Welcome to Rainbow Snippets and Snippet Sunday! Today, we find Callum still lost on the moors…
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An owl hooted in the semi-darkness, making his skin crawl. “Sweet Lord,” he muttered, heart thumping. “Protect me—”
He stumbled on a loose stone and fell heavily against a dark mound of earth. Oh God! The ground caved in under him and he dropped into the barrow in a shower of dirt.
“Save me!” he sobbed as he scrambled to his knees.
Sinewy arms reached up from the blackness and twined around him. Callum screamed, but no sound escaped his throat, choked with terror. He was yanked against a hard chest and hands ran over him, disembodied in the darkness.
CALLUM’S FATE –coming February 4 from Wayward Inc. Publishing
In 1780, Scotland, following a harsh year of drought, Callum Mackenzie is forced from his father’s farm in the hopes of finding work.
But as fate would have it, Callum is lured onto the moors by the will-o-the-wisp. Lost in the dark, he falls into enchantment, encountering faeries and nymphs, until he stumbles into the arms of a licentious Barrow-Wight who lays claim to his soul.
Hearing his silent pleas, Donal sends Liam the gruagach (faery) to rescue Callum and bring him to his farm, a place of refuge from the Fae. Callum is happy working on Donal’s farm, slowly falling in love with the beautiful, silver-haired gruagach.
Yet there’s something wrong in the nearby forest…
Despite Donal’s warnings, Callum is lured into the forest and becomes tangled in its magic, easy prey for the Barrow-Wight. Will Liam be able to strike a deal with the Barrow-Wight to save Callum’s life, or has Callum found his last resting place instead?
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Pic by One Good Eye Photography
In from the first sentence. I’m so impatiently waiting for this!
Chilling, I really want to know what his fate will be.
Nicely chilling and shiver-inducing.
That was scary, I really want to read this!
Eewwww *shudders* scary stuff.
Am I already signed up to host you? Or am I remembering wrong? My brain is Swiss cheese these days.
You signed up for NICOLAS, and that’s done. I don’t think you’ve done this one yet. 🙂 And thank you! Hugs.
Ooh, fascinating! More, please!
*shudders* Wonderfully creepy.
Poor Callum! I hope someone comes to help him soon.
Now i’m off to follow the link to your form! 🙂
Thank you! Hugs. 🙂
Wow, that’s a shock! 🙂