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Teaser Thursday ~ Sea Witch

Teaser Thursday ~ Sea Witch


I had Random.org select a %, and it selected 51%.

He hands me a red tulip, and I immediately sink into him. Impossibly, this new shirt smells of salt and limes and the sea despite being freshly clean and scratchy with starch.

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Bear and the Nightingale

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Bear and the Nightingale


It was late winter in Northern Rus’, the air sullen with wet that neither rain nor snow. The brilliant February landscape had given way to the dreary gray of March, and the household of Pyotr Vladimirovich were all sniffling from the damp and thin from six weeks’ fasting on black bread and fermented cabbage. But no one was thinking of chilblains or runny noses, or even, wistfully, of porridge and roast meats, for Dunya was to tell a story.