By Michael Angel
C.S. Lewis meets CSI...when Amazon Bestselling writer Michael Angel offers a new fable sequence: 'Fantasy & Forensics'.
She's the LAPD's most sensible corpse-kicker. Dayna Chrissie, LAPD's prime Crime Scene Analyst, enjoys not anything greater than discovering the only clue which may remedy a criminal offense. The day she unearths a golden medallion on a physique that is been dumped at a downtown development website, she does not imagine it truly is that extraordinary. till that medallion transports her to the mystical global of Andeluvia.
She needs to discover a killer in time to prevent a war. Dayna discovers that she's been summoned to resolve the homicide of the realm's king, ahead of warfare breaks out among Andeluvia and the Centaur country. difficulty is, nobody turns out to need peace while war deals probabilities for riches and glory - so Dayna finally ends up with a group of cast-offs: a centaur wizard with father concerns, a brash griffin warrior, and the world's unluckiest magical deer.
And the path leads the place she least expects it...back domestic! while the path of proof brings Dayna and her new associates again from Andeluvia to la, she needs to use all of her forensic wisdom with the intention to remedy the case. the cost of failure? A warfare that may kill thousands and devastate Andeluvia.
Hope she works most sensible stressed.
Included with this tale are preview chapters of Michael Angel's urban/contemporary fable 'The Detective & The Unicorn', additionally on hand on Amazon.
Reviews of 'Fantasy & Forensics':
"This shrewdpermanent, funny fable springs to lifestyles from web page one..."
-- Publisher's Weekly
"Fast-paced motion and sly wit make Angel's writing impossible to resist fun." -- Rebecca Moesta, NYT Bestselling co-author of younger Jedi Knights
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I stated, and that i got here as much as throw my hands round his neck. He set free a churr of appreciation. “Guess i used to be extra apprehensive approximately you than i assumed. ” “Nay, there has been no need,” the griffin acknowledged. “T’was a run of the mill day. until thy wizard’s attraction proved off, I received no sign. ” “I doubt my magic could fail at this type of mundane task,” Galen acknowledged, amused. “And i used to be likewise involved for you. ” “Thou shouldst reserve quandary for our Fayleene friend,” Shaw stated. “Should hazard come up, i'm able to struggle my approach via. ” “Liam’s able in his personal way,” I stated, craning my neck to examine my neighbor’s yards. I had a reasonably large slice of estate, with bushes and excessive wood fencing, however it used to be nonetheless lovely gentle out. “We’d greater get you inside of, Shaw. ” The griffin squeezed via my again door, sniffing together with his beak as he did so. “Have my senses long past tricksy? Doth that be red meat I odor? ” “It is,” I referred to as within. “It’s within the kitchen sink. try out to not get it at the carpet or whatever, ok? ” i feel I heard a solution within the affirmative. correct earlier than the homey sound of meat being ripped from bone got here from the kitchen. really, judging by means of the noise, I was hoping that Shaw wasn’t tearing up the kitchen flooring. Or consuming the linoleum, for that topic. “Where is Liam? ” I stated impatiently. i started to velocity because the sky went from salmon crimson to blood crimson. Any urge for food I had vanished as my abdominal rumbled out of sheer anxiety. “Be nonetheless! I pay attention something,” Galen stated. I heard it too, a second later. The sound of a few animal blundering throughout the tall grass on the fringe of the slope. “That can’t be him, Galen. Fayleene stream too silently for that. ” I needed to consume my phrases. Liam stumbled from the underbrush and into my backyard, tottering from side to side on his thin deer legs. He staggered ahead, attempting to succeed in the home. The fading sundown became the white spots on his aspect arterial pink. “Liam! ” I ran to him, Galen at my facet. I knelt in entrance of the little Fayleene, who shook his head aspect to part, as though he have been inebriated. “Liam, what’s flawed? ” I ran my arms over his flanks, his legs. I couldn’t discover a wound. He appeared entire sufficient. Then he grew to become his head, and that i observed the deer tag that have been punched via his ear. “What’s unsuitable? ” The Fayleene prince’s phrases have been transparent, even via a hurt-sounding snuffle. “You wouldn't think the day I’ve had! ” bankruptcy Twenty-Nine anything had long past flawed. I knew it from the instant that Liam staggered out from the underbrush, tottering into my again backyard just like the infant fawn he resembled. As I knelt earlier than him, the Fayleene prince sank to his knees. He grew to become his head in order that his antlers confronted clear of me, and lay down along with his head in my lap. I felt myself soften on the sight of Liam’s emerald-green eye as he appeared up at me. He let loose a snuffle as I lightly brushed his ear. A yellow tag classified CA Dpt. F & G held on a bit plastic circlet that have been punched in the course of the reduce a part of the lobe. “It’s ok, you’re secure now,” I stated, soothing him. I felt a nudge at my shoulder.