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Magebane picked up by Science Fiction Book Club
By in Blog, Books
January 16, 2012
2 mins to read
Wonderful to see that Magebane has been picked up by the Science Fiction Book Club; my last book the SFBC brought out in hardcover was Marseguro.
Their description is nice, too:
Magebane by Lee Arthur Chane is that rare breed of novel—a brisk-paced, twist-filled stand-alone adventure of science vs magic!
Four centuries ago, a devastating revolution swept the world, and the arrogant MageLords, who had long ruled by spell power, were driven to a distant land, protected by a magical Barrier.
With magic banished from the rest of the world, the MageLords devolved into legend, and people turned to science to improve their lives. Meanwhile, behind the Barrier, the magic-wielders’ brutal rule has continued unabated.
But there are those who, for far different reasons, would change all that. And a young scientist’s apprentice who breaches the Barrier in a newfangled air-ship may be just the pawn they need….
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