Twice Upon A Time
A benefit anthology featuring my story A Modern Dancing Princess.
In late 2010, while at a booksigning and doing what she loves best--meeting her reader fans--author Tina Gerow was struck with symptoms of a dangerous medical condition known as Arteriovenous Malformation. What followed was a series of operations, a lengthy hospital stay and rehabilitation. We are happy to report that Tina is doing well, though her complete recovery is an ongoing process. In cases like this, medical expenses can mount rapidly and, as it often does, the literary community steps in to help however they can. This book is the result of an outpouring of just a few of Tina's friends from the Romantic Times Faery Court.
This one-of-a-kind anthology includes the literary talents of Eden Robins, Amanda McIntyre, Sahara Kelly, Taige Crenshaw, Vijaya Schartz, Janet Miller, Joy Nash, Liddy Midnight and Kayce Lassiter...and a contribution from you--the buyer of this book! Every author is donating 100% of their royalties to the fund established to assist Tina with her medical bills. My thanks to my sister fae, gifted and giving people, as well as authors who have stepped up to put this anthology together for Tina's benefit. ~ Amanda McIntyre
Cover art designed by Scott Carpenter and Sahara Kelly
Print copies of Twice Upon a Time will be available throughout the RT BOOKlovers Convention in April 2011. ALL proceeds from the sale of these books will be donated to Tina. See you there!
Ryan O’Toole had seen a lot of distraught parents in his checkered career as a private detective but he had to admit this dad was one for the books. Not that there was anything about the man himself that was particularly unusual.
Paul Nuell was at first sight exactly what he seemed to be. Slightly overweight but very well dressed, he was a gentleman whose age fell in that comfortable place between youth and elderly with money enough to indulge whatever inclinations he had and the common sense to not let it go to his head.
From the research Ryan had done after Mr. Nuell had called for an appointment, the man was a businessman with dealings in several industries and was well respected by all. Scrupulously honest himself, Ryan always researched his clients to make sure they weren’t going to ask him to do anything that would violate his sense of ethics.
But his client wanted nothing illegal. What made Mr. Nuell seek him out was that he was the parent of a daughter at that age where she became more a worry than a pleasure, so it wasn’t surprising the man had decided to consult a detective to find out what his offspring was up to. Nothing unusual about that.
What was strange was the man’s story. That was unusual.