Yearly Archives: 2021

Night Owl

* Micah tugged the strap closed on his backpack. Everything he needed was stowed there, all the survival gear his dad had taught him to carry. A flashlight, matches, a fire-starter cube, one of those foil blankets, a small tarp,

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Pandemic

* A message received, was it timely or not? A whisper of fear and the shame that it brought. Rushing out wildly to lay in supplies, Both wanting and fearing the truth and the lies. * Was courage a villain

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Chrys Cymri, Author of The Temptation of Dragons

Chrys Cymri is a fascinating individual. An Anglican priest by day, she lives with a small green parrot named Tilly because the upkeep for a dragon is beyond her current budget. (Plus, she’s responsible for making good any flame damage

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Corbie

I don’t recall my nest very well, but I do remember falling out of it. My wings flapped, but I still hit the ground with a thump, right on my back. I gasped for breath, clawing for air, and finally

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D.L. Finn, author of Dolphin’s Cave and Bigfoot

This review is a double-header. I started with Bigfoot, and it made me curious enough about the author’s work to go back for seconds. : ) Is Bigfoot real? The only witnesses who seem to believe it are usually quoted

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Heir of Ashes by Jina Bazzar

Roxanne Fosch is on the run, and she can’t afford to be caught. If she is, she’ll likely never see the sun again. Trapped for years in a paranormal science facility, she’s been experimented on with less compassion than sophomore

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Come Sail Away

Choice—it’s that most precious of constructs, and sometimes it seems like nothing but an illusion. But I do know this—even small choices can matter. And the first time I realized how important that could be was in third grade. This

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Welcome to the Cabin

Welcome to the cabin. First off, it’s important to remember that around here we get two seasons—winter and road construction. If you’re here when it’s cold, then it’s usually a good idea to keep the kitchen stocked with several days

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Blank Slate

Of all the seasons, Jerilynn loved winter the most. Granted, icy drafts would slip under doors and make her shiver even as she sat by the fire. The chickens still needed to be fed and the cows milked no matter

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