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Fic: Grounds for Divorce

Grounds for Divorce
by Faith Luna
All rights Reserved
It's f/m, though if it continues.. it'll be m/m

It was the middle of what IO reckoned to be nighttime, the better way to dawn than not, even if ‘dawn’ was timed by an AI that just did not take bribes. Chastity had tried. In that particular moment, he was trying something else entirely. He traced his fingers along the edges of his cards, his face stoic and completely emotionless, except for the very slight hitch to his breath when his fingers touched the third card, the same thing he’d done when he’d in deep on a failing full house bid. The game had gone for twenty-six hours already and anyone who wasn’t spicing or well free of dirt kicker constraints had failed long ago. 

That left a miner with sharp slits of dark eyes that Chastity read as more predatory hunger than any real love of poker. He was pretty sure that the miner was a female, but this far into the game, he really couldn’t tell for sure and it didn’t really matter, ex…

Review: A Side of Salad

Title: A Salad on the Side
Author: Karenna Colcroft
Publisher: MLR
Opinion: Go read it. It’s good.

Good god. I don’t read enough. I really don’t. There was a time when I read a book a day. Now it’s more like a couple books a year. It’s odd having someone else’s thoughts in my head when they are so different than my own. Colcroft’s thoughts are firm though, her character’s voices strong and confident, solid in themselves, even if they’re as different from my thoughts as oak is from blown glass.

A Salad on the Side is more first person than I’ve really enjoyed before, but it still had a very solid feel for me, even if it really makes me know how different fiction is than when I was reading a lot. Kyle is a well developed and very human voice. I liked him a lot. I loved Tobias too. For that matter, I very much liked the whole cast of characters.

The sex in it is vanilla by my tastes, but really tasty. The boys just fill me with a glowing warmth that has me smiling as I write this. Ma…