Novel Excerpt: Chapter One #2

Photo by Raphael Brasileiro on Pexels.com His self-loathing increased one more notch at the familiar note of pity in the bearded bartender’s response. He could see his own pale frailty reflected in the mirror of the Frenchman’s eyes. But what did it matter? It got him the room and the job.

Novel Excerpt: Prologue #11

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com "You killed her!” The hard cracking hoarse explosion from his uncle’s constricted throat scraped against Erek’s soul, mimicking his own internal rebukes, no less harshly felt for its lack of volume. The shocked, uncomfortable looks from the few reception attendees within earshot went unnoticed by the two, locked in …