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 My first novel “In The Blood of the Greeks” is available for the special price of 99c for the next few days! What a bargain that is. Get your copy from Amazon! Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. Two women — one a German officer’s daughter, the other a […]



Bookbub Lists In The Blood of the Greeks as One of the Best Historical Romance Novels!
Posted on: 11th July 2018

Well I got the surprise of my life the other day. Bookbub – the KING of Book promoters (and getting promoted by Bookbub is SERIOUSLY difficult because they are choosy!) listed my novel “In The Blood of the Greeks” as one of their Best Historical Romance Novels. For real. I was very excited. The Best […]



Book Trailer: Enemy at the Gate
Posted on: 28th June 2018

We have a new book trailer and this time it’s for the upcoming novella “Enemy at the Gate” which will be part of a multi-author anthology focused on World War 2 Resistance called “The Darkest Hour”. Book Trailer: Enemy At The Gate by Mary D. Brooks from AUSXIP Media on Vimeo.



Procrastinating Writer….
Posted on: 21st June 2018

I should be doing one of three things: finishing off my edits of my upcoming novel “Mabel of the Anzacs”, writing my radio play OR writing my novella Enemy at the Gate for upcoming multi-author anthology. I’m doing none of these things. I want to create some art instead. Shiny things. A writer who is […]



Upcoming Novella: Enemy at the Gate
Posted on: 21st June 2018

Oh have a look at this baby. I’m currently writing a novella called “Enemy at the Gate” which centers on Zoe’s first introduction to the Greek Resistance and a decisive battle that created the Greek Resistance into mighty force. This is JUST before SS Major Hans Muller and his daughter Eva are assigned to Larissa […]



Video: Auschwitz Birkenau – The Revolt of the Greek Jews
Posted on: 6th June 2018

Hard to watch documentary but a must watch. We must NEVER let this happen again. A documentary from the book by Photini Tomai (Constantopoulou) “Greeks in Auschwitz-Birkenau” HSA – Holocaust Social Archive Auschwitz Birkenau – The Revolt of the Greek JewsA documentary from the book by Photini Tomai (Constantopoulou)"Greeks in Auschwitz-Birkenau"HSA – Holocaust Social Archive […]



Pre-Order Mabel of the Anzacs!
Posted on: 20th May 2018

Take one fiery teenage redhead, add a cantankerous octogenarian and you have a recipe for a friendship that transcends generations Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they […]



Mabel of the ANZACS Book Page
Posted on: 7th May 2018

Genre: Women’s Fiction, Historical Fiction MABEL OF THE ANZACS Combine a fiery teenager and a cantankerous octogenarian and stir to produce an unlikely friendship for the ages. Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman […]



A Moment In Time Anthology Featuring Crossroads
Posted on: 7th May 2018

A MOMENT IN TIME By: Ryan Armstrong, Mary D. Brooks, M.L. Gardner and Amanda Page Genre: Historical Fiction, Urban Fantasy Time: 1917 Place: Athens, Greece Crossroads is the first short featuring Stella and Tessa, the characters that first appeared in my Intertwined Souls Series (Starting with Book 3: Hidden Truths). It’s the summer of 1917 […]



Letters from Liberators — US soldier Elmer Joachim Writes About Dachau Concentration Camp
Posted on: 5th May 2018

Last month I watched the series “Band of Brothers” which was set during WW2. Episode 9 had one of the most powerful scenes I have ever seen in a tv show. The Americans liberate Dachau concentration camp. The US Holocaust Museum has posted Letters from Liberators On May 3, 1945, US soldier Elmer Joachim recorded […]





SUBTEXT VIRTUAL SEASON 

The Subtext Virtual Season picks up from where Season 6 Episode 22: A Friend In Need Part 2 left off - Gabrielle finds a way to get Xena back, whole and alive. Featuring Xena Writer Melissa Good and artwork by Lucia Nobrega.

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29 June 2018

Legends Legacy - #13 - Cupid's Arrow Alt by T. Novan Every parent's worse nightmare - their child grows up and dates. What happens when Xena and Gabrielle's daughter, the new Queen of the Amazons, falls in love (with a little help from Cupid and a stray arrow)? A rollicking good story.

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30 April 2018

Silences by Mayt

Lunacy's Review: One of the more moving hurt/comfort stories I've read in a while, Mayt's latest is a deeply emotional tale with very well-crafted, sophisticated characterizations and a particularly strong showing for the bard. Set just after a battle the two had been fighting in, the tale begins with Xena removing her badly hurt partner from the battlefield so she can minister to Gabrielle's injuries. When the bard finally awakens days later it is to a world of silence and a Xena growing more distant by the minute. Guilt-ridden and convinced Gabrielle would be better off without her, the warrior escorts the unsuspecting bard to the Amazons where her actions will forever change the course of their relationship bringing to the surface the dormant strength within the Amazon Queen and making the stubborn warrior realize just how desperately she needs her bard. Spanning a time period of several months, this story presents a fascinating challenge to the relationship and a treatment of our heroines that is refreshingly different. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

19 April 2018

This week's XIPPY Bard & Fanfic of the Week is split between three awesome bards: XWPFanatic, Tonya Muir and T. Novan - three heavyweights in the Xenaverse bards. Exposure is INCREDIBLE.

