Urban Fantasy Novelette: Dusk into Light
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Three years ago, I wrote a short story called, The Dark Rider. Silly title, right? Ha! I have a penchant for choosing the most quirky of matters. Today, I'm re-launching the story into a novelette titled: Dusk into Light: An Urban Fantasy Novelette (The Chronicles of Zaloria.). Read on to find out more.
Urban Fantasy Novelette
An owl man, and a she-wolf show up at an alchemy shop.
There's a joke in there somewhere but I'm not seeing the punchline. The owl man wants my aunt's cauldron and the she-wolf wants to protect it. Turns out that the simple pot I thought was an ordinary kitchen accessory creates the elixir of life.
Just another Samhain right?
Except my life gets turned upside down even further when the ex-boyfriend turns up. Curse his good looks and dreamy hazel eyes. The stakes are high and my life is in danger. Can't a redhead get some slack?
And when it comes down to the wire; will I run or stand and fight?
DUSK INTO LIGHT is a companion novelette to Windstorm, a Fantasy Romance novel; but it can be read as a stand-alone.
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Glimpse into the Past of an Urban Fantasy story in the re-making
|First Cover for Dark Rider. Yay for shirtless men! Wait, what?|
|Second Cover. I don't even know what I was thinking...|
|Third cover. This version was popular in Australia for some reason.|
|Fourth Cover. I decided to do away with the Daz3D face.|
I decided to scrap the whole idea. The concept behind the phantom was that he was a 'dullahan' (A headless rider atop skeletal horse that wields a spinal chord as a whip) from Celtic mythology. If you've read my stories you'll see I'm inspired by a great deal of Celtic and Mexican myths. I'm going to revisit the dullahan concept for Halloween but I'll write him in another novelette.
|The fifth cover. So close but not quite there yet|
She inherits an alchemy shop but it comes with an unwanted visitor called the Kenenbar. This is an owl creature that vaguely resembles a man and has pincers for feet.
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Talk about creepy. But Katrina isn't alone when she discovers that a she-wolf has arrived to help her. Yep, this story guest-stars Acalia Itzchel from my romantic fantasy: Windstorm
Update: I completely rewrote the story. The latter part no longer applies.
Which is why I'm creating these novelettes to feature or introduce characters that should have been in the main series but would have dragged the main story down.
My next novelettes
- Wendy May