Fantasy, science fiction, and the weird beckons  to me, and I blame Oregon, a source of endless inspiration. I docent at Pine Mountain Observatory in the summers as a star guide, have a cat with a crush on Mr. Spock, and am slightly obsessed with Jane Austen. Learn more at

Published books and stories:

The Backworlds series
The Backworlds
Stopover at the Backworlds' Edge
Boomtown Craze
Beyond the Edge
Worlds on Edge

The Rifters series
The Rifters
The Initiate

The Renaissance of Hetty Locklear

Semper Audacia (also in Space Jockey)

The Tumbas (Wandering Weeds: Tales of Rabid Vegetation anthology)

A Flight of Fancy (Heroes of Phenomena anthology)

The Other Side (Beyond the Binding anthology)

Patchworker 2.0 (Twisted Earths anthology)

Small Graces

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  • West Seneca, New York
  • JoinedFebruary 20, 2013

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MaryPax MaryPax Mar 06, 2013 04:31PM
@LMSherwin lol Great to see you. Apparently this is the new 'it' place
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The Rifters by M. Pax
The Gold Rush trickles to a fool’s quest and a string of stagecoach heists. In 1888, Earl Blacke decides to m...
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In the far future, humanity settles the stars, bioengineering its descendents to survive in a harsh universe...
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