Dayle A. Dermatis

Biography

Called “one of the best writers working today” by bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith, Dayle A. Dermatis is the author or coauthor of seven novels and more than a hundred short stories in multiple genres, including the first seven Uncollected Anthology anthologies and the forthcoming urban fantasy novel Ghosted. She is a founding member of the Uncollected Anthology project. A recent transplant to the wild greenscapes of the Pacific Northwest, in her spare time she follows Styx around the country and travels the world, which inspires her writing. To find out where she is today and to sign up for her newsletter (and get free fiction!), check out DayleDermatis.com.

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Books

Heaven Has Eyes
Pre-release—available May 20, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cassie suffers from a chronic disease and hides her sexuality from her family. Feeling alone and adrift in her new home in Southern California, she turns to crafting little white lies—and maybe little white spells. But when her only friend disappears, Cassie discovers a deeper magic than she ever thought existed…and must choose whether to come clean once and for all. Especially to herself.
Ignite the Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Expelled from her previous school for creating disturbing artwork, teenage orphan Zoey just wants to keep her head down and graduate without a fuss from exclusive Lawrence Prep. But something strange and worrisome stalks the privileged halls of the Malibu prep school. Something only Zoey can sense. She must find the fire within and discover the chilling truth no matter what the cost.
Releasing the Spell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you’re gonna buy a spell, go to someone legit. Bargain spells? Well, you get what you pay for… When hapless Roberta comes to Portland hedgewitch Holly asking for help with a botched spell, Holly stumbles into the spell’s trap as well. Her best bet: find the witch who created the spell. In the middle of a snowstorm. And in the process, figure out why Roberta’s boss scares her so much…
Good Scrying Gone Bad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The First Rule of Witchcraft: Harm none. The Second Rule of Witchcraft: Practice magic only when you’re clear of mind. That includes not practicing magic while drunk. When drunken scrying goes awry, Madison connects with Brody, a cute guy trapped…somewhere. Freeing him becomes her obsession. Does the Second Rule of Witchcraft count when it comes to love?
Oroflex (Patent Pending)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Once upon a time, I was SO screwed…” When Princess’s boss promises a client that Princess can make Oroflex (bendy gold wire)—which she can’t—Princess turns to her colleague Bob (not his real name) the Dwarf for help. Unfortunately, Bob’s help comes with a price: a date. And it just gets worse from there… “Oroflex (Patent Pending)” is a clever alchemical take on a classic fairy tale.
Living With the Past: A Ghosted Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Former Hollywood party girl Nikki Ashburne sees ghosts—in fact, many of them are her friends. Okay, they’re kind of her only friends. Most ghosts stick around because they’re happy here and have no desire to move on…but sometimes, they need help. Like when a decades-dead Marilyn Monroe impersonator wants Nikki to find her granddaughter. In Los Angeles. Yeah. That’ll be easy.
Hedging the Witch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An honest politician: far more rare than hedgewitches, at least in Portland, Oregon. When one such politician asks hedgewitches Holly and Willow to investigate whether his rival employs a magical advantage, Holly’s familiar, Cam, must support Holly through a treacherous investigation…or risk losing her forever. The first in a new UF series by the author of the Nikki Ashburne Ghosted stories.
The Scent of Amber & Vanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Melody wakes to the scent of amber and vanilla—the cloying scent her ex-lover wore. The ex-lover who escaped the psychiatric hospital…and kidnapped Melody’s daughter. Called “a nail-biter” by Publisher’s Weekly, “The Scent of Amber and Vanilla” received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Crime & Mystery 2016. It first appeared in Pulse Pounders (Fiction River).
Tendrils, Twining
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Widowed Penny ponders selling the beautiful Victorian home she and her late husband shared. After all, the yardwork is more than she can handle…this spring, it looks as though the forest is encroaching. Surely it’s an illusion. But what if it isn’t? And when myth and magic collide with urban development, who will win and who will lose…and who will get caught in the crossfire?
