Found 6 works tagged 'Shape-shifter'.
Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,933 words (18 minutes)
Lilith Hoyl is a Heroka of the bird totem—a shapeshifter who hates the humans who killed her mate and hunt her kind. But when she meets a young girl awaiting a critical operation, their mutual love for birds brings joy back into both their lives. "One expects magic with this set-up, and magic does, indeed, follow, but pain cannot be forever vanquished… The story charms as well as pains. … Smith avoids all the pitfalls and gives us something bittersweet instead." —Fantasy Literature
Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,233 words (16 minutes) · 1 view
AURORA AWARD FINALIST — Lilith Hoyl awakes to find herself a prisoner in a top-secret government laboratory. To win her freedom, all she needs to do is prove that she’s human. “A very interesting turn-around story, in which our expectations are upended at the last minute. ...a good read, and sadly, far too relevant to our own present world.” —The Billion Light-Year Bookshelf
Published Mar 21, 2020 · 6,883 words (26 minutes)
AURORA AWARD WINNER — Prequel to THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD — The Heroka, an ancient race of shapeshifters, draw their vitality from their totem animals. Gwyn Blaidd, a Heroka of the wolf totem, has lived as a recluse since a deadly battle with the Tainchel, the covert agency that hunts the Heroka, cost him the woman he loved. But when an old friend sets out to kill a powerful logging baron, Gwyn must again face the Tainchel—and his own dark past.
Fiction Series: Complete 27 Chapters
Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 43,414 words (158 minutes)
The continued adventure of a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. Chapters 1-7 are available for free - https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2151-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapters-1-7 Chapters 8-34 are available for purchase or free for subscribers.
Fiction Series: Complete 7 Chapters
Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 9,498 words (35 minutes) · 3589 views
Follow a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. These are the first few chapters of a novella that came out in late May 2019. If you enjoy these chapters and want to read the rest, you can find it here: https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2533-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapter-8-34 , free to subscribers and $3.00 for everyone else.
Published Jul 12, 2019 · 9,939 words (37 minutes)
When Calony wakes up in the middle of a snowstorm, she has no idea where she is or how she got there. The shapeshifter Kestrin and wanderer Yaphen go with her on a journey to find out the secrets of her past. Answers which, in the end, may not be entirely welcome.