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My Women’s Fiction Was Featured on GoIndieNow‘s Fandom Forum!

EPISODE 4 – Premiered Nov 3, 2018


Welcome to Fandom Forum. For this episode we talk about a subject that has been front and center and delve into an indie novel that gives you a unique and intimate look at the subject of abuse and empowering women. This fandom is for a frequent contributor and member of the GoIndieNow family Marnie Cate.


Book Review By Joe Compton of GoIndieNow


EXIGENCY – Book Two in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic Series

New Release Exigency

(A Protectors of the Elemental Magic Novel Book the Second) 

by Marnie Cate


The Winter is unleashed

There is a world around us that most people don’t take the time to see. 

Mara Stone’s world was shaken, but she is a fighter. As she starts to rebuild her life, the web of her family’s secrets continues to unravel. Facing new adversaries while forced to confront her fear of losing everything she holds dear, Mara learns what it truly means to Protect the Magic. But is it worth the cost?

Finding themselves trapped in the cold world of Snowstrum, Mara and Cole are faced with a choice. Will they choose to be true to their promises and protect the magic, or fall prey to their greed, following their own desires instead? Will magic be enough to free them from the icy fortress imprisoning them?

The second book in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic series, Exigency, is a compelling, magical coming of age fantasy tale.

REMEMBER – Book One in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic Series


New Release REMEMBER 

(A Protectors of the Elemental Magic Novel Book the First) 

by Marnie Cate


The memories were restored

Mara Stone always felt incomplete, as though something inside her was missing. Raised by a loving and doting grandmother, and in love with the blue-eyed boy of her dreams, Mara couldn’t pinpoint what was lacking.

Hiding the truth from you is no longer protecting you. Sit and I will tell you what you need to know.

With these words, the secrets of her great-grandmother, Genevieve Silver, were unburied, and her role as a Protector of the Elemental Magic was revealed. Unseen worlds exposed and memories restored, Mara sheds her ignorance to face things both fantastical and frightening.

Little did Mara realize the secrets would transform her life and the world she lived in forever!


Women’s Fiction – Chasing Caitlyn

Chasing Caitlyn by Marnie Cate

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What makes a vengeful woman?
Add the following ingredients:
Dead Father
Monstrous Prince Charming
Trail of Tears
Deceitful husband
Stew over hot flames and watch the pot boil over!
They say revenge is a dish best served cold, and Caitlyn’s cheating husband deserves the most frigid imaginable. Suddenly, a surprise element effects the recipe, and Caitlyn is forced to make a choice. Which is more important – the vengeance she plans to serve or the healing she craves?
Amazon Exclusive Deal:

If you purchase the paperback version from Amazon Only,

you get the eBook FREE through MatchBook!


Holiday Magic For Book Lovers

Holiday Magic


This holiday season why not give the gift of books?
When eBooks are purchased on Amazon, you can have them sent directly to an email recipient OR you can print a gift certificate.  These certificates make excellent inserts for any holiday card or as stocking stuffers.
Paperbacks are always appreciated gift ideas for the book lovers in your life, as well.
If you are looking for a Young Adult / New Adult book series that features family, new age goddesses, betrayal, action, adventure, and so much more, then you want to check out author Marnie Cate​’s Protector of the Elemental Magic series!

Learn more here – http://jmnorthup.blogspot.com/2018/11/amazon-matchbook-program-free-ebook-deal.html

J.M. Northup’s Archived Newsletters from 2017

When I originally began a monthly newsletter, I did it under my author name, J.M. Northup.  However, once I created my publishing company, Norns Triad Publications, I converted the monthly newsletter over to it.  These links are to the first newsletters published under my author name.  If you would like to subscribe to the NTP Monthly Newsletter, you can do so here:


April 2017 Newsletter

May 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter

July 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

October 2017 Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 Newsletter

J.M. Northup’s Reviews > Exigency

Exigency by Marnie Cate
Exigency (A Protectors of the Elemental Magic Novel Book 2) by Marnie Cate


J.M. Northup‘s review Sep 11, 2018  

*This Series Only Gets Better*


EXIGENCY can be read as a standalone, but it is much richer when read collectively with its series.

I am so impressed with this story. It has everything you could want – love, betrayal, murder, romance, and more! Nothing is predictable – you have curve balls constantly thrown at you as Mara Stone not only learns where she’s come from but discovers where she’s going!

A winter goddess who wreaks havoc on those unlucky enough to attract her favor.
Magic that’s natural and powerful.
Lovers tested and brought to a precipice… Who will survive? Who will fall to their death? Who will be PUSHED over the edge, broken and discarded?

This series is reminiscent of the WICKED LOVELY series, except IT IS BETTER! I love the characters, the detailed world imagined by the author, and the continual revelations. If you love fantasy, fae, magic, and adventure, then I recommend this book for you! I recommend this SERIES! I’ve already made room on my book shelves for the entire series because it is a MUST HAVE in my personal library!


J.M. Northup’s Reviews > The Secret of Excalibur: Excalibur Saga Book One

The Secret of Excalibur by Sahara Foley

The Secret of Excalibur: Excalibur Saga Book One by Sahara Foley


J.M. Northup‘s review May 23, 2018


An Exciting and Adventurous Read!

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book, but it definitely exceeded my hopes! The story was interesting and kept driving forward. The tale was intelligent and fascinating, putting a new spin on an old legend. I applaud the author – well done!
I was constantly surprised by the intriguing storyline. At first, I didn’t much care for the arrogant Arthur Merlin, but by the end, I adored him. I thought Ruth and Daisy were admirable equals to Arthur and I liked the characters very much. I found I wanted to know more about them and I hope there’s a sequel in the works!
I definitely recommend this novel to all readers. There are moments of steamy romance and hilarious banter mixed with a spectrum of emotions, action, mystery, and suspense. The author did a beautiful job of blending old lore with modern concepts that opened a universe of possibilities! I loved it!