Glenraven by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Holly Lisle

By Marion Zimmer Bradley, Holly Lisle

Sophie had misplaced a toddler. She used to be searching for peace and leisure. She did not be aware of what it used to be, yet Glenraven promised her that. JayJay had undesirable good fortune with husbands -- a three-time loser now, all she sought after used to be to be one million miles clear of her small North Carolina town.Glenraven an Alpine principality someplace in the community of northern Italy -- in response to the original guidebook advertisements Glenraven's charms, imprecise, nearly non-traversable Alpine passages constituted the single method in. yet in fact it was once a magic nation indifferent in a few unusual dimensional approach from our international. What the folks of Glenraven sought after was once a number of heroes who might unfastened them from a ruler who used to be really actually a monster in human guise. What the folks of Glenraven obtained have been JayJay and Sophie.They can have performed worse.

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She wished she hadn't mentioned Steven or that fateful conversation. " Sophie gave her a quirky little smile. "You used to talk about it a lot. " Sophie sighed and repositioned herself on her bike saddle. She thumbed the shifter into a lower gear as the road beneath them began to rise; Jay did the same. They rode in silence for a long while. Jay looked at the scenery and wished she didn't have to be alone with her thoughts. Then out of nowhere, Sophie said, "I have to know this . . and I ... haven't had a chance .

Keeping her voice level, forcing herself not to let her anger blast through, she said, "You're fairly new here, and I don't know what your customers were like where you came from, but I'll tell you this. " She stomped out of the bookstore, still angry. The character of the rain had changed. It gusted and blew and sheeted. She found herself wishing heartily that she'd driven. She could be home, drinking a nice hot cup of tea, putting a fire in the fireplace, settling down with her galleys and a pen - But of course Steven might be home.

I won't drive over to your house. " Jay met Sophie's eyes for the first time. " "Then I don't want to go to your house, either. Do you have a little time? " Sophie nodded, not saying anything. Jayjay didn't care for Norris House. Sophie considered this fact while she circled the block and headed down Tadweiller Street toward the restaurant Jay had mentioned. She had plenty of time to think; Jay showed no inclination to talk. That didn't change until after the waitress had seated the two of them at a window table where they could look out onto the street and had left them with menus.

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