Free short story The Silver Wand (Part 2 of 4) now available
Posted on February 15, 2016 (Subscribe to Blog)
Here we are again, and this month it's Part 2 of "The Silver Wand," continuing the adventures of Hal, Robbie, Abigail, and Lauren as they step across into a strange new world. There they meet scruffy teenager Quincy Flack, who you might recognize as the guy from my novel Quincy's Curse.
Quincy is a troubled character, very lonely, with a sad history. He blames himself for everything, but worse, his horrible aunt and uncle blame him too! This story is just a brief stop outside the town of Ramshackle Bottom, but if you want to read more about this rich world, then you should know that the novel starts right where Part 2 of "The Silver Wand" leaves off.
In case you don't know, Quincy's Curse follows the plight of Quincy as he meets a girl and, together, they wind up in an adventure involving stolen treasure, quite a few colorful characters, a string of amazingly coincidental events, and a sinister villain known as the Red-Legged Scissor Man with his undead henchman Pike. Oh, and there's a taxman named Wormley, who is the worst of the lot.
Though the story follows Quincy throughout, each chapter is told from someone else's point of view, making it a wholly unique experience that I think works really well and gives it a level of interest it wouldn't otherwise have. It's a book I'm really proud of, but it needs more readers.
Do a book with Bo in action. We did not read much action when he first shifted.