Temperance

      M. Latimer-Ridley
Temperance

There are moments within our lives that define us.In this short story we witness some of these events in the life of eight year old Temperance Levinthal, when she is forced to face school yard bullies, town gossips and a mother, devastated by circumstance.Temperance Levinthal is the main character in the novel, Legend Unleashed by M. Latimer-Ridley, which is set fourteen years after this story.“When an infamous criminal is unleashed from his prison, it has consequences for everyone in Carwick. Temperance Levinthal in particular…Temperance is satisfied with her ordinary life. Dealing with her eccentric, childlike parents is all the excitement she needs. That changes when Alastair Byron returns home.After a failed matchmaking attempt by her father, sparks fly between her and Alastair-just not the good kind.They are forced together though, when they are implicated in a grisly murder. Their search for the truth leads them to a secret world beneath Carwick, filled with werewolves, wizards and other magical faey.However, uncovering the truth is far more dangerous than they’d ever imagined.There are secrets within secrets.Even Alastair may be more than he seems…”

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    Legend Unleashed

      M. Latimer-Ridley
Legend Unleashed

Temperance Levinthal is in danger. She’s been dragged in Alastair Byron’s deadly world. Before she met him, everything was normal. Now she’s fleeing from werewolves, fighting wizards and finding that some secrets are best left untold.When an infamous criminal is unleashed from his prison, it has consequences for everyone in Carwick. Temperance Levinthal in particular…Temperance is satisfied with her ordinary life. Dealing with her eccentric, childlike parents is all the excitement she needs. That changes when Alastair Byron returns home.After a failed matchmaking attempt by her father, sparks fly between her and Alastair-just not the good kind.They are forced together though, when they are implicated in a grisly murder. Their search for the truth leads them to a secret world beneath Carwick, filled with werewolves, wizards and other magical faey.However, uncovering the truth is far more dangerous than they’d ever imagined.There are secrets within secrets.Even Alastair may be more than he seems…

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