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Alchemy, Sorcery & Magic (Alchemy, Sorcery, & Magic #1)

3.96 of 5 stars 3.96  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  4 reviews
An unlikely band of friends begin following the clues left behind in search of Merlin's lost journal. Finding allies and friends in some of the least expected places they forge onward from clue to clue toward their ultimate destination and reward. Learning about each other as well as themselves they travel from the heart of the Midwest to Europe on their quest. Each step a ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published February 2012 by Createspace (first published August 1st 2010)
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Ray Bliss
Alchemy, Sorcery & Magic: A New Age Begins by Jeffrey A. Michael

Technology no longer works and magic has ascended. Chaos quickly reins the world as people have to come to grips with how things are going to work. Tim, Greg and Gina are the main modern characters, and Merlin is the main past character that the book flashes back to every couple chapters. However I found the most interesting character(s) were the Dorks’, and not the main characters. For me the characters were fairly one dimensio
I REALLY wish there were half stars! I would have rather given it 3 1/2 rather than 4, but I always bump up the stars when I'm on the fence. I received this book through the First Reads program and I'm glad that I did. This is a quick read with an interesting premise. The notion of Alchemy and Sorcery has been fascinating for such a very long time and in this book, the author tells us of the tale of the search for Merlin's journal and the desire to bring alchemy, sorcery, and magic back. I enjoy ...more
Beth Raymond
I had to stop about 20% into the book. It has an interesting premise, but the writing was not quite my style and the formatting on the Kindle included a bunch of repeated sections as well as sentences that ended prematurely and then picked up again a few pages later. Perhaps other formats of this story are not as frustrating to read.
Graeme Stokes
This book has/shows promise and is a great introduction to the world of Alchemy, Sorcery and Magic. The story is a little disjointed at times, however i can see areas for the main characters development. I have no doubt the Author has already penned the following books in the series.
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To Read 1 6 Mar 21, 2012 11:02PM  
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I currently live in New England (since 1987) though I've spent the majority of my youth throughout the Midwest. Along the way I've worked in a variety of high tech related businesses in a variety of functions. I've changed careers at least 3 times and contemplating making yet another jump.

My recent reading activity has dramatically increased with the advent of e-Readers and e-Reader software on my
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