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Praise for Book I of the Dolvia Series

Ms. Atrium wanted to see true science fiction heroines and she has created them here. Rather than a fully kitted outer space opera ablaze with rockets and ray guns, or a fully feminized drama of warrior queens or porcelain physicists, she has blended all the traditional elements into an indigenous culture full of intrigue and compassion… As the best sci-fi does, we are encouraged to think, to consider, to re-evaluate. Continue reading

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Rich Follett for Readers’ Favorite

“Seven Beyond will tolerate any degree of scrutiny, giving back just as much as the reader wishes to put in. Here you will find ample fodder for linguistics study, model building, costume play, gaming (Tsing Tse, the glass bead game) or an annual convention – this work reveals itself in layers and will continue to reveal itself as long as one keeps reading and re-reading.” Continue reading

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Katelyn Hensel for Readers’ Favorite

“This was a fun ride and I was deeply sad when it was over. The best books end that way, and if you love stories like that, give Seven Beyond a chance!” Continue reading

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Book Viral

Atrium “wields an enviable vocabulary, weaving multiple narratives through an imaginative and richly layered plot that is flawless in its execution, her characters wonderfully nuanced so as to bestow memorable depth to each.” Continue reading

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Author Interview new release SEVEN BEYOND

“I put myself into this effort. Seeing it listed on GoodReads and Amazon and the other distributors gives me a feeling of completion. I can like myself now.” Continue reading

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The Thief: a Master Class in Pacing

For my writing students, I recommend this book as a master class study in pacing for inserting the rights elements at the right moment. Continue reading

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Interview with Stella Atrium

I like to allow the characters to grow and see how each acts in a crisis or as and adult after some catastrophe. The characters are people to me, so I’m always returning to see what happens next. Continue reading

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Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling: A Review

The struggle in the final act means the watcher and apprentice fight on the side of the current royal family for whom only three scenes were spared, and vanquish a long-simmering blood feud for which only two scenes were constructed. Continue reading

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