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The Mansion

The trees grew tall and straight, reaching higher and higher, until finally they met; as if the branches were long fingers that laced together. I imagined they looked like people at Mass, all praying for forgiveness, knuckles white with the strength of their piety. 548 more words


Bloody Cranesbill

She scrubbed at her hands desperately, trying to push every thought about what she had just done to the back of her mind. It wasn’t anything she should feel guilty about, … 279 more words


Clockwork Creation

Cogs were laced together with minuscule filaments, the inner-workings of the mechanism finer than spider’s silk and ten times as strong. The movements of the contraption were seamless, a perfect ballet as they whirred and hummed when they were put into motion. 281 more words



He had spent a lot of time watching her- that girl with the bright eyes that would come every day to the water’s edge. She had long hair done up in a braid, always a braid, and the sweetest smile he had ever seen. 633 more words


Free Excerpt from My Upcoming Amish Book

February has flown by–what a short and action-packed month! Between trips to Mexico and San Francisco and completing the preliminary drafts of my upcoming Amish novella, I’ve had little to no blogging time, so my apologies for going missing for a bit. 1,241 more words

The Journey


It is my honor to present an excerpt from the novel GRAND MASTER’S PAWN by Aurora Springer, which is being released in 4 parts.

She flipped her laser on low beam to illuminate the cave.

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Sci-Fi Romance

Story Excerpt

Their method to break us down is to make us vulnerable. To make us unsure of who we are; to make us want to scurry in a corner and hide. 167 more words