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Phases of Moon: Part 24 by J. Alan Veerkamp
Dirt spit out from under Jimmy’s tires as he came to a hard stop on the service road next to Fergus’s truck and police cruiser right where he said to meet. He didn’t want to offend his future alpha, but the interruption—and ruining his first real opportunity to court Sawyer had his hackles risen. He pressed his palm over the business card in his vest pocket, making sure it was still there, hoping to calm himself down. His wolf hadn’t stopped snarling and clawing at his spine since he’d walked away from his mate an hour ago.
Crap. He called Sawyer his mate again.
No Party by Carol Pedroso.
“But daaaad. I need to go to this party. Everyone will be there.”
Jamie shook his head. “Lizzie, you know you can’t go out. The magic virus is only affecting witches and is highly contagious. It is also incurable and can be fatal. Do you know what it would do to me and pa if we lost you?”
Lizzie gave a dramatic sigh. “Dad, it is only fatal to the very old or very young and those who don’t have the magic to fight it. You tell me all the time how I’m the strongest witch you’ve met
There was nothing on my scanners. The abyss of space surrounded me, speeding by as I raced through the known sectors for the outer edge. My path had been locked in by a navigator before I stole the skimmer, so I had to hope it was going in the right direction.
And that the scanners really were as blank as they appeared. Maybe there was something I needed to push or switch or touch to turn it on.
If my ruse had been discovered and Captain Sonez sent a squad after me, I might never see them coming. I’d tried