Posts Categorized: Melanie Card

Guest Post & Giveaway: Melanie Card (Ward Against Death)

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Please join me in giving a warm welcome to Melanie Card, author of Ward Against Death and the first author I’ve featured on my blog! Thank you for joining us today Melanie. Thanks Chelsey for inviting me to be your guest. I’m excited to be here. Today I’m chatting about magic and necromancy in my novel WARD AGAINST DEATH. The book is set in a fantastical world in a semi-Renaissance historical setting and there are a variety of types of magic. The primary type of magic explored is blood magic. Blood magic is on the social cusp. Most people find… Read more »

Review: Ward Against Death by Melanie Card

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Ward Against Death by Melanie CardPublisher: Entangled PublishingRelease date: August 2, 2011Source: PublisherFormat: ebookSeries: Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer #1Purchase: The Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Twenty-year-old Ward de Ath expected this to be a simple job bring a nobleman s daughter back from the dead for fifteen minutes, let her family say good-bye, and launch his fledgling career as a necromancer. Goddess knows he can t be a surgeon the Quayestri already branded him a criminal for trying so bringing people back from the dead it is. But when Ward wakes the beautiful Celia Carlyle, he gets more than he… Read more »