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Author: Devon Monk

Devon Monk spent her early childhood tucked behind couches or any other place with low light, “ruining her eyes” and reading. Her love of fairytales turned into a love of adventure, magic, future science, romance, mystery, humor, noir, and anything else she could get her hands on.

Devon has sold over fifty short stories to fantasy, science fiction, horror, humor, and young adult magazines and anthologies. Her stories have been published in five countries and included in a Year’s Best Fantasy anthology.

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Infinity Bell - A House Immortal Novel, #2

Infinity Bell
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451467379
  • Release: 2015-03-03
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Return to national bestselling author Devon Monk's heartpounding House Immortal series, where eleven powerful Houses control the world and all its resources. But now, the treaty between them has been broken, and no one?not even the immortal galvanized?is safe....

Matilda Case isn’t normal. Normal people aren’t stitched together, inhumanly strong, and ageless, as she and the other galvanized are. Normal people’s bodies don’t hold the secret to immortality?something the powerful Houses will kill to possess. And normal people don’t know that they’re going to die in a few days.

Matilda’s fight to protect the people she loves triggered a chaotic war between the Houses and shattered the world’s peace. On the run, she must find a way to stop the repeat of the ancient time experiment that gifted her and the other galvanized with immortality. Because this time, it will destroy her and everything she holds dear.

Caught in a cat-and-mouse game of lies, betrayal, and unseen foes, Matilda must fight to save the world from utter destruction. But time itself is her enemy, and every second brings her one step closer to disaster....


House Immortal - A House Immortal Novel, #1

House Immortal
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451467362
  • Release: 2014-09-02
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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One hundred years ago, eleven powerful ruling Houses consolidated all of the world’s resources and authority into their own grasping hands. Only one power wasn’t placed under the command of a single House: the control over the immortal galvanized....

Matilda Case isn’t like most folk. In fact, she’s unique in the world, the crowning achievement of her father’s experiments, a girl pieced together from bits. Or so she believes, until Abraham Seventh shows up at her door, stitched with life thread just like her and insisting that enemies are coming to kill them all.

Tilly is one of thirteen incredible creations known as the galvanized, stitched together beings immortal and unfathomably strong. For a century, each House has fought for control over the galvanized. Now the Houses are also tangled in a deadly struggle for dominion over death?and Tilly and her kind hold the key to unlocking eternity

The secrets that Tilly must fight to protect are hidden within the very seams of her being. And to get the secrets, her enemies are willing to tear her apart piece by piece.?

FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!


Stone Cold - A Broken Magic Novel, #2

Stone Cold
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451417930
  • Release: 2014-04-01
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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The latest Broken Magic novel from national bestselling author Devon Monk.

Marked by Life and Death magic, Shame Flynn and Terric Conley are ?breakers”?those who can use magic to its full extent. Most of the time, they can barely stand each other, but they know they have to work together to defeat a common enemy?rogue magic user Eli Collins.

Backed by the government, Eli is trying to use magic as a weapon by carving spells into the flesh of innocents and turning them into brainless walking bombs. To stop him, Shame and Terric will need to call on their magic, even as it threatens to consume them?because the price they must pay to wield Life and Death could change the very fate of the world...and magic itself.


Hell Bent - A Broken Magic Novel, #1

Hell Bent
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451417923
  • Release: 2013-11-05
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Instead of the deadly force it once was, magic is now a useless novelty. But not for Shame Flynn and Terric Conley, ?breakers” who have the gift for reverting magic back to its full-throttle power. In the magic-dense city of Portland, Oregon, keeping a low profile means keeping their gifts quiet. After three years of dealing with disgruntled magic users, Shame and Terric have had enough of politics, petty magic, and, frankly, each other. It’s time to call it quits.

When the government discovers the breakers’ secret?and its potential as a weapon?Shame and Terric suddenly become wanted men, the only ones who can stop the deadly gift from landing in the wrong hands. If only a pair of those wrong hands didn’t belong to a drop-dead-gorgeous assassin Shame is falling for as if it were the end of the world. And if he gets too close to her, it very well could be....


Magic for a Price - An Allie Beckstrom Novel

Magic for a Price
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451464866
  • Release: 2012-11-06
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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For most of her life, Allison Beckstrom has used magic and accepted the heavy price it exacts. But now that all magic is poisoned, it’s no longer just using people—it’s killing them.

With Portland about to descend into chaos, Allie needs to find a way to purify the wells of tainted magic beneath the city. But the only options left to her are grim: attempt to close down magic forever, or follow her father’s plan to set magic into the right hands—even though she’s learned to never trust his word.

Now, Allie will have to make a choice and face the darkness of her own deepest fears, before time runs out for them all…


Tin Swift - The Age of Steam

Tin Swift
  • Number: B0073XV7G8
  • Release: 2012-07-03
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: ROC
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In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity--and his honor. . .

Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond. Cursed with becoming a beast every full moon, Cedar once believed his destiny was to be alone. But now, Cedar finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost. Keeping his companions alive is proving to be no easy task, in part because of the promise he made to the unpredictable Madder brothers—three miners who know the secret mechanisms of the Strange. To fulfill his pledge, Cedar must hunt a powerful weapon known as the Holder—a search that takes him deep into the savage underbelly of the young country and high into the killing glim-field skies defended by desperate men and deadly ships. But the battles he faces are just a glimmer of a growing war stirring the country. To keep his word Cedar must navigate betrayal, lies, and treacherous alliances, risking everything to save the lives of those he has come to hold dear…


Magic Without Mercy - An Allie Beckstrom Novel

Magic Without Mercy
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451464484
  • Release: 2012-04-03
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Allison Beckstrom's talent for tracking spells has put her up against some of the darkest elements in the world of magic. But now, magic itself has been poisoned, and Allie's undead father may have left the only cure in the hands of a madman.


Magic on the Line - An Allie Beckstrom Novel

Magic on the Line
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451464286
  • Release: 2011-11-01
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Allison Beckstrom has willingly paid the price of pain to use magic, and has obeyed the rules of the Authority, the clandestine organization that makes-and enforces-all magic policy. But when the Authority's new boss, Bartholomew Wray, refuses to believe that the sudden rash of deaths in Portland might be caused by magic, Allie must choose to follow the Authority's rules, or turn against the very people for whom she's risked her life.

To stop the plague of dark magic spreading through the city, all that she values will be on the line: her magic, her memories, her life. Now, as dead magic users rise to feed upon the innocent and the people closest to her begin to fall, Allie is about to run out of options.


Dead Iron - The Age of Steam, #1 - Cedar Hunt

Dead Iron
  • Stars Stars
  • Number: 9780451463968
  • Release: 2011-07-05
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: ROC
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Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears...

In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers-and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth.

In a land shaped by magic, steam, and iron, where the only things a man can count on are his guns, gears, and grit, Cedar will have to depend on all three if he's going to save his brother and reclaim his soul once and for all...


Magic on the Hunt - An Allie Beckstrom Novel, #6

Magic on the Hunt
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451463913
  • Release: 2011-04-05
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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In the secret lockup of the Authority, the council that decides what can and can't be done with magic, an undead magic user has possessed one of the prisoners. He wants his freedom-and then some. Now Allie Beckstrom and her lover, Zayvion, are the first line of defense against the chaos he's about to unleash on the city of Portland...


Magic at the Gate - Allie Beckstrom Series, #5

Magic at the Gate
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451463623
  • Release: 11/02/2010
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Allie Beckstrom's lover, Zayvion Jones, is a Guardian of the Gate, imbued with both light and dark magic and responsible for ensuring that those energies don't mix. But Zayvion lies in a coma, his soul trapped in death's realm. And when Allie discovers that the only way to save Zayvion is to sacrifice her very own magical essence, she makes a decision that may have grave consequences for the entire world.

 


Magic on the Storm - Allie Beckstrom Series, Book 4

Magic on the Storm
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451463272
  • Release: 2010-05-04
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Allison Beckstrom is committed to her work tracing illegal spells. Now, there's an apocalyptic storm bearing down on Portland, and when it hits, all the magic in the area will turn unstable and destructive. To stop it from taking out the entire city, Allie and her lover, the mysterious Zayvion Jones, must work with the Authority-the enigmatic arbiters of all things magic-and take a stand against a magical wildstorm that will obliterate all in its path...

 


Magic in the Shadows

Magic in the Shadows
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451462879
  • Release: November 03, 2009
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Allison Beckstrom's magic has taken its toll on her, physically marking her and erasing her memories-including those of the man she supposedly loves. But lost memories aren't the only things preying on Allie's thoughts.

Her late father, the prominent businessman-and sorcerer-Daniel Beckstrom, has somehow channeled himself into her very mind. With the help of The Authority, a secret organization of magic users, she hopes to gain better control over her own abilities-and find a way to deal with her father...
 


Magic in the Blood - Allie Beckstrom, Book 2

Magic in the Blood
  • 5 Stars Stars
  • Number: 9780451462671
  • Release: May 05, 2009
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Working as a Hound—tracing illegal spells back to their casters—has taken its toll on Allison Beckstrom. But even though magic has given her migraines and stolen her recent memory, Allie isn't about to quit. Then the police's magic enforcement division asks her to consult on a missing persons case. But what seems to be a straightforward job turns out to be anything but, as Allie finds herself drawn into the underworld of criminals, ghosts, and blood magic.


Magic to the Bone

Magic to the Bone
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780451462404
  • Release: November 2008
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Using magic means it uses you back, and every spell exacts a price from its user. But some people get out of it by Offloading the cost of magic onto an innocent. Then it's Allison Beckstrom's job to identify the spell-caster. Allie would rather live a hand-to-mouth existence than accept the family fortune-and the strings that come with it. But when she finds a boy dying from a magical Offload that has her father's signature all over it, Allie is thrown back into his world of black magic. And the forces she calls on in her quest for the truth will make her capable of things that some will do anything to control...