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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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Clod-Shodden - J.J. Drew

Clod-Shodden - J.J. Drew

April 10, 2020

A young basil plant in a desperate situation solicits a passing penguin for help and agrees to a steep price... perhaps too steep.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 April 2020.
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Revitalized - Jason P. Burnham

Revitalized - Jason P. Burnham

April 3, 2020

In one future, Big Brother has diversified his hobbies. Now included: clean water policing.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 03 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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The Eighth Fathom - Chris Panatier

The Eighth Fathom - Chris Panatier

March 6, 2020

The octopuses of The Tellers' den believe the words of The Seven Fathoms will guide them back to their home planet. The Cephlists's den says the Fathoms are but a myth, written to poison octopus brains. Ook, a daydreaming Cephlist, secretly hopes the Fathoms are true; and when she is captured for spying on the Tellers, she gets her chance to find out.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 06 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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