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The Other One

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In the steampunk world of Mliss, a place where the Eyes of the Twin Faced God see everything, Tom must help the brother he never knew existed before both their clocks tick out. Ezra Orson never intended to be a murderer, but he's on the brink of discovering something that will destroy not just his family, but the world as they know it. Tom has spent his whole life barely surviving in the Underbelly of a city that runs on cogs and cables. Felix is forced to leave the safety of his home to find a twin he never knew existed. Kaelyn wants to save a child. Onyx, a nation. But for Mliss, a clockwork city, there is very little time left. A world like a spinning coin. Two sides - never the twain shall meet. Except for when the balance is disrupted and the delicate thread, which holds everything together, starts unraveling. The world is spinning out of control now. The Twin Faced Gods are not happy. And someone needs to stop it.

Scifi / Mystery
Amanda Jay
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Of Dust and Light

It’s never easy waking up. Not when you know that today, tomorrow, or even the day after will never be like the days before. It’s the same process every morning— I gingerly try peeling back my eyelids. They are stubborn and resilient. A sign, I imagine, of the day to come. The signs have never been wrong. It takes a lot of rubbing and coaxing to open them fully and try not to focus on my grief.

Today was brighter than usual. Too bright, but then, it’s always too bright. All the brightness in my world left with her. But still the sun goes on shining, indifferent. Warm beams of light streamed down like honey through my window, illuminating the tiny flecks of dust that floated lazily along. I have always felt solace in watching the dust. It somersaults, dances, and floats happily until it finally moves away from the light to where it could not be seen anymore.

Maybe that’s what happens to people. Maybe they just move away from the beams of light to where we could not see them. But that doesn’t mean they are not there.

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Rhuldine: Très belle histories avec suspens . J'ai me. J'attends La suite. Il faut améliorer l'écriture et les tournures grammaticales.Merci. Ne me faites pas languir pour la suite.

Baggie Keay: A desperately sad but funny short story that needs a lot of spelling and grammar tidying up. However it really is a delightful read and although a lot is packed into a short, short book it doesn't actually feel at all rushed.

lndsylsb: I liked this draft a lot the story line is excellent the writer has an interesting imagination and great at telling the story I found myself thinking how realistic the chapters where I love to read and just couldn’t stop reading wanting to know what happens next Can’t wait for the next chapters

H Francks: What imaginative characters and settings. I would love read more books as to how things change and mYa finding her true match as well.

Lorraine Feehan: Loved story can’t wait to read more

marremom: great little story. had kind of "the mist" feel to it, but you made it your own. pain is something that can wreak havoc in so many ways. i love the ending where he realizes that this is his demon. it killed the others to magnify his own pain and grief. hes been living in his own hell since his fa...

viewcoco2007: Amazing story. I thank the author for writing these books. I loved reading all 3 of these books. I definitely would recommend reading them. 😊❤️😊

viewcoco2007: Excellent read, just like the first book in this series. 👍I can't wait to read the 3rd book 😍

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