When I know the precise dates and places I’ll be I’ll post them, but at the moment my best guess is I’ll be in London for a few days in early December. The trip is going to be a bit of a makeup for the trip I was going to take in April to the London Book Fair. That trip was canceled because someone forgot to toss a virgin into the volcano in Iceland. Hmmm, maybe Iceland is out of virgins. It is pretty cold there so I imagine a lot of snuggling goes on hence the scarcity of virginal candidates for chucking. In case Iceland is out there is chaste Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell. Apparently not only is she a virgin, she dabbled in witchcraft and Satan worship in her youth so if we toss her in we’d be getting a two-fer.
PROLOGUE: A BLACK CONDOR DIPPED her featherless head and flapped her wings, straining for height. Another vulture drifted in front of her, forcing the condor to climb higher in the crowded wheel of circling birds. The condor struggled, her body weak from having little to eat over the past month. The sun had yet to… Read more »