Gremlin NIght

Agents of Sorcery

Book 1
Dale Ivan Smith
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The supernatural world is a crazy place, and tonight it’s getting even crazier.

 

Elizabeth Marquez enforces the magical laws that keep the supernatural hidden. Just transferred from guarding an arcane prison back to a field assignment on the streets of America, Liz will do anything to remain a sorcerer-agent. There’s just the little problem of her supreme impatience with procedures and delays.

 

Tonight, a gremlin outbreak threatens to wreck her career, and expose magic and magical creatures to the world. On top of that she’s been handed a rookie partner who thinks she’s a loose cannon. Even worse, an old nemesis from a rival magical organization is gunning for her.

 

One night isn’t a lot of time to stop magical chaos.

 

Liz is going to need every ounce of impatience she has.

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A life-long resident of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Dale Ivan Smith has his mother to thank for his love of science fiction and fantasy. When he was five, he glimpsed the cover of a paperback sci-fi novel she was reading and was immediately interested. (It had a giant radioactive spider on the cover.) When he was fifteen, she loaned him her collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom novels and he devoured them in short order.


He got into trouble in grade school for sneaking off to the library during class, so naturally he wound up working as a librarian for the Multnomah County Library system in Portland, Oregon.


He's been writing fiction since he was a kid. He's had stories published in Perihelion Science Fiction, Everyday Fiction, 10Flash Quarterly, and on the Toasted Cake podcast. The Empowered is his first novel series, beginning with Empowered: Agent.


When he isn't writing or reading fantasy and science fiction, he's playing board games, practicing yoga, and obeying his feline overlords.

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Dale Ivan Smith
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Published on
Sep 28, 2019
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Pages
225
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Alternative History
Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Fantasy / Urban
Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
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