Brijit Reed

Book – A Modern Fairy Tale

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This is from a book I’m currently working on about an anxious American who inherits a cottage in England only to discover that life can be magical. Jill loaded her groceries into the Range Rover, nerves making her clumsy.  One of her bags spilled onto the tarmac and she scrambled to collect her tomatoes, spinach, and bread before someone ran them over in the parking lot.  She managed to gather her items and shove them into her tote bag before first trying to start the car from the passenger side,…read more

Book – Unbound

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The next day she was restless, unable to concentrate on her work or anything else. Since it was Sunday, she decided to go out for a drive. She found herself on scenic Capital of Texas Highway, driving at a reckless speed.   The sun blazed brilliantly in the deep blue sky. Loud rock music played on the stereo and she took the curves almost blindly as she stared straight ahead. Something caught her eye off to the right. An eagle was flying overhead and landed gracefully on a cedar. Sarah caught her…read more

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Book – Heretic: The Life And Death Of Akhenaten

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Akhenaten was reclining in a chair as Aye spoke to him. “Forgive me for being blunt, Sire, but the situation in Mitanni is urgent and calls for our immediate attention.” The Pharaoh responded with sarcasm. “Isn’t every situation urgent?” The vizier refrained from showing his frustration, save for a slight clenching of his jaw. “That is our duty— to protect and secure Egypt and its holdings— as it was your father’s.” Akhenaten slammed a heavy goblet on the table, eyes burning fiercely, startling the servants who stood nearby. “Do not…read more

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