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Unveiling the Mystique of Dante Grimes in The Rifter Series #fantasy #steampunk #scifi #sciencefiction

 

In the fantastical world of The Rifter series, where steampunk aesthetics meet magical rifts, one character stands out with an aura of mystery and power—Dante Grimes. As a Governor, Dante holds a position of authority where the rift is concerned. But Dante is not your typical ruler, nor your typical librarian; he harbors secrets that could shake the foundation of Settler.

the popular steampunk fantasy series The Rifters
The Disguised Governor

Dante Grimes wears the cloak of normalcy with finesse. In his assumed identity, he appears as a mild-mannered older gentleman managing the county library. Little does the world know that behind this façade lies a being of immense power and intrigue. Only a select few, including Earl Blacke, Daelin Long, and Charming Moon Knight, are privy to Dante’s true origins—he hails from the rift itself.

Dante Grimes from the popular steampunk fantasy The Rifters

Otherworldly Appearance

When Dante sheds his disguise, he reveals a form that transcends mortal beauty. With skin as blue as the deepest seas and tattoos of chrome that ripple beneath the surface as he channels his rift-based abilities, Dante presents a visage akin to that of a god. His long silver hair, composed of ethereal leaves, adds an otherworldly charm to his already striking presence.

Master of the Rift

Dante Grimes is not just a Governor; he is a master manipulator of the rift. His talents extend beyond the conventional, allowing him to traverse time and space effortlessly. He orchestrated the arrival of Earl Blacke from 1888 into the present day, as well as the appearance of Daelin’s ancestor from Revolutionary War times. Yet, his motives remain shrouded in secrecy.

The Puzzling Agenda

What drives Dante Grimes to weave the threads of time and bring individuals from different eras into the present? No one, not even those closest to him, fully understands his motives. He persistently urges Earl Blacke to become his general, insisting that without an army, Earth’s universe is doomed. However, the identity of the impending enemy remains a closely guarded secret, known only to Dante himself.

A Sandwich Shop Proprietor

After relinquishing his librarian position, Dante adopts the guise of a sandwich shop owner located 90 minutes from Settler. It is here that Daelin Long first encounters him. Despite attempting to keep a low profile, Dante’s presence is marked by an undeniable air of authority and an aura of unresolved destiny.

Tormenting Earl Blacke

Dante’s relentless pursuit of Earl Blacke as his potential general adds a layer of tension to the series. He remains insistent, undeterred by Earl’s resistance, compelling him to accept a role that may decide the fate of not just Settler, but the entire universe.

As readers delve deeper into “The Rifter” series, Dante Grimes emerges as a captivating enigma—a character whose motives, powers, and connection to the rift continue to intrigue. The path he treads is paved with secrets, and as the series unfolds, one can’t help but wonder: What lies at the heart of Dante’s cosmic machinations?

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Find your February Magic: Science Fiction and Fantasy Freebies and Deals #scifi #sciencefiction #fantasy #ebooks

 

As February unfolds, the realms of science fiction and fantasy open their portals to readers hungry for new adventures. If you’re a fan of otherworldly tales, captivating characters, and imaginative worlds, you’re in for a treat this month. We’ve rounded up some exciting author group promotions that offer a feast of freebies, deals, and discounted gems. Let the journey begin!

Clean Fantasy Delights: 99 Cents or Free!

Link: Clean Fantasy Promo

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Get lost in enchanting worlds where magic and wonder reign supreme. This Clean Fantasy promotion brings you a curated selection of fantasy reads, all priced at a tempting 99 cents or available for free. From epic quests to charming tales, discover hidden realms and mystical adventures that will transport you far from the ordinary.

Sci-Fi Series Spectacle: Unleash the Future!

Link: Sci-Fi Series Sale

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Prepare for a cosmic journey through the stars with the Sci-Fi Series Sale. Dive into gripping series that explore the vastness of space, unravel futuristic mysteries, and introduce you to characters that will stay with you long after the final page. These sci-fi sagas are not just stories; they are immersive experiences that will fuel your sense of wonder.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Extravaganza: Deals Galore!

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February brings a treasure trove of deals in the realm of science fiction and fantasy. Whether you’re craving interstellar adventures, magical quests, or dystopian landscapes, this promotion has it all. Explore discounted ebooks from talented authors, each offering a unique blend of speculative fiction that will transport you to worlds beyond imagination.

The Power of Friendship: Fantasy and Sci-Fi Found Family

Link: February Friends Promo

Celebrate the bonds of friendship in fantastical settings with “The Power of Friendship” promotion. Be enthralled by stories where characters form unbreakable bonds, creating found families that overcome adversity. These tales blend elements of fantasy and science fiction, proving that the strength of friendship can conquer even the most formidable challenges.

How to Join the Adventure:

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  • Grab your freebies or take advantage of fantastic deals.
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Don’t Miss Out!

February’s science fiction and fantasy freebies and deals offer a diverse array of stories that cater to every taste. Whether you’re a seasoned fan or a newcomer to the genres, these promotions provide an opportunity to explore new worlds, meet intriguing characters, and fuel your love for speculative fiction. Dive into the magic, and let your reading adventure unfold!

 

 

#Smashwords End of Year Sale! #SciFi and #Fantasy for FREE, 99c, and Half Off!

Exciting End of the Year Deals on M. Pax Titles at Smashwords!

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Half Off on Space Opera and Fantasy!

