Thursday, January 9, 2014

Guest Blogger: Melissa Snark

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Hunger Moon by Melissa Snark

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The Child Thief Excerpt #2

"Where did you die?" Victoria asked, her sense of urgency increased with each 

passing second. "Is your child still near your body?"

June gasped and stared at her in open horror. "What do you mean? I'm not dead!" 

"No, wait! Don't go!" Victoria lunged, grabbing for the ghost, but her hand passed 

through the spirit's arm. Within seconds, June had dissolved into a shower of gray and 

white sparkles. 

"Damn it!" She stomped her foot on the pavement.

"What happened?" Jasper asked, dancing with excitement. 

"She's gone." Victoria ran a hand across her scalp to the base of her braid. She 

wore her pale blonde hair back a lot lately. It had been weeks since she'd indulged in 

luxuries like makeup or nice clothing. Hot meals were far and few between; hot showers 

even rarer.

"Gone? Where'd she go?"

Victoria exhaled. "I don't know. Sometimes the soul crosses over once the person 

realizes they're dead. Other times, too much stress can disrupt the ghost for a while. She 

might recover and come back."

Jasper's fists clenched. "How long will that take? We can't wait! The kid needs 


Victoria opened her mouth but froze before an answer crossed her lips. Her gaze 

locked on a man a hundred feet from them. He stood beside a black Mustang, head bowed 

as he fed change into a parking meter. He faced away from her but she recognized his 


Jake Barrett. Hunter. The man responsible for the deaths of her parents and most of 

her pack. 

Her heart thundered in her ears. She stopped breathing and then resumed with 

a gasp. Unbidden, her wolf rose and a growl trembled in the back of her throat. Her 

blue irises expanded to eclipse the whites of her eyes, and sharp canine teeth pressed 

against the insides of her mouth. She pressed her lips together in an effort to conceal the 

involuntary reflex before one of the humans on the street noticed her and screamed.

Jake Barrett commanded fear and respect among men and monsters alike. He 

measured more than six feet tall, and had a dense, muscular physique. Salt-and-pepper 

dappled his brown hair and the sixty years of exposure to the desert sun had weathered 

his skin to tanned leather. 

Beside her, Jasper trembled. "V-Victory, is that--?"

"It's okay. Don't panic. He hasn't seen us yet." She sent a cooling wave of energy 

through the pack bond to calm him. As his Alpha, she had the power to command his wolf 

and ensure he retained control over his more primal impulses.

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Author BIO:

Melissa Snark is an erotic romance and paranormal fantasy author. She lives in Northern 

California with her husband, three children and a glaring of domestic house cats.

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Email: melissasnark at gmail dot com

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1 comment:

  1. Lizzy, thank you so much for having me as your guest today. :-)