Dyrnwyn's Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hitler seeks the magical Thirteen Treasures of Britain. Vivian, immortal lover of Merlin, must wake him from his bespelled slumber to guard the treasures—even though it breaks her heart. The sword Dyrnwyn, one of the Treasures, blazes with fire when drawn. A weapon? A test of worthiness? Or an opportunity for Vivian to rid her heart of this cursed love once and for all?
Rhapsody in Blue (Uncollected Anthology, Issue 7: Happily Ever Afters)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Liza feels psychic vibrations from used clothing—which serves her well as a Hollywood costumer. A stunning midnight-blue 1920s flapper dress tells her Shawn is The One, but in her experience, most actors are cads…even the nice guys will break your heart in their quest for fame and fortune. Therein lies the question: Run away screaming? Or trust the dress and go with the dress…and her heart?
Clap You Hands If You Believe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Esme Blaylock, missing her deployed husband, wants to be curled up in her warm home with her baby daughter on Christmas Eve. Instead she’s at an upstate New York prison, assigned to interview Jennifer Duschanes, who poisoned her own children one year ago. Jennifer sees a kindred soul in Esme, and for the first time, reveals why she committed her heinous crime. The truth will change Esme forever.
What You Wish For (Uncollected Anthology: Enchanted Emporiums)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wadid, a two-thousand-year-old djinn, isn’t proud of some of the things he’s done in the past. But really, he loves that he can help the magical community via his convenience store and spice shop in Manhattan. That’s all well and good until two gunmen burst in. Wadid uses his darkest ability to subdue them. But the next person who walks through the door is the last person he would wish for.
At the Mirk and Midnight Hour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bespelled by a faerie curse. Framed for stealing a baby. Watches her boyfriend get spirited away by the beguiling fae bitch. But Tamara isn’t someone who takes this sort of shit lying down. She has a legacy to uphold, and a boyfriend to rescue…and a secret that will rock both the faerie and mundane worlds. A mesmerizing fantasy short story from “one of the best writers working today.”
These Chains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Madeleine works at a secret library beneath the New York Public Library, serving her final magical-juvie sentence. If she keeps her head down and does her time, she’ll finally be free. But when the most prized—and most dangerous books—are stolen, the ancient ones affixed with chains, all eyes turn on her.
Proof of Devotion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If Claire can’t prove Jason loves her, a faerie curse will rip them apart forever. But how do you prove someone’s devoted to you? Short story “Proof of Devotion” cleverly blends fantasy and romance in the magical Welsh countryside and proves why bestselling author Dayle A. Dermatis has been called one of the best writers working today.
Save a Prayer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Former Hollywood party girl Nikki Ashburne sees ghosts—in fact, many of them are her friends. Okay, they’re kind of her only friends. Most ghosts stick around because they’re happy here and have no desire to move on. So when she encounters a trapped and, quite frankly, batshit insane member of the formerly living, she’s driven to help…even though she hasn’t a clue how.
A Father's Blessing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
All stone speaks to Farais, and she yearns to be a Sculptor and release their secrets. But Farais is the last one in her family left to recite their lineage, a task at odds with her dreams. To achieve Master Sculptor status, she must obtain her father’s blessing…and her father believes in family and tradition. Farais must find a way to appease him, or she will lose everything she holds dear.
Small Wonders: A Delightful Collection of Ten Short-Short Speculative Fiction Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The ten stories in SMALL WONDERS each runs no longer than 1500 words, making each one a perfect little bonbon of speculative fiction. Whether you savor a morsel at a time or gobble up the whole collection, you’ll walk away satisfied. (But unlike a box of chocolate, you can always come back and enjoy this collection again and again.)
Soulsearching
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Layde leads a double life: as a Duchess on the Hll, and as a mysterious assassin in a blood-red cloak. Born without a soulstone, set apart from every other person by her difference, she wanders adrift until she falls in love with Sehra, also a hired killer…and a mother. Only the love of a child has a chance of bringing her back from despair’s edge.
