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Country Whispers - Matthew Amundsen

Country Whispers - Matthew Amundsen

June 7, 2019

"Seeing the bodies of them girls hanging outside the town’s gates made me think coming here was a bad idea, but it was too late to go back now." And if people find out Leusa can whisper things to grow and change, bad ideas may be the least of her troubles.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 07 June 2019.
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Unmasked - Tomas Marcantonio

Unmasked - Tomas Marcantonio

May 31, 2019

The train comes in, the masks stare out. No one knows what they want or what they're looking at. Until, one day, the train stops, and the doors open.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 31 May 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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In the Beating of a Wing - David Cleden

In the Beating of a Wing - David Cleden

May 17, 2019

Chester has stopped talking to his mother; it's just one of his experiments. But now he's spending time with those strange white moths the TV goes on about.

Narrated by host Michael Ward.
Published in Metaphorosis on 17 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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Somewhere to be Going - Katrina Smith

Somewhere to be Going - Katrina Smith

May 3, 2019

A young boy is building his own spaceship in the garage. Just for fun. Or is it?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 03 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 the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 08 March 2019.
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Pleasing the Giants - Carolyn Lenz

Pleasing the Giants - Carolyn Lenz

March 1, 2019

Mysterious giants float down the river every day, watching. What is it they want?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 01 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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