Forever Boy: Sneak Peek at Chapter 1

Read the first chapter of Forever Boy now, free. No crystal ball needed.

Let’s get things going with a taste of clockpunk fantasy.

It is only a few more days to go before I kick off my new Clockpunk Wizard series with the release of the novelette, Forever Boy. All efforts are going well for hitting next week’s date for Amazon, Smashwords, and Barnes & Noble. Forever Boy will be available for download and instant gratification on all popular eReader devices.

If you haven’t yet had a look, I’ve made a page for the Forever Boy book trailer on my website. I also have the back cover blurb available for your enjoyment. Be sure to come right back because I have another treat for you below.

While I’m getting the remaining details done this weekend for the Forever Boy release on October 30th, I thought I’d be a shameless tease and post Chapter 1. Yes, you must wait until Tuesday to get the rest. I know I’m being a meanie. I’m told it is one of my better personality traits. But nevermind me. Please take a few minutes now to meet the new wizard in town and his clockworks assistant.

Forever Boy by Lita Burke

Copyright 2012 by Lita Burke. All rights reserved.

Chapter 1

Old Gallows Field, Holcomb Island

“Are you sure the mandrake’s demon won’t hurt us, Kadmeion?”

The wizard crossed his arms and released a sigh. “You worry too much, Bright. We are a safe distance away.”

“I don’t like Meat-Men.”

“Squeamish over a little dirt and drama?”

“I can’t abide the death of a Go Fer in exchange for a homunculus. Tell me again why we’re here.”

“We need to be here.”

“Magical reasons?”

“Correct.”

Bright turned back to the men and dogs down on Old Gallows Field. Looked like the Meat-Men had dug a trench around the mandrake plant. They now huddled and talked. Two men waved their arms.

“Something’s wrong,” Bright said. more…

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