Of Kelpie Lullabies

      Alycia Christine
Of Kelpie Lullabies

Short Story. Will a sorcerer’s gift truly prove powerful enough to break the fae curse or will Keiranna be doomed to remain in exile as a monster forever?Short Story. Keiranna is the last of her clan cursed to survive in a hellish land of exile. When a mysterious messenger offers a way to lift the sorcerer’s curse in exchange for her protection, Keiranna must decide if risking her life is worth his dubious promise of freedom. After all, the messenger’s magic stone might indeed prove strong enough to break the curse, but it is also powerful enough to attract the attention of every twisted fae creature in the Split. And Keiranna is only the first to catch the relic’s scent.

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    Chosen Sacrifice

      Alycia Christine
Chosen Sacrifice

As one of the dragons' Chosen Warriors, Miya holds a sacred duty to defend and serve the Emperor. But when a storm blows her into the Demons' Realm, her loyalties will be tested by a foe she can scarcely imagine. Miya’s sacrifice might bring hope to her people, but can she keep any for herself?A father tells his two young daughters that a horrible monster will come out of the closet and eat them if they don't go to sleep. He thinks he made it up; but did he?

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    Raven's Fall

      Alycia Christine
Raven's Fall

Short Story.Could a world of dawn be so much better than this domain of dusk? The red cattail could give Raven the answer, but did she dare use it?In this third novel in the Jack and Lynn Preston series, Lynn struggles to deal with the murder of her husband and granddaughter. Their political crusades are over as she searches for something to overcome her depression; something that uses the computer hacking skills Jack taught her. Jack’s friend invites her to join his detective agency as an online investigator and undercover operative. Soon she discovers the satisfaction of getting revenge for victims of abuse and financial fraud by hacking into the offender’s personal accounts to get them in legal and financial trouble. All is well until a menace from her past shows up; someone out for her own revenge. But Lynn has help - Jack’s spirit who talks to her. Revenge, Inc. has all the suspense, action, romance, and humor you have come to expect from this author.

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    One Heart

      Alycia Christine
One Heart

This is a personal compilation of prose and poetry I have written.In this third novel in the Jack and Lynn Preston series, Lynn struggles to deal with the murder of her husband and granddaughter. Their political crusades are over as she searches for something to overcome her depression; something that uses the computer hacking skills Jack taught her. Jack’s friend invites her to join his detective agency as an online investigator and undercover operative. Soon she discovers the satisfaction of getting revenge for victims of abuse and financial fraud by hacking into the offender’s personal accounts to get them in legal and financial trouble. All is well until a menace from her past shows up; someone out for her own revenge. But Lynn has help - Jack’s spirit who talks to her. Revenge, Inc. has all the suspense, action, romance, and humor you have come to expect from this author.

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    A Song for Naia

      Alycia Christine
A Song for Naia

Short Story. Others of Ryad’s people have given up trying to free their destined lovers from the glacier. Only one will dare fight the ice after nightfall and for Naia’s sake he must succeed.This is a play written for radio but would suitably serve as a staged play. It sets to highlight the subtle new trend that is recently becoming evident amongst educated couples in emerging developing economies. The previously traditional conservative chauvinistic denial that had seen husbands out rightly refusing to let their spouses pursue every twist and turn in their preferred public careers, has been un-noticeably replaced with a highly misconstrued make-believe cooperation.It presents the modern wife with hopes that are still quite limited by her very own, age old self-shackling desire to be the good wife/mother firstly, and not practically her spouse’s economic and intellectual inability to dictate to her. He is limited to exploiting her only by relying solely on this one over-powering desire of hers.In a modern African cosmopolitan suburb reside two couples, who are very close flat neighbours. The younger couple is a newly married pair, while the much older couple already has teenage children. Though both men are gainfully employed, their equally well educated spouses are uncomfortably unemployed housewives.The articulated relationship the middle-aged couple had willingly shared with a highly principled civil society worker culminated in a genuine praxis that jarred both couples’ older and newer marriages with a reasonably honest intellectual quake of sincerity. The experience is a rude awakening for the two sets of couple and becomes a basis for the supposedly superior masculine gender to learn first hand that indeed what is good enough for the goose is good enough for the gander.The play is about only two of these couples’ normally quiet mornings.

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