Out of Darkness Rising

Out of Darkness Rising
A novella

Darkness reigns unchallenged.

For the villagers on the accursed Island, life has only one meaning - death.  Bound to the Island by the curse, the villagers suffer beneath the iron claw of the serpent, daily breathing the poison of his breath and dying to appease his insatiable appetite. 

When Marya’s parents are slain by the serpent for their belief in a legendary king, she becomes an Outcast.  Struggling to survive and avoid the vengeance of the Tribunal, Marya is torn between legend and the harsh reality of the Island.  Yet when a forgotten promise springs to life, she cannot help wondering if the old stories might in fact be true.  And if they are, will the promise prove stronger than the curse?







Coming Fall 2014 from Magpie Eclectic Press

15 comments:

  1. I never really noticed this section of your blog until now! But that was a great excerpt. :D

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  2. Thank you! Yeah, it's kind of hidden away unfortunately... like buried treasure, you have to seek to find it!

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  3. Congratulations on your Novella, well done!

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  4. I am truly interested in reading this book. I TRULY enjoyed reading Scott Appleton's Sword of the Six and look forward to reading your book!! He truly recommends you and that has to be the greatest blessing! When will the book be available to purchase?

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  5. I truly look forward to being able to read the whole story!! When will it be available for purchase?

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  6. Meroc Wolfslayer, thank you for commenting! The book is scheduled to be released in the summer of 2012. We don't have an exact date yet, but I will definitely keep the blog updated! :)

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  7. Wow! That sounds awesome! Can't wait for it to come out!

    JaydenCrow

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  8. Can't wait to read it! Of course, I'll read it when Johnny get's it!

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  9. I cannot wait for this book to come out! It looks really awesome and the cover looks absolutely EPIC! (love that word) I will definitely be getting it!

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  10. You're amazing, getting a book published by an acutal publisher! XD Besides that, your book looks exciting! I'm totally buying it when it comes out! XD

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  11. Ohhh I love the book description! Who are you getting published by? Awesome work!

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  12. Hi Gillian! I just read the excerpt from your book at last! It was so awesome and well-written! Will you be doing a blog tour for the release of your book? And if so, can I be a part of it?

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    1. Oh thank you, Hannah! So glad you enjoyed it. I plan to, but it's looking like the release date is going to be delayed until sometime in 2014. But I'll definitely add you to my list if you're still interested when the time rolls around. :)

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    2. Ah, that's a shame that it's delayed. Well, so long as both I and my blog are alive, I should be interested! :)

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