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Liz Tanner – Badass Magus

Have you met Liz Tanner? She’s not your typical fictional magus. She more socially adept than Harry Dresdon, but not nearly as soft as heroines like Maggie O’Niell or Lily Ivory. No – Liz Tanner consorts with Daemons and Satanists, spirits of every type, and dead things from the other side. For her it’s all in a day’s work. Originally from Arizona, born to your typical white, middle-class working family, that’s where the normalcy stopped. Liz discovered she had a penchant for magick as a teenager. And, by the time she was thirty, she found herself the public relations officer of the Ordo Templi Serpentis, an underground organization of Magi and Daemon Worshipers. She also writes books about magick and sorcery, while getting herself into some rather perplexing supernatural situations – sometimes involving murder.

Okay – maybe I exaggerate when I call Liz a badass magician because she always seems to be in the middle of something strange. Sometimes those strange things kick her ass, but with finesse and brains, she always seems to come out on top, making her kinda badass in her own right.

I currently have two ongoing series with Liz and friends.  The first is the OTS Mystery series of novels. Some people call them the Liz Tanner novels, I’ve also heard readers call them the “Darkness” novels (since all the titles have *darkness* in them). The second series are the OTS Shorts/Novella’s — shorter fiction starring Liz and friends in more brief adventures. Both series compliment each other.


outer darknessOuter Darkness: When socialite Chloe Brigid is murdered and the crime seems to have occult overtones, outed daemon worshiper Senator Steve Mitchell is arrested. It’s up to magician Elizabeth Tanner, the public figurehead of the Ordo Templi Serpentis, to find out who outed the senator and who killed Chloe Brigid before the senator is falsely accused of the crime and The Order is investigated. What she finds, however, is not what she expects. It seems some people within The Order are not who they seem to be, and a past transgression has come back to haunt Elizabeth and destroy The Order once and for all. Can Elizabeth help the police find the killer before he finds her?  This title may not be suitable for persons under 18 years of age. Contains graphic language, sex, and violence. READ AN EXCERPT

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into darknessInto Darkness: Magus Elizabeth Tanner has been gifted some cursed magickal items. While trying to break the curse, she and her boyfriend Michael become suspects in a murder they didn’t commit. To clear their names they must find the real killer by delving into a dark bdsm underworld where sex magick and the Daemonic meet. Will they be able to find a killer, clear their names, and escape their descent into darkness? Read an EXCERPT here.

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rising darknessRising Darkness (OTS #3) Audrey Brice

Amid the glamour and lights of Hollywood, Elizabeth Tanner and her companions are back, this time investigating paranormal activity in the Beverly Hills mansion of famed actress, Kylie Ramone. The estate’s haunted, Satanic past is the reason the Daemon worshiping starlet bought the property to begin with. But when their poking around uncovers an underground temple, and the spirit of a determined Satanic priest becomes violent and demands sacrifice, Liz and her friends must do everything they can to keep it at bay.

In a battle between the living and the dead, can Liz and her friends raise a Daemonic force powerful enough to destroy the rising darkness in time to save Kylie Ramone’s life?

Read an Excerpt

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dead man knockDead Man’s Knock – (An OTS Series Short) – Audrey Brice

In this OTS short, magician Elizabeth Tanner finds a curious magickal item in an antique store that later brings her visitors in the night. When her boyfriend falls under a dark spell and she’s left to fend for herself, will she be able to save a friend and break the spell before it’s too late?

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sunny satan try again jpgSUNNY SATAN ARIZONAAudrey Brice (OTS Novella): In this OTS novella, Magician Elizabeth Tanner takes her boyfriend home to Arizona to meet her parents for the first time, only to learn that missing pets and the rumors of a Satanic cult have the small town terrified. Can Liz and Mike help one of Liz’s childhood friends, now a deputy at the local sheriff’s department, get to the bottom of the mystery?  This novella is safe for teens and adults.

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when good angels go bad 4 dark angelWhen Good Angels Go Bad (An OTS Novella) Audrey Brice – In this OTS novella, Magician Elizabeth Tanner is consulted by a local coven when their medium goes missing after a strange Enochian rite. Liz soon learns that there’s more to the story, and the woman has been kidnapped by something not from this world. Can she negotiate the woman’s release, or will all hell break loose?

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What’s next for Liz Tanner and crew?

In the OTS novel arena:

ASCENDING DARKNESS ( coming in 2015)

In the short fiction arena:

In this OTS short story, Magician Elizabeth Tanner and her fiance, Detective Michael Katz, decide it’s time to take the plunge and buy a house together. The beautiful fixer-upper in the foothills is perfect and has a gothic feel, but Liz soon learns why. It seems their new house is haunted and the spirit isn’t happy. Can Liz and Mike make the house livable for both the living and the dead?

Will there be more after this? Possibly! Stay tuned!

Steph is an award winning and bestselling author of thrilling steamy and paranormal romances, dark urban fantasy, occult horror-thrillers, cozy mysteries, contemporary romance, sword and sorcery fantasy, and books about the esoteric and Daemonolatry. A Daemonolatress and forever a resident of Smelt Isle, she is happily married and cat-mom to three pampered house cats. Her muse is a demanding sadistic Dom who often keeps her up into the wee hours of the morning. You can contact her at

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