"He does not belong in our world, Fallon, and you cannot live in his. I know this, because it’s how I lost your mother.”
“I don’t understand!” My heart hurt and the pain was growing steadily stronger with every passing second that I sat there watching as my future slipped from between my fingers. “What am I?”
He prolonged his response by flipping open the top book and shuffling through the pages. He didn’t stop or glance up until he'd found what he was looking for. It was inside a book with faded blue covers and words written in flawless loops. I watched with a building sense of terror and dread as the book was flipped around so I could stare at the faint image of my destiny inside.
About the Author
Airicka Phoenix is the best-selling author of The Touch Saga, The Dare Trilogy and Games of Fire with short stories in Whispered Beginnings: A Clever Fiction Anthology and Midnight Surrender Anthology. When she's not hammering away at the keyboard, she can be found banishing pirates or crawling through the attic looking for lost treasure with her kids. She loves baking, gardening and reading. She also likes to travel and take pictures of everything she comes across. When asked, Airicka describes herself as a sarcastic basket case that has an unhealthy addiction to chocolate, old movies and really bad jokes. She loves to laugh, make friends and write. If she could have one wish granted, it would be to spend one day as a fly-on-the-wall inside Stephen King's mind. If she could have two wishes granted, she would ask for a castle dedicated entirely to her overwhelming collection of books. Visit Airicka Phoenix's Design page Airicka's Mystical Creations.