This is the World Calling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tansy and Ki’s families are two of the most powerful witch dynasties—and the feud between them puts the Hatfield and McCoys to shame. So why, then, did their parents not care when the two would run off and play as children, lost in their own little world? When they meet again as adults, Tansy and Ki’s mutual attraction makes it vitally important that they find the answer to that question.
Giving to the Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Alone in Glastonbury for the Winter Solstice, American Maggie misses her family, who doesn’t accept her pagan beliefs. Before she can accept herself and be open to love, she’ll have to give up something in the Solstice bonfire. A romantic short story about finding your heart.
Seeds of Hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“When Glynis Mac Tavish went to find the wind…” So begins this short story of loss and longing, inspired by the Highlands of Scotland and Celtic mythology. Glynis, the last of her clan, asks the personification of wind itself only for what she has lost. But all the wind can do is give her the tools to find within herself what she truly seeks.
Bane, She
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Spurned by a legendary bard, Eithne begs the King of the Selkies for a singing voice that would fill people with greatest emotion. But every gift comes with a price, one she would pay for generations to come. This haunting short story includes the bonus tale “…Of Human Sacrifice and Parents’ Tears.”
The Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The tragedy of 9/11 raises ghosts and insecurities, opens old wounds. Doug Masterson leaves his wife, Deborah, and embarks on a quest to understand his purpose in the world, while Deborah, with the help of the spirit of a woman who once lived in their house, struggles to piece her own shattered life back together. “The Rising” is an uplifting short story about hope and humanity.
Masked
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Venetian courtesan Catarucia wishes to be so beautiful that she will never be forgotten or ignored. When the capricious gods Venus and Amor grant her the wish, her only escape is to remain masked, except in the presence of her blind musician, Giancarlo. Accused of bewitching the men of Venezia, Catarucia must not only defend herself, but find a way to break the curse she brought upon herself.
Desperate Housewitches (Uncollected Anthology Volume 2: Winter Witches)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kimberly reigns as the witchy Martha Stewart of her neighborhood coven…until Philippa moves in across the street, with her snooty English pagan heritage and her magical one-upmanship. When the annual Winter Solstice ritual goes horribly wrong, can Kim and Philippa put their differences aside and bring back the sun? "Desperate Housewitches" is part of Uncollected Anthology, Vol. 2: Winter Witches.
Leave a Candle Burning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Claudia lives a vagabond life as a researcher for a reality show about American myths. Christmas finds her in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, at Victorian hotel allegedly haunted by the Lady in White, who leaves a candle burning for her husband, lost in the snow. Will the mysterious Reese, who once lived in the house, be be what it takes for Claudia to change her wandering ways?
I Sing a Song of Mourning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Trapped on an island with an abusive husband, Selene struggles with her fear of the sea every day. But when her husband abandons her to drown, the mermaids give Selene the power to exact her revenge. How she chooses to use that power—and how she faces her fear—will change her life forever.
Matchmaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“What does a computer know about love? Have an authentic Gypsy Matchmaker work her magic instead!” The matchmaking magic was passed on through each generation, and my gran, who had raised me from a toddler after my parents died, certainly had the talent. It wasn’t her fault she’d forgotten to tell me I was adopted…. “Matchmaker” originally appeared in More Scary Kisses (Ticonderoga, 2011)
The Madness of Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Riding her enchanted steed, sworn to protect children, Alis mourns the loss of her own daughter, taken by the Fae. Abandoned by her husband, shunned by her friends, Alis now knows no family but her fellow riders, knows no joy except when she’s riding. But freedom comes with a price…
The Sound of My Own Voice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Her parents taught Annalee to never sing, that she had no talent, despite her pop star half-sister. Then a drunken night of karaoke releases Annalee power—a power her parents had desperately sought to contain…a power that causes government agencies to perk up and take notice of. Dammit.
The Power to Change the Shape of the Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The usurper king puts a geas on a sorceress and demands she give him the power to change the shape of the land. The geas makes her unable to refuse, but she finds a way to thwart him…a choice that comes with a terrible price. USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dayle A. Dermatis “one of the best writers working today,” and this story shows just why!
