A deeper dive into the two main characters of Bloodlands.
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Read the prologue to Sarah A. Selene's up-coming novel Bloodlands, available October 7th.
I haven’t seen the sun in two months. I don’t miss it. Not really. The sun and I had done battle throughout the years of my childhood, “girlishly cute” freckles stamped like battle scars across my paper pale complexion. I don’t have to worry about sunburns anymore. The daylight belongs to the dead now. My … Continue reading Waiting for Daylight
From the 2014 edition of the University of West Florida's Troubadour student anthology. “What’s your earliest memory of Gracie? Do you remember holding her after she was born?” Eloise Aberdeen chewed on the nail of her ring finger, searching empty space for a memory that wasn’t there. “No,” she finally said, wide, bloodshot eyes rising to … Continue reading For Love of a Lie
Synopsis She seeks revenge across the desert wasteland, hunting the head of the Blood Valley drug cartel that controls the post-American Southwest. He wakes crazed and alone in a foreign time and place, a parasitic monster in human skin. When their lives collide by coincidence, they embark on a violent journey toward retribution and absolution. … Continue reading Bloodlands Excerpt