Christine Amsden

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Christine Amsden has been writing science fiction and fantasy for as long as she can remember. She loves to write and it is her dream that others will be inspired by this love and by her stories. Speculative fiction is fun, magical, and imaginative but great speculative fiction is about real people defining themselves through extraordinary situations. Christine writes primarily about people and it is in this way that she strives to make science fiction and fantasy meaningful for everyone.

Christine currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, Austin, who has been her biggest fan and the key to her success. They have two beautiful children.

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Christine Amsden Thank you so much! (Gosh ... I either need to look in here more often or turn off questions!)

Anyway, this is NOT the finale. In fact, book 7 begins a…more
Thank you so much! (Gosh ... I either need to look in here more often or turn off questions!)

Anyway, this is NOT the finale. In fact, book 7 begins a new 3-part arc (a trilogy, if you will). I've drafted book 8 ... still not happy with it but it's coming along.

Book 9 will probably be the finale, mostly because I've started moving on to other projects, other series, and it really is time to close this one. But I make no promises! I thought I was done with #6 and that wasn't the end so you never know. :)(less)
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As a matter of fact, YES, I am continuing the series and Frozen just went live on Amazon today. Which is why I'm here, updating my profile and poking around in areas of my author page I clearly missed before.

I'm so thrilled that you loved the books, and hope you continue. If you ever want to get in touch with me for real, try e-mail: christine.amsden@yahoo.com -- I check that daily (okay, multiple times per day). (less)
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Cassie Scot (Cassie Scot #1)

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Mind Games (Cassie Scot #3)

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Stolen Dreams (Cassie Scot #4)

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The Immortality Virus

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Touch of Fate

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Finished Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House today and…I really liked it!


 


I’m not usually into horror, but I happened to have seen the movie version when I was younger and found it to be better than average. Plus it’s Halloween tomorrow so in the spirit of the season, why not give it a try?


 


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It's possible I'm being too hard on this book, but as it was intended to be the conclusion to the series, I found the ending far too confusing. (Yes, I know there are more books being written, but the author's note claimed this would be the last...I ...more
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Love and Other Words
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Objectively, I'm not sure this book deserves 5 stars. But who ever heard of an objective review? I'm giving this book 5 stars for one important reason:

It annoyed me beyond all reason.

I know, right? But it did. This book broke all my "rules" and manag
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The Seer's Fate by Christine Amsden
"Danielle Hastings can see the future. She has lived many, many future lives. She sees the future over and over again with many different outcomes. There is a tornado heading for Eagle Rock and Danielle has lived through this tornado more than once..." Read more of this review »
The Seer's Fate by Christine Amsden
"THE SEER’S FATE


A Novella by Christine Amsden


What if you could see into the future? The good that would happen and also the bad? What if you had a gift of charisma where people did whatever you wanted them to? Sounds good? Well, perhaps. Perhaps no..." Read more of this review »
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On the plus side, the romance was sizzling. It got off to a fast start and had me quickly drawn in.

On the downside, the suspense element was awfully coincidental. I mean, the day after the hunky SEAL moves in, someone tries to kill you? That's ....
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How the Duke Was Won by Lenora Bell
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I liked it. This was the sort of romantic fantasy that invited me to suspend disbelief because I found the situation outrageous, even funny at times, and because the writing style was very inviting. I saw a few reviews complaining about plausibility ...more
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“My dad liked to say that magic itself is never black; only the uses to which it is put, but mind magic is already tinted a deep, dark gray.”
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“It helps if you don’t think of them as human. More than one officer has called this job pest control.”
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“My parents think the longer the name, the more powerful the sorcerer, so they named me Cassandra Morgan Ursula Margaret Scot. You can call me Cassie.”
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Jennifer Haskin Hey Christine!

I put up the first six chapters of the trilogy I'm publishing. I have an agent who is waiting to sign papers until book 1 is publisher ready-which it is NOT. It is currently in the hands of my fabulous beta readers. I thought I'd see if the beginning got some response here. Would you take a look? I would value your opinion!

It's YA/16+, sci-fi, fantasy, romance about a girl Samurai and a half metal man who join forces to bring down an evil wizard and set her people free from another dimension when she learns that she is really an enchanted princess. It's complicated. Lol.

If you go to the top of the screen and hit the arrow next to 'Explore,' then click on creative writing, go to the tab that says 'new' and scroll down a little ways till you see a girl with swords. The title is The Key of F. Thanks! I appreciate it!

jenn


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H.L. Carpenter Thanks for your friendship, Christine. Looking forward to reading your updates here and on Google+.

Helen & Lorri


message 3: by Karen (last edited Sep 11, 2012 01:10AM)

Karen Tyrrell Thanks Christine for friending,
How are you?
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Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Christine You are quite welcome!


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