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A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools - Hannah Hulbert

A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools - Hannah Hulbert

May 22, 2020

Only a knowledgeable guide can be trusted to discern between the fungi that bring life and the ones that bring death. Only a witch can concoct the remedies and potions required by her dependent community. It can be an overwhelming duty to bear, alone.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 22 May 2020.
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Regret’s Relief - Travis Wade Beaty

Regret’s Relief - Travis Wade Beaty

May 8, 2020

A young spell writer journeys to a mysterious cave in the hopes he can make peace with his past.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 May 2020.
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Figlia della Neve - Jonathan Louis Duckworth

Figlia della Neve - Jonathan Louis Duckworth

May 1, 2020

The Cold Lady fills men's desires but melts away in the night, until one day a young men thinks to ask what it is that she needs.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 01 May 2020.
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Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, and the Peril of the Pythogator - David A. Hewitt

Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, and the Peril of the Pythogator - David A. Hewitt

April 24, 2020

A mysterious creature, “unknown to regular science”, has been spotted prowling the Florida Everglades. When Porthos the dog goes missing, the intrepid but astonishingly out-of-touch Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, takes up the search. Accompanied by his faithful but short-tempered companion Sammy Jo, Haute faces both dangerous perils and perilous dangers in probing the sinister secrets of the world’s wettest wetland.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 24 April 2020.
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Seven Scraps Unwritten - L. Chan

Seven Scraps Unwritten - L. Chan

April 17, 2020

In Eulalia, magic is powered by conviction - and delusion - and governed by the ten Chairs. But there's a mystery behind that power - and the tenth chair in particular.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 17 April 2020.
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Sonata III: Canta - L. Chan

Sonata III: Canta - L. Chan

March 27, 2020

Son and Shailani having recorded a mysterious piece of Sound magic, find themselves in the House of Deathsinger, facing Sona's father and the certain loyalties of his sister. The climax of the Sonata trilogy!

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 March 2020.
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The Draining - Matt Hornsby

The Draining - Matt Hornsby

March 20, 2020

During the season of the Wetness, a crew of men sets out to hunt serpents on a shifting ocean. But they must not stay out too long - for as the Wetness draws to a close, the Draining comes, bringing doom to any who are still left at sea.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 20 March 2020.
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The Wicked Stepmother - Rhema Sayers

The Wicked Stepmother - Rhema Sayers

March 13, 2020

Snow White has always been portrayed as such a sweet young woman. She even charms the birds and the mice. What if she were a typical teenager? How would a stepmother, who loves Snow White, cope with her as a teenager?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 13 March 2020.
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Sonata II: Shailani - L. Chan

Sonata II: Shailani - L. Chan

February 28, 2020

WIth novel but illicit Music in hand, Sona heads to the border of the Six Named land, country of his mother, and the composer of the heretical Music, the Lady Kristyk.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 28 February 2020.
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Heart of Stone - Chris Cornetto

Heart of Stone - Chris Cornetto

February 14, 2020

A thousand years have passed. The wars have ended, the world has changed, and a little golem wakes - salvaged by the flesh-things he was crafted to destroy.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 14 February 2020.
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