A Drop of Magic

Book 1 in the MAGICSMITH series
The war isn't over...

With the world clinging to a fragile peace forced on the Fae by humanity after the Faerie Wars, metalsmith Alex Blackwood is plunged into the world of the half-fae who traffick in illegal magical artifacts. Her best friend’s murder and his cryptic last message place her in the crosshairs of a scheme to reignite the decade-old war between humans and fae.

Worse, violent attacks against her and the arrival of a fae knight on a mission force Alex to face a devastating revelation of who and what she is. To catch a killer, retrieve a dangerous artifact, and stop a war, Alex will have to accept that she’s an unregistered fae “halfer” with a unique magical talent—a talent that would change everything she believes about her past, her art, and her future.

Her world is crumbling around her, and Alex will have to decide who to trust if she and the world are going to survive.

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Praise for A Drop of Magic:

Winner of the Eric Hoffer Book Award
Sci-Fi/Fantasy category

Winner of the First Horizon Award
for outstanding debut authors

Winner of the Imadjinn Award
for Best Urban Fantasy Novel

Short Listed for the
Eric Hoffer Grand Prize

Amazon #1 Bestseller

in Dark Fantasy | Werewolves and Shifter Suspense | Vampire Suspense
#2 in Contemporary Fantasy

“A Drop of Magic is a damned fun and original read, with sass, action, hot men, and a whole lot of magic.” —Diana Pharaoh Francis, author of the Diamond City Magic and Horngate Witches series
“Populated with a ton of fun characters, A Drop of Magic is a thrilling and original fantasy ride.” —Kate Jonuska, author of Transference
“I devoured the book in a couple of hours—it was just that great!” —Sarah Graham, The Book Reading Gals
“Great plot. Loveable characters. Heart-pounding action. Just great.” —Lauren Davis, Reviewer on Saints and Sinners Book Blog
“Action packed from start to finish.” —Lovabull Book Blog
“What an evocative, and at times chilling, tale featuring Fae, shifters and fanatics. I could not put it down until I was finished.” —Karen F., NetGalley review
"Definitely a must read. I couldn’t put the book down once I started. Murder, mystery, and fae! Great start to the Magicsmith series!" —Sarah Taylor, Goodreads review
"This is a great story of murder, mystery and life choices. I really enjoyed the entertaining storyline and well-developed characters." —Margie Hager, BookBub review
"There’s a lot of fun twists, as well as set up for a really good series from here. The characters are well written and the plot is as well. If you like Diana Pharaoh Francis, Patricia Briggs or Ilona Andrews, I think you’d like this too." —Ashley Reyes, Goodreads review
"A brilliant read...An interesting approach to the fae world that challenges what we all think we already know." —Charmaine Ohl, Goodreads review
"This was literally one of those books where you get to discover a fantastic series at the very beginning of it, because I just know this series is going to be amazing." —Rebecca Delgrosso Kennedy, NetGalley review
“An entertaining and engrossing book, with an interesting world building and a cast of fleshed out characters. Highly recommended!” —Anna Maria G., NetGalley review
"The characters were fascinating, the plot was rapid-paced, and I felt like I could see every scene like I was watching a movie." —Penny N., NetGalley review
"A wild ride from start to finish – with a lot of suspense and who-done-it mystery." —NetGalley reviewer 106064
"A Drop of Magic has lots of unexpected twists...really fascinating secondary characters and side plots and great, original world building." —Beth H.,NetGalley review