Stefon Mears

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Dead Dog by My Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Summoning the dead can ruin more than your life. Harrison enjoys a picnic lunch with the love of his life until she asks the wrong question. Now Harrison must confess that the dead leave their graves for him. Can their relationship survive the truth about his deepest secret? And if it does, can Harrison handle learning that Sheila has a secret of her own?
When We Come to It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ten years the war with Volsapta has raged on. Too long has Filya the averner been forced to scout when he should be tending horses. Filya sees an easy answer – desert and flee south. But scouting with him is Sir Pytor, who puts honor and loyalty ahead of worries about a mad king....
Bind by the River
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Exhausted, starving, and out of magic: a terrible way to meet your assassin. When Terlik's horse wanders off at the end of a rare long day's ride, Terlik barely manages a spell to find his steed. Unfortunately he also finds the warrior sent to kill him. She holds secrets and regrets, but clings to her honor: she took the money and Terlik will die – unless he can figure out his way out.
Confronting Legends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
From Stefon Mears comes a collection of fantasy short stories about legendary creatures, mighty wizards, failed apprentices, fell gods, and determined warriors. Includes “Drinking and Conjuring Don’t Mix,” “Hunt for a New Life,” “Betting on a Legend,” Writers of the Future honorable mention designee “The Curse of Valassa,” and Writers of the Future semi-finalist, “Not That Kind of Wizard."
Betting on a Legend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When you bet on a legend, even winning carries a steep cost. On the strength of a brief glance, a timberman bets that he saw the local legendary monster. But the bets spiral out of control, and now he must lead three friends to find proof or face social and financial ruin. Worse, the supernatural truth he finds might destroy his town’s way of life.
Immoral Telepathy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New telepath Rick Blackhall's off at Berkeley for his first semester of college, with his best friend and high school crush hundreds of miles away. Huge classes, dorm life, and now he meets a clique of telepaths who freely read and control others. Will Rick hold to his morals against their seductive philosophies? Or will his code of ethics lead him to clash with more powerful minds?
Sleight of Mind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
John Jacobs, the last commercial helioship captain old enough to remember technology, must overcome space elementals, mysterious pursuers, and even Earth Navy firepower to fly the wild space between Earth and Venus. Journeyman wizard Donal Cuthbert must take that flight to stop an interplanetary conspiracy. For both, survival will take a little sleight of hand … and sleight of mind.
Hunt for a New Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Not all legends are monstrous. After failing as an apprentice wizard, the Count’s second son dreads his options: priesthood or the king’s wars. But he spies in the forest a creature out of legend, and plans to trap it – a bride price fit for the crown princess. A better fate than he dares hope. The hunt takes him deeper into the forest, and brings him face to face with something greater: destiny.
Not That Kind of Wizard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Execution by Promotion? The king rewarded Harkin’s tactical maneuver with a promotion, good men, and a dangerous task: escort one old man, on foot, behind enemy lines. Only a wizard would merit such risk, but the charming old man refuses every request for a spell with a smile and a shake of his head. Harkin may prove himself on this assignment, if he survives learning the truth...
Sudden Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
But Hold Me Fast and Fear Me Not
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,550. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Janet inherits her uncle’s home in a small town, including land, a river, and an otherworldly lover. Now Janet must overcome supernatural forces to rescue her man or lose him forever. Magician’s Choice author Stefon Mears brings the Scottish tale of Tam Lin to modern America – complete with motorcycle-riding fae and social shape-shifting – to ask What price true love?
Uncle Stone Teeth and Other Macabre Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
From the devious mind of Stefon Mears comes a short collection of twisted tales told through poetry. From set forms such as sestina and ottava rima to free verse, Stefon spins stories of witchcraft, zombies, horror-movie slashers, and the titular folk monster, Uncle Stone Teeth.
Not Wisely but Too Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Jeff had his best day of summer vacation come to an abrupt halt: the accident. Now no more soccer, no more bike tag, no more fun, but he doesn’t understand why. Perhaps re-living the day will help...
Surviving Telepathy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Their minds might kill him - or bow down before him. Rick Blackhall's perfect moment goes straight to hell. A jealous fist shatters his dreamed-of kiss in front of his graduating class. The focused attention awakens his telepathy, driving him into a coma. Now Rick's awake, but how can he learn to control his telepathy before it destroys him? And if he does, how can he avoid the seduction of power?
Drinking & Conjuring Don't Mix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
“Hold my ancient tome and watch this…” Only Perry would bind a familiar spirit into a chalkboard. And only Perry would try to impress a friend by conjuring a spirit of deception while drunk. Now that spirit runs loose in the Count’s keep, and the two wizards must trap and bind the spirit – if they can find it. And time runs short. Once it adapts to their world it will summon its kin....
The Curse of Valassa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Pestilence, god of plagues, curses a small village. His dire priest ruins the fields, fouls the water, and transforms innocent villagers into rancid ghouls who crave human flesh. Enter two farmers, displaced by years spent fighting their baron’s war. They escort a priest of the Green Lord who might cure the village, if they can first brave the afflicted and overcome the deadly plague master.
Magician's Choice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“In the future of Magician's Choice, magic has displaced science, but magic takes as much rigor to operate as technology ever did. Stefon Mears weaves an entertaining space opera out of tuning forks, duels, and dragon familiars. The result is an impressive debut novel.” – Bruce Holland Rogers, Author of The Keyhole Opera

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