Bio: Philip Emery teaches creative writing in Britain. His work has been published in the UK, USA, Europe and Canada since the seventies. Besides a novel, Necromantra, published in 2005, a radio play, Virtual Grafix, was produced by Minute Radio Drama and a short story, "ID," was broadcast on BBC radio in 2007. In 2003 he was jointly awarded a script development grant from the PAWS Drama Fund. His play Sirens was performed in 2006 at Leicester and Staffordshire universities. He was nominated for the Rhysling long poem award in 2000.
He traverses the Staffordshire Moorlands regularly, but has yet to encounter any succubi?
In a world where the gods demand a strange and terrible offering, the only protections are magic and love. The world of Blasphemer is ruled over by the Othergods, evanescent beings who leech sustenance from the souls of humans, leaving them to live out pale, aimless shadow-lives. The previous leaders, the supernaturally gifted High Magni, have retreated to magically defended bastions. Ancois, a typically arrogant young Magni, realizes that the defences of his bastion are failing. For the sake o... more info>>