Heart Of The World – Snippet 06

Heart Of The World – Snippet 06 The crash brought him up out of his sleep like a shocked bird. It was dark. The moon shone down into the courtyard in a silver flood but the far wall was in a pit of shadow. Something was shrieking, across the way, venting tiny...

Marked Territory – Snippet 06

Marked Territory – Snippet 06 “He tried to kill me, Bear!” Swipes protested, all but screeching as he made his way to his feet. “Scraps will tell you, he saw the whole thing!” Bear glanced over at Scraps, who had a scrape from how...

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 06

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 06 Mesh nodded. The dagger’s blade was pocked with lines of dots, forged into the metal. “So long ago that many years fails as a description. We were lords of the Ohio so long ago that the stars were different. The children...

The Portals Of Hell – Snippet 06

The Portals Of Hell – Snippet 06 His comment finally wiped the sadness from her face. Her brow wrinkled in disapproval, her mouth twisted like Aliceia’s when she scolded him. “You should not think such of yourself. Peto considered you a great friend....

Marked Territory – Snippet 05

Marked Territory – Snippet 05 I glanced over and saw a bright orange tabby lounging on a stack of boxes just beneath a hot air vent. Her coat was thick, but it had that rough look that told me she took care of it mostly on her own. Her eyes were a sparkling...

The Portals Of Hell – Snippet 05

The Portals Of Hell – Snippet 05 Chapter 3: A Revelation The GranMalo towered over them all, more than eight meters tall, and so close that Davin could smell the rotten remains of its past butchery, hear the wind of its nostrils, feel the darkness of this...

Heart Of The World – Snippet 05

Heart Of The World – Snippet 05 Made of fitted stones, the bank sloped easily at first but then turned steep, and he slipped and slid most of the way, grabbing for handholds on the rough wall. Halfway down the dry stone vanished under slick wet green weed,...

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 05

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 05 The giant frowned. “That was an error of judgment. When he sneaked into my camp, I believed I had been outwitted. I jumped to the conclusion that he, and you, were my enemies. I know now that I was mistaken.” “That...

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 04

Serpent Daughter – Snippet 04 “And to count. Though with hands as large and ungainly as mine, it is difficult to take only the hair.” Mesh reached into the large sack hanging from his belt and produced a man’s head. He raised it by its long...