The Muse Chronicles

In my search for a new series to read, I stumbled upon Lisa Kessler’s The Muse Chronicles. I’ve only read the first book, but I’m happy to say I’m hooked!

If you’re interested in checking out the series–which I highly recommend–start with the first book, Lure of Obsession.

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Genre:  Romance

Subgenre:  Paranormal/ Fantasy

Length:  266 pages

Synopsis:

The Prophecy – “Every generation the nine daughters of Zeus are reborn, and with their rebirth are also nine Guardians. They will be marked by the gods, and given gifts to protect his treasure. Their abilities will only be unlocked when they find their muse.”

Melanie Jacoby teaches English at Crystal City High School. She’s also the reborn Muse of Tragic Poetry, but she isn’t prepared for the tragedy of finding her roommate dead at the bottom of the stairs.

Nate Malone is the detective assigned to the case, but as the evidence points to an accidental fall, the visions begin. He sees a killer in a gold Kronos mask. Continue reading “The Muse Chronicles”

Flash Fiction: The Last Breath

I’m taking a writing class in hopes of restarting my muse. You know how fickle it can be! The class is taught by the incredible Lisa Kessler. You can find her website (and information on classes) here. Our first assignment was a piece of flash fiction with a maximum of 250 words. Also, it had to somehow involve murder.

Hope you like my story! Thanks to Lisa for helping me polish it 🙂

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The Last Breath

Faded, peeling wallpaper. Cobwebs lurking in the corners. Dust motes floating on the stale air. My heart shattered, the pieces scattering over the scuffed hardwood floors. I bit my lip, stifling a sob. Mom would be so disappointed at what was once our home.

A sharp knock sounded at the door. I jumped, frowning. I wasn’t expecting company.

“Hey, sis.” My eldest brother’s expensive cologne filled the room.

I stiffened my back, refusing to meet his gaze. “How’d you know I was here?”

He shrugged. “The realtor.” Continue reading “Flash Fiction: The Last Breath”

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