Okay, since you guys are digging it, I’ll keep going with the Desert Fox and the Iberico Clavel – OR – The Solitude of the Armored Soul. Remember, it’s the third book in the series that starts with The Strange Fate of Capricious Jones – OR – Genesis of an Iron Angel. Yeah, my cover artist hates on me just a little for making her put that many letters on the cover.
The hot summer wind teased strands of her hair free of its confining bun and blew them across her face. She yanked them away, tucking them back behind her head with fierce determination. One came free of her scalp, the pain spilling tears from her eyes for a moment. Blinded by pain, drowning in tears of regret, Alondra was lost to the memory of how she had come to this square, this day, for this execution.
The old man lay coughing his life out on the old, heavy bed. The bed, cherry and oak and mahogany, all polished to a gloss over years of care, spoke of wealth.