Of Indigo and Ice, the third tale in The Tales of the Snow Queen series is nearly ready to release. (22 October 2015. Eeep! ?) So I thought I would celebrate by sharing the first chapter. In a lot of ways, this book is topsy-turvy to the other books. Although, to be fair, the muse warned me of this from the outset. I just didn’t believe her at first. ?
So, while Of Indigo and Ice is getting all sparkly and spangly, I hope you enjoy!
The Moon frowned at the tapestry the stars had woven.
A fanciful tale, to be sure, but one edged in darkness with a wildness that unraveled into the night sky. They were usually much more optimistic than this, although even they were given to weariness and fits of bad humors every so often.
How could they not when they stared down into the face of mortality night after night?
It didn’t surprise her that the witches were involved. They had been from the beginning, and their tales were usually long and crooked.
As she puzzled over the story, moonbeams perched on her shoulders and tangled in her hair, she gradually became aware of a rather solid presence behind her that had started out impatient, and was only growing more so.Read More