'''Lisa Shearin''' is an American author of the Raine Benares series, a sorceress and seeker of things lost and people missing, who gets mixed up with an ArtifactOfDoom.
!!The series consists of
* ''Magic Lost, Trouble Found''
* ''Armed & Magical''
* ''The Trouble With Demons''
* ''Bewitched and Betrayed''
* ''Con & Conjure''
* ''All Spell Breaks Loose''
!!Tropes found in her work include
* ClingyMacGuffin: The artifact
* DiplomaticImpunity: Just about everyone with diplomatic status. Nobody ever points out that the Guardians have more than enough evidence to declare them PersonaNonGrata and throw them out of the city for this.
* DrinkingGame: Students and off-duty guards invented one where they drink whenever the archmage snarks during a speech. Everyone involved generally gets hammered.
* HeavenlyBlue: Mychael's spell
* IJustWantToBeNormal: And escape this artifact!
* MakeUpIsEvil: One villainess is marked out by her excessive make-up.
* OldRetainer: Tam's.
* OurGoblinsAreDifferent: Very civilized, for one.
* ThePaladin: Mychael
* VirginPower: Needed to find the Scythe of Nen. Good luck finding a virgin on a college campus on short notice.