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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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Rooks on Sundays - Jack Neel Waddell

Rooks on Sundays - Jack Neel Waddell

November 1, 2019

Every Sunday, elderly Emma Reilly plays chess with her daughter. But is there more to the relationship than there seems?

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 01 November 2019.
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A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant - Edward Ashton

A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant - Edward Ashton

August 9, 2019

She's an exopaleontologist, not exoarcheologist. So how did she end up exploring ruins rather than remains?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 July 2019.
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A Layer Thin As Breath - Thea Boodhoo

A Layer Thin As Breath - Thea Boodhoo

July 12, 2019

She's an exopaleontologist, not exoarcheologist. So how did she end up exploring ruins rather than remains?

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 12 July 2019.
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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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