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Book Fair Frenzy (Or, Macalley Turns The Page): A Tale Of Peavley Manor

It’s here at last! Meet the irrepressible Alice Peavely, the imperturbable Macalley, and Alice’s friends and rivals in their debut novelette, Book Fair Frenzy (Or, Macalley Turns The Page)!

I’m going to do something a bit different here…

You can click “Continue Reading” and read this for free, after the cut…

Or you can help support my work and spread the word by buying a nicely formatted and ready for your tablet or phone copy on Amazon! Click here for the US link, or search your local Amazon store.

Do whichever you like, and do it without guilt. I’m fine either way. (And doing both wouldn’t hurt!) But please, please, spread the word. Review, retweet, share the Facebook post, blog, mention it to friends over a hot cup of tea, whatever works for you.

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Adoption Day: A new short story! (Post #450)

Here’s the surprise I promised for the 450th post on this blog: A new short story! It features Henrietta Honeycutt and Duncan Wizansky, two characters who debuted in Redblade (needless to say, there are spoilers ahead). It’s a slice of life story, much like “That’s Amore”, and there’s only a little magic…unless the magic in the human heart counts.

If you like this, feel free to leave a comment or drop me a line, and you’re welcome to share the link all over social media! Spread the word! And read on…after the cut. Continue reading

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That’s Amore!: A new Monkey Queen short story

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! To mark the day, after the cut is the premiere of a new Monkey Queen short story, “That’s Amore!” Be warned: There are spoilers, especially for the endings of A Tiding Of Magpies and Redblade. Continue reading

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The Troll And The Garter: A new short story!

Here’s the New Year’s Eve surprise I promised: A new short story! This one has major spoilers for Redblade, so be warned, and read on after the cut! Continue reading

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Best Christmas Ever! (a Monkey Queen short story, revised and reposted)

It’s the unofficial start of the holiday season! To celebrate, here’s “Best Christmas Ever!”, a short story about Michiko and Beth’s first Christmas as roommates! This was originally posted in 2014, but for reasons detailed in the post below this, I’ve revised and expanded the story. Hopefully, this will make your holidays a bit happier! Read on, after the cut!
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