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The Pain Comes Back

The pain comes back sometimes, of losing him. The soft lamplight will hit the bed sheets in a certain way and he’ll be there again, sitting against the wall and softly strumming his butter-yellow guitar, his dark hair brushing his

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In the Chill, Relentless Rain

She stood in the rain, in the chill, relentless rain, in a long pale dress, a girl without a name. Or perhaps she had a name, but she could not remember it. She could remember nothing. Not how she’d come

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Then Keep Me

He arrived in the middle of the night, banging on their door in the midst of a raging storm. Windy gusts lashed the windows, tree branches scraping the panes. It brought her and her parents barefoot down the creaking stairs,

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Under Vaporous Stars and Waning Moonlight

Masked, the dark stranger creeps into the room; Around him there hovers a bleak pall of doom. Sinful and sweet his movements may seem, Killing his prey as they gently dream. Emotionless, he cuts short their final hours; Death lurks

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New cover reveal for Heiress of the Seven Cities books!

I’ve gotten the covers for Heiress of Healing and Heiress of Magic redesigned! Check below for the new ones and to read an excerpt from them. Both can be read as stand-alones. Heiress of Healing Check it on Amazon or

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If He Asked

“Are you really bragging about being a creep?” He flicks me a smirk. “You need a creep. You’d scare anyone else off.” Two more days till I, Ruin‘s release on August 16th (barring unforeseen circumstances, in which case it will

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Moon-Spun

Lunar flies hard on my heels, gaining, and I push harder, faster, higher, higher—and higher. “Cascade!” he calls after me, and it’s not anger that dwells in his voice now. I might call it concern if I gave a flying

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Eyes Glazed Over

“Okay. So what do you know? Impress me.” “Is this a test?” I flick a challenging glance back at him as I skip up a few more steps, not annoyed at all, more amused. He returns a smug look under

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Scarlet, Faithless

That’s today’s teaser to celebrate I, Ruin‘s planned release August 16th! Instead of an excerpt, today I’m posting a few of my favorite beta reader comments (they’re the parts [in brackets]): [OH MY GAWD HEART IN THROAT how can he

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Lost, but Still Going

“If you’re pathetic, then what am I, since I want you more than I want tomorrow?” I try for a failed sneer. “A worthless comparison. You think survival is overrated.” “Then let’s try again.” He rubs his thumbs over my

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Sonya Lano

Sonya Lano

Owner of two cats and huge dreams and author of any kind of love story so long as wild stuff is going on...

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