Maine fantasy Carousel Tides by Sharon Lee hits stores 11/2 from Baen. Book launch 10/30 in Old Orchard Beach. Snippet week starts: 3, 2, 1
No matter how many words they use to say it, people only ever leave home for two reasons. Money, that’s one. Love — that’s the other.
Me, I was worried about my grandmother. Worried enough to risk a homecoming.
Mind you, the crisis Bonny Pepperidge couldn’t settle with her off-hand while cooking breakfast wasn’t likely to roll over for me.
I’m only an Archer; the Pepperidges have operated the Archers Beach merry-go-round since right around the dawn of civilization, Maine time.
“Morning,” I answered. “Pleasant day for a walk.”
He laughed and jerked his head at the fog-shrouded ocean. “No going out in this, and by the time it burns off, the tide’ll have turned.”
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Here ends Day One of the Epic Carousel Tides tweet-a-thon. Tune in bright and early tomorrow for the next installment!