Copyright Xanthe Walter 2012
All the characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
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Many thanks to my cover artist, Bluespirit, for creating such a beautiful cover for this book.
Special thanks to my trusty band of audiencers - Gloria Lancaster, Haggy, Flyingnorth, Sasha, and Bluespirit for sticking with me on the long haul with this novel.
A huge thanks to Taylor Gibbs, for making some suggestions that helped me improve this novel. Also to Tingreca, for her very kind help and support, and The Proofreader, for some initial suggestions.
I am particularly indebted to dot, for comma patrol and absolutely excellent proofreading. Any mistakes are my own.
I’d like to give a special shout-out to my LJ friends list, my long-term readers and my site followers who have given me such wonderful encouragement and support.