Now I understand why it feels dated. It takes place in a different time period. I don't think I really caught that, so thank you for letting us know.
3. "Who Will Heal the Healer" -- Marzan teaches Niane to control the winds, but what about the winds of fate? Will Niane be able to save her mentor when the underworld claims him?
4. "Ashley of Ashland" -- Ashley, a young magician covets his brother's fiancé, but what are her feelings? Can Ashley's magic be enough to save him and his true love?
5. "The Watcher" -- Zerelda is a watcher in a world of women. When a prince comes to impregnate her ruler, will they find a forbidden love instead?
6. "Enchantress" -- Merlin knows his fate, but he struggles to stand against it. Will his powers be stronger than his apprentice’s, or will he find himself a victim of love?
7."Drakoni" -- She is from this world. He is from another. A dragon draws them together. Will she look beyond his pointed ears and see the man of her dreams?
8. "Heshe" -- Lyda runs, hiding her identity from her abusive stepfather. Her rescuer has a secret of his own. Will they both find happiness or will their pursuers stop them before they find their paradise?
9. "The Baby Makers" -- How far would you go to have a baby if you can't conceive on your own? Would you accept a clone? Would you fight for that's child's rights in a world unprepared for it?
10. "3-D Pictures" -- Avery's boss thought he was crazy, but was he? When he stared into the 3-D picture, he saw a land others couldn't. Will he enter the picture, or accept the doctor's diagnosis?
11. "Screen Saver" -- Clancy is used to strange people. His boss represents them. But when the bullets start flying, will the screen saver save him?
12. "Isolation" -- The world has died, except for small pockets of isolated communities. But what if you are tired of the isolation? What if you wanted to find somewhere to be free? Would you take the chance?
13. "Love in a Different Hue" -- Chiri's father is a scientist who invents artificial life. What should she do when the robot her father created looks better to her than her husband?
14. "Down So Low The Ground Looks Like Up" -- Sylvan is sensitive to others’ feelings. It drives her crazy, so she drinks to dull the pain. Will Dev, the police officer who finds her, rescue her from her demons?
15. "Rebels With a Cause" -- Shahleena is bored with her existence. Will volunteering to help juvenile offenders help her or help them?
16. "Clockworks" -- John lives in Structured. His ancestors came from Upheaval. On a whim, he decides to visit. What will happen to him when he cannot leave fast enough?
You say there are no bookstores, but I think they are making a comeback in some places. I hope you will reconsider this.
You are very welcome, Penny. It has been my pleasure and you are always welcome back here to talk about any new books you might have. Now I see you have brought excerpts from Ghostly Visions.
“I...I don’t know,” Jennifer said.
“What are you two scaredy-cats worried about? It’s just a bunch of leaves blowing in the wind.” Mike chuckled, but Wendy heard the tremor in his voice.
“What’s back there?” she asked. She felt something brush against her leg, and she shook her foot as she looked down. Nothing was there! Goose bumps peppered her arms, and her body gave a little involuntary shake.