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THE SELECT'S BODYGUARD

Children of the Wells Debut Offering

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Aug 25, 2013: A man awakes to an apocalyptic scenario, and his first thought is to find and protect the proud, prickly, damaged young magician he has spent years serving without appreciation or gratitude. He’s going to save her whether she likes it or not, and of course, she won’t like it.

This well-written novella-length story is carried along both by the characters’ quests to reach their goals in the midst of a world falling apart, and the unfolding of the motivations behind two [more . . .]

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THE HOLE IN THE WALL

A good short read

By Paul Samael, member

Feb 5, 2014: A good short read, cleverly told from 5 different perspectives but with a dark undertone to it, this reminded me in some respects of Ian McEwan’s "The Cement Garden."

I would have to respectfully disagree with the reviewer who found it hard to follow. Yes, it does require your concentration and you do find yourself re-reading bits to check you "got everything" – but for me, the spareness of the writing was a strength not a weakness. Anyway, it’s free, so [more . . .]

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