Reilly Michaels

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Reilly Michaels is an artist, filmmaker, and writer who spends his time between New York and LA. "War of the World Makers" is his first SFF novel. He has thrived on fantasy and SF since the age of 14, and his darker experimental work has appeared in such journals as North American Review and Conjunctions, among others. He lives with a wife and various mammals, and part-times for Democrat Progressives.

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War of the World Makers

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In a centuries-spanning tale of ambition, intrigue, and conflicting political worldviews, beings that exist outside the normal restraints of time fight to realize mankind's potential. Michaels writes in a dramatic prose style that successfully invigorates the novel's larger-than-life characters and situations. The diversity of settings (including Central Asian khanates, Enlightenment-era Europ Read more of this blog post »
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Description: World Makers fight a time war for the destiny of humanity in the 21st century.

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Nothing like a snarky underdog swordmaster to liven up a story! As someone called it, Three Musketeers meets Game of Thrones, in part due to the sword choreography on the page which is excellent. Kudos to the author. The action pace is almost overdon ...more
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Though Russian fairy tales of girl witches in farming towns are not really my thing, I nonetheless found myself reasonably engaged with this novel. The author made some beginner mistakes, and not surprisingly, her editor in New York didn't catch them ...more
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