Exposure by XWPFanatic, T Muir & T. Novan
Uber Alt

This is a continuing series based on a look behind the scenes of news team. Two people come together - it's hate at first sight. Kelsey is a successful anchor woman ready for big things in the new biz and Harper is a hot shot, harley driving, reporter with alot of flair! Mix them together and you have one of the best teams since Xena and Gabrielle <g> I enjoyed this series from the first episode.

http://ausxip.com/exposure/episodes/episode1.html

16 March 2018

It's Caesar's favourite time of the year! It's the Ides of March and what better way to celebrate it than to showcase some art and some fanfic!

March The 16th

This story begins on March 16th, the day after the 4th season cliffhanger "The Ides of March." I can hardly wait to see how they resolve it, and it is definitely one of my favorites. So, I've used my imagination a little and this is how I'd like to see it go . . .

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XENA VOL 2 » XENA #2

Tension mounts as Xena and Gabrielle make their way to Athens and a reaction to an unexpected circumstance could separate our two unlikely companions just as their journey has begun.

Order here: https://www.dynamite.com/htmlfiles/viewProduct.html?PRO=C72513026479402011

Price: $3.99
Shipping: March, 2018
SKU: C72513026479402011
Rating: Teen +
Cover A: David Finch
UPC: 725130264794 02011
Cover B: Vicente Cifuentes
UPC: 725130264794 02021
Writer: Meredith Finch
Art: Vicente Cifuentes
Genre: Fantasy
Publication Date: March 2018
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32 Pages

ON SALE DATE: 3/14
Tension mounts as Xena and Gabrielle make their way to Athens and a reaction to an unexpected circumstance could separate our two unlikely companions just as their journey has begun.

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MaryD's Fiction Updates



July Book Special: In The Blood of the Greeks for 99c!
Posted on: 11th July 2018

 My first novel “In The Blood of the Greeks” is available for the special price of 99c for the next few days! What a bargain that is. Get your copy from Amazon! Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. Two women — one a German officer’s daughter, the other a […]



Bookbub Lists In The Blood of the Greeks as One of the Best Historical Romance Novels!
Posted on: 11th July 2018

Well I got the surprise of my life the other day. Bookbub – the KING of Book promoters (and getting promoted by Bookbub is SERIOUSLY difficult because they are choosy!) listed my novel “In The Blood of the Greeks” as one of their Best Historical Romance Novels. For real. I was very excited. The Best […]



Book Trailer: Enemy at the Gate
Posted on: 28th June 2018

We have a new book trailer and this time it’s for the upcoming novella “Enemy at the Gate” which will be part of a multi-author anthology focused on World War 2 Resistance called “The Darkest Hour”. Book Trailer: Enemy At The Gate by Mary D. Brooks from AUSXIP Media on Vimeo.



Procrastinating Writer….
Posted on: 21st June 2018

I should be doing one of three things: finishing off my edits of my upcoming novel “Mabel of the Anzacs”, writing my radio play OR writing my novella Enemy at the Gate for upcoming multi-author anthology. I’m doing none of these things. I want to create some art instead. Shiny things. A writer who is […]



Upcoming Novella: Enemy at the Gate
Posted on: 21st June 2018

Oh have a look at this baby. I’m currently writing a novella called “Enemy at the Gate” which centers on Zoe’s first introduction to the Greek Resistance and a decisive battle that created the Greek Resistance into mighty force. This is JUST before SS Major Hans Muller and his daughter Eva are assigned to Larissa […]



Video: Auschwitz Birkenau – The Revolt of the Greek Jews
Posted on: 6th June 2018

Hard to watch documentary but a must watch. We must NEVER let this happen again. A documentary from the book by Photini Tomai (Constantopoulou) “Greeks in Auschwitz-Birkenau” HSA – Holocaust Social Archive Auschwitz Birkenau – The Revolt of the Greek JewsA documentary from the book by Photini Tomai (Constantopoulou)"Greeks in Auschwitz-Birkenau"HSA – Holocaust Social Archive […]



Pre-Order Mabel of the Anzacs!
Posted on: 20th May 2018

Take one fiery teenage redhead, add a cantankerous octogenarian and you have a recipe for a friendship that transcends generations Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they […]



Mabel of the ANZACS Book Page
Posted on: 7th May 2018

Genre: Women’s Fiction, Historical Fiction MABEL OF THE ANZACS Combine a fiery teenager and a cantankerous octogenarian and stir to produce an unlikely friendship for the ages. Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman […]



A Moment In Time Anthology Featuring Crossroads
Posted on: 7th May 2018

A MOMENT IN TIME By: Ryan Armstrong, Mary D. Brooks, M.L. Gardner and Amanda Page Genre: Historical Fiction, Urban Fantasy Time: 1917 Place: Athens, Greece Crossroads is the first short featuring Stella and Tessa, the characters that first appeared in my Intertwined Souls Series (Starting with Book 3: Hidden Truths). It’s the summer of 1917 […]



Letters from Liberators — US soldier Elmer Joachim Writes About Dachau Concentration Camp
Posted on: 5th May 2018

Last month I watched the series “Band of Brothers” which was set during WW2. Episode 9 had one of the most powerful scenes I have ever seen in a tv show. The Americans liberate Dachau concentration camp. The US Holocaust Museum has posted Letters from Liberators On May 3, 1945, US soldier Elmer Joachim recorded […]