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is a young adult fiction/fantasy series about the coming of age of a young woman; the metaphoric journey all little girls must take to become adult women.

Welcome to Maagy’s World…

The Maagy Series, set long-ago and far-away in a land of kings and knights, and swords and sorcery, chronicles Princess Melania Abigail Alice Grace’s tumultuous journey from spoiled child to responsible adult. At thirteen, Maagy is just entering the murky waters of adolescence; an all too familiar path for any woman regardless of century, decade, or origin of her birth. However, unlike most other young women, Maagy must take her dead mother’s crown by her eighteenth birthday. Her impetuous nature and fiery temper threaten to derail her success as the future queen.

Growing up without her mother has left Maagy longing for answers her father refuses to give and a festering rage because of it. As a little girl, her tendency to stomp and throw tantrums is an annoyance. As she matures into womanhood, however, her inability to control her temper could literally be her undoing, as she discovers her true lineage with an odd familial connection to Merlin, the greatest wizard of all time.

Maagy’s destiny was sealed centuries before her birth with foreboding incantations and curses spoken out of revenge. A sapphire amulet, glowing rubies, and the Sword of Aradin are her inheritance from the past and are the keys to her future. Through her friendship with a diminutive non-human trouble-maker named Winnsbo, she discovers she must use mystic charms she has inherited to rid the Earth of a powerful malevolent force. Moreover, she must dedicate her life to keeping the magic pure and white, as the magic alone is neither black nor white. It reflects the color of the heart that possesses it.

This is a classic tale of good versus evil, virtue versus immorality, where one young woman must call upon her courage, grit, and guile to defeat the enemy. She must find the magic within to become the warrior, the queen, the most powerful sorceress the world has ever known.

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What Our readers have to say


The Maagy series is so beautifully written! The author is able to transport you back to a time I had tucked away in the far corners of my mind. I cannot imagine ever being able to write such a heartwarming, brilliantly detailed series. Thank you for foregoing the “dumbing down “ of our readers! I wish other authors would make the commitment to raise the literacy abilities of all young readers. As for the price, I’d like to point out that people pay a lot more for a fast food outing with much less benefit. Keep writing we’re reading.

Reva Payne

Just Maagy

Just Maagy Book 1 in the Maagy Series sets the stage for what is to come with careful foreshadowing of a dark heritage and mysterious future that lies ahead for the impetuous Princess Melania Abigail Alice Grace. The main characters are introduced, the conflicts set up, and the mysteries hinted at to begin this epic coming of age adventure.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer


The Adventure Continues!


Krispen Book 2 in the Maagy Series begins as an exciting holiday escapade about Maagy’s loss of faith in everything and everyone around her. However, an unlikely visitor in the middle of the night and a clandestine journey to save a sacred tradition for the entire world, prove to be life-changing for Maagy. However, within this seemingly innocent journey toward reclaimed faith are more surprises and hints of the dark future which awaits Princess Maagy.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer


Maagy's Fate Is revealed!


Enchantment Book 3 in the Maagy Series continues Maagy’s journey toward adulthood by revealing ugly truths about her mother’s death, her unusual heritage of sorcery, and her mysterious future as the Chosen One. It seems that King Henry has not always been completely truthful with Maagy. These events coupled with the throes of pubescent angst send Maagy on a path no one could have predicted in blatant defiance of King Henry.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer


Maagy Takes Up Arms!


Warrior Book 4 in the Maagy Series begins with Maagy assuming the crown due to her father’s mysterious absence. The young Knight still only sixteen years old is faced with the daunting task of leading the entirety of the Commonwealth armed forces with the ink not dry on her diploma. Her stubborn resistance to outside help coupled with her gross inexperience is a dangerous combination. However, level heads prevail, and Princess Maagy takes on the mantle of leadership and strategic planning like a seasoned warrior. She is determined to bring her father home alive.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer



Wizard Queen:

is the aftermath of devastating losses suffered in war. Maagy must pick up the pieces of her broken kingdom, the valley, and her life and find peace and purpose for living.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer

Angeline’s Legacy Book 6 in the Maagy Series

Just when Maagy’s world seems bright again, an evil force from the past threatens to destroy everything she has regained. This novel takes a dark and surly turn, as it explores a subject not spoken of in polite society.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer

Last Heir Book 7 in the Maagy Series:

jumps into the future for a look at what has come to pass for Maagy and her family. The ending will leave you weeping, as Maagy’s story ends the only way it possibly could.

By: Virginia Burton Stringer

Meet The Author

Virginia Burton Stringer


Virginia Burton Stringer is the author of The Maagy Series and has been an actor, director, teacher and now writer for over 40 years. Her credentials include both professional and academic settings in the field of theatre arts. She is also a published playwright.

Raising her two daughters was the main inspiration for The Maagy Series. Her true-life experiences are evident throughout all the books, making this one of the best fantasy adventures for young adults.

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