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Goddess of a Mad King Excerpt – Breaton

The Poor Man’s Squire lived up to its name in the squalor that plagued the neighborhood below Cross Street. Located on a dirt side street it was almost lost between a slaughterhouse and a two-story brothel that leaned heavily on the smaller building. The window that looked out on the rutted street was missing one […]

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Goddess of a Mad King Excerpt – Shaheen

Goddess of a Mad King by Jody J Hill is an epic fantasy novel told from the viewpoints of the four main characters. The following is an excerpt from one of the protagonists: Entering the cozy little house, Shaheen started the cook-fire under a hanging pot and set some water to boil. She made sure […]

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Chapter from Lentz of the Wolf by KJ Rokova

What is truth? KJ Rokova explores this question in her novel, LENTZ OF THE WOLF. A rich mythology and complex characters make this novel a fascinating read. “Lentz of the Wolf, is a mythological fantasy set in a brand new world. Young, determined, and raised in awe of the brave legends of her peoples, Haref […]

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Goddess of a Mad King Excerpt- Ma’tuk

Goddess of a Mad King by Jody J Hill is an epic fantasy novel told from the viewpoints of the four main characters. The following is an excerpt from one of the protagonists: After the morning meal, Ma’tuk took A’unvak by the hand and led her towards the small creek that flowed from the hot-spring. […]

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Goddess of a Mad King Excerpt – Rakin

Goddess of a Mad King by Jody J Hill is an epic fantasy novel told from the viewpoints of the four main characters. Here is an excerpt from the villain’s chapter: Rakin began pacing the room. “Now, Darina, my dear, would you like to explain why you felt the need to call attention to yourself […]

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Just the Sub

I chose to be a substitute teacher. When I graduated with a Masters in Teaching my children were still young enough to enjoy their mother’s company at school activities. Subbing gave me the opportunity to volunteer in the classroom, chaperone field trips, and attend assemblies. Besides, I told myself, there will be plenty of time […]

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Sunset Surprise

When most people think of the Bonneville Salt Flats they think of land speed records and vast expanses of salt that must be crossed to get to more interesting areas. At least that is what my daughter and I thought until our car overheated. Waiting for a car to cool is boring in any situation, […]

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Canadian Catastophe

My husband and I were looking forward to celebrating his 50th birthday on a beloved 70 mile canoe trip in Canada’s Bowron Lakes Provincial Park. We decided to take our then 19 year old son, 16 year old daughter, and our daughter’s friend as a last “family” vacation. We packed for weeks. Mountains of food […]

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