Looking for a Friday Read, then Karen Marie Moning has you covered. This morning she treated readers to another sneak peek at January's Feversong. Moning gave us a Chapter 1 excerpt Moning last month, and this excerpt gives us a taste of Dani's life before we knew her in a scene that KMM said, left her in tears.
Here's a taste:
One night my mother gave me a bath, dried and brushed my hair, and we played games on the rickety kitchen table until I nearly fell asleep on my stool. Then she carried me to her bed where I lay my head on her pillowcase—the one with the little ducks—and I put my hands on her face and stared at her with sleepy eyes because I loved watching her while I fell asleep, and she held me so close and so tight, snuggled up in her good mom-smell that I knew I was the most important thing to her in the whole world, and I slipped off to happy dreams.
The next morning I woke up with a collar around my neck, chained on a small mattress inside the dog’s cage.
Read the full excerpt, plus a note from KMM herself, on Facebook.
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