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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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Grow, Divide, Sacrifice, Thrive - Jo Miles

Grow, Divide, Sacrifice, Thrive - Jo Miles

February 21, 2020

Always an outsider in their privileged family, Chris learns an heirloom sourdough starter may be partly to blame, but not in the ways they expected.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 21 February 2020.
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Heart of Stone - Chris Cornetto

Heart of Stone - Chris Cornetto

February 14, 2020

A thousand years have passed. The wars have ended, the world has changed, and a little golem wakes - salvaged by the flesh-things he was crafted to destroy.

Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 14 February 2020.
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Pyrrha - Antony Paschos

Pyrrha - Antony Paschos

February 7, 2020

Pyrrha can summon fire at her fingertips with just a thought. When leaders of the Resistance learn of her gift, they hope it will make a difference in their bloody war against the Bulgarians.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 07 February 2020.
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Sonata I: Sona - L. Chan

Sonata I: Sona - L. Chan

January 31, 2020

In a land where music is both a weapon and a source of power, Sona sets out on a journey to deliver a dangerous secret.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 31 January 2020.
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Bedwyr by the Sea - C.B. Blakey

Bedwyr by the Sea - C.B. Blakey

January 24, 2020

By the cold ocean, an old man builds a sandcastle, over and over and over, dreaming of Avalon. Until a little girl comes to interfere with his design.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 24 January 2020.
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Choice - Tomas Marcantonio

Choice - Tomas Marcantonio

January 17, 2020

Detectives Sora and Gyuri track down subjects with peculiar pasts, but one of these people leads them to a truth neither detective expected.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 17 January 2020.
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Magical Whistleblower Tells All - Michael Sherrin

Magical Whistleblower Tells All - Michael Sherrin

January 10, 2020

Wizard Thaddeus Seams believes the mundane world is ready for magic, but not everyone in the conjuring community agrees.

Narrated by host Matt Gomez.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 January 2020.
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