Keeper of the Mists
Book Two of The Absent Gods
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Copyright 2010 by David Debord
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This book is dedicated to my mother Barbara in thanks for all the stories you read to me.
“You can not find me now, Harvin.” Jayla giggled and pressed her body deeper into the farthest recess of the tiny cave hidden behind a stand of brush. The cool stone surface leached the warmth from her hands and her belly as she lay in the dark, listening for the sound of her brother’s approach.