Ralph the Jinn
KateMarie has a wonderfully clear and approachable writing style, and she uses that to great advantage in "Ralph the Jinn". Her opening paragraphs draw the reader into a story which seems to promise the usual "boy meets jinn" tale. Indeed, within a couple paragraphs, I was quite prepared for a pleasant, perhaps even familiar literary diversion,
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Having quickly settled into KateMarie's story, I was caught entirely by surprise with a brilliant little plot twist. With he revelation of one simple name, nothing is what it seemed to have been. You really have to love a writer who so splendidly leads her reader into her trap. And with that "gotcha" the true journey into this story begins.
Well played, KateMarie!