Story Excerpt Sunday: From King of Hearts by Jennifer Stevenson

King of Hearts Backstage Boys Book 1 by Jennifer Stevenson What went before: Stagehand King Dave has been disrespected by his ex-wife with the aid of a can of orange spray paint. Nadine, a preacher’s daughter, was the only witness. … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Ardent Forest by Nancy Jane Moore

Ardent Forest by Nancy Jane Moore The young women approached the box to pay their respects to the Governor. “Daddy,” Cecily said. “Governor,” said Rosa, wondering exactly when she had stopped calling him “Papa Guy.” “Daughter,” said the Governor, beaming … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey

Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey My uneasiness had blossomed into a case of screaming nerves, understandable considering the data I’d just seen. I rose and paced the control room, lights flashing across me from the rod, tremor roaring through … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Walking on Sunshine by Jennifer Stevenson

Walking on Sunshine Slacker Demons Book Four by Jennifer Stevenson Yoni I’m afraid of heights. There’s nothing I can do about it. If it’s only getting on a plane, I can take drugs, but in my position, when I tour … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From “Nimuë’s Tale” by Madeleine Robins in Beyond Grimm

Nimuë’s Tale by Madeleine Robins from the BVC anthology, Beyond Grimm edited by Deborah J. Ross and Phyllis Irene Radford One who plays with time barely notices its passing. The green of the forest trembled on the verge of autumn … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Dominions by James A. Burton

Dominions Book 2 of The Bladesmith by James A. Burton The Goddess Mel sat in lotus, meditating, callused brown feet tucked up on lean sinewy brown thighs.  The goddess of the mountain winds did not focus on the Wheel of … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From The Hinky Bearskin Rug by Jennifer Stevenson

The Hinky Bearskin Rug Hinky Chicago Book 3 by Jennifer Stevenson Clay and Randy met Jewel and Ed in the basement of the Kraft Building. “What is this place?” Randy said. Jewel never came down here. The basement was a … Continue reading

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