An excerpt from Jenny Melzer’s Edgelanders series. Whoa. I can’t wait to read this one!
Excerpt week is such a great idea! Thank you, Marcia, for nudging me out of my winter cave to join in the fun.
Here’s a snippet from the first book in my Serpent of Time series, Edgelanders, classified within the high fantasy/romance category.
“What are you?” he whispered.
“Looks like a dead girl to me.” Rue’s shadow blocked the light of the moons, fell over the girl and darkened the bright perfection of her face.
“No.” He shook his head, a sweaty wisp of black hair falling into his face. “Not dead.” He’d almost said not a girl, but how could he possibly know that for sure? She smelled human, but there was something else in her blood, something familiar, something savage that whispered words to his soul he couldn’t understand.
Why couldn’t Rue smell it? She was a master huntress, could track a rabbit to its warren from five…
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