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The Stairway To Nowhere (The Star Mages #1)

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Star Mages Book 1. A fantasy story set in the modern world. Two secret orders of powerful magicians. Two ex-lovers. One order is filled with idealistic zeal and a vision of utopia. He's in that one. The other is consumed with selfish ambition. She's in it. Can resuming their relationship be anything but insane? Especially when hidden plots threaten everything.
Published (first published January 9th 2010)
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Jan 12, 2014 Mike rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, indie
I know Brian Rush on Google+, and we've beta-read books for each other (not including this one), so I knew going in that this would be unusual, well written, and fairly well edited. (I did spot about half a dozen proofing errors, which of course I'll pass to Brian to correct, so it just misses out on a place on my Well-Edited shelf).

I bought it, incidentally, while it was on a 99c sale, and fully intend to buy the sequels.

This tale of two secret orders of mages assisting, in their different wa
Oct 03, 2014 Marva rated it really liked it
I like this concept of the dueling magic objects with mages defending the two sides, light and dark.

Correl and Karla have a passion for each other, but everyday living together just doesn't work for them. As mages, they can perform some magic, but not until they are recruited to the Star (good) and the Crystal (evil) do they truly separate. Correl is taken in my Dolphin when he's at his lowest point and learns to be a Star adept. Karla is initiated into the Crystal. One now a good mage, and the
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Brian Rush has been writing compulsively in one form or another for many years. In fiction, he mainly writes fantasy with occasional forays into science fiction. He has lived on both coasts of the U.S., never far from the sea, and currently resides in northern California.
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