Here's an exclusive short from a secondary character in VALE OF STARS. Clang!
A sweet sound. The iron door closed behind me and muffled the mayhem and filth who paid good money to watch men bleed. Just another night in the fighting pits for the drakoros.
Blood-spattered and spent, I marched down stone stairs into the washing chamber beneath the fight floor. I’d done my duty, as always. And my slavemaster would be paid handsomely for it. Violent cheers for carnage, butche
This is an additional scene I wrote for WAKING THE DRAGON. It was originally published on the Dark Faerie Tales site for their Fantastic Fables event in 2015. DFT asked me to write the scene as a spin on a fairytale, so here is Kol and Moira in a short rendition of "Little Red Riding Hood." I stepped beyond the cluster of trees, wandering away from the old wise man’s cottage. A pool of moonlight beckoned me, glazing the grass silver. No snow covered the ground but the biting
For the release of BOUND IN BLACK, I wrote three scenes from The Vessel Trilogy in demon hunter Jude Delacroix’s POV. Originally published on Samhain Publishing’s blog, here they are. JUDE: IN THE CLUB-- A scene in FORGED IN FIRE when Jude first spots our heroine, GENEVIEVE DRAKE, on her 20th birthday at a Goth club in New Orleans. The voices in my head whisper louder, calling to their demon brethren. That’s how I know I’m in the right place. I see him across the dance floor.