Mad Magic is a beautifully dark and rich Young Adult fantasy from Nicole Conway, bestselling author of the Dragonrider Chronicles.
Josie Barton is a high school student living in terror. Invisible creatures torment her everywhere she goes, constantly getting her into trouble at school, and even haunting her apartment. But just when Josie thinks things couldn’t get any worse… she meets the guy from across the hall.
Zeph Clemmont is a changeling with enemies in all the worst places, fighting to undo a curse that threatens to end his life. Survival means he will have to swallow his pride and trust Josie with all his darkest secrets.
With the help of a gun-slinging shaman and the enigmatic Prince of Nightmares, Zeph and Josie are only a heartbeat away from defeating one of the most diabolical faerie villains their world has ever known.
My name is Ashley “Nicole” Conway. I’m originally from North Alabama and attended Auburn University where I earned a BA in English with a concentration in Classics & Mythology. I’m happily married and have one son, Ethan. I also have a cat, Mr. Darcy, and a dog named Phoebe.
Writing has been a passion of mine since childhood, and to be able to do it as a full-time career is something I take as a great blessing and honor. My heart is in children’s literature, specifically middle-grade and young adult fantasy. I’m best known for my MG/YA fantasy series THE DRAGONRIDER CHRONICLES, which is published by Month9Books. The second series, THE DRAGONRIDER LEGACY, just launched this fall!
My other works in include MAD MAGIC (2017), THE DISTANCE BETWEEN STARS (2017), SCALES (tbd), and SHATTERBEAST (tbd).
I am represented by Fran Black of Literary Counsel.
Look for my books on Amazon.com and at your local Barnes & Noble Bookstores!
- What is on your nightstand?
Caraval, a guide on learning to read hieroglyphs, and my husband’s kindle.
- What author would you totally fan?
Rick Riordan. I love his works and have read most of them. I would fangirl hard if I ever got the chance to meet him.
- What makes you cringe?
Bad character names. It’s hard for me to look past that, because it’s not something that goes away as the book goes on.
- Do you obsessively plot out each point or just go with the flow?
A little of both. I like to have a basic list of plot points, but I also don’t want to push things too hard if the story begins to take on a life of it’s own. Sometimes it’s best to let the characters take over!
- Is there a word you love to use?
I use “definitely” way too often. I usually have to do a purge after I finish a manuscript and delete about 300 of them! Hah!
Here are my fur babies! Mr. Darcy is my cat. He’s my writing buddy and likes to sleep on me while I’m working. Phoebe is our dog. She’s a French Brittany and a bundle of energy who loves pointing squirrels in the backyard.
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1/6/2018- Just Commonly– Review