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Joined 08-16-13, id: 5024113, Profile Updated: 06-11-22
Author has written 10 stories for Copper, Originals, Dracula, Black Sails, Penny Dreadful, Outlander, Borgias, Longmire, Lord of the Rings, Mummy, and Vampire Diaries.

I received this review this morning on

"This story is truly well-written, and I am enjoying it completely! I have never taken the time to write a review before, but I feel compelled to do so now because only a very few readers have given you well-deserved feedback.

Originally, I was disappointed that this work was not a Claire and Jamie canon love story but this has turned out to be a refreshing change of pace. Thanks for this effort and I will be following you in the future."

Kind of sheds light on why I might (among other reasons) not have so many reviews on my Outlander story. I did write the story I wanted to write. I found I did not care for Claire's character and Jamie can be overbearing at times, so I made my own characters and fit them in the story. I also felt that Geillis deserved better than she got, even when she was "revived". I like my Geillie better!

For all of those who think fan fiction means re-writing a story, almost verbatim, is legitimate--it's not. For those of you who believe that to weave a new story into an established story is the right way to do fan ficiton, guess what, you're right!

My "Mummy" story was an original story based on the "Mummy" story. Someone went looking for stories on this site and chose mine asked me to write a story about Howard Carter and the Ring of Atlantis. They liked my story so much they asked me to write a story for their product. I was paid $300 to write a story for them. So remember, there's a better way to write fan ficition and someone might like your story and you might make some money.

I am working on a new story, "The Mummy: The Tomb Robbers Secret." So far Ardeth Bey is the only character I've brought in but my use some of the others if it works. To those who tried to read it and gave up due to the downloading errors, I've fixed it. It did take some doing. Thank you to those who've read it so far. Hope you enjoy and there is more coming!

News Flash: I added more characters from "The Mummy" as I believe I inadvertently opened a door to it. Evelyn and Rick are now an important part of the story. I don't know what I intended originally, I don't thank I saw a way to, at first, with the original direction the story was taking. And I've added two new characters from Ancient Egypt that will play an important part. Stay tuned... (No more spoilers!)

To Love a Borgia is finished and is now "To Love a Borgia: Book One". I needed to end it, but will be writing a second volume entitled: "To Love a Borgia: The Prince," which will have more of Cesare and what happened to him and his final demise. "The Prince," of course, is the book Machiavelli wrote about him.

"To Love a Borgia" is on sale at Amazon/Kindle. I've made a little money on it so far and hope to make at least a little more.

Most of what I write lately is original ficition. Please feel free to check out my stuff on Wattpad. My nom de plume there is martykate1. Please do!

