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James Hartley

James Hartley is a former computer programmer. Originally from northern New Jersey, he now lives in sunny central Florida with his wife Sally, two cats, and a swimming pool. He has published seven fantasy novels, "The Ghost of Grover's Ridge," "Magic Is Faster Than Light," "Teen Angel," "Cop with a Wand," "Magic to the Rescue," "This Wand for Hire," and "Fortunatus," and a science fiction space opera novel, "Beverly Bronte Space Chick." He has had short stories published as e-books, in the collections "Lotsa Time" and "Worlds Away and Worlds Aweird," in anthologies, and in various e-zines and print magazines. He is currently working on a new novel, "The Island of Dr. Merlot." He is a member of IWOFA and the Dark Fiction Guild. His website is
http://teenangel.netfirms.com.

Current Releases
We all have some idea of what time is--past, present, and future--but there is nothing we can do about it. We live in the present, we remember the past, we have no idea what the future will be. But suppose we could move ourselves to the past or th...
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Lotsa Time
Space pirates? Invisible asteroids? Six-limbed aliens invading from the Lesser Magellanic Cloud? Bring 'em on, Beverly Bronte is ready to handle them. As Ensign Bronte, a new graduate of the Trans-Planetary Patrol Academy and the first woman a...
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Beverly Bronte Space Chick
Angie, a teen aged girl, was killed in a tragic accident. As a ghost she became convinced her boyfriend Dickie still loved her, so she decided to return to Earth and win him back. But her timing was a little off -- thirty years off! -- and she fou...
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Teen Angel
Daisy Hudson is a newly reinstated plainclothes cop, but more importantly, she has just come to the realization that she’s a witch. Not just any witch, but a very powerful witch. After reuniting with her partner Inspector Herb Farrell wh...
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Cop with a Wand
Once upon a time there was a spaceship full of witches ... The witches are rounded up by a religious crusade and exiled on a spaceship for a 190-year trip to another star. The ship has problems, and will run out of air long before they ...
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Magic in Outer Space
Out of work paranormal investigator Ken Parker arrives in Groverton, and meets and falls in love  with cute red-headed Jinny Talbot. He discovers that Jinny is a witch, and then to his amazement discovers that he is also a witch. He a...
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Covens Courageous
Legend tells of Fortunatus, who had a magical purse, a never-empty purse; if gold was spent from it, the purse would refill itself. Now, somehow, this "never-empty" property had been magically bestowed upon two small wooden cabinets whic...
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Fortunatus
Jeremy found himself dancing with a beautiful redhead named Vanessa, and she was asking for his help. But when he tried to find her later, there were just a couple of problems. First, there had been no such girl at the dance. And second, she was a...
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Change Partners
“…brings the total of mysterious deaths in Clarke County to seventeen,” the TV announcer was saying as Jinny Parker walked into the living room from the garage. “Law enforcement is baffled by the bodies found drained of bl...
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This Wand for Hire
  Stories from one end of the universe to the other, and off into the realm of Faerie, too. A collection of Fantasy and SF short stories. Space travel, time travel, aliens. Witches, wizards, ghosts, vampires. Oh, yes, and a bit of a l...
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Worlds Away and Worlds Aweird
One hundred and ninety years after the Wiccans settle on Oz, another Earth ship arrives and tells them that the situation on Earth is bad and getting worse. The Wiccan Council sends an expedition to Earth on the Wicca Glory, to try to fix things, ...
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Magic to the Rescue
Daisy Hudson is a newly reinstated plainclothes cop, but more importantly, she has just come to the realization that she’s a witch. Not just any witch, but a very powerful witch. After reuniting with her partner Inspector Herb Farrell wh...
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Cop with a Wand
Angie, a teen aged girl, was killed in a tragic accident. As a ghost she became convinced her boyfriend Dickie still loved her, so she decided to return to Earth and win him back. But her timing was a little off--thirty years off!--and she found h...
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Teen Angel
Peter Ingraham invented a time machine, and traveled into the future. Ten years too far into the future. But he soon found that the future didn't match the past, and when he returned to where he started, the present didn't match either of ...
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Ten Years
Phil's girlfriend Mary was a successful fantasy writer, but then she got sucked into one of her own stories. Now Phil has to contend with the police who think he is responsible for her disappearance, and with the problem of getting her back .....
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A Fork in the Road
Megan Bradley and the rest of the witches were rounded up by a religious crusade and forced onto a spaceship for a 190-year multi-generation trip to another star. They soon discovered the ship had problems and would run out of air long befor...
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Magic Is Faster Than Light
Out of work paranormal investigator Ken Parker arrives in Groverton, and meets and falls in love with cute red-headed Jinny Talbot. He gradually realizes that there is magic going on, and a battle looming, a continuation of a war that took place s...
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The Ghost of Grover's Ridge


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