This is a super-quick read that originally appeared in the anthology She Shifters and is out today for the first time as a standalone ebook:
Twenty-one year old Briony is stagnating, living at home with her parents and younger brother—until a mysterious, beautiful visitor from the sea brings new hope of happiness. But Freyja’s not meant to be on the Isle of Wight, and she’s about to leave for home shores. Can Briony find a way to keep her selkie lover by her side?
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“How long are you going to be here?” I asked, as I handed her a mug of coffee made with all hot milk to keep out the chill.
She smiled crookedly. “I can’t stay. I need to get back to Hvammstangi—I really shouldn’t be here at all. I don’t know what drew me down here.” As she spoke, she laid her hand, warm from the mug and from the heart of her, on my arm. I placed my own hand over it and twined my fingers into hers, my stomach feeling like it was full of little fishes darting joyfully in all directions. “But I’m glad I came,” she whispered.
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