Sneak Peek 3 ~ CHRYS: Thornscore #1 #Sciencefiction #Scifi #Scifiromance #Romance

April was not quite as productive as I hoped in terms of catch-up writing for CHRYS .  It appears that release will be late summer to early September rather than early summer as originally projected. In the meantime, her is a sneak peek.  It has not been through my editor.  All typos and errors are my own. 

Under Verity’s watchful gaze, Chrys slotted the crystal into the center of the controller, careful to avoid contact with any of the blade-sharp spurs.  With a gentle tap, it locked into place. Using forceps, Verity set the controller into the oblong testing module.

Picking up his slate, Chrys nodded.  Verity tapped instructions into hers, and lights began to flow along the module.  Shoulder to shoulder, they watched the blue lights flash in a sporadic pattern. In a few breaths, the lights stabilized into a series of horizontal streams. Verity glanced at him, her expression of cautious optimism mirroring his emotions. They have worked for days to get this first of three crystals calibrated.

His slate chirped, scrolling symbols confirmed the flow of data and energy. “Seventy percent. Eighty. Ninety-two. One hundred. Encoding fully enabled.”

“Almost.” Verity focused on her slate, worrying her bottom lip with her teeth.  “Almost. . . yes. Full integration.”

With a shout of triumph, he grabbed her in a hug. Her peaches and vanilla scent reminded him of the harvest season. Her vibrant form fit against him in the most pleasant manner. Shocked blue eyes met his, her form stiffening. Embarrassed, he stepped away, fumbling for his slate. “I beg your pardon. I was carried away in the moment.  It will not happen again.”


Sin Marston is a rare human who can see through glamor. With the veil with the treaty of 2010, the magical visitors, known as the Hidden, flowed into the Terran realm. With her unique talent, Sin’s services are in demand from businesses and law enforcement with Hidden problems. She also has a growing clientele of Hidden visitors wishing to avoid confrontation with the Human Protection Society and other anti-Hidden Terrans.

After thwarting a daring art heist, Sin encounters a stunning fire elemental who reveals the theft was something very different. Everything she thought she knew changes.

Radzik Cray has lived for centuries, building his magical and political power base. The appointment as the Elders’ Council Warden for the Eastern United States comes with untold wealth and power, as well as untold danger. When he meets Sin Marston, he is interested in a pleasant distraction. Instead, he discovers that Sin is not all she appears and his control over his territory is not as absolute as he thought.



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