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The Lonely King - Gunnar De Winter

The Lonely King - Gunnar De Winter

November 29, 2019

The old king's realm is sand and dust. And so is he. But when humans come back to what they think is a deserted city, they find the ancient monarch more than willing to rule.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 29 November 2019.
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A Time for Understanding - Lisa Fox

A Time for Understanding - Lisa Fox

November 15, 2019

Cody's an old dog, and tired. He doesn't run the way he did when Allison's father was alive. They're both grown up now, but Allison's still willing to dream if it will help her oldest friend.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 November 2019.
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Via Dolorosa - Christine Lucas

Via Dolorosa - Christine Lucas

November 8, 2019

The house is full of ghosts. While Maro takes care of her dying father, ghosts swirl around her her grandmother with her knitting, her mother with her mouth sewn shut; and now a new one, a young woman. But what does she want, and from whom?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 November 2019.
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The Memory Dresser - Nicholas M. Stillman

The Memory Dresser - Nicholas M. Stillman

May 24, 2019

Memories are visible, and need dressing, to display the best and hide the shameful. Mina's grandmother, a memory dresser in the poorest part of town, has a more honest approach. Until a new client comes, and Mina is exposed to a whole new world.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 24 May 2019.
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One for the Wounded - Phoenix Alexander

One for the Wounded - Phoenix Alexander

May 10, 2019

An old lover taught Scarmiglione the secret to staying young. The cost - to himself and to others - is high, perhaps too high..

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 May 2019.
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The Noise Inside - Vaya Pseftaki

The Noise Inside - Vaya Pseftaki

March 15, 2019

Sheyen's not developing the magic the rest of his family has. Plust, there's this strange Noise. Every time it comes, his hair grows. And then thing start getting strange.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 15 March 2019.
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Absurd of a Feather - Amman Sabet

Absurd of a Feather - Amman Sabet

March 8, 2019

Terry's started growing feathers on his chest. But what will the cute new neighbour girl think?

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 March 2019.
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The Soul Farmer’s Daughters - Kyle Kirrin

The Soul Farmer’s Daughters - Kyle Kirrin

February 8, 2019

The soul farmer's daughter has always wanted to see how souls are farmed. It's not quite what she imagined.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 February 2019.
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Two Villains, a Notebook, and a Lump of Coal - Helen French

Two Villains, a Notebook, and a Lump of Coal - Helen French

January 18, 2019

If even the College of Magicians don't believe you have magic, you may have to show them.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 18 January 2019.
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The Book of Regrets - M.J. Gardner

The Book of Regrets - M.J. Gardner

January 4, 2019

A mysterious book changes Adam's life. But does he want it to?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 04 January 2019.
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