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The Otherside of Memory - Kelly Sandoval

The Otherside of Memory - Kelly Sandoval

April 9, 2021

What happens to a magical world when its child visitors leave it behind? And what happens to the children who stay? Invited back to the magical land of her childhood, Kate must face the beauty and sorrow of the world she believes she long ago outgrew.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 09 April 2021.
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Sanctuary - Chris Cornetto

Sanctuary - Chris Cornetto

March 19, 2021

Sanctuary is more than a city — it’s a project to restore life to a broken world. Or so Abby believes. But when a new arrival makes her see her home for the prison it is, she risks all for freedom.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 19 March 2021.
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Spells for Going Forth by Day - V.G. Campen

Spells for Going Forth by Day - V.G. Campen

March 5, 2021

In the marshlands of New Jersey, a grieving woman seeks solace from her childhood friend–Anubis, the Lord of the Necropolis.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 05 March 2021.
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Endless - Ted S. Bushman

Endless - Ted S. Bushman

February 19, 2021

A suicidal blacksmith dreams of a death that will cut him out of the very fabric of the universe, but despairs of being able to accomplish it. When an old client appears on his doorstep with an offer to forge a legendary blade, the blacksmith realizes he might have found his answer.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 19 February 2021.
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Vacation Gnomes - Aaron DaMommio

Vacation Gnomes - Aaron DaMommio

February 4, 2021

Amy didn't like the idea of taking a vacation in the first place. She likes it even less when she learns she's not alone.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 05 February 2021.
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Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

Not All Rot Is Ruin - E.A. Petricone

January 22, 2021

When Leda lifts her head from her pillow one morning a dead fly tumbles out of her hair. Gross, but no big deal, right? Except the dead flies keep coming.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 22 January 2021.
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All We Ever Look For - Cécile Cristofari

All We Ever Look For - Cécile Cristofari

January 8, 2021

When a magic portal opened in my living room, I decided to let lonely people use it to escape to a new life in a parallel universe. It worked just fine… until my only friend asked to be let through.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 January 2021.
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Tower of Mud and Straw IV: The Tower - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw IV: The Tower - Yaroslav Barsukov

December 25, 2020

Part 4. Doorways open and tulips finally bloom in the closing chapter of the fantasy novella "Tower of Mud and Straw."

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 25 December 2020.
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The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

The Three Thousand - Elise Kim

December 11, 2020

In the last fleeting moments before the fall of a besieged city, two of its occupants in hiding dream of the three thousand year cycle of rebirth that will someday bring them together again.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 11 December 2020.
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Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

Tower of Mud and Straw III: The Tulips - Yaroslav Barsukov

November 27, 2020

Part 3. Shea Ashcroft searches for a solution in his past, in the room with soot stains and the abandoned cellar underneath the rosewood trapdoor.

Narrated by Miltos Yerolemou.
Published in Metaphorosis on 27 November 2020.
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