DOGGONE VOICE: WHAT HAPPENS IN WATER

Title: WHAT HAPPENS IN WATER Genre: YA Contemporary I have never lost a game of Manhunt. Cassie isn’t patient enough for hide-and-seek in the dark. She loses interest and would rather be found, squealing and laughing. She’s always been the best at pulling people near her, people who want to hear her […]

DOGGONE VOICE: MIRRORMASTERS

Title: The MirrorMasters Genre: YA Contemporary Fantasy In a secluded forest clearing stood two tall, shadowy figures lit only by the pale light of a glowing crystal orb. A reverberating melody, sweet and clear, began to sound. The soft white light brightened and danced to its rhythm until they both had to […]

DOGGONE VOICE: SPARK

Title: SPARK Genre: YA Dark Fantasy Pressing myself against a brick wall, I tried to catch a break from the sea of students flowing through the floodgates of Saint Isabel High. I’d never seen so many name-brand clothes in one place before. I took a step forward and then quickly returned to […]

DOGGONE VOICE: SYLVAN LEGACY

Title: SYLVAN LEGACY Genre: YA Historical Fantasy Bransfield Estate, Gloucester, England 1825 The horse’s hooves thunder across the hillside, and my heart pounds with each bunching of its muscles. My hair breaks free of its pins, pale strands sweeping across my cheek. Though the cold wind breaks through the thin barrier of […]

DOGGONE VOICE: LOVE IN REAL LIFE

Title: LOVE IN REAL LIFE Genre: Adult Romance Shower time. I could do this with my eyes closed. Every detail was so burned into my brain. Like someone had hit me a branding iron so many times, the pattern of morning was the only clear thing I could see. Step into my over […]

DOGGONE VOICE: THE SHIFTING DARKNESS

Title: THE SHIFTING DARKNESS Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy She smelled it before she saw it. Like always, the stink of the crime scene crept ahead of the gory view itself and Sidney Lake knew this one was bad. The meaty smell of torn flesh, the copper scent of blood, mixed with the tinge of […]

DOGGONE VOICE: RELIC

Title: RELIC Genre: YA Fantasy I’ve died this way before.

Before, I stumbled into the wrong place at the wrong time. But now, from the burning in the stranger’s eyes, I know he has every intention of killing me.

I wonder, does he see her too?

Her name is Far. All my […]

DOGGONE VOICE: HARVESTER

Title: HARVESTER Genre: YA Contemporary Fantasy “I told you already, I’ve never seen him before.” Catalina glanced at the closed door, wishing someone would come in and rescue her from this douchebag. Marshal Sycamore slammed his hands on the table. Catalina flinched in the cheap plastic chair. She shifted her weight and winced, her […]

DOGGONE VOICE: FIRE’S KISS

Title: FIRE’S KISS Genre: Romantic Fantasy “Death’s Horsemen are in town,” Katrina said. The tankard slipped from her hand and fell back into the soapy water. Embyr frowned and pushed her sleeve higher, rooting around the wash basin. “That’s not funny.” “I’m not joking,” Katrina said. “People say they’ve been seen in […]

DOGGONE VOICE: KISSING FROGS

Title: KISSING FROGS Genre: YA Contemporary I’m not exactly the fairy-tale princess type. Flowers don’t bloom at my feet, and birds don’t follow me around, singing happy little songs. I’m seventeen years old, and I’ve never even been out on a real date. Not that I’m waiting for Prince Charming to come […]