? Definitely not give up his day job as a police officer. But when his stripper mate and drug addict sister are under the thumb of a demonic drug-dealing Vampire simply called the Dragon, he is given a choice, Fall in line or Fight...

Super hot scenes mixed with drama and tears and laugh till you cry moments. It's a great weekend read and definitely not your usual werewolf story.

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