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The Rusalka Ritual & Other Stories - Dragonscale Dimensions #1 - cover

The Rusalka Ritual & Other Stories - Dragonscale Dimensions #1

Freya Pickard

Publisher: Freya Pickard

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Five tales encompassing human emotion; disappointed expectations, self-sacrificing love for the unlovable, will power that overcomes dark enchantment, bravery in the face of evil and fear of the unknown in a hum-drum life ...  
 
Five tales from Freya's fertile imagination to delight and intrigue you; a western setting, a tragic story, a twisted faerie tale, a sword and sorcery romp and a warning about checking your car brakes ... 
 
Five narrative voices ranging from; a young child, a murderer, a strong-willed young woman, damsels awaiting rescue and a retired banker ... 
 
Five tales set in fantastic locations; an arid canyon, a smoke-wreathed ale house, a moonlit sea, a haunted inn and a golf course ...  
 
Five tales about Dracomagan; mysterious guide, ruiner of emotional moods, overcomer of dark enchantment, shatterer of faerie spells and a golfer's nightmare ...

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