Cecilia Tan

Biography

Cecilia Tan has been writing professionally since she was a teenager in the 1980s. She sold her first fiction in the early 90s, and her short stories have appeared in Nerve, Ms. Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Best American Erotica. She is the author of many books, most with fantasy and science fiction themes, including Black Feathers, The Velderet, White Flames, Mind Games, The Siren and the Sword, The Hot Streak, The Tower and the Tears, and Telepaths Don't Need Safewords. She is also the founder and editorial director of Circlet Press. Find out more at http://blog.ceciliatan.com

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Books

Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Nine
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,350. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » New adult
The year is 1991 and Daron Marks stands at a crucial crossroads in his career. He’s on tour with Nomad and his mentor Remo Cutler, but Ziggy wants him...as musical director, and more. Ziggy always wants more. Young, gay, and talented, Daron lives for his music and the people in his life who have helped him love himself. Contains chapter 637 through 708 of the award-winning web serial.
Magic University: The Complete Series
Series: Magic University. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 420,270. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Available only for a limited time! Award-winning author Cecilia Tan's new adult erotic magic series follows Kyle's quest for true love at Veritas, the magic university hidden inside Harvard. For one low price get all four full-length Magic U. novels, the complete collection of 17 short stories, and one brand new novella, Christmas Magic! Who better to tell a Christmas tale than Frost?
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Eight
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Life is tough when you're a talented musician whose life is controlled by gigantic mega-corporations. It's 1990/1991 and Daron Marks is trying to stay true to his heart. He invites Ziggy to spend Christmas with Daron's chosen family—his mentor Remo and the guys from the band Nomad—but Ziggy's career is taking off at rocket speed. Will their careers pull them apart or push them back together?
The Poet and the Prophecy
Series: Magic University. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
Kyle has mastered sex magic and poetry at Veritas. But in this conclusion to the Magic University series of new adult paranormal fantasy romance, will the dire ancient prophecy he has been studying come true if Kyle cannot find true love? The only person in Kyle's heart is Frost, his former nemesis. Can Kyle win Frost's heart and undo the dire secrets of Frost's past in time to save them all?
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Seven
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When last we saw guitar prodigy Daron Marks, he was on a beach in Australia. 1990 has dawned and Daron must embrace change what with Ziggy going AWOL and poor record sales. Daron embarks on a journey of artistic growth, studying music in Virginia, Spain, and New York. But while he prepares for what's next in his career, is Daron prepared for a reunion with Ziggy? Ziggy's back and he's got a plan
Spellbinding: Tales from the Magic University
Series: Magic University. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When lovers meet, it's magic-literally-when your characters are studying at the Magic University and erotic magic is the most powerful of all. 17 short stories feature characters from Cecilia Tan's Magic University LGBT new adult romance series, erotic energy heals wounds, lifts curses, bonds people together, and tears others apart. Tan wrote 7 stories and 9 writers join her. Gay, bi, & lesbian.
The Incubus and the Angel - Book Three of the Magic University Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult
The third volume in Cecilia Tan's LGBT new adult paranormal romance series. Since his arrival as a freshman at Veritas, the hidden magical university inside Harvard, Kyle Wadsworth has been on a quest for true love. He's had his heart broken a few times along the way, though, and now halfway through his junior year he thinks he isn't ready to love again.
The Incubus and the Angel: Magic University Book Three
Series: Magic University. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Kyle is in his junior year at the magic university in this third volume of Cecilia Tan's "new adult" paranormal erotic romance. After his previous heartbreaks, unexpected romance blossoms with a female friend. But Kyle is still haunted by his experiences with sex magic and the one person who could help him solve the mystery of the incubus dreams refuses to speak to him: his old rival, Frost.
The Tower and the Tears
Series: Magic University. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,530. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Combining the freshness and excitement of new adult romance with a paranormal setting reminiscent of Harry Potter, The Tower and the Tears is the second volume in Cecilia Tan's Magic University series. Kyle explores his budding attraction to classmates both male and female and his magical prowess grows when he decides to major in sex magic. But trouble is afoot at Veritas again.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Six
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » General
The latest installment of the award-winning web serial about coming out and coming of age in the 1980s. After the tumultuous events at the end of the tour in 1989 leave Daron and the band reeling, Daron takes a break in LA. It's not a coincidence, though, that Ziggy is in a nearby drug rehab facility. Even when they're apart, Daron can't forget him.
The Siren and the Sword
Series: Magic University. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Award-winning erotic romance pioneer Cecilia Tan explores the freshness of new adult romance and the magic of paranormal in this series. Kyle Wadsworth arrives on the Harvard Campus only to discover, much to his surprise, he's magical. Thus begins his four-year journey to learn where he fits in the world, which ultimately becomes a quest for true love.
The Circlet Treasury of Erotic Steampunk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
The Circlet Treasury of Erotic Steampunk plays upon many classic Victorian & steampunk concepts for erotic purposes. If a mad or not-so-mad scientist of the steam age were to create his own clockwork being, what desires would be reflected there? If the airship were to let us unmoor from the ground, would the strictures of society and propriety fall away as well? Victorian erotica was no less.
The Hot Streak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Casey hits it big when she meets major league baseball player Tyler Hammond at a photo shoot and they start up a steamy romance. Traveling with Tyler, she’s living it up and enjoying all the hot sex she can get between games. Now Tyler’s on a winning streak, and he thinks it’s thanks to Casey—but she has to decide for herself: is this the real deal, or just a summer fling?
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Five
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Daron's ongoing tale of coming out and coming of age in the 1980s continues. The pressure cooker that is the tour bus has been affecting everyone, but will it ultimately fuse the band together or crack them apart? The final leg of the Moondog Three 1989 tour hits Toronto, the midwest, with New York City still to come. Daron and Ziggy have learned a lot about each other, but is it too late?
The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games: 2013 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Covering the history of the Boston Red Sox, The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games lets you relive the very best (and worst) moments dating back to 1903. From history-making plays to historic achievements, Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin recreate the suspense, excitement, and drama of every game on the list.
The Circlet Treasury of Lesbian Erotic Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
Women writers turn their vivid imaginations to faraway planets, erotic futures, & sensual fairy tales, to celebrate sexuality & explore what it means to be a woman who loves women. IHere, women seek their pleasure through magic, from goddesses, in enchanted forests, & with fairy women. These writers create fantasies like no other.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Three
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Follow Moondog Three as they hit the road and tour the United States. Daron learns there's more to holding a band together than good music. What's a young, gay guitarist to do when his father's a homophobic jerk who might be embezzling from the band and his lead singer can't decide which he wants more, control of the band or love? Sex, drugs, and rock and roll... if only it were that simple.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Two
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In the summer of 1987, Daron Marks is trying to make it big. His band is attracting the attention of the major labels, but his own attention all too often falls on his lead singer, Ziggy. Daron already struggles with being gay, the last thing he needs is a bandmate relationship. He resolves to keep his crush a secret, but nothing stays secret long under the white-hot spotlight of fame.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume One
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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Sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Coming out and coming of age in the days of AIDS, MTV, Reaganomics, and Just Say No. Daron Marks is a young guitar player with a dream: make it big like the guys he grew up idolizing in New Jersey--or at least escape his dysfunctional family. He makes it as far as music school in Rhode Island, and the stages of Boston beckon. But it's hard to succeed from the closet.

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