Monday, a Short Story, and Snacks

It is eight days until the release of The Bride Price (you can read the entire first chapter here) and I’m almost to the point of running around like a chicken without its head. Not quite, but almost.

So in the meantime, and to perhaps serve as a distraction that might save my sanity, I bring you another short story/scene written for a prompt contest on Wattpad, featuring one of those old pals of mine, Mr. Callum Muir.

(And you can read more about Mr. Callum Muir here, here, here, here, and here.)

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In Silence and Tears In SilenceAndTears

His head still hurt where they’d struck him.

It throbbed, really, and he didn’t care much for the nausea that overtook him every time he opened his eyes and attempted to focus on… well, anything. They’d been thorough, at least, in their attempt at rendering him incapacitated.

The bonds on his wrists cut into his skin where he’d twisted against them. He’d expected brass or even iron, something that would act as a reminder that despite the ache in his head, the dried blood on his chin from where they’d split his lip, this was still a civilized society. But instead it was mere twine, wrapped around so tightly he’d lost feeling in the tips of his fingers hours before.

“She’s ready to see you.”

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Pre-Order The Bride Price, Help a Library

So! As some of you probably know, I write books. *ahem* Some of you probably also know that I have a new novel coming out on August 1st which is available for pre-order now.

Most of you also know that I love public libraries and that I love to help them out as much as possible (since my family uses them so much.) So! I have decided that all of my royalties for every pre-order of The Bride Price (my next Regency-era romance) will be donated to our local library (which is a small library, so I like to help it as much as I can every time they have a fundraiser). So! If you want a wonderful way to donate to a Central Pennsylvania library, please consider grabbing an early ebook copy of The Bride Price. Every copy sold will send over two dollars to the library, so this could be a GREAT donation for them once the total has been added up.

Emily raised her eyes...

Pre-order link (US): https://www.amazon.com/Bride-Price-Quenby-Olson-ebook/dp/B072KJ1RYW

Pre-Order link (UK): https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072KJ1RYW