The Renaissance of Hetty Locklear – a sci-fi and fantasy mashup where Hetty tries to move on with her life. But that’s hard when being stalked by a ghost. $2.99, NOW $1.49 BUY

Spaceberg – Humor in the Outer Sol. Space Squad 51 toils to save the solar system from giant iceberg in space. And it has teeth! $2.99, NOW $1.49 BUY

Backworlds Box Collection: Books 4, 5, and 6 – A space opera adventure! Craze and his friends discover the galaxy is more dangerous than they believed. $8.99, NOW $4.99 BUY

99c Deals on Sci-fi and Fantasy Steampunk!

The Backworlds Box Collection: Books 1, 2, and 3 – The best-selling science fiction series by M. Pax! Craze is kicked off the plant and searches for a new home. $4.99, NOW 99c! BUY

The Rifters Box Collection: Books 1-3 – the popular Rifters series features a secret portal in the woods of Oregon and monsters from other universes. The devices used by the Rifters are rather steampunk. $4.99, NOW 99c! BUY

Here’s Some FREE Science Fiction and Fantasy Adventures!

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December has Epic Deals on Sci-Fi & Fantasy Reads! #scifi #sciencefiction #fantasy #ebooks

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by diving into fantastic worlds of science fiction and fantasy? If you’re an avid reader or looking for the perfect gift for the bookworm in your life, you’re in luck! Throughout December, several incredible ebook promotions are offering steeply discounted books that are bound to captivate any reader’s imagination.

Epic Sci Fi & Fantasy

Transport to galaxies far, far away, or to realms of magic and wonder. From epic quests to futuristic adventures, there’s something here for every speculative fiction enthusiast.

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Fantasy and Sci-Fi Lovers

Calling all fantasy and sci-fi lovers! This promotion is a treasure trove of enchanting tales, daring heroes, and mind-bending adventures. Find your next favorite book and get lost in a world unlike any other.

SF&F LOVERS

 

Collections, Anthologies, and Boxed Sets


Discover curated collections, anthologies, and boxed sets featuring multiple books in one convenient package. It’s the perfect opportunity to binge-read series or explore various authors and worlds all in one go.

BOXED SETS

 

Fantastic Fantasy Megasale

Unleash your imagination with this mega sale dedicated to fantasy literature. From mythical creatures to epic battles, these discounted ebooks are sure to delight any fantasy enthusiast.

MEGASALE

 

Holiday Sci-Fi Sale


Celebrate the season with out-of-this-world adventures! Dive into futuristic landscapes, encounter advanced technology, and embark on thrilling journeys through the cosmos with these discounted sci-fi reads.

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Explore these promotions throughout December to snag your favorite titles at steep discounts. Happy reading and happy holidays!

 

 

November eBook Bonanza: Exciting Deals to Cozy up your EReader #scifi #sciencefiction #fantasy #ebooks

 

Get Your Read On!

As the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, there’s no better way to cozy up than with a captivating eBook. Fortunately, November is shaping up to be a treasure trove for book lovers, with a slew of fantastic eBook deals waiting to be discovered.

The Barnes & Noble Book Fair

The Barnes & Noble Book Fair is a delightful event for book enthusiasts. Whether you’re a fan of romance, paranormal, or sci-fi & fantasy, there’s an array of eBooks at discounted prices. This is an excellent opportunity to stock up on your favorite titles, explore new authors, and make the most of your November reading list.

B&N Book Fair

 

Kobo Book Fair

For Kobo readers, the Kobo Book Fair is a must-visit destination in November. Dive into a world of eBooks across various genres, from horror to science fiction and fantasy. You’ll discover exceptional deals whether you’re seeking a heartwarming story or a spine-chilling adventure, this eBook promotion has you covered.

 

Kobo Fair

 

iBooks Book Fair

Apple users, rejoice! The iBook Book Fair is your passport to a world of literary wonders. You’ll find numerous discounted titles here. It’s an excellent opportunity to expand your digital library, with books ranging from bestsellers to hidden gems.

iBOOK FAIR

 

Fabulous Fantasy and Sizzling Sci-Fi

Fantasy and science fiction enthusiasts are in for a treat this November with the Fabulous Fantasy and Sizzling Sci-Fi collection. This eBook promotion offers a fantastic array of otherworldly adventures, epic quests, and mind-bending science fiction stories.

FAB & SIZZLING

 

 

The Psychic Astronomy Shoppe Exclusive! #Giveaway #freeebooks #fantasy #fantasybooks

 

On November 7th, I’ll be giving away The Psychic Astronomy Shoppe. The only way to get this fantasy steampunk adventure is through the M. Pax Dimension.

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Free Fantasy with Steampunk and Time Travel

This novella was originally written for an anthology that cancelled publication. I plan on writing more in this series, but not yet. So, I’m giving it away to the fabulous people who subscribe to my newsletter. It’s fantasy steampunk with time travel and science fiction elements. Set in Buffalo, New York, the story takes place on April Fools Day. Lainee, the main character, is pretty sure she’s being pranked at first.

The Psychic Astronomy Shoppe

This adventure begins with Lainee Corsault spying on her neighbor, who is vacuuming her garden at night. Well, whatever for? The next morning, giant peas are growing i Lainee’s backyard. And they have teeth! Then things get stranger when a woman from 1900 is standing on the porch. What is going on?

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This FREE Book Comes with a FREE Poster Pack!

The poster pack includes: Lainee, Lainee’s house, Glenora Dixon, a steamcar driving in present-day downtown Buffalo, New York, Guillermo, the sorceress vacuuming the garden, interior of the Psychic Astronomy Shoppe, Gram, a clockwork cardinal, and Cynera.

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You’ll also get a FREE starter library, and I’m giving away a brand new Backworlds adventure in December!

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