Once upon a time, there was a mediocre witch and an outcast shapeshifter who fell in love. ❤
We saw the beginnings of Isabella and Emily’s story in One Solstice Night and One Imbolc Gloaming, the first two novellas of The Benevolence Tales, a series that centers around the continuing adventures of Isabella Fox, mediocre witch for hire, and Emily Deer, once outcast shapeshifter, and the charming little town of Benevolence where these two women-in-love make their home…
And today, that story continues. ❤
One Ostara Sunrise, the third in the Benevolence Tales, is released today!
Isabella Fox, mediocre witch for hire, and Emily Deer, the once outcast shapeshifter, fall deeper in love as winter keeps its tight grip on their charming little town of Benevolence. But winter should be vanquished soon, as the first day of spring–Ostara–drifts ever closer. Things are just never that simple in Benevolence.
As the festival of Ostara begins, Isabella and Emily hear a strange animal sound echoing from the top of Glimmer Mountain. Every year on Ostara all the townsfolk of Benevolence journey to nearby Mirror Lake, where they peer into the depths of the waters to see a moment of happiness from their coming year. But the lake itself is not enchanted–the creature that rises from its long winter sleep, that descends from the mountaintop and blesses the lake, is what gives it its magic. And this year, for the first time in millenia, the creature has not come.
The ritual of gazing into the lake is not essential to the Ostara festivities, but without the strange creature to enchant its waters, other things begin to go wrong, and as Isabella and Emily journey to the top of the mountain to find the creature, the existence of spring and the end of winter hangs in the balance.
The novella “One Ostara Sunrise” is a magical lesbian love story, and the third in The Benevolence Tales series.