Nightingales by TwoForATable reviews
Ethan returns from America and upon being scorned by Ms. Ives, decides to move to the countryside and try to live a quiet life. For a while it was all rainbows and butterflies, but as a year passes, the demimonde once again captures him in it's seductive webs and he finds himself divided between the woman he loves and a great and malignant power still foreign to him. *ABANDONED*
Penny Dreadful - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 14,092 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 12/18/2015 - Published: 10/20/2015 - [Vanessa I., Ethan C.]
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The Mummy: The Tomb Robbers Secrets reviews
For many years rumors have persisted that there are caches of gold, precious stones, and unguents that tomb robbers had dropped or hidden in their haste to escape the guards that watched over the Valley of the Kings. Roma Wilkes-Emberly's archaeologist father is obsessed with these legends and determined to find this hidden gold-can Ardeth-Bey protect her from his madness?
Mummy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 54,090 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 7/1 - Published: 6/17/2020 - Ardeth B., Evelyn C., OíConnell, R., OC
Longmire: The Laws on the Rez--The Cheyenne Way--On Hold reviews
Mathias is the Chief of the Cheyenne police Dept. There have been good things-like putting Malachi Strand behind bars-but the way the BIA limits his powers to enforce the law has his hands tied. Life is frustrating, but the arrival on the scene of Alia, ex-FBI agent has turned his life upside down in more ways than one-not only does he have crime, but he's falling in love
Longmire - Rated: K+ - English - Western/Mystery - Chapters: 38 - Words: 85,284 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 2/18 - Published: 11/3/2016 - Cady L., Mathias, Vic M., Walt L.
Lord of the Rings: The Heir of Lorien--On Hold reviews
Celebriel is the daughter of Galadriel and Celeborn. She was born at the very moment the Third Age began, when Gil-Galad and Elendil fell fighting Sauron. She is unusual in many ways-her long hair is red, and her eyes are green as the forest she loves She has also inherited the second sight of her mother-which makes her vulnerable to the searching spirit of the sleeping Sauron.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 42,016 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 10/19/2019 - Published: 10/9/2018 - Legolas, Galadriel, Elrond, Glorfindel
To Love a Borgia reviews
Consuelo Borgia has loved her cousin Cesare all her life. Though her parents returned to Spain when she was eight, she has not forgotten him. But she is eighteen now, and a widow. She refuses to marry, so her family decides to send her to stay with the Borgia Pope, her uncle. She will get to see Cesare again, will he see her-as a woman or a child? Cesare/OC- Lucrezia/Cesare/Love
Borgias - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 45 - Words: 99,050 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 6/28/2019 - Published: 12/6/2015 - Cesare B., Lucrezia B., Vannozza C., Giulia F. - Complete
Black Sails and a Yellow Muslin Dress reviews
Catherine Flint, sister to Captain Flint of the Walrus, has arrived in Nassau after an absence of two years. Rumors abound-she was on the run for robbing a Spanish viceroy, she impersonated a French duchess and was caught-but no one knows. Now Captain Charles Vane is determined to take back the love of his life, but how? And will the old feelings for Eleanor stand in his way?
Black Sails - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 41 - Words: 103,343 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 3/9/2019 - Published: 2/6/2014 - Captain Flint, Eleanor Guthrie, Captain Charles Vane, Rackham - Complete
Outlander: The Standing Stones reviews
Irina's an archaeologist visiting Scotland to study the Neolithic monuments outside Inverness. has a strange dream before she visits the site, a vision of stones, mist, darkness, the sound of voices. She falls asleep in the shadow of the stones and wakens to find her dream has come true. Jamie Frazer is on the run & Irina helps him escape by sacrificing herself to his pursuers
Outlander - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 90,979 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 2/26/2019 - Published: 9/4/2014 - Complete
Penny Dreadful: The Secrets of the Demi Monde reviews
Penelope is a talented young medium, drawn Ethan Chandler when they meet at the London Zoo. Penny senses Ethan's secret & lets him know that she is willing to help, if he will let her. Her friendship with Dorian Grey makes him hesitant, but he is desperate to find a way to deal with his werewolf curse.
Penny Dreadful - Rated: M - English - Horror/Mystery - Chapters: 13 - Words: 33,779 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 6/8/2014 - Vanessa I., Ethan C., Sir Malcolm, OC
Even Evil Vampires Get the Blues--Ended reviews
Tristan, a 2100-year-old vampire is suspicious when he finds out a vampire half his age named Klaus is calling himself & his siblings the oldest & original vampires. Tristan knows this is not true, so brings his vampires brothers, his mortal lover Isolde, along with Stefan, Damon, and Elena to New Orleans to find out what is going on, and to kill Klaus if he deems it necessary.
Crossover - Originals & Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,036 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 3/23/2017 - Published: 10/15/2013 - Klaus M., Elijah M., Rebekah M., Marcel Gerard
The Courting of Corky Corcoran--Ended reviews
Corcoran has been a bachelor since his wife died, which suits him fine. Gen Donovan has a beautiful headstrong educated daughter who has taken it into her head to become a doctor & move to Africa. Desperate to keep her by him Donovan turns to the only man he knows who could manage his willful Fiona. What happens next surprises both Corky & Fiona when attraction overcomes reluctance
Copper - Rated: T - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 13 - Words: 35,682 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 12/13/2014 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Kevin C./Corky, F. Maguire, Eva H., A. O’Brien
The Devil's God Daughter--Ended reviews
Long ago, before he came to England, Dracula lived in his castle in Romania. In the tradition of one family, the Strelnikov's, he was guarded faithfully, even unto death. Now Tatiana Strelnikova has found her father murdered, and must turn to the one man who will take her in without question, Alexander Grayson, aka, her godfather Count Dracula
Dracula - Rated: T - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,987 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 1/19/2014 - Published: 11/28/2013