Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Eight top portal fantasy novels

At the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog Martin Cahill tagged eight truly transporting portal fantasy novels, including:
The Stormwrack series, by A. M. Dellamonica

Avast! Dellamonica wastes no time in shunting her protagonist, marine biologist Sophie, Hansa, straight from our world into the sea-heavy world of Stormwrack, a system of island nations that are a part of no world she has ever visited before, one of ships and magic, Sophie is utterly lost, but soon finds she’s landed herself in the middle of a political broil that could not only dismantle this world, but the family she never knew existed. Dellamonica’s novel further pursue the idea of family, and her shrouded past, in the sequel, where she finds that her biological parents are actually of Stormwrack. Combining the science of our world with the magic of another, Sophie makes for a brilliant protagonist, and the trials and travails that Dellamonica is looking to put her through in the just-released The Nature of A Pirate promise to up the stakes evenfurther! Be sure not to miss this wonderful, Lambda Award-nominated series.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Page 69 Test: Child of a Hidden Sea.

My Book, The Movie: Child of a Hidden Sea.

The Page 69 Test: A Daughter of No Nation.

The Page 69 Test: The Nature of a Pirate.

--Marshal Zeringue