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E.M. Epps

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By day, E. M. Epps is a bookseller in Seattle, WA. By night, she writes high fantasy with likable but pragmatic heroes, who are likely to be diplomats, warriors, sorcerers, or some combination of the above. To receive free stories and writing updates, sign up for her mailing list at www.emepps.com.

As a young writer, she was inspired by the action and heroism of C.S. Forester, the scope of Tolstoy, the scientific magic of Diane Duane, the romance of Catherine Asaro, the martial arts of Michelle Yeoh and Jackie Chan - and, above all, the diversity of human cultures featured in the anthropology textbooks she devoured in her teens.

She is the author of the court intrigue novel THE INTERPRETER'S TALE and the single-volume epic adventure COMPLETE
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E.M. Epps In whatever order they appeal to you. :) I intentionally wrote them all as standalones. If there is ever a case in which it’s good to read one work be…moreIn whatever order they appeal to you. :) I intentionally wrote them all as standalones. If there is ever a case in which it’s good to read one work before another (for example, I have some short stories that follow after Complete With Shipwreck) that information will always be noted in the book description. Good question, thank you for asking it!(less)
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The ever-magnificent Nina Post made this book trailer for my latest novel, Cold Sandwiches and All. I’m simply floored by how well it turned out. She must have spent hours and hours finding just the right pictures–not only are they perfect, but they’re quite witty, too! It is just utterly charming and well worth a wa

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Paul Franco Is this where I'm supposed to say you have great taste in literature as well? ;o)


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