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The Essence of Thyme

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by Freya Pickard  GB United Kingdom

October 16, 2021   |    498 views    |   0 reviews / comments

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The Essence of Thyme by Freya Pickard. Book coverSleeping Beauty with a twist!

“I love Dracogmagan’s character. She’s great: irreverent, mouthy and full of attitude.” DoctorWolf

For once, Parsley's in the limelight as she and Dracomagan set out to rescue the son of Lord Thyme.

But many things stand in Parsley's way; an impenetrable forest, a silent castle and a strange green orb...

If Parsley and Dracomagan can't reach Lord Thyme's son soon, he may die or worse, become enslaved to an evil sorceress!

This is a humourous take on a well-loved fairy tale with role reversals on every page!

Author's Note: 

This is a short story connected to Dracomagan, the heroine of Dragonscale Leggings. If you've read my Newsletter and/or subscribe to my Patreon profile, you'll have an appreciation of Parsley and the other characters in this tale. But even if you've never read about Dracomagan before, this is an excellent introduction to her world.

About the Author

Pushcart Prize nominee, Freya Pickard is the quirky, unusual author of The Kaerling series, an epic fantasy set in the strange and wonderful world of Nirunen. A cancer survivor, she writes mainly dark fantasy tales and creates expressive poetry in order to rest the prose side of her brain. Her aim in life is to enchant, entertain and engage with readers through her writing. She finds her... View Freya Pickard Profile

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