The Night Circus: A Dark Fantasy novel

If you are looking for a dark fantasy book full of suspense, appealing characters and a mature love story, consider reading The Night Circus. Something that brought my attention for buying the book was the fact that the author wrote this novel during two NaNoWriMo events, 2006 and 2007, managing to publish it nearly three years later. It’s always inspiring to know stories about writers who get published coming from the WriMo. “Gates Open at Nigthfall and Close at Dawn.” Funny enough, the blurb says this a love story. Since I never read those, it let me down halfway the

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Hanging By A Nail

My fingertips were bleeding. Their sharp pain pinched up to my arms, sending a burning sensation to the back of my head. I stopped my task to lick them, the flavor was damp and disgusting. Only one nail left, I encouraged myself. Only one nail and you will be free of this blasted crate. I caressed the wood where the last nail was buried. Touching it hurt. I should feel proud of myself, four nails were down already. I had worked meticulously to scrape the wood until their sharp tip was visible, and then I had taken my time to

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The Mosquito

This is a secret I’ve been keeping to myself for a long time, but since my relationship with you has gone better in recent months I feel the time has come to present you a friend of mine. However, it may become anticlimactic just introducing them to you, it might change your opinion of me, and the relationship we’ve built through the years. And believe me, that’s the biggest of my worries. Please remain seated, be patient with me, and keep an open mind for what you are about to hear. It may be hard to believe, but I want

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And The Sun Finally Raises

The engine died, she wanted so badly to kick the car and curse, but that would not have been a very lady-like thing to do. Intead, frustration piled up in her eyes in the form of tears. “Why?” she mumbled to herself with her forehead low, touching the wheel. Not that she was putting in doubt the wisdom of God but honestly, he hadn’t been nice to her in recent months. If she was going to question the creator for his actions, she’d better do it for the death of her husband, not for the mundane problem of a car

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