Ah, Merla. Lorounce hadn’t seen his childhood friend in some time, and once back in her presence, all he wanted to do was watch her graceful movements. Of course he was just a simple farmer’s son and since she had moved to the nation’s capital she had attracted attention of men all of the way up to the top. He knew better than to set his heart at such a lofty height.
Merla, for her part, still teased Lorounce at once mercilessly, but also kindly, the way she did when they were playmates and rivals. She acted like she wanted to be friends the way they were when they were 12.
But they were no longer 12. Continue reading
The Kindle version of Embers is now available for pre-order! The official release date for Kindle and paperback is Tuesday, December 4, just two weeks away. If you re-order, it will automatically download when available.
Here are a few links to pre-order:
Are you someplace else and want to pre-order? Go to Amazon and search for my name. You should be able to find it.
Meeting at that corner of time where day and night become one, where dreams and reality mix, let’s stir the coals of that fire called ‘imagination’ to discover an eclectic mix of short stories. Each story is a bit of frozen flame, an ember, that can flare up in your mind.
These embers form a collection of “tales that cover a wide range of genres, moods, and characters, from heartbreaking and heartwarming trials of love and family to thought-provoking journeys into the future. Most importantly, the stories are peopled with richly-drawn characters gifted with unique voices, emotional depth, and the power to capture the imagination. They’re stories that will stick.” – Author D. Wallace Peach
So whether you only have time to warm yourself with a very short work of flash, or you want to get cozy and lost in a novella, there is a story, an ember, in here for you.
The Halley Branch is available for pre-order on Amazon! Well, at least the Kindle version is ready. The book will be released on July 24, 2018 – 11 days from now. At that time the paperback version will be available and all Kindle pre-orders will be “shipped”.
Here are a few places you can pre-order:
If you want to try from another country, just go to Amazon and search my name “Trent McDonald” or the title “The Halley Branch”. Hint, using the title will bring it up as the number one choice. Continue reading