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Rosemary Jones

Rosemary JonesRosemary Jones writes fantasy and collects children’s books. Her young adult novel, Wrecker of Engines, explores the superhero haven Cobalt City and pits a modern day hacker versus a steampunk villain. It can be found in the ebook collection Cobalt City Rookies. Her novels for Wizards of the Coast include City of the Dead (an adventure set in the graveyard of Waterdeep) and Crypt of the Moaning Diamond (underground mayhem complete with sorcery and a small white dog). Her latest Forgotten Realms serial adventure takes place in Neverwinter: Cold Steel & Secrets. All three are now available for Kindle. Rosemary’s short fiction occupies many different anthologies including Cobalt City Dark Carnival (Timid Pirate), When The Hero Comes Home (Dragon Moon), Cobalt City Timeslip (Timid Pirates), Close Encounters of the Urban Kind (Apex), Zero Gravity (Pill Hill), Realms of the Dead (WOTC), and others. She is the co-author of the Encyclopedia of Collectible Children’s Books and the recently released John Carter, Tarzan, and Friends: A Reader’s Checklist. A theater junkie since the age of 4, she now covers the arts in Seattle.
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Forgotten Realms: The Dungeons

The Dungeons — (2007) by Erik Scott de Bie, Jaleigh Johnson, Bruce R. Cordell and Rosemary Jones. Young adult. Each novel stands alone. Publisher: Explore some of the most dangerous places in the Forgotten Realms — The Dungeons!

The Howling Delve: Worth the wait

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The Howling Delve by Jaleigh Johnson

In The Howling Delve, Jaleigh Johnson, unlike Erik Scott De Bie in Depths of Madness, does not rely entirely on the dungeon as the setting. Set in Amn in the Year of Lightning Storms, The Howling Delve’s plot revolves around two protagonists: a nobleman’s son who seeks revenge for the overthrow of his family, and a fire elementalist who once lived on the streets of Amn and who seeks something unknown even to her.

Although this is Jaleigh Johnson’s first novel, she has previously published short stories. One can be found in Sails and Sorcery: Nautical Tales of Fantasy published by Fantasist Enterprises. Another appeared in Realms of the Dragons II from Read More

Stardeep: A setting little explored

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Stardeep by Bruce E. Cordell

Kiril Duskmorn, who first appeared in Darkvision, has returned. Compelled by a love lost, and a self-righteous sentient sword, Kiril must return to the Dungeon of the Traitor to fulfill her role as a Keeper of the Cerulean Sign. Once a star elf, the Traitor gave himself to an evil, primeval influence and has since been confined and magically bound in a pocket dimension, guarded by magical and mundane guards. But when the traitor influences one of his guardians, it is up to Kiril and Raidon, a half-Shou-half- star elf with a desire to know his mother’s past, to stop him.

Bruce Cordell has always been able to reach into the lesser know areas of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, and give us a story about characters and powers rarely seen. Drawing on his own expertise as a campaign setting wr... Read More

Crypt of the Moaning Diamond: Opera?

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Crypt of the Moaning Diamond by Rosemary Jones

What happens when an writer who works for an opera company turns to writing fantasy? Does the story take on qualities of the epic? Do people take forever to die? Or does everyone just walk around singing loudly and wearing funny costumes? If these are questions you have asked yourself (or even if they aren’t) you ought to turn your attention to Crypt of the Moaning Diamond by Rosemary Jones. An opera writer and first time novelist, Jones has created a dungeon delving story both humorous and out of the ordinary set in the Forgotten Realms mythos.

Ivy is the leader of the Siegebreakers, a small band of sappers who hire themselves out to armies needing to have walls come a’tumblin down. Ivy’s crew consists of a 300 year old dwarf who loves dogs, the... Read More