This is a collection of bonus side, background and stand-alone stories posted for my website and Tumblr followers. None of these are required reading for any of my existing series; they’re just extras!
Setting: Centuries prior to Kin of Mind.
Length: 993 words / 4 PDF pages.
Length: 989 words / 4 PDF pages.
Stand Alone: A Gift of Naming
Even in the best of circumstances, it’s no easy thing to tell the parent who named you that your name no longer fits.
Length: 1200 words / 4 PDF pages.
Lovers’ Day is good trading for a witch who deals in enchantments, ribbons and dyed flowers. For Mara Hill, it’s long been a holiday of tedious assumptions and painful conversations—once best handled by casting petty curses on annoying customers. This year, when a girl asks about love spells, it may be time to instead channel a little Aunt Rosie.
Length: 3, 429 words / 10 PDF pages.
His hand broken, his father dead, his brother rebelling and his mother dancing the bones, Einas ein Iteme has nobody at the Eyrie but his uncle and one cursed question he can’t escape.
Setting: Before, during and after Their Courts of Crows.
Length: 4, 945 words / 14 PDF pages.
Length: 1, 000 words / 4 PDF pages.
Yuissa is the only partner Adelin wants, but survival in Ihrne requires both girls to keep secret their truth. No matter: they’re only a year away from having coin enough to escape to a cottage in Greenstone, a paradise of vegetable gardens, rescued cats and unrestrained affection. They can survive anything until then, right? Yet when Adelin’s worried mother and grandmother plot to solve Adelin’s unwed state by forcing her to court a male acquaintance, Yuissa thinks a beard the only answer.
A queer-seeming bookseller called Nevolin ein Yinne may do, but the process of asking isn’t quite so simple…
Setting: During Different in Other Ways.
Links: Part One | Part Two
Length: 4, 021 words (thus far).
An expensive education and a growing eldritch library hasn’t helped Fletcher Ace, local witch, end the drought gripping the town of Shadowdale. The town council may have a better solution than waiting on hir magic, one that involves the selling of romance to people “out there”, but Fletch isn’t prepared for just how it will involve hir…
Setting: A hundred years after The King of Gears and Bone.
Length: 7, 549 words.