Trading Close To Light

Trading Close To Light

In Marsh’s world the monsters are real and shadows can be used as weapons.

Anyone can call the magic, but the magic they can wield is never guaranteed. Some call shadows, and some shape the stone and earth around them, while others heal or walk through minds.

Marsh can bring the lightning, draw poison from wounds and become one with the dark, but the idea of seeing her uncle and cousins, again, leaves her cold.

They’re the only family she has, and they don’t even know she survived.

The trade route between Ruins Hall and Kerrenin’s Ledge is crawling with raiders and shadow monsters, but dealing with them seems a cakewalk in comparison, and seeing her family, again, isn’t the only challenge that lies ahead.

Together with Roeglin and the kat, Marsh must help Kerrenin’s Ledge develop a force to protect itself and the trade routes around it, and its Council has a small favor to ask.

Can Marsh survive a family reunion, chase down a traitorous boss, and have another township join their fight against the raiders?

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About the Author
C.M. Simpson

with Michael Anderle

Born in Far North Queensland, I ended up being dragged over most of the state before the age of ten--and then into the Northern Territory and back, so that I attended four different primary schools and two high schools by graduation. In a country that inspires the imagination, and in towns that made me dream of worlds beyond my own, I started writing early, and reading voraciously.

In high school, I discovered writers like Anne McCaffrey, Harry Harrison, John Christopher, Douglas Hill and Alan Dean Foster. They kept me company--and semi-sane--through most of my young adult years, and beyond. I've done time in the Royal Australian Air Force, worked as a governess and teacher, and been an analyst, and, all that time, I kept writing, and exploring both my worlds and those I was privileged to be invited to share. Now, you can find my stories in ebook form at most of the major distributors. Thank you, for sharing this part of my journey with me.

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