What Beck'ning Ghost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,460. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Touch not the cat bot a glove… Rachael de Young, genealogist and psychic, doesn’t know that by crossing the threshold, her life will change forever. Because the MacPhersons are a family cursed by jealousy, betrayal, and fire…. Rachael grows closer to the truth as she grows closer to the ghost of Jordan MacPherson. She must trust Jordan’s love in order to stop a madman before he can kill again.
Waking the Witch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What happens when four boys confess to the murder of a woman who died a hundred years ago…? The violent encounter Rowan Everly survived in college jolted awake her psychic power to see past images while holding a related object. She comes to the privileged prep school town of Millburn, New York, to investigate the current rape and murder, and hopefully clear her friend’s son's name.
Written on the Coast: Thirteen Tales of Magic and Mayhem Written in Lincoln City, OR
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once upon a time, a writer journeyed to the enchanting Oregon Coast and took a workshop. Then, drawn by the siren’s song of knowledge and craft, she went back and took a whole bunch more. Ranging from traditional fantasy to science fiction to contemporary fantasy to the undefinably absurd, the stories in this collection will appeal to readers of all types of speculative fiction.
Berengere
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Berengere’s husband, the king, goes on crusade, his brother Jean makes Berengere, her family, and her closest servants “guests” in his chateau. Berengere knows they’re really prisoners, but there’s nothing she can do except try to make their appartements more pleasing by painting murals of the outside world. Are the murals a means of escape…or is Berengere slipping into madness?
Some Old Lover's Ghost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Helena runs Paranormal Manifestation Services—PMS for short. When she’s hired by Beth and Marguerite to find out why a ghost is bothering Marguerite, she doesn’t expect to get a crush on Beth…which makes things especially awkward when she learns who the ghost is. BONUS: Includes an interview with the author about the writing of the story, her own paranormal experiences, and more.
Five Funny Fantasies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
FIVE FUNNY FANTASIES is the first collection from prolific writer Dayle A. Dermatis. Prepare to be amused by these five humorous fantasy stories involving dragons and slayers, deals with the Devil, 80s hair metal, and much, much more!
Blood Relations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The woman known as the “Vegan Martha Stewart” learns who her infamous father really is…and their relationship threatens to ruin their respective empires. A funny fantasy short story—with a bite!—that shows why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.”
The Devil Went Down to the Sunset Strip
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Angrrr Management were four talented guys. (They really were. I wasn’t just some starry-eyed groupie; I knew decent music and I knew stage presence.) Talented, yes, and awfully pretty, all of them. And every last one of them was dumber than a post. Had they never HEARD of Robert Johnson?” A hilarious urban fantasy short story about 80s hair metal and selling your soul to Satan.
Famous Last Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You think you’re panicking about the e-book revolution? How do you think the print books feel? A funny short story about the end of the publishing world as we know it…. Includes BONUS story “If the Shoe Fits.”
What Dragons Prefer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A dragon slayer arrives to rescue a threatened town, but the real threat—and the dragon’s true desires—are not necessarily one and the same. A short-short fantasy story with a wicked twist!
Feline Design
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even Satan needs a vacation once in awhile. But perhaps taking the form of a fuzzy kitten wasn’t the smartest of ideas…. A Miranda Contreau paranormal short story. Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” “Feline Design” was originally published in The Ghostbreakers: New Horrors (Rage Machine Books, 2005).
Hell's Belles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Teaching etiquette to a spoiled debutante can be hell…literally. Lilith, the most sought-after debutante trainer in the South, meets her match in Miss Alexandria Pointer-Ashe. A snappy fantasy short story, which includes the BONUS story “The Devil Went Down to the Sunset Strip”! Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.”
If the Shoe Fits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Is Prince Charming really interested in Cinderella…or was it her shoes that captured his attention? A “funny (and rather ingenious)” short story (Errant Dreams Reviews). Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” Includes BONUS story “Famous Last Words.”

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