Well, fall decided to arrive this week in a mix of rain and plummeting temperatures. Honestly, I love it. Thankfully, we didn’t get the crazy snow, just fall-type rain and highs in the 50’s. Of course now it’s warmer again, but it seems as if we left the hot summer temps behind. And so I’m celebrating the fall weather with another #SnippertSunday.
Posting again from Unveiled, the first book in my Raven Daughter series. It’s available in ebook, paperback, and audio.
We’ve jumped ahead. Jo and Caius are finding themselves having to return from the first part of their journey, but it’s no longer a return Jo is fully looking forward to.
We reached the natural arch of the tree late that afternoon. After landing smoothly, I allowed myself to shift back. I glanced at Caius who was busy settling his dark crimson cloak after the change. “Any ideas on how to get us both back to the same spot in Midtween?”
“There is no way that I know of.” He glanced at me and, for a moment, I thought he was going to remark on the fact I was speaking to him. Thankfully, he didn’t bring up my rather tantrum-like behavior of the day before. “You’re a reaper; your angel blood will take you to your side of the river.”
“Doesn’t the bond change that?” I glanced at the arch with more than a little worry. Alaric may be the Head of Reapers, but I wasn’t sure I could trust him anymore.
Caius eyed the bent tree. “Not a partial bond. The heaviest concentration in your veins is still angel and…”
“And human,” I finished for him.
He hesitated, turning from the arch to look directly at me. His jaw flexed as if he was purposely clamping it shut. I tried to read his expression and failed. If I had to guess, I would’ve said he was suddenly furious, but not at me, if that made any sense at all, which it didn’t. After a moment, he relaxed and let his breath out in a long sigh. “Yeah. Human.”
Why did I get the feeling he’d been about to say something else?
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I’m Jo and the death of my mother revealed a whole lot of secrets she was keeping. Like the fact that my sperm-donor father was a freaking angel who couldn’t keep it in his pants and slept with a woman he should never have been with. Or the fact I’m not mortal and would one day be a reaper of souls.
Reaping souls, now there is something I never dreamed I would do, but here I am doing just that. Or at least I was, until souls started becoming Lost. And that’s when things went south.
When I stupidly agreed to help discover what was causing the Lost without reading the fine print first. Now a lot of immortals would like to see me dead because of what I might become. To top it off, I ended up blood bound to a powerful half-demon who is supposed to be a reaper’s sworn enemy. Funny thing is he may be the only one I can trust.
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